The first nursing degree program in the Northeast will ensure more patients in the region can access care that will improve their quality of life, while students can pursue health-care education and training closer to home.
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.
New trades equipment will help set up students in British Columbia’s North with the skills they need for rewarding careers.
CNC Quesnel millwright apprentice Dustin Cathcart is in Halifax today to participate in the 25th annual Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) May 28 to 29.
A new face will be leading Okanagan College’s fundraising efforts beginning June 10. Helen Jackman will join the College as Executive Director of the Okanagan College Foundation and Director of Advancement. Jackman replaces Kathy Butler, who retired in late 2018.
Langara College Design Formation Program Hosts Sixth Annual Paper Couture Exhibition at Oakridge Centre
The Langara College Paper Couture Exhibition is now being showcased in the East Galleria of Oakridge Centre until May 12, 2019. The Exhibition features 24 handcrafted gowns created by students enrolled in the Design Formation Program.
College of the Rockies will celebrate a milestone at the 43rd annual commencement ceremony on June 7. The first cohort of students to complete the entire four years of their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree will be eligible to walk across the stage and be recognized for this significant achievement.
North Island College Electrical Apprenticeship Students Receive Training Session at Campbell River Airport
Fourth-level NIC electrical apprenticeship students got a close-up look at airport lighting systems, thanks to a tour and training session at Campbell River Airport earlier this month.
Forty-three former youth in care have accessed post-secondary education and skills training at Okanagan College, thanks to the B.C. Government’s Provincial Tuition Waiver Program.
Students at Okanagan College’s Vernon campus are helping Fido stay warm in the winter weather with a donation of insulated doghouses to the local SCPA.
Twelve people in Campbell River are getting training as wildland firefighters to help protect B.C.'s communities and natural resources, and gain skills that could be foundations for rewarding careers.