As part of the Reconciliation Speaker Series, Selkirk College is helping lead the conversation about Truth & Reconciliation in our region through special guests who help provide context. On March 16, Nisga'a writer Jordan Abel will visit the Castlegar Campus for an evening of discussion.
In The News
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“February 26, 2019 is B.C. Colleges Day, a time to celebrate learning and student success while also looking to the future,” said John Bowman, Chair of B.C. Colleges and president of North Island College. “B.C.’s colleges are sharply focused on the future as we respond to economic change to develop the innovative and creative thinkers our emerging economy needs.”
With the success of last year’s event to build on, Camosun students in Culinary Arts, Anthropology and Hospitality Management are preparing to host the second annual Cooking for Reconciliation dinner at the Songhees Wellness Centre on Friday, March 29, 2019.
The need for speed should not be defined by gender. Approximately 100 girls between eight and 13 years will be descending on the Penticton campus of Okanagan College on March 10 to take part in Fast and Female, a free event celebrating female participation in sport and exercise.
College of the Rockies’ annual Career and Job Fair will be taking place in the College gym on Wednesday, March 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and will feature representatives from local and provincial companies, government agencies, and professional associations.
For students stepping into trades training at Okanagan College, several new bursaries established by MQN Architecture and Interior Design will help provide a solid foundation.
A new supporter has come aboard for Okanagan College’s 36th annual Spaghetti Bridge Building Contest. Faction Projects Inc. is title sponsor for Okanagan College’s Spaghetti Bridge Building Contest in 2019.
Okanagan College is turning to Indigenous knowledge keepers, chefs and foragers to help incorporate traditional knowledge and practices into an intake of its professional cook training program this spring – and any interested future chefs can step into the College’s kitchen this week to learn more and have their questions answered.