Make it a musical summer with the annual Fiddle, Guitar and Piano Camp being held at the Selkirk College Castlegar Campus from July 8 to 12. The camp is open to all enthusiasts regardless of age and experience.
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.
Marielle Tattman’s passion for community health and podcasting could revolutionize the Comox Valley’s view of nurses and the issues they care about.
Over the next 10 years, WorkBC predicts more than 18,000 health care assistant jobs will be created. At Vancouver Community College’s (VCC) health care assistant program, students are prepared for this field in just 28 weeks.
In an effort to meet local industry demand for skilled artists, and to promote Vancouver internationally as a hub for the creative industries, a partnership between Langara College and the Academy of Art University, San Francisco (ArtU) will train students for careers in gaming and film. The programs will be located at a 38,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility at 565 Great Northern Way in Vancouver.
College of the Rockies Tourism Management students Wen Xi, Braydon Lemay, Rebecca Beresford-Orr, and Kudratpreet Kaur were named the top team at the recent Kootenay Rockies regional Winning Pitch competition.
NIC instructor Dr. Michael Catchpole marked an unprecedented milestone this year — 41 years of inspiring students. The award-winning psychologist and educator joined NIC in 1978 – two years after the college opened its doors.
Each academic year, Selkirk College awards almost $200,000 in bursaries to students from a variety of programs who face financial challenges while pursuing a post-secondary education. The stories of what it takes to persevere and succeed is truly inspiring. This is one of those stories.
During the TransCanada Economic Summit, Kiel Gidden, TransCanada BC Public Affairs Manager, presented Kim McPhedran, executive director of the Northern Lights College Foundation, with a $50,000 donation to the TransCanada Pathway to Pipeline Readiness Trades Bursary.
Mechanical Engineering student Ben Costin is looking forward to a promising career and secure future in applied research and design.
After several years of working in the food and beverage industry, Stevyn Wood decided he wanted to sharpen his skills and learn more about the broader business of hospitality and tourism.