As a sustainability leader in the region, Selkirk College continues to take steps to reduce its carbon footprint and provide meaningful projects that make both environmental and economic sense. The latest involves 46 solar panels adjacent to the Mir Centre for Peace that will produce more than enough energy to power the facility annually.
She was one of Canada's foremost experts on the history of craft and now Creston-raised Dr. Sandra Alfoldy's dedication to enhancing creativity will continue in the West Kootenay with a new scholarship for students studying in Kootenay Studio Arts programs on the Victoria Street Campus in Nelson.
Preparing for increased in-person activity on campuses and learning centres in the coming weeks, Selkirk College has adopted a mandatory face mask policy to help protect students, staff and the community from the COVID-19 virus.Non-medical face masks will be required in all indoor common areas where physical distancing is difficult.
Vital to the delivery of post-secondary in the region, the Selkirk College Board of Governors provides important guidance through college and community leaders. Regional forest sector leader Scott Weatherford is the new chair of the board, taking on the role at critical juncture.