Addressing frontline health care needs and providing opportunities for learners to enter a rewarding career will coalesce at Selkirk College’s Trail Campus when the new Practical Nursing Diploma Program welcomes its first cohort in January 2023. A few spots remain open and those interested are encouraged to apply.
A successful post-secondary journey requires an inspiring beginning. Two women who have assisted learners through early steps at Selkirk College are being recognized with Board of Governors awards for their efforts to help build remarkable futures. Ktunaxa Nation Elder Anne Jimmie and retired Nursing Program instructor Joanne van der Ham are the 2022 recipients.
Guided by a passion to humbly lead the way on solutions for a healthier planet, Selkirk College’s latest recipients of the Environmental Sustainability Award have made a difference by sharing knowledge and taking action.
Internationally renowned peace activist and author Medea Benjamin will dig deeper into the causes of the heartbreaking war in Ukraine when she visits the West Kootenay for a Mir Lecture Series event on November 15 at the Brilliant Cultural Centre.
On October 26, a tentative agreement was reached in the negotiations between the Post-Secondary Employers’ Association and five BCGEU locals for vocational instructors.
This includes BCGEU instructors working at:
Joining the worldwide effort to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis, Selkirk College and the West Kootenay Climate Hub will explore inspiring local initiatives in an online TEDx Countdown event on Sunday, November 6.
An interactive art exhibit at Crumbs Bakery in Castlegar is inspired by the curiosity and creativity of a group of young children is shining a light on how to incorporate the energy of little ones into the pedagogy of early childhood care.
Researchers, faculty and students at Selkirk College are embarking on an extensive three-year project to address rural homelessness that brings together diverse community partners with the aim to improve the well-being of those experiencing homelessness across the West Kootenay.
The modernization of Selkirk College’s infrastructure on the Silver King Campus in Nelson includes the addition of a new biomass boiler. Using scrap wood materials from local mills as fuel, the heat source will reduce GHGs and save the college money in operational costs.
At the heart of educational outcomes and achievement at Selkirk College stands the dedicated faculty who nurture the quest for knowledge and provide students with skills for success. Four outstanding educators were recognized earlier this month as the 2022 SCOPE Award recipients.
On September 13, the federal government declared September 19 as a day of mourning to honour Queen Elizabeth II to coincide with the state funeral being held in the United Kingdom on that day. The provincial government has also recognized this day as a public holiday.
It’s one of the most generous learning pathways you can take for others and a new tool for first aid training at Selkirk College is helping add an important level of comfort when it comes to life-saving measures. To help provide training that is more applicable to different body types, Selkirk College has adaptated some of the mannequins used in courses.