Dan Patterson receives Minster's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Former Niagara College President Dan Patterson is being recognized by the province for his work.
Earlier today, Patterson, along with three other recipients, was recognized with the Minister's Lifetime Achievement Award at College Ontario's 2021 Higher Education Summit.
The award recognizes leaders in the province's college sector who make a difference in the lives of students, their communities and the province's economic development.
"All of us at Niagara College are very pleased to see Dan recognized for his remarkable contributions to Niagara College and to Ontario’s college system," said Sean Kennedy, president of Niagara College. "Dan’s legacy is reflected in our campuses, which are among the most unique learning environments in Canada, and his vision of building an innovative college of firsts has earned us a strong reputation as a trailblazer within the College sector."
Patterson led Niagara College from 1995 to 2020.
The award was presented by Jill Dunlop, Ontario's Minister of Colleges and Universities.