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.
Needing a big weekend to edge closer to hosting the first round of the BCIHL playoffs, the student-athletes on the Selkirk College Saints accomplished their mission with two important wins against rival Vancouver Island University.
Make it a musical summer with the annual Fiddle, Guitar and Piano Camp being held at the Selkirk College Castlegar Campus between July 8 to 12. The camp is open to all enthusiasts regardless of age and experience.
The British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League stretch drive to the playoffs is on and the Selkirk College Saints have their eyes set on a solid finish to the regular season so they can host the first round of the post-season at their home arena in Castlegar.
As part of its leadership in research designed to advance the adoption of new technology in the Kootenay region forestry and natural resource sectors, Selkirk College hosted a demonstration day that put focus on the latest tools used for geospatial data collection.
International internships provide life-changing experiences for those who take the step to explore different cultures. A group of post-secondary graduates that included several Selkirk College alumni recently returned from internships in Jamaica, Guatamala, Kenya and Rwanda. Here is a Q&A with one of the particpants.
Growing up in the West Kootenay, Selkirk College alumnus Arie Postmus had the opportunity to taste success at different levels of hockey. Now the Business Administration Program grad has turned his passion for the game into a burgeoning career that has got off to a great start with the Red Deer Rebels.
Graduates of Selkirk College and all Canadian post-secondaries now have an opportunity to participate in meaningful and impactful internships across the globe in locations that include Rwanda, Jamaica, Guatemala and Kenya. Two Selkirk College graduates recently returned from six-month placements and are emboldened by their experience.
Looking for a pair of weekend wins to stay in the hunt for the all-important home-ice advantage in March's BCIHL playoffs, the Selkirk College Saints topped the University of Victoria Vikes in back-to-back victories at the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre.
Selkirk College may be a small rural post-secondary, but the college community can help take on giants like UBC, SFU, BCIT and UVic to determine what school is the coolest in a contest that aims at reducing our environmental footprint.
The start of the Winter Semester at Selkirk College means the Saints hockey team enters the stretch drive of the BCIHL regular season where every game takes on new meaning. The Saints host the University of Victoria on January 11/12 at the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre.
An innovative online course offering resources about Autism Spectrum Disorder developed at Selkirk College appeared before a world audience at the Hawaii International Conference on Education taking place this January. Barely a year after SPECTRUM launched, hundreds of people in the West Kootenay and across the country have taken advantage of the Lifespan Autism Resources & Training according to Selkirk College instructor Jane Green, one of the driving forces behind the project.
The importance of reducing Selkirk College's ecological footprint and leading by example in the region is illustrated in the latest addition to the vehicle fleet that carries with it a trend that will continue to build in the coming years.
As the Selkirk College Saints headed into the holiday break, four first-year players were invited to take part in an international contest that provided a showcase for the BCIHL and prepared Team Kazakhstan for the upcoming World Junior Championships.