The CCRA is a volunteer organization of retired faculty, administrative and support staff.
It was set up in 2002 by Linda Choptiany. The Centennial College Retirees was and continues to be supported by the Centennial College President’s Office and the Board of Governors.
Over the first few years, the directors drew up the Mission Statement and By-Laws. The Board organizes for its members, two luncheons and an Annual General Meeting each year. At these events, there are interesting speakers and a wonderful meal and give the retirees an opportunity to socialize with former colleagues.
The Board maintains a relationship with Centennial College through its website and use of the Centennial Event Centre. Over the past few years, it has given scholarships to students who are returning to school. The Board also supports Centennial College’s Fundraising Golf Day. The current membership is about 150. There is a Board with 13 members and 2 resource people from the College, who assist us.
Extract from the Constitution approved at the General Membership Meeting on October 18th, 2004. Read the full Mission Statement.
This website features news and links to pertinent information. Both the articles and various announcements can be found here.
On behalf of the members, the Board organizes social activities. The most popular are three luncheons each year, including one held after our Annual General Meeting. At these events, there are interesting speakers and a wonderful meal to give us an opportunity to socialize with former colleagues.
The Board maintains a relationship with Centennial College through its website and use of the Centennial Event Centre. Two College employees have been assigned who assist us in numerous ways.
Over the past few years, we have given scholarships directly to students who are returning to school.