In preparation for this fall semester, the Langara College Foundation, in collaboration with Financial Aid and Student Services departments, provided over 270 students with school supplies and financial support for the beginning of the semester. Students continue to face extraordinary financial challenges and increased needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
While debilitating chafing sunk OC alumnus Nick Pelletier’s hopes of breaking the Guinness World Record for the fastest swim of Lake Okanagan from Vernon to Penticton, it didn’t stop him from more than doubling his fundraising goal.
Camosun College is welcoming students back to school this week and offering a helping hand to those in need during the pandemic. Weekly care hampers, featuring an abundance of nutritious fresh produce, tasty prepared meals, essential hygiene products, and even easy-to-follow recipes, are available to any student who requests them—on a first-come, while hampers last basis.
When Chantelle Davis started working for Aarm Dental Group in the fall of 2019, she knew a successful future lay ahead. “I had other job offers, but I knew my worth. I wasn’t accepting anything less,” says Davis.
Students at Coast Mountain College begin their fall classes on September 8 – but this year most students will be learning via distributed, or online learning. While the majority of CMTN’s students are learning from home this year, some will require practical components for their training and will be coming back to campus.
College of the Rockies’ University Science instructor, Katie Burles, worked with geography faculty from nine B.C. post-secondary institutions to develop an online open educational resource that will be used by students across the province, free of charge, this fall.
B.C. public post-secondary institutions remain open and committed to offering students options for staying on track, graduating on time, and meeting their learning goals.
North Island College’s Centre for Applied Research, Technology, and Innovation (CARTI) is embarking on a new research project, investigating how seaweed can help improve the health and sustainability of cattle farming.