News

Return to Class Proves Vital
The Selkirk College School of Academic Upgrading & Development provides learners with the opportunity to succeed in a welcoming environment where overcoming challenges is made possible. Students of all ages rely on the program to complete high school requirements.—December 13, 2017
Selkirk College Partners with Jamaican Arts School
A new partnership between Selkirk College and the Edna Manley College of the Visual & Performing Arts in Jamaica has opened the door for students to immerse themselves in Caribbean culture and creativity. In October, an envoy of Selkirk College educators headed south to Kingston, Jamaica to formalize an agreement.—November 28, 2017
Selkirk College Gala 2017 Inspires
The annual Selkirk College Gala took place at Mary Hall on Nelson’s Tenth Street Campus on Saturday night with more than 200 guests taking in a showcase of student talent. The event raised more than $15,000 for student scholarships and bursaries.—November 28, 2017
Carpentry Class Helps Build Outdoor Rink
Students in Selkirk College’s Carpentry Foundation Program are earning an assist with an outdoor rink project that will bring a fittingly Canadian recreational outlet to residents in the Blewett region. The rinks will be built at Morning Mountain west of Nelson.—November 28, 2017
CBT Invests in Early Childhood Care & Education
As part of a $3.6 million three-year Child Care Support Program to help maintain and create new child care spaces in the Columbia Basin, the Trust is committed to help fill workforce gaps and meet professional development needs through its Early Childhood Educator Workforce Development Fund.—November 8, 2017
Castlegar Campus Parking Lot Goes Green
Students in Selkirk College’s School of Environment & Geomatics took a break from classroom activities earlier this month to pick up spades, wheelbarrows and garden gloves. The students were part of a bioswale project that brought an extra touch to the Castlegar Campus parking lot.—October 30, 2017
RPM Students Get Scholarship Boost
Support for learners in the Selkirk College Rural Pre-Medicine Program from the medical community continues to build through student awards which helps take the financial pressure off those just starting their educational journey. To start the Fall Semester, 12 students received a total of $32,000 in financial awards.—October 24, 2017
Youngblutt Focused on Change in Cambodia
When she's not helping provide inspiring education to students in Selkirk College's Academic Upgrading Program, Instructor Sarah Youngblutt is using her knowledge and research about Cambodia to help make a positive change for the future in a troubled nation where she feels a strong connection to the people and the history.—October 19, 2017