News

Selkirk Innovates Officially Launched
Innovation is one of five fundamental commitments in the Strategic Plan 2019-2024. Over the last four years, the annual operating budget for the college’s research and innovation arm has grown from $1 million to $3.9 million. More than 100 faculty and students worked on 97 different research and innovation projects last year.—November 25, 2021
Selkirk College Honours Exceptional Instructors
Honouring excellence in education, the annual Selkirk College SCOPE Awards recognize outstanding faculty who inspire both learners and colleagues in achieving educational outcomes.—November 18, 2021
Human Resources Department Helps Employees with Live Chat Sessions
A series of “Let’s Talk About It” drop-in sessions give you the chance to ask questions with the feature of breakout rooms where you can speak privately with a member of the HR team.—October 22, 2021
Indigenous Classroom Opens Circle of Learning
A fresh space on Selkirk College’s Castlegar Campus welcomes students from diverse cultural backgrounds to join together in dialogue, knowledge and understanding. During the first full week of classes, students, faculty and staff joined together with Elders to officially open the college’s first Indigenous classroom. —September 20, 2021
Welcoming New Selkirk College Team Members
The annual New Employee Welcome was held on September 2 with all the fresh faces on Selkirk College campuses and centres getting together. Pushed onto Zoom due to the Interior Health restrictions on public gatherings, it was a day to learn more about life at Selkirk College.—September 3, 2021
Taking Lead in Effort to Create a Better Planet
Adding a vital voice to the concerted worldwide effort to create a more sustainable and just planet, Selkirk College is leading the way amongst Canada’s post-secondary institutions by showing that strong local efforts can contribute to global goal by signing onto the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).—April 22, 2021
President Graeme’s Contract Extended to Spring 2022
After more than a decade of dedicated post-secondary leadership, Selkirk College President Angus Graeme has announced plans to step down in May 2022. Graeme’s current five-year contract expires this spring, but he has agreed to stay on an extra year to help provide post-pandemic recovery leadership in the region. —March 15, 2021