Holland College

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Holland College
Holland College Prince Edward Island.jpg
Motto"You'll Make It Here!"
Type Public community college
Established1969
Accreditation ACCC, AUCC, CBIE
President Dr. Alexander MacDonald
Administrative staff
634[ citation needed ]
Location, ,
Campus Charlottetown, Summerside, Montague, Souris, Georgetown, Tignish, Alberton
Colours Purple   & Red  
Nickname Holland Hurricanes
Sporting affiliations
CCAAACAA
Website www.hollandcollege.com

Holland College is the provincial community college for the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island (PEI). It is named after British Army engineer and surveyor, Captain Samuel Holland.

History

It was formed by the Government of Prince Edward Island in 1969 as a result of an education reform policy undertaken as part of the Prince Edward Island Comprehensive Development Plan, which saw the closure of the province's two post-secondary institutions structured along religious lines ― St. Dunstan's University and Prince of Wales College ― and the creation of the non-denominational University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) and Holland College.

Campuses and centres

Programs

Holland College offers more than 60 one-year certificate and two year diploma programs. [1]

Scholarships

The college offers almost $500,000 in scholarships and bursaries for eligible students. In 2010, the college joined Project Hero, a scholarship program cofounded by General (Ret'd) Rick Hillier for the families of fallen[ clarification needed ] Canadian Forces members. [2]

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References

  1. Holland College Programs
  2. "Programs and Services - Canadian Forces (CF) College Opportunities Programme". Archived from the original on 2010-01-13. Retrieved 2011-02-20. Project Hero