There has never been a better time for learners looking at opportunities in trades training at Selkirk College. The $22 million Silver King Campus refresh is almost complete and starting in August students in the Carpentry Foundation cohort will have the chance to step into a brand new shop.
A key partner in post-secondary in the region and a vital legacy that continues to build strong community, Columbia Basin Trust has added Selkirk College instructor Carol Andrews to its Board of Directors.
The importance and value of young Canadians placing a focus on global issues continues to be a priority for senior levels of government with the creation of international internships that provide essential work, develop new skills and result in vital knowledge.
The Selkirk College School of University Arts & Sciences are putting out a challenge to high school students from around the region to take test and if they are up to the task can win tuition and book credits for the upcoming 2018-2019 Academic Year.
A summer film experience at Selkirk College isn’t just for kids anymore. Join filmmaking enthusiasts just like you and take your interest in onscreen storytelling to the next level under the guidance of instructors who are working professionals in the industry.
For those with the urge to travel and explore new cultures on a deeper level, few experiences can match teaching English in foreign countries. Accountant Suzanne Paquette was looking for a little educational adventure and found the jumping off point with the Selkirk College TESOL Program.
A summer of music awaits Contemporary Music & Technology Instructor Melody Diachun who is fresh off her new release and hitting the road to tour the EP Get Back Into the Groove. Diachun and her band perform on Nelson's Tenth Street Campus on June 21.
The future of the forest industry in British Columbia is fast changing and with a $2 million grant from the federal government, Selkirk College will now take the lead in making sure that the region's sector remains competitive and becomes a leader in the years ahead.
Launched in 2014 as part of an effort to educate rural students in a manner that helps build a stronger health care system outside urban areas, the Selkirk College Rural Pre-Medicine Program has helped a pair of alumni reach their goal of entry into medical school.
On May 28, the Selkirk College Castlegar Campus will host the Talent, Passion, Participation - Employment Conference, bringing together employees, employers and service providers for a day of exploring ways to build a stronger regional workforce.
Now that the sawdust of the semester is almost settled, the public is invited to check out what students in the acclaimed Selkirk College Fine Woodworking Program have come up with for final projects at this year's year-end show which takes place on May 25-27 in Nelson.
Selkirk College is starting an exciting review of our strategic plan and the greater community is invited to play a role in helping shape the future. Together with Rossland-based Thoughtexchange, those who care about post-secondary in the region are being asked to join an interactive online discussion that will provide valuable information.
This winter, the heat at the Castlegar, Silver King and Tenth Street campuses was turned down by two degrees to conserve energy and show Selkirk College’s commitment to lowering our carbon footprint. Students and staff were encouraged to wear a sweater to show their support for energy conservation at this second annual event.
Cathy Lafortune regularly attends classes in the Education Assistant & Community Support Worker (EACSW) Program at Selkirk College enhancing the learning experience of students striving to work with people with differing abilities. The wealth of knowledge she so eagerly and professionally shares stems from lived life experience with her son Jeff who has a cognitive disability and uses a wheelchair.
A successful career in the fashion industry carved out by Selkirk College alumna Alanah Jones can be traced back to her time spent at Kootenay Studio Arts in Nelson where she built the proper foundation for an exciting future.