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 Invites Community Input on Strategic Plan Tag: Selkirk College

Selkirk College is starting an exciting review of our strategic plan and the greater community is invited to play a role in helping shape the future. Together with Rossland-based Thoughtexchange, those who care about post-secondary in the region are being asked to join an interactive online discussion that will provide valuable information.

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Selkirk College Signing Glee Club Wraps Up Year Tag: Selkirk College

Bringing contemporary songs to life through sign language is the focus of the Selkirk College Transitional Training Program's Signing Glee Club that has recently completed a second successful year at the Silver King Campus in Nelson.

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Selkirk College Distinguished Educator Changes Lives Through Upgrading Tag: Selkirk College

A Selkirk College tradition will continue at the Grad 2018 Ceremony when the Honourary Board Awards are handed out to three outstanding contributors to the success of post-secondary in the region. The recipient of the Distinguished Educator honour is Wendy Tagami, a retired instructor who spent more than three decades inspiring learners to embrace their education future.

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Selkirk College Marks Five Years of Fair Trade Designation Tag: Selkirk College

Selkirk College students and staff are celebrating environmental leadership by marking five years of being a Fair Trade Designated Campus. The first college in Canada to be recognized in 2013, efforts to increase awareness and represent the movement continue throughout the region.

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Selkirk College Lights Castlegar Campus for the Future Tag: Selkirk College

With an eye on safety and sustainability, outdoor lighting on the Selkirk College Castlegar Campus has been taken to a new level with the installation of more than 100 luminaires and a computerized system that provides a model for the future.

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Selkirk College Welding Students Earn Medals in Skills Competition Tag: Selkirk College

The annual BC Skills Competition puts students to the test where they match their skills and knowledge to compete with others across the province. Two Selkirk College Welder Foundation Program students flew the flag proudly in Cranbrook and returned to the West Kootenay with medals.

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Selkirk College Welcomes Dr. Leroy Little Bear Tag: Selkirk College

From a residential school on the Blood Reserve in Southern Alberta to the founding director of Harvard University’s Native American Program, Dr. Leroy Little Bear is recognized as one of the continent’s leaders in the advancement and acceptance of Indigenous worldview in education.

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