Fanshawe President Peter Devlin receives France’s highest decoration


On Thursday, February 19, 2015, Fanshawe President Peter Devlin was invested into France’s National Order of the Legion of Honour in recognition of his efforts to promote strong relations between the Canadian and French Armies while he was Commander of the Canadian Army. The National Order of the Legion of Honour was established by French Read More

London Heritage Fair 2015 at London Public Library


Honouring Our Veterans is the theme of this year’s Heritage Fair taking place at the Central Library on Saturday, February 21. The Heritage Fair is a popular event, jointly sponsored by London Public Library and the London Heritage Council, that draws hundreds of people interested in London’s heritage. This year local history experts will focus Read More

23rd Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony


Fanshawe celebrates Distinguished Alumni.On Thursday, February 5, Fanshawe College President Peter Devlin and Gail Malcolm, President of the Fanshawe College Alumni Association, will host the twenty-third Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony at the President’s Dinner. The College will recognize six graduates and an honorary alumni who have made significant contributions within their fields. The Distinguished Alumni Read More

Western Reads is back!


Join the Western community for Western Reads, a book club series celebrating works by renowned Canadian authors. Books will be read each month beginning in February 2015 and discussed via social media and at community events across Canada. In the first series, readers delve into the captivating world of short stories with Hellgoing by Lynn Read More

Fanshawe to contribute $112,065 to the United Way.


Fanshawe staff, students and retirees will make the highest United Way contribution in the College’s history. At the campaign celebration today, Fanshawe President Peter Devlin announced Fanshawe will contribute $112,065 to the United Way. This all-campus total will be distributed across each of the four counties Fanshawe is located. “Just as Fanshawe unlocks the potential Read More

Fanshawe and Western Team Up with Pillar to Support Training and Education for London’s Nonprofit Community


Pillar Nonprofit Network announced today its partnership with Fanshawe Continuing Education and Western Continuing Studies, both of which will co-sponsor Pillar’s Professional Development program. London is home to over 1,200 charities and nonprofit organizations – all of which contribute to the social well-being of our city and region. According to the latest Statistics Canada figures, Read More

Western’s United Way Campaign tops $10 Million mark for all-time contributions


Western University announced the grand total of its 2014 campus-wide fundraising campaign benefiting the United Way of London & Middlesex in Jan. 27. The campaign raised $745,014 this year, bringing Western’s total contribution since its first organized campaigns – dating back to the 1990s – to $10,216,722. This year’s campaign, dubbed ‘Project 100%’, had Western Read More

Western’s annual economic impact pegged at $11.3 billion


Western University released the results of a comprehensive study today, assessing the University’s total annual economic impact at $11.3 billion, of which $3.6 billion was realized in London, Ontario where the university is located. The study also found that 15,480 jobs in Canada are connected to Western (10,840 in London), providing further confirmation of the Read More

Former London Mayor Joni Baechler joins Western as Distinguished Practitioner in Residence


Joni Baechler, the former Mayor of the City of London, has joined Western University as the first-ever Distinguished Practitioner in Residence for its Local Government Program. Before being appointed the Mayor of London by City Council on June 24, 2014, Baechler represented London’s Ward 5 as a city councillor from 2000 to 2014. Western’s Local Read More