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.
British Columbia’s strong network of colleges are responding to today’s rapid economic changes by transforming programming, embracing the latest technology and offering more experiential learning to ensure today’s students are prepared for lifelong career success.
A Secwepemcúl̓ecw flag has found a permanent home at Okanagan College’s Salmon Arm campus after a historic ceremony today.
NIC is celebrating the grand opening of its new space at the former St. Joseph’s General Hospital in Comox. The College has signed a four-year lease for the former Surgical Day Care space on the first floor of the building.
A community treasure in Nelson, when the society that runs Streetcar #23 needed a new part for the historic transport they turned to Selkirk College for assistance and a student with childhood memories of riding the electric tramway aced the challenge.
Work is underway on College of the Rockies’ new 96 bed student housing facility. Infrastructure for an access road and underground servicing, which will be put in place by Cranbrook firm MacKay Contracting, has begun, with building construction expected to commence in November.
NLC has a new kind of O.K. Corral for students. In addition to campus housing at Northern Lights College, rodeo team athletes can also reside on the College Farm located directly across from the Dawson Creek Transfer Station East on Hwy 49.
Vancouver Community College (VCC) celebrates its history as a leading educator in American Sign Language Studies (ASL) when it commemorates 45 years of service through the Deaf and hard of hearing, ASL and Deaf studies, and visually impaired programs, as well as interpreting services.
Federal investment helps Coast Mountain College expand mobile trades training programs. Students from around northwest BC will have the opportunity to gain new skills needed to find well-paying jobs in the region’s growing resource sector.