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Hairstylist Program Grad Carves out a Successful Career
One of Selkirk College’s top Hairstylist Program graduates has cut, coloured and up-done herself to a successful career in a downtown Vancouver salon. Full of enthusiasm and ambition, she’s just 20 years old. Amber Beckjord graduated from Selkirk College’s Hairstylist Program in 2014 at the age of 17 passionate about all things hair. —January 17, 2017
Study While Hitting West Kootenay Slopes
Selkirk College has a top quality Business Program and the location to boot. For students like Bryanne Mcelroy, both weighed equally important as she decided where she wanted to pursue her education. The Alberta native came to the West Kootenay to study and snowboard, balancing work and leisure as she strives for success.—January 10, 2017
Selkirk College School of Business Takes Initiative
The School of Business answered the call to help Selkirk College celebrate its 50th anniversary year with two initiatives that created quite a buzz on campus last semester. At the beginning of the fall semester, the School of Business organized a massive scavenger hunt on the Castlegar Campus.—January 3, 2017
Save the Date for Staff Discovery Day 2017
Mark your calendar – February 14 is Discovery Day, an annual event held at Selkirk College for staff to learn from each other and socially connect. This year’s event is Healthy Campus themed. New on campus this year, Healthy Campus Initiatives aims to support student and staff wellness and create a thriving college community.—December 20, 2016
Philosophy Returns to Selkirk College this January
Students will have the opportunity to explore those questions at the very heart of human existence as Philosophy 101 returns to the School of University Arts & Sciences at Selkirk College in January. This intro-level philosophy course focuses on the nature of human reality. —December 20, 2016
Entrance Awards Provide Boost
Selkirk College has provided 43 outstanding new students with a great start to their post-secondary education. At a special Entrance Scholarship Award Ceremony on the Castlegar Campus, a total of $66,000 was provided to students beginning their educational pathways in a number of different programs.—November 9, 2016
Engineering Alumnus Graduates with Top Marks
After getting a solid foundation in the Selkirk College Engineering Program, Peter Kremler went on to the University of Victoria to finish his degree in Electrical Engineering. When the Kaslo native graduated, he was honoured with the IEEE Victoria Section Gold Medal for achieving top marks.—October 18, 2016