NorQuest College Begins New Era in Social Media Engagement

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NorQuest College, Alberta's leading community college, is looking to increase their connections and strengthen relationships with students and shareholders through a partnership with fusedlogic inc., one of Canada's leading social media engagement firms. By elevating NorQuest College's online presence and increasing community engagement, the partnership will break social media ground with new initiatives.

We've entered into a partnership with fusedlogic (...) to help NorQuest develop its ability to communicate with people who live and work and play in this environment. I look forward to communicating increasingly with students and other stakeholders through these networks.

NorQuest College, Alberta's leading community college, has partnered with one of Canada's leading social media engagement firms, fusedlogic inc., with the goal of elevating NorQuest College's online presence and level of community engagement. Both organizations are extremely excited to be working together to highlight NorQuest's strong career program offerings in the post-secondary world.

NorQuest College is looking forward to breaking social media ground with new initiatives and head in new directions in online networking. With more than 300 million people registered to Facebook and other social media sites like Twitter getting regular media attention, NorQuest has identified a need to become an integral part of this community so that they may connect with existing and prospective students as well as key stakeholders.

Talking about the social web, NorQuest President and CEO, Wayne Shillington says, "We've entered into a partnership with fusedlogic (...) to help NorQuest develop its ability to communicate with people who live and work and play in this environment. I look forward to communicating increasingly with students and other stakeholders through these networks."

"By embracing the social web, NorQuest is further demonstrating why they are the #1 choice for students among community colleges in Alberta. This is a powerful statement by the college, one we're very excited to be a part of," says Walter Schwabe, fusedlogic's CEO.

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NorQuest College has campuses in Edmonton, Wetaskiwin and Stony Plain, community learning centres in seven other Alberta communities and provides online distance learning to over 200 Canadian communities. NorQuest delivers post-secondary diploma and certificate programs in a variety of health, human services, business and industry careers and offers expertise in adult literacy, academic upgrading, English as a Second Language (ESL), Aboriginal education, and learner supports for students with disabilities. NorQuest serves more than 10,000 full and part-time students each year and has been designated by the Alberta government as the regional steward responsible for the Edmonton region, from Camrose to Jasper and Drayton Valley to Whitecourt.

fusedlogic is one of Canada's leading social media engagement and Web 2.0 strategy firms. Based in Edmonton, fusedlogic has operated since 2000. Their goal is to educate clients on how to effectively engage the online community.

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