Wellington, PEI – March 25, 2013 – Collège de l'Île and its students are happy to announce that they will be offering free mini-lessons on concepts in Word 2010. The sessions will be held at the Wellington campus on March 28 and April 4, 2013.

Students in the Office Technology program will be offering sessions on concepts in Word such as: formatting a letter, inserting an image, headers and footers, creating tables and tabulations and using templates to create posters.

CHARLOTTETOWN PEI - March 15, 2013 – Approximately a dozen Collège de l'Île students are finishing the school year by sharing their experience as students and presenting the Collège's various programs to over 250 immersion students in schools in Charlottetown, Summerside and West Prince.

The first round of presentations took place last Friday, when the students visited Charlottetown Rural and Colonel Gray Schools in Charlottetown and spoke to 5 classes for a total of over 125 students. The visits will continue this Wednesday, April 17, at Three Oaks in Summerside and Westisle School in Prince County, where they will reach over 130 students.

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI – March 13, 2013 – During an Open House held this past Tuesday, Canadian Parents for French signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Collège de l'Île that will increase collaboration between the two bodies.

Since Collège de l'Île offers French language training and French language college programs and Canadian Parents for French promotes the acquisition of French as a second language, both organizations wish to cooperate in order to increase the number of opportunities to learn French on Prince Edward Island. By working together, the partners will be able to focus their efforts on increasing the number of graduates of immersion programs who are ready to hold bilingual positions when they have finished their post-secondary studies.

Wellington, PEI - March 8, 2013 – Collège de l'Île and Island First Aid Services are pleased to announce their collaboration to offer two courses that will allow employers to meet their staff training obligations as laid down by the Workers Compensation Board (WCB) of PEI on March 21 and 22, 2013, at its Wellington campus.

An Emergency First Aid course will be offered on Thursday, March 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A WHIMIS course on working with hazardous materials will be offered on Friday, March 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Both courses will be offered at 48 Mill Road in Wellington.

Wellington (PEI) - February 15, 2013 – Stéphane Parent was elected Chair of the Board of Directors of Collège de l'Île at the Board's regular meeting on February 5, 2013. The Board also finalized implementation of its new governance structure.

Stéphane Parent of Charlottetown is a senior eHealth consultant for DeltaWare System Inc. He has been on the Collège's Board of Directors since September 2012.