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Valedictorians Set for Class of 2019 Send-Off
Members of the Class of 2019 will gather on the Selkirk College Castlegar Campus on April 30 for the annual convocation ceremony that celebrates achievement in all programs. More than 350 of the eligible 950 graduating students will take a walk across the stage to receive their certificate, diploma or degree.—April 16, 2019
Indigenous Perspectives Course Offered in May
A special spring course offering for current Selkirk College students and community members provides an intensive and interesting survey of regional Indigenous culture. The course runs from May 6 to 10 on the Castlegar Campus with a week of Indigenous academics and elders presenting.—April 2, 2019
Entrance Scholarships Provide Financial Boost
The affordability of a close-to-home education is enhanced by the Selkirk College Board of Governors Entrance Scholarships that are available to learners entering this coming Fall. The deadline for applications for the $1,500 awards is March 31.—March 19, 2019
We Are the Coolest Campus in BC
During the heart of winter, students and staff at Selkirk College took on the challenge to take personal steps towards lowering energy use. The results from the BC Cool Campus Challenge are in and the college has emerged as a leader in sustainability efforts.—March 14, 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
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