NIC has been gifted a Kwak’wala name for its Port Hardy/Mount Waddington Regional campus. The campus will now be known as Mixalakwila, meaning "maker of what’s been dreamt about".
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.
As communities across British Columbia heighten efforts to protect from wildfire, students in the Selkirk College Forest Technology Program are continuing their partnership with the City of Castlegar to help with fuel mitigation efforts in the most vulnerable areas.
College of New Caledonia Web and Graphic Design (WEGD) students shared two years of work with the community during a year-end Design Showcase this month.
British Columbia’s rugged coast is dotted with communities that are isolated and removed from educational and career opportunities. A recent $250,000 gift from Concert Properties will make it possible for Camosun College to bring a “trades-on-the-go” program and Red Seal trades training to youth in these communities.
A pair of great opportunities for learners across the region to build their knowledge and skills at the Castlegar Campus this spring with a six-day Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping course and three-day workshop on supporting ex-prisoners as they reintegrate into the community.
NIC honoured the legacy of former president Dr. Lou Dryden on Tuesday, April 16 by naming the atrium of the trades building after him.
Langara College has launched its refreshed brand identity, incorporating the name snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓given to it by the Musqueam people. The name snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ means ‘house of teachings’ in the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ language and was given to Langara in recognition of the growing relationship between the College and Musqueam, and Langara’s location on Musqueam unceded traditional territory.
The dental technology industry has been changing dramatically, demographically, and technologically and the dental technology program at Vancouver Community College has revised their program to meet these demands.
Maria Otting knew something had to change. Having relocated to Salmon Arm, she found herself in need of a new work environment – but quickly realized she had plenty of experience working in offices, but not the credentials listed in ads.