Page 32 [ SUMMER 2017 ] The Source Heron Instruments was fortunate to be featured in the FLEMING TIES Spring 2017 edition. We are dedicated to supporting educational institutions by participating in their undergraduates, Co-op and Internship programs. Heron Instruments will continue to do our part to shape the minds of new well technicians, product designers, programmers and machinists. SPRING 2017 Fleming Ties PAGE 11 ALUMNI ADVISORY COUNCIL New record for winter enrolment Your Fleming Alumni Advisory Council, the voice for Fleming alumni, met on April 13, 2017 to discuss ways to foster collaboration between alumni, Fleming College and the community. The group expressed their interests regarding the 50th anniversary celebrations, provided advice on alumni engagement strategies and presented ideas for hosting alumni-related activities. The next Council meeting will be held next fall. If you are interested in joining the Council, please e-mail to express your interest and request an application. Fleming College kicked off 2017 with record winter enrolment. O verall, first-semester intake was 1,238 students, the highest in the College’s 50-year history. The previous record high for winter start-up was 1,081 students in 2013. Winter enrolment for all students, both new and returning, is up three per cent over 2016. Fleming also welcomed a record number of international students to its campuses. More than 460 new international students— including 135 students at Frost Campus in Lindsay— started at the College this January, an increase of 130 percent over January 2016. This increases the total number of international students by 70 percent to 874, with students attending from more than 25 different countries. “We are pleased to welcome all of our new students to Fleming College. Our campus communities are thriving, diverse and collaborative – key aspects of an inspiring learning environment,” said Fleming College President Tony Tilly. “I extend my thanks to our faculty and staff for their contributions in achieving this milestone. As we move forward, we will continue to strive to offer the right blend of both unique and foundational programs, alongside a strong network of student supports and services.” 130% increase in international student enrolment over January 2016 up 3% Winter enrolment up over 2016 G roundwater equipment for the Resources Drilling and Blasting Program has been generously donated by Heron Instruments, a designer and manufacturer of high quality water level monitoring systems. This equipment, valued at $3,500, will be used for post-secondary and contract training, exposing 40–80 new well technicians to Heron Instruments groundwater monitoring systems. This generous gift will enhance student achievements and help faculty to deliver excellent training. “Heron Instruments is dedicated to supporting educational institutions by donating products for in-class or field demonstrations for Undergraduate, Co-op and Internship programs,” says Mike Hare, Sales Manager at Heron Instruments. “Our equipment will help to shape the minds of new well technicians who may already be working for contactors around the province.” Heron Instruments donate groundwater equipment