Student Profile

Co-op Students Work their Way to Success

Karina Maione is just one of the many 2016 co-op students who earned jobs with local, provincial, national, and international conglomerates. She is currently working in Quebec as a Financial Analyst with Brookfield Renewable.

Student Life

Bassel the Arab versus Bassel the Canadian

Having fled from Syria at the age of 22, Bassel Alkosani lived in a refugee camp for two years before coming to Canada as a WUSC student. Today he is learning what it means to be Canadian.

Algoma by Algoma

There's still time to tune in to watch the women's basketball game against the @waterloowarriors in their #BellLetsTalk game. The men are up next at 8pm! #oneteamformentalhealth
We've teamed up with Bell Let's Talk to help stamp out the stigma associated with mental health. Join us for our Bell Let's Talk event on January 21st in the GLC. And don't forget to get talking on #BellLetsTalk Day on January 25. #oneteamformentalhealth #endthestigma
Our basketball teams are ready to help end the stigma around mental health. #oneteamformentalhealth #bellletstalk #gettalking #languagematters
The Algoma Thunderbirds have teamed up with @ouasport and Bell Let's Talk to continue the conversation around mental health. #bellletstalk #keeptalking #endthestigma #mentalhealth
Alumnus John Willinsky recently earned the prestigious Connection Award for his innovative Public Knowledge Project (PKP), which is being used around the globe, including at the Smithsonian Institute and the Vietnamese Mathematical Society. Read more at (link in bio). #algomalumni
In 1972, Norman Coulter, Paul Saarinen, Tim FitzGerald, and Don Shushkewich brought home the first varsity medal for Algoma University College. The foursome earned the Alpine Combined Trophy and were crowned Ontario University Athletics Association Champions. Read more at #hearthethunder #algomalumni #flashbackfriday #alpine
The Algoma Thunderbirds women's basketball team's huge upset over the Carleton Ravens back in November 2016 came in number 8 overall for biggest moments in the OUA in 2016! #hearthethunder #algoma #oua
Initially, Professor Andrea Pinheiro had no plans to move to Northern Ontario. However, time spent in Elliot Lake peaked her interest in the cultures, lands, and industries of the north. Today, she calls Sault Ste. Marie home. Read more at (link in bio).
How did you spend #snowmageddon2016? Our residence students took studying to a whole new level. #onstorm  Thanks Marissa for the awesome photo!
Hope you survived #snowmageddon2016! We're here - cozy and warm - ready for the first exam at 9:00am!
This just in! Special delivery from the exam fairy! Algoma U is closed for the remainder of December 15th! All exams are postponed! Exams will be rescheduled with the Office of the Registrar through your student email. Happy snow day - or study day! ☃️🌨
The elves have been busy decorating the halls of Algoma U. We particularly enjoy Mark Allard's door.
The Soo Greyhounds have been a part of Mitchell Oliverio’s life for as long as he can remember. His family ties to the OHL sporting team extend for over 30 years. In September of 2016, those ties became even stronger when he landed the first-ever Communications and Marketing Internship with the club. Read more at (link in bio).
Queen Street vibes.  #zoomzoom
Do you want to build a snowman? Craft night in the Speakeasy.
The ESL holiday party is in full swing! Food, singing, dancing and more! Oh, and ugly Christmas sweaters!
The Knitting Club on campus just donated six red scarves to the Red Scarf Campaign in an effort to raise awareness around HIV/AIDS. Be sure to wear your red scarf on December 1st!
We have winter! 🌨☃️
For the past eight years, Stephen Kreyenbuhl has been a dominate force on the wrestling mats. He's hoping this year will be no different. Read more at #hearthethunder #wrestling

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