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Join Students in Supporting Local Communities
Students in the Selkirk College Nursing Program and School of Human Services want to invite you to participate in the Coldest Night of the Year event in your hometown of Castlegar or Nelson. This year both cities will be hosting their own Coldest Night of the Year event on February 23. —February 12, 2019
Bursaries Provide Optimism in the Face of Challenge
Each academic year, Selkirk College awards almost $200,000 in bursaries to students from a variety of programs who face financial challenges while pursuing a post-secondary education. The stories of what it takes to persevere and succeed is truly inspiring. This is one of those stories.—February 5, 2019
Project Aurora Takes Team Effort
With the arrival of 2019, Project Aurora will continue to be a priority project at Selkirk College as the transition into the enterprise-wide change to our core support systems and business processes moves forward. It’s truly a college-wide project that will have a positive impact on all staff and students.—January 14, 2019
GIS Alumnus Soars in New Career
Using state-of-the-art drone technology, Selkirk College alumnus Alexandre Landry has landed with a local survey company that brings a new look to a vital service for business and industry. A Bachelor's Degree in GIS helped provide the former Montreal resident the educational tools needed to land a profession that meets his passion.—January 10, 2019
Selkirk College Participates in BC Cool Campus Challenge
Selkirk College is taking part in the BC Cool Campus Challenge, a province-wide initiative to reduce natural gas use this heating season. The winner will be the institution that collects the most online pledges from students, staff and faculty between January 7 and February 28 to save energy at their respective institution. —January 7, 2019
Ushering in the Electric Vehicle Age
The Selkirk College maintenance department closed out 2018 with a glimpse into the future by adding a new Chevrolet Bolt to its fleet. The fully electric vehicle was purchased from Kalawasky Chevrolet Buick GMC and replaced an aging 1998 cargo van in the eight-vehicle fleet that services both the Castlegar and Nelson campuses.—January 2, 2019
Mural Project Reflects Healthy Campus Experience
A new splash of colour and creativity at Selkirk College’s Castlegar Campus is places focus on what it means to have a healthy campus experience. Over the summer, School of Health & Human Services instructor Matty Hillman pulled together five students for a mural and research project that explored both individual health and campus health.—November 28, 2018