Sheridan Business Alumni Gather to Celebrate New Mississauga Campus
Over 100 Sheridan business alumni from the Mississauga area, faculty and staff gathered recently at the Living Arts CentreFor Immediate Release: July 7, 2010
Over 100 Sheridan business alumni from the Mississauga area, faculty and staff gathered recently at the Living Arts Centre to re-connect and learn more about Sheridan’s new Mississauga Campus opening next door at the corner of Duke of York Boulevard and Prince of Wales Drive.
Construction is well underway on the first phase of the campus, which will feature a 4-storey, 156,000 square foot facility dedicated to business programming and to programs and services geared to newcomers.
In its first phase, due to open in September of 2011, the campus will accommodate 1,760 students. In the longer term, the campus is projected to serve 5,000 full-time students. Among the new building’s features are a Welcome Centre and a Library Learning Commons.
L to R: Michael Cloutier, Mayor McCallion, Dr. Jeff Zabudsky
Michael Cloutier, 1979 Business alumnus and current Chair of Sheridan’s Board of Governors, welcomed alumni to the event and introduced Dr. Jeff Zabudsky, Sheridan’s President and CEO. Dr. Zabudsky spoke about Sheridan’s long history in Mississauga, and his delight at taking over the helm as Sheridan launches its new campus in the heart of the city centre.
Jon Jones, Acting Dean of the School of Business, described the state-of-the-art learning environment that students will experience, and outlined plans to introduce innovative learning options, including flexible timetabling and hybrid curriculum delivery – a blend of traditional and online teaching methods.
Dr. Zabudsky expressed his appreciation to the alumni in attendance: “You exemplify the benefits of a Sheridan business education, and we hope you will help serve as our ambassadors in Mississauga for the new campus.”