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.
Weekly popcorn sales at the Silver King Campus in Nelson have been turned into holiday hampers by students in the Transitional Training Program who are helping make sure their fellow learners have enough to eat over the coming weeks.
Selkirk College student Nguyen Pham is one of 10 participants qualifying on a world stage in an interactive and live case study competition that lets business aspirants flex their professional muscles. Students learning about financial management need real-world experience to truly understand how business strategies and decisions impact the bottom line.
Contemporary Music & Technology Program students are wrapping up their semester at Selkirk College with a celebration for a great cause. Students and instructors will perform together at Spiritbar on December 13 with all proceeds going to the Nelson Food Cupboard.
For learners working towards completion of a degree, the Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship is a wonderful opportunity to lessen the financial load. The 2018 recipients of the province-wide scholarship includes 24 graduates from Selkirk College.
A group of students from a variety of different Selkirk College programs have channeled their artistic energy into a new public installation on the Castlegar Campus that puts focus on leading a healthy lifestyle and what that means to learners.
The $23 million refresh at Nelson's Silver King Campus has reached another milestone with the opening of its new carpentry shop which provides students in all levels of the program with a state-of-the art training facility to hone their skills.