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Celebrating Co-op Education Week across Canada
Selkirk College joins in the Canada-wide celebration of Co-op Education Week. Co-op Education has been an integral part of education at Selkirk College for more than 25 years. Each year, over 300 students take part in the paid work experience that has them honing their learned skills and making valuable work connections.—March 20, 2017
Make Valuable Connections at Career & Education Fair
Rewarding education and employment are just around the corner. The Selkirk College Career & Education Fair brings students and community members together with employers and post-secondary programs that will help them along the pathway to success. The annual event takes place Tuesday, March 7 on the Castlegar Campus.—March 1, 2017
Selkirk College Connects Employers to Eager Students
Partnering with Co-op Education & Employment Services to hire a co-op student from Selkirk College brings countless paybacks to employers throughout the province. Employers benefit from a connection to highly motivated and capable students in a variety of disciplines that are flexible and productive workers.—February 22, 2017
SROAMies Dive Into the Backcountry
In late-January, first-year SROAM students had the opportunity to visit Selkirk Snowcat Skiing to complete their Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 (AST I) course and capture an inside look at an operation that brings guests from across the planet for the ultimate wilderness ski experience.—February 20, 2017
Bursary Tea Brings Together Students and Donors
Selkirk College held an afternoon tea that brings together bursary donors and the students that benefit from financial aid. The Bursary Tea allows Selkirk College to celebrate community learning and the importance of working together to ensure everyone can access the education they need to pursue the future of their dreams.—February 15, 2017
Selkirk College Gets Involved in Nelson Coldest Night
Selkirk College is working with Nelson CARES as they host the third-annual Coldest Night of the Year, a family-friendly walking fundraising event happening in communities across the country. On February 25, people will take to the streets of downtown Nelson to increase awareness about homelessness in the community.—February 2, 2017
Journalist and Author Amy Goodman Coming to Mir Lecture Series
Selkirk College’s Mir Centre for Peace Lecture series welcomes award winning alternative investigative journalist Amy Goodman to Castlegar this spring. Goodman is the host of Democracy Now, an independent global news program.—February 3, 2017