Another wonderful year has passed us by at Ace Acumen Academy and another batch of well-deserved students has graduated through our ranks. This year, on October 3rd, 2018, we gathered again in Windsor at the St. Clair College Alumni Skyline Room, which had the most beautiful view of the lake dividing Windsor from Detroit. There really isn’t a better backdrop to help us celebrate the wonderful achievements of our great students. At the Academic Awards Ceremony we celebrate the excellence of our students in all of our programs, in the areas of academics and student leadership, and this year we had six recipients altogether from our Business, International Business Management and Freight Forwarding and Logistics programs. Our students: Kensheng Weng, Sonakshi Pasricha, Bindesh Chandrababu, Manjot Singh, Wang Shunchao, and Harpreet Kaur were all award winners representing Ace Acumen proudly. We cannot wait to hear how you all continue to achieve excellence in the great big world out there waiting for you, and we cannot wait to go back again and award another group of well-deserved students.
On August 2nd, 2018, the last day of operation of Peer Mentoring and Tutoring Centre for the Spring Semester, the certificate were awarded to the dedicated mentors. The Academic Director, Mrs. Olga Gritsenko, has been very supportive with the learning initiative, and hand the certificate to the one of the best mentors, Ruchi.
The Peer Mentoring Center has been successfully operating with the support from the Acumen Board and Management. The Facilitator, Howard Wang, suggested that the project should be continuously implemented to not only provide academic assistance to students, but also develop the student’s skill set for their future career
After various scenic and staff full and friendly carpool drives up to Muskoka’s Deerhurst Resort for the Ace Acumen Annual Staff Retreat, everyone arrived safe and sound to the conference room, where Gene Lai, our amazing HR representative awaited us with his amazing presentation on teamwork.
Thankfully, Ace Acumen requested the resort provide coffee and snacks because a coffee is just what everyone needed after the little 2 hour road trip.
Gene began the professional development session reminding us of Ace Acumen’s core values. He then went on to explain to us the Accident Investigation Policy. Finally, he began the bread and butter of the session, his presentation on teamwork, which allowed us all to interact with each other as a team, which was very fitting.
This put us in the exact spirit we were going to need to build boats as a team out of cardboard and tape. We then got to test them out on the lake, which our brave team captains graciously volunteered to do.
We all proceeded after our lake voyages to our well-deserved staff dinner. Overall, as usual, another successful staff retreat.
Congratulations Graduates! On June 11, 2018, the students who graduated in the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 participated in their Convocation Ceremony in Chrysler Theater, St. Clair College in Windsor, ON. Over 350 proud students from various programs that were completed at Ace Acumen Academy walked across the stage and shook hands with the President of St. Clair College – Patti France. Their Canadian dreams finally came true through the hard work and dedication that they put into their studies by receiving St. Clair College Diploma. In order to make this day even more memorable, the students invited their parents from overseas to attend their Convocation and to share this special moment with the loved ones. St. Clair College @ Acumen is very proud of its graduates who came to Canada and achieved their academic goals by completing an Ontario College program and becoming successful Alumni of the College!
June 07, 2018 the Student Council of St. Clair College @ Acumen had an honour to join lunch with the Principal – John Wu and senior management of the school in order to raise their concerns, share feedback about their learning experience and discuss future plans that would help to improve the overall experience at the College. Three outstanding Class Representatives were recognized and awarded with the Leadership Certificate and the gift card for making special contributions to the College community and providing extraordinary support to their classmates. The Leadership Awards were presented to: Harpreet Kaur, Kensheng Wang and Manjot who have become the role models to their peers by accepting the challenge of representing the class and assisting the Management with the organization of events and activities on and off campus. St. Clair College @ Acumen always encourages its students to make the most out of their studies and become leaders at the early stage of their careers in order to develop those essential leadership skills and to gain the essential experience for their future.
On June 5 2018, twenty outstanding students from St. Clair College @ Acumen had a privilege to travel to Windsor, Ontario for the Annual Award Ceremony at St. Clair College. The students were carefully selected from various programs completed in the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 based on their overall GPA and outstanding involvement with the College and the community. The awards were presented for the Academic Achievement and Leadership at the Chrysler Theater where the ceremony was organized and the participants also had a chance to enjoy delicious dinner and network with the staff. St. Clair College @ Acumen congratulates all the students who put extra efforts into making their Canadian education the most meaningful and for being engaged with the College and the community!
On May 4th 2018 St. Clair College @ Acumen held its Spring Orientation for the new students that are just beginning their learning journey at the College. A good start is the pillar of success and therefore, St. Clair College @ Acumen ensures that students receive great opportunity to get in-depth knowledge about college policies and activities on the day of the orientation. Students also got a chance to meet with Ron Seguin – Vice President, International Relations, Training & Campus Development from St. Clair College who made a great introduction about students’ experience and set right expectations about their future studies in Canada.
Various guest speakers also took part in the orientation where they provided very useful information to the students about their insurance plan, fitness memberships, banking, as well as student council and functionalities of different departments at the college. St. Clair College @ Acumen wishes its new students successful future in Canada and is always open to assist them with any difficulties they may face during their learning path!
On April 12, 2018 St. Clair College @ Ace Acumen had its first Badminton Tournament at a local community center.
Proficients (Mixed Doubles):
Vaneet Sharma (C4A) & Kiljit Garha (C2A) – Runners Up
Manjot Kaur (C1A) & Kuljit Singh Garha (C2A) – Winners
All players, volunteers, match referees, organizers, winners, runners up and graphic designer were awarded with the certificates, however winners and runners up were awarded with gift cards for encouragement.
On April 5th 2018 St. Clair College @ Ace Acumen Academy organized its annual trip for the students to Niagara Falls. For the majority of students this was the first time visiting the magnificent world’s natural wonder and experiencing fascination of the Falls! Besides the Niagara Falls, the students also got a chance to enjoy different attractions, restaurants, entertainment and even do a little bit of shopping – in order to hide from the cold weather conditions. After this trip the students said that they would definitely come back there in the summer when they can spend more time by the water and possibly see the rainbow above the Falls. On the way back to Toronto, the students did not waste their time on the bus and instead were singing out loud, playing games and spending time to get to know each other, which made this trip very successful as the students spent a lot of time making new friends and experiencing the Canadian culture!