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First babies born on September 4, 2003 to receive free tuition to Canada's newest university

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Oshawa, ON - Canada's newest university, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, is awarding free, one-year tuition to the first baby born in each of the Lakeridge Health Corporation system, the Rouge Valley Health System and the Northumberland Health Care Centre (Cobourg) on September 4. The recipients are Aidan Michael James Sauve (Lakeridge Health Corporation, Oshawa), Matthew Patrick Molina (Rouge Valley Health System, Pickering) and Oliver Doig (Northumberland Health Care Centre).

The complimentary tuition is being awarded in conjunction with the university's first day of classes, September 4, 2003.

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Media contacts:

Catherine Shearer-Kudel
905.721.3111, ext. 2162
e-mail: catherine.shearer-kudel@uoit.ca


About Ontario Tech University
Ontario Tech University advances the discovery and application of knowledge through a technology-enriched learning environment and the delivery of innovative market-driven programs responsive to the needs of students and industry. With more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in more than 90 programs, the university promotes social engagement, fosters critical thinking and integrates outcomes-based learning experiences inside and outside the classroom. The university's commitment to accelerating economic growth and social innovation is realized through faculty research collaborations with leading organizations such as Ontario Power Generation, IBM, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the Durham Regional Police Service. To find out more, visit ontariotechu.ca.


Media contact
Heather Middleton
Communications and Marketing
Ontario Tech University
905.721.3111, ext. 2513
heather.middleton@uoit.ca