Selkirk College recently awarded family nurse practitioner Patrice Gordon with the Distinguished Alumna honour at the Graduation 2017 ceremony held at the Castlegar Campus. The earnest professional provides compassionate care to isolated First Nations communities in British Columbia’s Chilcotin region while responding to crises world-wide as part of the Canadian Red Cross Emergency Response Unit.
As the Selkirk College 50th Anniversary celebration year begins to wind down, a new book that chronicles the fascinating history of post-secondary education in rural British Columbia has been released and is now for sale.
The Mir Centre for Peace and students and faculty of the Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping Program at Selkirk College are hosting a pair of Peace Cafe events highlighting non-violent approaches to handling conflict. Selkirk College holds the honour of being the first college in the world to offer training in nonviolent peacekeeping.