Three of the latest additions to the Nursing Program faculty arrive to the Castlegar Campus classrooms with a wealth of experience, deep roots in the region and an intimate knowledge of the benefits of a Selkirk College education.
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.
NIC criminology instructor Geri Bemister has joined the cast of the documentary series Intervention Canada, which profiles people struggling with crippling addiction issues.
The following statement from Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, celebrates the one-year anniversary of tuition-free Adult Basic Education and English Language Learning programs and the launch of UpgradeBC.ca
The College of New Caledonia’s (CNC) Mackenzie campus is helping to enhance the recreational trails in the Mackenzie area and mitigate forest fire risk through a new WorkBC Job Creation Partnership (JCP), funded through the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction.
Selkirk College learners in the Rural Pre-Medicine Program started off the Fall Semester with a visit from a University of British Columbia doctor who helped provide valuable information about what it takes to get into medical school.
Aboriginal students at NIC will be able to access more support to pursue their post-secondary goals, thanks to the Nanwakolas Corporate Golf Challenge.
For most families, “back to school” is a happy ritual marked by new clothes, fresh school supplies, and reunions with friends. For many other Canadians, however, education was a fragmented or even detrimental experience, with some having never gone to school at all.
Amir Taghinia has accomplished a lot since arriving in Vancouver as a refugee only 10 months ago. He’s found a place to live, started a full-time job, enrolled in school, learned to cook, and even goes to the gym.
Sometimes, one nurse can make a world of difference. When Alicia Bruyere’s mother suffered a stroke in 2012, it was a particular nurse’s kindness and open communication that made her hospital stay bearable. This experience even inspired Alicia to pursue nursing herself.
It’s the largest gift ever to support Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus, and it will accelerate a centre of excellence in automotive training and open doors for students for years to come.