Where Are They Now?


Innovation in Action

Through applied research activities, NC’s Research & Innovation division is preparing the workforce with the right know-how by providing an array of researcher expertise, supported by leading-edge facilities, technology and equipment.

See how graduates and R&I alumni are applying their skills and knowledge in the real world:

 

 

 

Gwen Kitiwano is a 2017 graduate of the Bachelor of Administration (International Commerce & Global Development) program. Gwen worked with R&I as part of the Business & Commercialization Solutions team.
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Jason van de Laar, C.E.T., is a 2012 graduate of Niagara College’s Mechanical Engineering Technology (Co-op) program. Jason worked with R&I in the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre.
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Beatrix Csemer
is a 2015 graduate of Niagara College’s Culinary Innovation and Food Technology program. Beatrix worked with R&I in the Canadian Food & Wine Institute Innovation Centre.
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Josh Hanson is a 2016 graduate of Niagara College’s Computer Programmer Analyst program. Josh worked with R&I’s Digital Media & Web Solutions division.
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Jonathan Pinchbeck, C.E.T. is a 2013 graduate of Niagara College’s Mechanical Engineering Technology program and spent one year with R&I in the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre. READ MORE 


 

 

Spencer Dion holds three diplomas from Niagara College programs: Culinary, Chef Training (2012); Culinary Management – Co-op (2013) and Culinary Innovation and Food Technology – Co-op (2015). Spencer worked with R&I in the Canadian Food & Wine Institute Innovation Centre.
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Where Are They Now? was last modified: April 7th, 2020 by cms007ad

R&I ALUMNI

 

“[R&I] gave me the foundation of how to deal with real challenges in the real workforce, as well as provided networking opportunities within the food industry.”

– BEATRIX CSEMER,
2015 Culinary Innovation & Food Technology Program

 


 

“The transition of going from being a student to an employee is easier if you develop good communication skills and interpersonal skills early on…”

– JASON van de LAAR,
2012 Mechanical Engineering Technology program

 


 

“It’s important to try to expose yourself to as many new situations as possible, especially when just starting out. Take on tasks that you may not be familiar with and challenge yourself every day…”

– SPENCER DION,
2015 Culinary Innovation & Food Technology program

 

 

 

Calling all Research & Innovation Alumni!

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SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE

Through applied research activities, Niagara College’s Research & Innovation division is equipping the workforce with today’s needed skill sets by providing an array of researcher expertise, supported by leading-edge facilities, technology and equipment. The division works with SMEs who wish to accelerate their technology adoption, develop prototypes, evaluate new technologies, and develop or improve new products and processes.