SMA between Ontario, Centennial highlights student support, applied research

August 14, 2014

The strategic mandate agreement (SMA) between Ontario and Centennial College emphasizes the institution’s support for entrepreneurship, applied research, and innovation. The agreement highlights the variety of education delivery methods offered by Centennial, as well as its Centre for Academic Quality and Centre of Organizational Learning and Teaching. Centennial’s diverse student population and its support for students with disabilities, first-generation students, and Aboriginal students are also cited in the SMA as areas of institutional strength. The SMA identifies 5 areas of proposed program growth: global leadership, aerospace and transportation technology, creative and performing arts, smart building and environmental sustainability, and hospitality and lifestyle management. Moreover, Centennial is recognized for its focus on improving collaboration, pathways, and student mobility through partnerships with other institutions. Centennial SMA