Students from the School of Business at Okanagan College (OC) were front and centre at the prestigious Queen's University Inter-Collegiate Business Competition this month, with 15 students combining for four medals, including the team award for exceptional team spirit.
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College of New Caledonia Learning Commons brings supports together for better research, testing and resource flexibility
CNC’s library is getting a makeover with a redefined purpose and name to reflect the evolving needs of students.
Focused on meeting the needs of the region’s health care system, Selkirk College welcomed a cohort of more than 40 Health Care Assistant Program students to the Trail Campus in late-January.
Island Health has partnered with Camosun College to open an outpatient ultrasound clinic embedded within Camosun’s School of Health and Human Services. Campus Ultrasound is the first clinic of its kind in the country to support on-site learning.
Digging deeper into a multitude of rural issues to establish facts and data-driven evidence for decision-makers, Selkirk Innovates is producing results and helping guide the region into a more informed future.
Camosun’s continued success as a top research college was again highlighted in this year’s ranking of Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges.
Excelling in manufacturing and applied research, Camosun’s research is guided by a strong commitment to innovation and close relationships with local industry.
“It’s exciting to be acknowledged as a national leader among all research colleges in Canada,” says Dr. Richard Gale, Director of Camosun Innovates. “We are honoured by the distinction, and it’s wonderful to be recognized on a national scale for all the great work that has been accomplished. These rankings clearly reflect our dedication to being a space for students, researchers, and local businesses to bring their ideas from dreams to reality.”
As a leader in practical problem solving, Camosun Innovates has garnered a strong local reputation for design thinking, interdisciplinary inquiry, productivity improvement and tech-savvy invention.
“Congratulations to Camosun College and their research community for their continued success,” says Ron Freedman, CEO of Research Infosource Inc. “Camosun’s inclusion in so many of this year’s top categories shows an impressive commitment to supporting new research initiatives and programs.”
Camosun’s dedication to innovation and providing researchers with opportunity and support is highlighted in the annual rankings, which place the college at number two in the country for dollars spent per researcher. As a leader in applied research and innovation, Camosun also ranked as number five among over 200 colleges in Canada for total completed research projects. Examples of recent Camosun innovations include design and manufacturing of competitive equipment for Olympic para-athletes, complex sport simulators, and self-righting watercraft, as well as medical grade face shields, vaccine trays, foam trays and portable decontamination devices to support front-line health care professionals during the pandemic.
Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges is published annually by Research Infosource Inc., and reflects data gathered in the previous year.
Original article from Camosun College
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