Drawing inspiration from the elaborate funerary rituals of ancient Egypt, students in instructor Nicole Kilburn’s Anthropology of Death class are hosting a mock Egyptian funeral at the Egypt: Time of the Pharaohs feature exhibition at the Royal BC Museum on November 24.
In The News
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Read about the latest news and activities happening at colleges throughout BC in this month’s What’s New at BC Colleges? e-newsletter.
Jenna Kellerman recently wrote to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and BC Premier John Horgan to highlight the challenges for people living in poverty.
When two brothers left their small farming community in India to study at Northern Lights College, it would be a truly life-changing experience.
At a ceremony held on campus today, Langara College became the first college in British Columbia to sign on to the Okanagan Charter. The Charter calls on post-secondary institutions to embed health into all aspects of campus culture for students, staff, and faculty. Over 20 universities and colleges across Canada have signed the Charter to promote action and collaboration, locally and globally.
Pacific Rim Magazine (PRM), a print and online publication by Langara College Publishing program students, has won two prestigious CMA Pinnacle Awards at the 2017-2018 ACP/CMA National College Media Convention in Louisville, Kentucky.
The finalists for National Philanthropy Day (November 16) in Victoria include a number of people with strong connections to Camosun, demonstrating the spirit of generosity surrounding the college.
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.
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.