Opportunity to build skills and experience through international internships is now available to recent Selkirk College graduates who can apply to take part in a multitude of options in countries such as Kenya, Jamaica, Guatemala and Rwanda.
In an effort to avoid tragedy and make Castlegar's streets safer for everyone, Celgar has launched a fantastic campaign that has received great response so far and continues to build steam.
Delivering a post-secondary education that makes a difference in the lives of students is the common theme for the four SCOPE Award winners who were recently honoured for their dedication and passion at the annual award celebration.
With a taste for exciting business ventures, Selkirk College instructor Mike Konkin is the engine driving the West Kootenay's latest success story. The Trail Beer Refinery has only been open a few months, but already the future of the taphouse and brewery is as sparkling as the refreshing liquids they pour the community who has thrown their full support behind the venture.
Selkirk College has a top quality Business Program and the location to boot. For students like Bryanne Mcelroy, both weighed equally important as she decided where she wanted to pursue her post-secondary education. The Alberta native came to the West Kootenay to study and snowboard, balancing work and leisure as she strives for success.
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. 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.