March 1, 2022

Schoolcraft Collaborates with Canton Chamber

Canton Chamber University

Next event is this Thursday at VisTaTech

The Canton Chamber of Commerce introduces Canton Chamber University, a series of workshops and programs designed to provide personal and professional enrichment opportunities for community members. Schoolcraft College is excited to collaborate and sponsor this endeavor, which aims to connect community leaders with educational opportunities offered by local businesses and institutions.

“The Canton Chamber is pleased to collaborate with its longtime supporter, Schoolcraft College, to present this new educational initiative,” said Thomas Paden, Canton Chamber of Commerce President. “Canton Chamber University comprises a series of professional and personal curriculums benefitting businesses, citizens and students. There are five University categories offered: 1. Business, 2. Finance, 3. Health and Wellness, 4. Talent Acquisition, 5. Student Life Skills.”

Canton Chamber University aims to offer programs every month focusing on the topics in each of the categories. The next program, highlighting health and wellness, examines stress management and avoiding burnout. It will be held from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. this Thursday, March 3, in Room 205 (Waterman Wing) of the VisTaTech Center on the main campus of Schoolcraft College, 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia.

Nicholas Pomante, Wellness Coordinator for Eastern Michigan University’s Office of Wellness & Community Responsibility, will be presenting on this important topic. He holds a Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition.

“Through this partnership, Schoolcraft College is excited to empower surrounding communities through educational programs,” said Sharon Christian, Director of Learning Support Services and Canton Chamber Board Member.

Upcoming Canton Chamber University programs are:

  • Cooking Demonstration: Brick Oven Pizza
    • Presented by Chris Dreis, Owner of Genova’s Pizzeria
    • Monday, March 28, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. at Genova’s Pizzeria, 42911 Ford Road, Canton.
  • Resume Essentials
    • Presented by JoAnne Stadnicar, Director of Career Services at Schoolcraft College
    • Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at VisTaTech Center, Waterman Wing 205

Find the events and register.

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