First Nations Elder Bertha Skye Visits Pre-Intermediate ESL Class

From Professor Violet Funk:  I had invited an Elder of the First Nations, Bertha Skye, to talk to my ESL Pre-Intermediate class about native Canadian culture.  The outcomes for this lesson were to write a personal email expressing… Read More

My Success Story: Mickey Maunes

I am Michael Philip Maunes, but you can call me Mickey, for short. I was born on July 3, 1988, in Manila, Philippines, to a single parent, Socorro Perlita Maunes. When I was 3 years old, I was… Read More

School Within a College (SWAC): Open House at Sheridan College

By Barb Guglielmi, Archbishop Romero Catholic Secondary School On November 25, 2014 Dufferin Peel students and teachers were invited to a SWAC Open House/Information Session at Sheridan College Hazel McCallion Campus. Archbishop Romero staff and Sheridan staff welcomed… Read More

Ainsley David: The Drive to Succeed

Ainsley David graduated from high school eight years prior to enrolling in Academic Upgrading at Sheridan College. He credits the skills developed in his Computer, Communications, and Strategies for Success courses for greatly impacting his ability to succeed… Read More


On Sunday, November 9, more than 30 students from Sheridan’s ESL Program travelled to Toronto to visit the Royal Ontario Museum and to explore Toronto’s downtown core. Rujing Wang, an EAP level student who participated in the trip,… Read More

On the Move with Nattasha Wray

“It was a challenge for me when I started Academic Upgrading at Sheridan College. I was managing a young family while attending school and that was no easy feat.  But my teachers were patient, understanding and very encouraging…. Read More

Celebrating Student Success: The 2013-2014 FHASS Student Awards Ceremony

FHASS held its annual Student Awards Ceremony at Macdonald-Heaslip Hall on Sheridan’s Trafalgar campus on June 9, 2014. The well-attended event brought administration, faculty, staff, students, and their families together to recognize student success from the 2013-2014 academic… Read More