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.

Selkirk College Valedictorian Cranks Up the Volume Tag: Selkirk College

Est. reading time 3 minutes

Complete with a little rock n’ roll snarl that goes along with her educational pathway of choice, Class of 2024 co-valedictorian Jay Porteous is confident her fellow graduates are ready to make a raucous impact on their budding careers.

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Selkirk College Forestry Students Meet Grandalf the Fir Tag: Selkirk College

Est. reading time 5 minutes

In a mystical moment on the back corner of Nelson’s Silver King Campus, students in the Selkirk College Forest Technology Program were introduced to an ancient Grand Fir that will soon find its place on the BC Big Tree Registry.

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Selkirk College Plant Operator Program Opens Door to Opportunity with Teck Tag: Selkirk College

Est. reading time 4 minutes

Entry into an exciting and rewarding career in the industrial sector is only a short program away at Selkirk College. Teck Trail Operations is one of the world’s largest fully integrated zinc/lead smelting and refining complexes. To make it function on a daily basis, the intricate operation requires a community of dedicated employees with a wide variety of trades, skills and education.

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Selkirk College Students Act on Wildfire Mitigation at Zuckerberg Island Tag: Selkirk College

Est. reading time 2 minutes

A partnership between the City of Castlegar and the School of Environment & Geomatics since 2018, students working towards careers in the forest industry have been helping clear brush and rid forest floors of dangerous natural fuel build-up in several different locations around the community. In the first week of September, the current cohort of learners turned their attention the historic park along the banks of the Columbia River.

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