Life, laughter and learning: Cambrian College Open House features comedian James Cunningham

Posted on Thursday March 20, 2014

SUDBURY ― On April 5, faculty, staff and students at Cambrian College will welcome thousands of visitors to explore the campus and learn about all of the programs and services at Cambrian during the College’s Spring Open House. Comedian James Cunningham will provide the laughs during a full day of interactive experiences.

“With so many activities, games and prizes, this year’s Open House will be like none other,” Jean-Guy Robichaud, Director of Student Success and Recruitment, explains. “Prospective students, applicants, families and friends will find that there is something for everyone”

“To show off our fun side, James Cunningham fuses humour and learning to teach prospective students about the financial realities of postsecondary education,” Robichaud continues. “His engaging presentation helps students to prepare for postsecondary and new financial independence.”

Faculty and staff will be available all day to answer questions and to help prospective students explore different program options. A free lunch is provided.

“We want future students from across the province to experience the wonderful, caring atmosphere that Cambrian and Sudbury have to offer,” Sonia Del Missier, Interim President, says. “Faculty, staff and current students will be available all day to give tours, host interactive presentations, and to answer any questions they may have. It’s a can’t-miss day of discovery for prospective students and their families.”

The Open House takes place Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cambrian College. It is free and open to the public. 

Event highlights:
11:15 a.m.: Kick-off in the gymnasium, with James Cunningham, comedian and host of the Eat St. series

11:30 a.m.: Lunch and entertainment in the cafeteria and the Student Centre

11-2 p.m.: Guided tours every 15 minutes

1:30 p.m.: Funny Money presentation by Cunningham in the Student Centre

2 p.m.: Wrap-up 

About James Cunningham:
James Cunningham is a Canadian stand-up comedian and host of Eat St. on the Food Network Canada. He wrote and hosts Funny Money, a stage performance that helps teach students about financial management. Learn more about Cunningham on the Funny Money YouTube channel.

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Mary K Keown, Communications officer
Cambrian College
(705) 566-8101, ext. 7587

The Student Success and Recruitment Office
705-566-8101, ext. 7303

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