St. Clair College

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Coordinates: 42°14′48.02″N 83°01′07.26″W / 42.2466722°N 83.0186833°W / 42.2466722; -83.0186833

St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology
St Clair College logo.png
Motto Start Here. Go Anywhere.
Type Public College of Applied Arts and Technology
Established 1966
Affiliation non-denominational
President Patti France
Academic staff
Approximately 264
Students full time, part-time and continuing
Undergraduates Available
Location 2000 Talbot Road West
, Ontario, Canada
N9A 6S4
Campus Suburban
Sports Teams Saints
Colours Black, Gold, Green
Mascot Griffin
Affiliations CCAA, OCAA, ACCC, CBIE

St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology is a college in the Southwestern Ontario counties of Essex and Chatham-Kent. It is ranked in the top 5 best colleges to go to in Ontario as of 2014[1]


Its main administration and largest campus sites are in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. In addition, other campuses are located in Chatham and Wallaceburg. In 2007, St. Clair College expanded to downtown Windsor by purchasing the former City of Windsor owned Cleary International Centre. In 2009, St. Clair College bought the former City of Windsor owned Salvation Army building in downtown Windsor for $1. With a $5 million grant from the federal government the building was turned into a state of the art journalism school; the first of its kind in Canada. In 2014 St.Clair College Built a new sportscomplex just behind and on the other side of the street of the residence


The college has its roots in the Western Ontario Institute of Technology, founded in 1958 to supplement the then-Ryerson Institute in Toronto, now Ryerson University. With the advent of the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology, St. Clair was founded in 1966; the two institutions were merged a year later. Growth of the college has generally paralleled that of Windsor. Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology were established on May 21, 1965. It is an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology. The school was founded in 1966 as part of a provincial initiative to create many such institutions to provide career-oriented diploma and certificate courses, as well as continuing education programs to Ontario communities.[2]

St.Clair College celebrates its 50th anniversary in September 2017.


Windsor, Ontario

  • The Windsor (South) Campus is the main campus, 2000 Talbot Road West
    • Ford Center for Excellence in Manufacturing (FCEM)
    • Anthony P. Toldo Centre for Applied Health Sciences
    • SportsPlex Fitness Centre
  • The St. Clair Center for the Arts is located on the riverfront in downtown Windsor, 201 Riverside Drive West
  • MediaPlex is located in downtown Windsor, 275 Victoria Avenue

Chatham-Kent, Ontario

  • The Thames Campus is 1001 Grand Avenue West, Chatham
    • HealthPlex


St. Clair College offers more than 100 diploma, certificate, degree and post graduate certificate programs.

  • The College offers a Bachelor of Applied Technology (Mechanical Engineering Technology - Automotive Product Design).
  • The College also offers Apprentice programs, English as a Second Language (ESL) and Post Secondary career programs.
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Academic and Career Entrance; College and Employment Preparation; English as a Second Language; General Arts and Science; Health Foundations; Pre-Business; Pre-Health Science; Pre-Nursing and Pre-Technology.
  • Business & Information Technology
    • Business; Business Administration; Computer Systems Technician/Technology; International Business; Office Administration; Business Accounting.
  • Community Studies
    • Autism and Behavioural Science; Child and Youth Worker; Developmental Service Worker; Early Childhood Education; Educational Assistant; Law Clerk; Law and Security Administration; Native Community Worker; Native Early Childhood Education; Police Foundations
  • Engineering Technologies
    • Architectural; Chemical Laboratory; Civil Engineering; Construction Engineering; Electronics Engineering; Manufacturing; Mechanical; Power Engineering
  • Health Sciences
    • Concurrent Bachelor of Science/Medical Laboratory Science; Dental Assisting; Dental Hygiene; Medical Laboratory; Nursing – BScN; Paramedic; Personal Support Worker; Pharmacy Technician; Practical Nursing; Respiratory Therapy; Veterinary Technician
  • Media, Art & Design
    • Advertising; Animation; Entertainment Technology; Graphic Design; Hospitality Management; Interior Design; Journalism; Music Theatre Performance; Tourism and Travel
  • Skilled Trades
    • Chef; Culinary Management; Electrical Techniques; Esthetician; Hairstylist; Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning; Horticulture; Motive Power Technician; Welding; Woodworking
  • Apprenticeship
  • Bachelor's degree Programs:
    • Bachelor of Science – Nursing; Bachelor of Science/Medical Laboratory Science; Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Education/ Early Childhood Education.Bachelor of Applied Technology-Mechanical Engineering Technology - Automotive Product Design.

Student government[edit]

The college has a number of student regulated governments that handle much of the student related activities at the college. They are the Student Representative Council (SRC), the Student Athletic Association (SAA), and the Thames Students Inc. (TSI). The list of members are as follows:

2015-2016 SRC[3]

  • President- Miranda Underwood
  • Vice President of Student Affairs- Jeff Rousseau
  • Vice-President of Student Life- Mariah Renaud
  • Vice-President of Downtown Affairs- Emily Staley
  • Director of International Communications- Sanu Mohamed
  • Director of Residence- Conner Soulliere
  • Director of Wellness- Holly Nicholson
  • Director of College Student Alliance- Colin Topliffe
  • Director of Downtown Communications- Cierra Bray
  • Director of Promotions- Logan Poels
  • Director of Events- William Wuerch

2015-2016 TSI[4]

  • President: Danica Quennville
  • Vice President: Paul Ward
  • Operation Manager: Andrea Brown
  • TSI Director: Derek Harvey
  • TSI Director: Kennedy Shad
  • TSI Director: Jenny Lau
  • TSI Director: Kirstin McBride
  • TSI Director: Stephanie Woodwall
  • TSI Director: Matthew Patterson
  • TSI Director: Esada Chowdhury

2015-2016 SAA[5]

  • President: Cody Brown
  • Vice President Varsity: Jessica Jamieson
  • Vice President Intramurals: Tyler Weekes
  • Director of Marketing: Skyler Patteson
  • Director of Varsity: Schadrac Bastien
  • Director of Varsity: Danny Gatto
  • Director of Sport: Mike (Spike) Desjardins
  • Director of Sport: Sarah Duic
  • Director of Sport: Taylor Pappin
  • Director of Sport: Jenna Pierce
  • Director of Sport: Katie Rizea
  • Director of Sport: Eric Cunningham

Scholarships and bursaries[edit]

The Government of Canada sponsors an Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool that lists over 680 scholarships, bursaries, and other incentives offered by governments, universities, and industry to support Aboriginal post-secondary participation. St. Clair College scholarships for Aboriginal, First Nations and Métis students include: Métis Nation of Ontario, St. Clair College Bursary.[6]

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