Georgian College receives $1.5-million donation

April 8, 2011

Georgian College has become the first college in Ontario to secure a $1-million endowed chair following a $1.5-million gift to the institution from Henry Bernick, an entrepreneur and Barrie's first land developer. Bernick made the donation, which includes $500,000 to create the Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre, with a goal of supporting entrepreneurship education and fostering innovation in his hometown. The centre is slated to open in January. Georgian College News