The challenges post-secondary students face as they work toward a desired education are varied and relative. Some hurdles are greater than others, but those who embark on a journey at Selkirk College have the option of seeking financial relief through bursaries that help ease the strain.
The target of raising $50,000 for future student scholarships and bursaries has been reached with the creation of the 50th Anniversary Legacy Award that will assist learners in perpetuity. The goal was reached after community support at Gala 2017 provided the final touch.
Autism touches many people and families. With this comes an increasing need for awareness and understanding of practical resources and approaches for supporting situations in many contexts—schools, homes, community. In January, Selkirk College is launching SPECTRUM: Lifespan Autism Resources & Training.
Selkirk College’s leadership team has welcomed a two new vice presidents who are both relishing the opportunity to help guide the region’s post-secondary into the future. Kerry Clarke and John Kincaid arrived to their new Selkirk College posts in November leading two-thirds of all departments at the college.