Georgian Innovative Research Recocnized With $240,000 In Federal Funding

Georgian College Human Services faculty members Dr. Howard Bloom (left) and Dr. Adam Stibbards are excited about the $240,000 research funding they received from the federal government today. The project is a collaboration between Georgian, the Simcoe County District School Board and Sweet Charity Medical Assistance Dogs, a local charitable organization that offers a Canine Ambassador Program (CAP) to train staff and therapy dog teams in settings such as hospitals, seniors’ residences, nursing homes, schools, libraries, colleges and universities. Sweet Charity Board Chair Jean Hargreaves and James – one of their therapy dogs – can’t wait for the project to get underway.

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