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Join us on Sept 8th in Castlegar & Sept 9th in Nelson for Get Connected - Orientation Days!

"Get Connected Day" planning is well underway for another set of interactive and fun orientation days during the first week of the fall term!

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Women Encouraged to Explore the Trades

Selkirk College and the Greater Trail Community Skills Centre are offering a special program aimed at encouraging women to consider a career in the trades. Leading the cohort through the 14-week program will be Electrical Foundation Instructor Julie-Claire Hamilton who has a firm understanding of the challenges and opportunities.

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Taking Action on a Plan to Boost the Kootenay Economy

An initiative to enhance the regional workforce and strengthen the economy in the Columbia Basin-Boundary has been launched. The Kootenay Workforce Development is a two-year project that builds on the recommendations of the Kootenay Regional Skills Training Plan that came out of stakeholder roundtables.

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Tourism Industry Veteran Jim Greene Joins Faculty

Former Red Mountain Resort general manager Jim Greene has taken up a teaching post and will begin passing on knowledge he has earned over a 25-year career as a leader in the tourism industry. Greene will teach a number of Fall Semester classes in the School of Hospitality, Tourism & Cosmetology on Nelson’s Tenth Street Campus.

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Selkirk College Puts Out Call for Homestays

A surge in international students coming to the West Kootenay to study English has opened up further opportunities for local families to experience a cultural exchange close to home. The Selkirk College English Language Program will immerse more than 100 international students in a new language and introduce them to Canadian culture.

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