Joan Wilmshurst has spent much of her life looking through lenses. As a registered medical technologist she peered through a microscope all day, and in her spare time she enjoyed bird watching with binoculars.
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.
The Board of Governors of Camosun College is pleased to announce that the Songhees Nation is the recipient of the 2019 Award for Innovation and Community Partnership.
A special spring course offering for current Selkirk College students and community members provides an intensive and interesting survey of regional Indigenous culture.
Twenty-five years ago today, Langara College opened its doors as an independent public college. This year’s 25th anniversary is being marked as part of a much broader celebration, Beyond 49, the College’s 49th year on West 49th Ave. Beyond 49 is an 18-month integrated celebration, alumni engagement, and fundraising campaign which celebrates all that the College has achieved in its first 49 years.
Okanagan College celebrated the 10th Annual Aboriginal Student Recognition Ceremony, where students, educators and community members came together to recognize students’ accomplishments and acknowledge those who inspired and supported them along the way.
Six new cottage-style buildings will provide spaces for 96 more students, doubling capacity at the college and allowing students to focus on their studies instead of where to live.
NIC’s Centre for Applied Research, Technology and Innovation (CARTI) partnered with shellfish farmers on Denman Island on a pilot project to test anti-predator netting to protect oysters from predators.
At Camosun’s recent Interdisciplinary Day of Learning, nearly 170 attendees were asked if they or their family or friends had been affected by drugs and the overdose crisis.