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.
The third annual Selkirk College Environmental Sustainability Awards were presented to student Emily Markholm and instructor Michelle Colley who have shown tremendous leadership on our campuses over the last academic year.
The Selkirk College Hairstylist Program has been operating at Nelson's Silver King Campus for more than five decades and has turned out generations of style experts. To help today's learners get the experience they need, the Hair Salon is now open and taking customers.
Christian Picciolini's work is focused on battling extremism and providing options for redemption to those embroiled in a life filled with hate. The featured speaker in the Selkirk College Mir Lecture Series will explore his own background as a white power leader and provide insight into why individuals go down this dark road.
Through vital partnerships in the region, Selkirk College continues to be a leader among rural post-secondary institutions in Canada. The work being done by faculty and student researchers has been enhanced through recent federal government funding aimed at applied research and innovation.
It's a national walk with a highly localized focus and this year's Coldest Night of the Year events in Castlegar and Nelson will once again put a spotlight on some of the most vulnerable people in our communities. To help raise awareness for the issues surrounding the walk and ensure its success, Selkirk College Nursing Program students are getting involved on the frontlines.
The journey for learners at Selkirk College is not one taken alone. Through the kindness of donors, students in all programs benefit from needs-based bursaries that help ease financial pressure and bolster final outcomes.
It's one of the most in-demand tech sector jobs in Canada and in the first year of being offered at the Selkirk College Tenth Street Campus, the Web Development Program is already emboldening the lives of learners keen to join the industry.