Giving Back Stories
Ongoing support for youth in the Jane and Finch community
The Peter Gilgan Foundation has renewed its support of the Youth to Postsecondary (Y2P) education program offered at Seneca’s Yorkgate Campus for a second year.
The impact of giving
Grad and husband give life savings to Seneca
Bala and Karnika Krishnan recently made a commitment to leave their entire estate to Seneca in their will. In addition, the couple has made a generous donation to establish an endowment award for students.
Helping those who 'honour our eyes'
Seneca's Fire Protection labs benefit from gift-kind donation
Support from industry helps Seneca’s fire protection students learn and train on the most up-to-date equipment, have access to industry experts and prepare to enter the workforce.
Moores helps Seneca grads begin their careers in style
As Seneca students prepare to graduate and make a big splash in the world of work, they need to be prepared. That means having a polished resume, practiced interview skills and the right attire for those big job interviews.
A gift of technology that eliminates distance for Seneca HELIXers
Seneca’s new Centre for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship is home to HELIX, an on-campus incubator that helps aspiring entrepreneurs develop business ideas and collaborate with like-minded innovators.
How to Recharge your Career
Vision for the future
Seneca has the largest postsecondary opticianry program in Canada, with 120 students registered annually, ranging from high school and university graduates to mid-career professionals and newcomers to Canada.
Vretta strengthens ties with Seneca by making financial contribution
Seneca’s nearly decade-long partnership with Vretta is bearing further fruit. The award-winning education technology company based in Toronto has made a financial contribution to Seneca’s on-campus incubator HELIX.
This app is a cut above the rest
Winston Stewart gets in early
Seneca community rises to an innovative student-focused challenge
Sun Life Financial shines in its continued commitment to Seneca students
Sun Life Financial has been a longstanding partner of Seneca. The more than 150-year-old Canadian financial services company with approximately 30,000 employees is undeniably committed to serving, supporting and building healthier communities.
NEC's interactive technology boots collaboration at Seneca
iSecurity understands key to addressing cyber threats is an investment in our future talent
Toronto-based cybersecurity consultancy establishes two financial aid awards for Honours Bachelor of Technology - Informatics and Security degree students.
Fostering global innovation
Marchon keeps sights set on future eyecare leaders
One of the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and distributors of eyewear is making a significant contribution to the learning experience of Seneca’s Opticianry students.
Don't get in the way of yourself
RBC shines a light on Indigenous mental health
Peter Gilgan invests in Seneca youth project
Seneca alumni supports the King Campus expansion
A “Ripple” Effect on Sustainable Farming
A Field for All Seasons
This fall, Seneca became the first college in the Greater Toronto Area to have a sports dome. The new state-of-the-art facility is nicknamed “the StingDome” and consists of a multi-purpose artificial turf field and a seasonal dome at Newnham Campus.
“Friends” With a Shared Love of Learning in the Great Outdoors
Set against a breathtaking backdrop of meadows, forests and wetlands in the heart of the Oak Ridges Moraine and based at King Campus, KOLTS is home to students in the Early Childhood Education diploma and bachelor’s degree programs and provides the opportunity to teach toddlers and preschoolers in a “forest school” setting, which focuses on land stewardship and appreciation for the great outdoors.
Scotiabank Sees Return on Investment in Young Entrepreneurs
In 2015, Scotiabank made a long-term investment in Seneca students with a donation to establish 60 scholarships for students in the Financial Services Management (degree), Non-Profit Leadership Management (graduate certificate) and Business Administration – Entrepreneurship and Small Business (diploma) programs. The bank has also created the Scotiabank HELIX Entrepreneurs Development Fund, which supports development activities for young entrepreneurs participating in Seneca’s on-campus business incubation hub.
King Township Women of Influence
In recent years, giving circles have ignited the philanthropic landscape in North America. By bringing together like-minded individuals with similar ambitions, giving circles provide an opportunity for donors to pool their finances and support their communities with a greater impact.
Big Data - Daymond Ling
Daymond Ling analyzes data very, very well. While working with American Express’s fraud investigation team, his work to identify patterns of credit card theft led to a $50 million reduction in loss for Amex…in just six months.
Mike Shaver Award
When Seneca honorary degree recipient Mike Shaver agreed to join Facebook in 2011 as an engineering director, he faced a dilemma. Mike had just joined Seneca’s Board of Governors, and the new job meant he’d have to relocate to California.
RBC Mental Health Symposium
TD Bank Elder Financial Planning Program
At an increasing rate, baby boomers and their parents are looking for advisory practices that incorporate both financial planning and eldercare expertise.
Youth to Postsecondary
The Youth to Postsecondary (Y2P) project at Seneca provides free-of-charge academic upgrading and life skills training that makes it possible for disadvantaged young adults to earn a college education and improve their career opportunities.