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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
Strengthening Our Response to Sexual Violence
Selkirk College is changing the conversation around sexual violence on campus and in our community. A draft policy created through engagement with the campus community is ready for review and consultation is underway. Staff, students and the broader community are all welcome to contribute.—February 8, 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
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