D.B. Sutherland, Sir Sandford Fleming College's first President, challenged
us, in 1968, with the following suggestion, in the College's first yearbook:
"All of us who are members of Sir Sandford Fleming - governors, students and faculty - have a responsibility here. If we constantly choose the timid, the safe and the known, we will no doubt win the approval of the good, grey majority who never look much beyond the day's sunset.
But the deed will show, and posterity will know. Let us hope their verdict will not be that we drove off into the future with our eyes resolutely fixed on the rear view mirror."
After working five years at CGE we decided
to attend the new College, Sir Sandford Fleming, SSFC, as a
mature student with a grade ll eduation and 5 years of factory work.
with two diplomas from full time courses, the first to do so, and started a lengthy
20-year career in our chosen field.
Upon completion we decided to work with computers in
a retail environment and ended up being the first internet provider in
the Peterborough and Lindsay Region and were also the first
to offer the full WWW suite; DNS, design and hosting.
To follow the explored road is always easy, to venture into
the unknown is the challenge he requested of us, having others follow makes the
We Let The Deed Show!