NIC’s Early Childhood Care and Education students and faculty celebrated National Child Day, Nov. 20, by raising awareness of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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.
After a busy day prepping food at work, or learning the essentials of professional cooking at Camosun College, Daniel Dunlop is still excited to prepare his own home-cooked meals. “Food is important and I’m one of those people who’ll make everything at home,” he says. “I’ve just grown up with it.”
Twenty-seven deserving Camosun College students have just learned they will each receive a $5,000 Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship recognizing their excellence in academic achievement and community service.
The issues surrounding opioid abuse in British Columbia are compounding and the West Kootenay is not immune from the trauma it inflicts on communities. To help combat the crisis, Nelson's Fentanyl Task Force is holding an educational event on November 22 where the public is invited to get more information and ask questions.
Celgar’s effort to make challenging rural roadways more safe for pedestrians and drivers has received an enthusiastic response from the Castlegar community.
Students in Selkirk College’s School of Environment & Geomatics took a break from classroom activities earlier this month to pick up spades, wheelbarrows and garden gloves.
The opening of the Babcock Canada Interaction Lab represents a symbolic reawakening of the spirit of applied learning throughout the college, explains Camosun’s Director of Applied Learning Nancy Sly. “When we’re talking about applied learning, I don’t want us to forget that it’s at the core of who we are and what we do and it always has been. Now we are at a point where we are able to realign and reinvest so that we can take applied learning, research, interdisciplinary collaboration and experiential learning to another level.”
Langara College will host the University and College Pathways Expo on November 1st, a one-day education fair for students to meet transfer institutions and speak with university and college advisors about program and course transfer options.
Support for learners in the Selkirk College Rural Pre-Medicine Program from the medical community continues to build through student awards which helps take the financial pressure off those just starting their educational journey.