Lakehead University and Confederation College Partner to Benefit Business Students

( Thunder Bay - November 23, 2005) Lakehead University and Confederation College have partnered to help students get their University degree faster.

With the Agreement of Cooperation signed yesterday by institution presidents Dr. Gilbert and Pat Lang, Confederation College graduates of the three-year diploma in the School of Business , Hospitality, and Media Arts can apply to the Faculty of Business Administration at Lakehead U and get their business degree in one year. Bahram Dadgostar, Dean of the Faculty of Business, Lakehead University , and Don Lovisa, Dean of the School of Business , Hospitality and Media Arts, Confederation College , led the collaborative effort between the two schools to establish this agreement.

Admission to the Bachelor of Administration program at Lakehead University from Confederation College will require a completed 3-year Business Diploma, with a concentration in the area of accounting, marketing, or human resources, with a minimum grade point average of 70 percent.

Lakehead University believes strongly in the value of and access to quality education, and partnering with Confederation College to directly benefit students exemplifies this belief. This is a very positive step forward for the students of both institutions, and is a win for the Thunder Bay community.

The agreement is effective as of September 2006. If you have any questions about this agreement, please call Dr. Bahram Dadgostar at 8410.