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Robin Hicks, new Vice President, Academic and Applied Research, at College of the Rockies.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education

College of the Rockies welcomes new Vice President

Hicks takes over the Vice President role from Heather Hepworth who filled the position, on an interim basis, for the previous two years.

The official ribbon cutting for the Silver King Campus Refresh project was handled by (middle L-R) Selkirk College President Angus Graeme, Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall, Millwright/Machinist Program student Kai Roenspiess, Elder Anne Jimmie, AEST Minister Melanie Mark and Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments, Education

Selkirk College officially opens refreshed Silver King Campus

A project that began in 2015 to bring new life to a campus was celebrated recently with the official opening in Nelson

Kids holding up a French Immersion sign.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education

French Immersion enrolment sets new record in Southeast Kootenay School District

Province-wide, French immersion enrolment has been increasing for 21 consecutive years

A white water rafting trip down the Elk River is the culminating event organized for College of the Rockies’ Orientation Week.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Education

College of the Rockies prepares for new academic year

Jumpstart and Community Showcase events help kick-off the semester

Doris Hausleitner, with snowy mountain in background.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education

Selkirk College Ecology instructor explores the world of wolverines

At home in the mountains, Selkirk College instructor Doris Hausleitner pursues her passion for wildlife research on the trail of the elusive wolverine

East Kootenay, Creston, Education, Kootenay Influencers

Local author writes for the world

Diane Kalen-Sukra writes about what individuals and communities can do to stop the rising tide of incivility that is threatening our world.

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Jann Schmidt, new District Principal of International Education.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education

School District 8 announces New District Principal International

The Board of Education of School District No. 8 provides educational services to numerous diverse communities in the East & West Kootenays

Brian Harvey with a donation of compressors and components.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education

College News and Notes

Generous donations enhance learning opportunities at the College of the Rockies

After months of consultation and careful committee work, Selkirk College has released Building Remarkable Futures: Strategic Plan 2019-2024. Some of the college employees involved in putting the document together include: (L-R) Tessa Stark, Tiffany Snauwaert, Gordon Rein, Gail Crockford, Shana Rablah, Barb Ihlen, Angus Graeme and Bob Hall.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education

Selkirk College cements strategic roadmap for future

Selkirk College pledges to enhance the lives of both students and members of the community with their mission statement: "Together we build remarkable futures."

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