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Britni Hannah (right), director of Sprott Shaw College Chilliwack campus, and Marissa Bell, employment services specialist, hold historic images of the school that will be on display at the 120th anniversary celebration on Aug. 17. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Sprott Shaw College marks 120 years with celebrations across B.C.

B.C.-based school has survived economic recessions, 2 world wars, Great Depression

 

Minister for Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport Lana Popham (front row second from left), Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Future Skills Selina Robinson (front row third from left) and Okanagan College President Dr. Neil Fassina (front row right) were on hand for the announcement for a new food, wine and tourism centre for the college. (Photo/Gaary Barnes)

Province cooks up new centre for tourism, culinary arts at Okanagan College

The province is providing OC with $44.8 million for the centre

 

Okanagan College’s servers were hacked in January. (Black Press file photo)

Okanagan College ‘did not entertain conversations’ about paying ransom

College calling the hacking a ‘double extortion attack’

 

With more than $3.7 million in government and private sector funding actioned in the fiscal year ending March 2021, Selkirk College’s arm for research and innovation sits 29th in the latest rankings of Canada’s top research colleges. Photo: Selkirk College

West Kootenay’s Selkirk College recognized nationally for research and innovation

Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges is published annually by Research Infosource Inc.

  • Jan 30, 2023
With more than $3.7 million in government and private sector funding actioned in the fiscal year ending March 2021, Selkirk College’s arm for research and innovation sits 29th in the latest rankings of Canada’s top research colleges. Photo: Selkirk College
Photo: Sheri Regnier

Nursing program begins at Trail college campus next month

LPNs scope of practice is geared towards stable patients and predictable outcomes

Photo: Sheri Regnier
(Black Press Media Creative)

College enrollment is down for a third year in a row

On Oct. 20, the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center released a report…

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Revelstoke Secondary School is one of many across the province that provides students with an opportunity to learn different trades as well as begin their trade-education alongside finishing their high school diploma. (Photo via Twitter)

B.C. will have 80,000 job openings over the next 10 years

The B.C. Government is working on the professionalization of the trades

Revelstoke Secondary School is one of many across the province that provides students with an opportunity to learn different trades as well as begin their trade-education alongside finishing their high school diploma. (Photo via Twitter)
Community, government and Selkirk College representatives gathered outside the downtown Trail campus last week to celebrate the college taking ownership of the building from the regional district. The province has committed $1 million to upgrade the site. Photo: Selkirk College

Selkirk College acquires Trail campus, nursing course in the works

College buys the downtown Trail building for $1 from the Kootenay Boundary regional district

Community, government and Selkirk College representatives gathered outside the downtown Trail campus last week to celebrate the college taking ownership of the building from the regional district. The province has committed $1 million to upgrade the site. Photo: Selkirk College
International students at Selkirk College have just begun a new semster. Photo: Submitted
International students at Selkirk College have just begun a new semster. Photo: Submitted
(Black Press Media files)

‘Relatively bleak:’ Post-secondary students face rising debt and few summer jobs

The president of the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations said he’s hearing from students across the country who are struggling to find jobs

(Black Press Media files)
Selkirk College.

Selkirk College offering employees voluntary resignations

The college is canvassing employees for those who may want some time off or reduced work loads

Selkirk College.