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.


Vancouver Community College President: Diversity is Strength

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As the president and CEO of Vancouver Community College (VCC), Ajay’s journey from humble beginnings to transformative leadership serves as a beacon of inspiration for the VCC community and beyond. As the sole South Asian president among British Columbia's public post-secondary institutions, Ajay's commitment to diversity and inclusion is exemplified through VCC's innovative Campus Plan, which has secured substantial investments for the institution's future. Beyond his academic pursuits, Ajay's dedication to community and culture resonates throughout his work.

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Selkirk College Plant Operator Program Opens Door to Opportunity with Teck

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Entry into an exciting and rewarding career in the industrial sector is only a short program away at Selkirk College. Teck Trail Operations is one of the world’s largest fully integrated zinc/lead smelting and refining complexes. To make it function on a daily basis, the intricate operation requires a community of dedicated employees with a wide variety of trades, skills and education.

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College of the Rockies Alumna Embracing Career in Justice

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A stroll through a College of the Rockies Open House sparked Mackenzie Nelson’s journey to discovering her true passion. Her curiosity was piqued when she discovered there was a Criminal and Social Justice (CRSJ) program at the College and she was keen to learn more.

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Okanagan College Business Students Ready to Showcase Skills

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Nine Okanagan College School of Business students are preparing to compete at the 2024 Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (I.C.B.C). Hosted at Queen’s University in Kingston from January 12 to 14, the three-day event is Canada’s largest and longest-standing undergraduate case competition.

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Coast Mountain College Installs Innovative System for Nursing Training

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Coast Mountain College (CMTN) is proud to announce the installation of a new, state-of-the-art training tool in the nursing lab on CMTN’s Terrace campus. The PyxisTM MedStationTM is an innovative, automatic system for dispensing medications in a hospital or pharmacy setting. It is designed to minimize disruptions, delays, and the risk of medication error.

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