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Selkirk Researcher Delia Roberts On Injury Prevention For Ski Area Workers
Led by Selkirk College researcher Delia Roberts, a project aimed at developing an injury prevention program for ski area workers in western Canada has been highlighted in the WorkSafe BC Policy & Research Division e-Newsletter Insight, for November.—November 14, 2011
Mary Ann Morris Nominated For Diamond Jubilee Medal
Mary Ann Morris has been nominated for the Diamond Jubilee Medal. Nelson – Creston MLA, Michelle Mungall, has been given the honour of nominating candidates for the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal from her constituency.—September 14, 2012
Adrian Barnes’ Novel Nominated for Arthur C. Clarke Award
The prestigious award is given for the best science fiction novel first published in the UK during the previous year. Barnes' Nod is one of six titles shortlisted from 82 submissions to the Arthur C. Clarke competition. —April 17, 2013
Fifth Poet To Be Named Canada's Parliamentary Poet Laureate
Fred Wah is the fifth poet to be named as Canada's Parliamentary Poet Laureate. The Speaker of the Senate, the Honourable Noël A. Kinsella, and the Speaker of the House of Commons, the Honourable Andrew Scheer, today announced the appointment of Fred Wah as Canada’s next Parliamentary Poet Laureate, effective immediately.—December 23, 2011
Selkirk College Proud To Announce NISOD Awards
Selkirk College is proud to announce that the following staff have been recognized as some of the best in their field across the country with awards from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD). —January 10, 2013
Best GIS Education In Canada With Tracey Harvey
GoGeomatics Canada has gone coast to coast exploring the personal journeys of the men and women who train the core of our human resources in GIS. Each year Canada produces some of the finest GIS professionals in the world and we have these instructors like Tracey Harvey to thank for it.—September 27, 2012
2012 NISOD Excellence Award Winners
We are proud to announce that the following staff have been recognized as some of the best in their field across the country with nominations for awards from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD). NISOD has been handing out awards that recognize excellence in teaching and leadership at its annual Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence since 1989. It’s the largest conference on community colleges in the world.—February 15, 2012
Randy Janzen Subject of Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping
Congratulations to Randy Janzen, Chair, Mir Centre for Peace, who chairs the Mir Centre for Peace in addition to his role as a Peace Studies instructor, is investigating methods of avoiding armed conflict in instances where political conflicts arise.—July 5, 2013
Congratulations Randy Janzen
Congratulations to Randy Janzen, Chair, Mir Centre for Peace, on the successful defence of his dissertation in Tilburg, Holland on November 8, 2011. His dissertation was on the reintegration of combat fighters after the civil war in Guatemala.—December 23, 2011