Pieter de Reuver and Salud Espiritu, centre, of the Pieter de Reuver Foundation, stand with students and employees of North Island College and the NIC Foundation during a recent awards ceremony.
In The News
At BC Colleges, we want to acknowledge the successes of our colleges, especially excellence in teaching and community building. We celebrate the many milestones, projects, collaborations and announcements from our colleges on our website, in our monthly newsletter, and throughout our social media channels.
Read about the latest news and activities happening at colleges throughout BC in this month’s What’s New at BC Colleges? e-newsletter.
Four College of the Rockies trades students received a boost to their education as the first recipients of the newly-created Teck Scholarships. The $2,000 scholarships were created following Teck’s $1 million donation to the College this past June. In addition to supporting the new Patterson Hall trades building on the Cranbrook campus, and upgrades to the Fernie campus, $100,000 was designated as a scholarship fund for trades students.
NIC second-year Carpentry Apprenticeship student Theresa Clement’s dream of becoming a carpenter is being made possible, thanks to the support of a generous community.
North Island College Culinary Students Receive Support from Comox Valley Farmers' Market Association
Junior North Vancouver Island Chefs Association members and NIC Culinary students were awarded the bursary to attend the NVICA-sponsored charcuterie workshop, led by John Van Der Lieck, founder of Oyama Sausage Co., Vancouver.
Past truths are inspiring future approaches to early year education. Pathway to Truth and Reconciliation is a two-day conference scheduled for Nov. 23 and 24 at Okanagan College’s Vernon campus.
Okanagan College’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will tip off their sophomore season later this month and they’ll do so with some new amenities thanks to the handiwork of their fellow students.
Vancouver Island’s West Coast will soon have nine new qualified early childhood educators, thanks to an in-community training partnership between NIC and the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation.
More than 170 NIC students in the Comox Valley received a record $200,000 in NIC scholarships and bursaries this year, thanks to generous NIC donors.
Selkirk College’s Mir Centre for Peace and the Nelson Police Department’s Restorative Justice Program will welcome author and advocate Shannon Moroney to the West Kootenay in late-November to discuss her personal story of violence, grief and ultimately forgiveness.
The $23 million refresh at Nelson's Silver King Campus has reached another milestone with the opening of its new carpentry shop which provides students in all levels of the program with a state-of-the art training facility to hone their skills.