Selkirk College is starting an exciting review of our strategic plan and the greater community is invited to play a role in helping shape the future. Together with Rossland-based Thoughtexchange, those who care about post-secondary in the region are being asked to join an interactive online discussion that will provide valuable information.
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.
Students from around British Columbia competed in an “Olympic” style trades and technology competition in Abbotsford on Wednesday, April 18. Half of the Camosun College competitors earned medals in the South Island category.
The president of the Vancouver Island Woodworkers Guild, Neil Bosdet, was on campus this week to present a cheque for $800 to purchase materials for Camosun's Fine Furniture program's Capstone Project and Exhibition.
Leaders in post-secondary education from across the country and around the world will be gathering at the Victoria Conference Centre from April 30 to May 1 for Colleges and Institutes Canada's (CICan) annual conference. Hosted by Camosun College, this year's conference theme is Na'tsa'maht, a Salish phrase meaning "working together as one."
Camosun honours local mavericks as part of BC Construction Month - BC's builders are enjoying a month in the spotlight as the province rallies to show support and appreciation for the 225,000 skilled tradespeople across BC, with an official "Construction Month" proclamation.
Students in the School of University Arts & Sciences gathered in The Pit on the Castlegar Campus for the annual Excellence Awards that provided a fitting close to the academic year.
Northwest Community College (NWCC) has been given permission by the Provincial Government to change its name to Coast Mountain College (CMTN). The new name will take effect June 18, 2018.
A Selkirk College tradition will continue at the Grad 2018 Ceremony when the Honourary Board Awards are handed out to three outstanding contributors to the success of post-secondary in the region. The recipient of the Distinguished Educator honour is Wendy Tagami, a retired instructor who spent more than three decades inspiring learners to embrace their education future.
Is time travel possible? How are video games made? Is homicide a brain disorder? How did zombies eat their way to the silver screen? What keeps an airplane in the sky? High-school students from across the South Okanagan region will converge upon Okanagan College’s Penticton campus May 1 to find the answers to these questions and more when they spend a day on campus and experience what it’s like to be a student for a day.