For Dave Mifsud, the CCG Copy Centre has become his second home. Understandably so, with more than 25 years spent commanding the copiers – 15 of those sporting his signature ponytail. It is safe to say that the customers ADORE Dave, with the capitalization necessary to demonstrate just how deep and widespread their devotion is.
25 years at the helm
The Board of Community College Gippsland (CCG) has announced that recruitment is now underway for a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Board Chair, Marianne Shearer, said that with long-standing CEO Sue Geals moving on to another organisation, a career defining opportunity had emerged for the right kind of leader.
Community College Gippsland (CCG) has launched an appeal to support the development of outdoor sensory spaces for students with mental health conditions. The initiative aims to provide a safe space for students of CCG’s alternative secondary school, ECG College, to retreat when they are feeling overwhelmed, overstimulated or anxious.
The Board of Community College Gippsland (CCG) has announced today that long standing Chief Executive Officer Sue Geals will vacate the role in mid-July 2022. Chair of the CCG Board, Ms Marianne Shearer, expressed the Board’s sincere thanks to Sue for her exceptional hard work and dedication in leading the organisation through a period of major policy and fiscal change.
For volunteers at Community College Gippsland (CCG), helping out might just mean reconnecting with a great passion. The education and training organization has recently opened up its long-standing volunteer program to include opportunities to contribute in new ways. From cooking in the café to helping in the garden, mentoring or demonstrating a trade skill, volunteers are encouraged to contribute to transforming students lives simply by doing more of what they love.
The Friends of the CCG ‘Hands On Herbs’ program is a fresh take on a college-industry partnership and it’s already growing our horticulture student’s confidence and skills. In partnership with commercial grower Freshleaf, herbs are donated to the college, then grown and packaged by our students.
Swing by our Warragul Campus on Saturday 7 May (10am – 2pm) for our special plant sale. Delicious ready-to-eat herbs AND potted plants to add life to your space. Every purchase supports our students to thrive.
Having worked previously as a therapist and counsellor, and volunteering on Japanese school exchanges, Miyuki Sasaki took a break from employment to raise a family. When she was ready to return to the workforce, she looked for a career choice that would allow her to work during school hours as well as using her expertise.
In 2019-20, half of all workers in Australia were women yet not quite one-third held key management positions. But Community College Gippsland is bucking the national trend and leading by example with five of its six senior positions currently occupied by women and half of its Board.
We have made the difficult decision to close our Gippsland Harness Training Centre (GHTC) and will not be providing equine training in the foreseeable future. We would like to reassure our CCG community that we are supporting our wonderful students through this transition, as well as reaching out to the owners of our training horses, to ensure they have loving homes to go to.