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Social service worker creates new program to support people with neurodiverse abilities

For Paul Crevar ’13, sports were a big part of his life while growing up. Throughout much of his youth, he had assumed he would pursue a career in professional sports to align with his talents. However, as he entered his senior year of high school, life had other plans for him. His father’s cancer d...

Securing a career in mortgages

Entrepreneur Brian Hogben ’01 always thought he’d be a businessman. From a young age, he saw how the business world had allowed his dad to provide for his family. Though he aspired to have the type of financial freedom his father had earned, it would take some time for Brian to realize his entrepren...

Creating her own path

By Jenna Yeomans '19 When Amber Richardson ‘13 graduated from the Business – Marketing program at Mohawk, she wasn’t done yet. She went on to earn a Public Relations graduate certificate in 2014. Since then Amber has done incredible things with her Mohawk education, with a commitment to strategizing...

Grad brings spa services to you

In the midst of completing the Nail Technician Certificate program , Stephanie Visser of Smithville, Ontario was formulating a business plan to open a mobile nail service .“I was looking for mobile nail services but couldn’t find any in my area,” she says. “That’s when I thought to myself this would...

Call him 'Coach'

A t the age of 13, Jeff Ronhaar began mowing neighbours’ lawns. It wasn’t until about age 16 that he considered this “good way to earn some extra cash” as an option for a long-term business. That summer he had noticed his friends getting jobs for $3 an hour—the minimum wage at the time—while he was...