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Update: The Grocery Basket cookie sale to support post-secondary education for local youth

Update (Monday, May 10, 2021): On Friday, May 7, 2021, the Grocery Basket shared the success of their fundraiser in support of Pathways to Education Kingston. They sold 1,269 cookies, raising $3,172.50. The Grocery Basket team would like to thank everyone who donated and helped spread the word about this

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New engineering fellowship at Queen’s to support Black, Indigenous advancement

Queen’s University is one of six in Ontario that have partnered to create a new academic fellowship. Its aim is to expand the pathways for Indigenous and Black students pursuing doctoral degrees in engineering to prepare for careers as professors and industry researchers. Announced Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, the Indigenous

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St. Lawrence College student tests positive for COVID-19

St. Lawrence College (SLC) has confirmed that a student in a program running on the Kingston campus has tested positive for COVID-19. “In order to respect the privacy and maintain confidentiality of the student’s medical information, SLC can only confirm they were last on the Kingston campus the week of

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Queen’s staggers arrival of 2000 students to residence this week

Activity in downtown Kingston typically ramps up in the first week of September as post-secondary students arrive for their fall term. This year, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Queen’s University is coordinating a different approach to intake approximately 2000 students to on-campus residence. “This class of 2024 is a

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SLC: 20-25 per cent of student body may be on campus for fall 2020

St. Lawrence College (SLC) announced that planning for the 2020 fall term has begun and revealed some of those plans on Thursday, May 14, 2020. According to a press release from SLC, preliminary plans include offering “a mix of alternate delivery and in-person classes, with priority for on-campus delivery going to health sciences

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Letter: ‘Breaking the cycle of poverty through education’

The following is a letter to the editor received by Kingstonist on Monday, Mar. 9, 2020. Pathways to Education celebrates 10 years serving Kingston’s youth 2020 marks ten years of an organization that is quietly impacting hundreds of youth in the city. Pathways to Education Kingston started after a study

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Family and Children’s Services awards more than $70k in bursaries

  Family and Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington has just awarded more bursaries than ever before, giving a jump-start to youth in care for post-secondary education. The local Children’s Aid Society awarded 14 youth more than $70,000 to go to college and university. All of the bursary money

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