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In the News

Five outstanding Selkirk College faculty members have been recognized for their commitment to learning and exceptional performance in the classroom.

An evening to celebrate learning and the contributions to student success by Selkirk College faculty members was the focus of a wonderful night on the Castlegar Campus at the annual SCOPE Awards ceremony.

Since Selkirk College alumni began transitioning into the regional workforce in the late-1960s, individuals educated close to home have helped build and grow the economy of the West Kootenay and Boundary region.

Since Selkirk College alumni began transitioning into the regional workforce in the late-1960s, individuals educated close to home have helped build and grow the economy of the West Kootenay and Boundary region. As the college embarks on a celebration of its first 50 years and looks towards the next half-century, an exploration of the relationship post-secondary has with local business and industry tells a story of success.

Young people around the West Kootenay and Boundary region will be heading back to school with an enhanced knowledge of science after taking part in Selkirk College summer camps.

It was a mind-stretching summer for kids from around the West Kootenay and Boundary region as the GLOWS summer camps brought science to life. The annual camps are now over, but opportunities for kids to learn at Selkirk College will continue.

Selkirk College is providing emerging and established writers an opportunity to release their creative energy with a pair of exciting offerings in Nelson starting in September.

Building off the great success of last year's Creative Writing offerings in Nelson last year, Selkirk College is once again providing a tremendous opportunity for creative minds to get to work on putting their words onto paper. Two inspiring courses start in September and are open to full-time students, part-time students and community learners.

Selkirk College recently unveiled the first of two chemistry labs seeing a major renovation to bring them into the modern era. The old labs dated back 50 years to the original construction of the college and the new facilities are an exciting addition to a growing field of study at the local institution.

Selkirk College recently unveiled the first of two chemistry labs seeing a major renovation to bring them into the modern era. The old labs dated back 50 years to the original construction of the college and the new facilities are an exciting addition to a growing field of study at the local institution.

Financial aid can go a long way in helping post-secondary students like Darren Paterson achieve great things.

Selkirk College was right next door when Darren Paterson figured out his life’s direction. Two years later, the UAS Associate of Arts (English) Degree graduate is ready to take the next step at the University of British Columbia-Okanagan with the help of $15,000 in transfer scholarships earned.

High school students from around the region have a chance to earn funds to help them attend Selkirk College in an annual competition.

Out-test the best and get money toward a Selkirk College education in the annual Scholarship High School Exam Competition taking place at the end of June. There is $5,000 to be won among regional high school students as they compete to invest in their future.

Maddie Snelgrove was chosen as the UAS representative this past spring to address fellow students and faculty at the annual UAS Awards which was held in The Pit on the Castlegar Campus.

A graduate of Rossland Secondary School who went on to start her post-secondary education at Selkirk College has been awarded a significant scholarship as she heads to Ottawa’s Carleton University this fall. Maddie Snelgrove earned herself a $12,000 entrance scholarship taking her from the local School of University Arts & Sciences to the Urbanism Program, a unique undergraduate program in Architecture.