Giving Back Stories
March 17, 2021
Learn how the Opticians Association of Canada and the Ontario Opticians Association are supporting students.
Feb. 12, 2021
Learn how the Peter Gilgan Foundation is supporting Seneca Youth to Postsecondary (Y2P) students.
Jan. 8, 2021
Learn how Essilor Canada is removing barriers and helping Seneca students see better.
Nov. 19, 2020
Learn how Opticianry students are benefiting from Mood Eyewear’s generosity.
Nov. 6, 2020
The Institute of Municipal Assessors is teaming up with Seneca HELIX and Career Recharge to offer virtual professional development workshops to GTA members.
Oct. 30, 2020
In 60 seconds, students can capture all necessary measuring parameters thanks to a donation from ZEISS.
Oct. 13, 2020
A new financial award will help Opticianry students with their education, thanks to contributions from industry and donors.
Sept. 18, 2020
HELIXers in the ACCELERATION Strand are getting a helping hand in their entrepreneurial and startup journeys thanks to relief funding.
Sept. 16, 2020
The CIBC Innovators Fund has extended financial assistance to eight HELIX ventures to support them in their work to help Canadians overcome financial and societal barriers.
Aug. 17, 2020
Canadian auto parts giant Magna International Inc. has shifted gears in the wake of a global pandemic to making masks, face shields, covers and gowns.
July 21, 2020
Grand & Toy made a generous donation of 25 refreshed laptops to support students’ online learning in the Academic Upgrading and Youth to Postsecondary programs at Seneca.
July 9, 2020
Prof. Harry Singh is helping students succeed by establishing a new financial award to support learners in Seneca’s Paralegal, Law Clerk and Office Administration – Legal programs.
July 9, 2020
Seneca’s Career Recharge, presented by TD, has partnered with HELIX venture InStage to offer participants the opportunity to watch a live virtual reality mock interview from home — free of charge.
May 14, 2020
Coffee retailer Arkaika is just one of 127 ventures pitched into HELIX that was supported by a recent financial contribution from Vretta — a multi-award winning, Toronto-based, education technology company.
May 7, 2020
As the world faces the unprecedented challenge of COVID-19, the Seneca community stepped up and found ways to help support healthcare, essential businesses and other services.
April 17, 2020
Jackie Goldman is a Seneca graduate and Senior Vice-President, Total Rewards, at CIBC. The bank recently contributed to Seneca’s efforts in helping students overcome barriers to their education and employment.
Jan. 17, 2020
Seneca graduate Dan Kagan has given back to Seneca in many ways, including as a volunteer, guest speaker, alumni mentor and, most recently, as donor to HELIX.
Dec. 11, 2019
John Bitove Jr., founder of the Toronto Raptors, recently retraced the journey of how he secured Canada’s first National Basketball Association team during a HELIX Speaker Series event.
Dec. 2, 2019
Hundreds of Seneca students from five academic programs will soon benefit from a new photo styling lab thanks to generous employee donations.
Nov. 28, 2019
A virtual reality (VR) project aimed at improving public speaking won this year's King Township Women of Influence Giving Circle $10,000 grant.
Nov. 22, 2019
The KPMG Foundation is contributing to Seneca 360 in order to support the next generation of consulting professionals.
Nov. 5, 2019
Entrepreneur Christian Navarro is giving back to HELIX, Seneca’s on-campus business incubation hub, which provided support as he developed his business venture.
October 31, 2019
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.
October 21, 2019
Members of the King Township Women of Influence Giving Circle gathered at King Campus on Wednesday, Oct. 16 to witness firsthand the impact of their generosity.
October 10, 2019
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.
October 4, 2019
Johnson & Johnson Vision is committed to helping the nearly 285 million people around the world who face vision impairment.
September 12, 2019
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.
September 9, 2019
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.
August 15, 2019
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.
June 28, 2019
Tamara Goddard may have a sweet tooth but thanks to the new Seneca-TD Career Recharge initiative, she now has a sweet career.
June 22, 2019
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.
May 14, 2019
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.