Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Education 2017 -- Northwest Community College Archive





Our quick reference and archive of items pertaining to Education at the college level on the North Coast. With a focus on NWCC  and other providers of post secondary education in the region.
2017 NWCC Notes

November

November 29 -- NWCC's next Brown Bag Lecture to look at our changing oceans  NCR
November 29 -- NWCC transfer deal with Finland University
November 24 -- NWCC students eligible to transfer to Lapland University of Applied Sciences (NWCC info release)
November 15 -- Protecting rare, ancient glass sponge reefs
November 15 -- International college students need space to live in Smithers
November 15 -- Glass sponges the theme for Marine Speaker Series tonight  NCR

October

October 19 -- Renovations continue at Northwest Community College trades building
October 19 -- City Council offers support for NWCC name change; along with a bit of advice  NCR
October 18 -- City supports NWCC name change, plans to host Watson Island open house
October 18 -- School District 52 Brief: Board disapproves NWCC proposed name change
October 17 -- Prince Rupert organization to receive funding for Literacy program  NCR
October 16 -- NWCC officials to seek support for name change from City Council tonight  NCR
October 13 -- SD52 will oppose proposed name change for Northwest Community College  NCR
October 10 -- College Brown Bag Lunch session to explore United Nations opportunities  NCR
October 6 -- NWCC highlights Field School experience in new promotional video  NCR


September


September 28 -- NWCC seeks bids to refresh college website  NCR
September 20 -- NWCC name change plans (video)
September 20 -- Drone Usage taking off at NWCC
September 20 -- NWCC drones (video)
September 19 -- New Associate Dean takes up position at Prince Rupert campus of NWCC NCR
September 19 -- Northwest Community College pursues Name Change
September 19 -- NWCC is looking at a name change to Coast Mountain College
September 18 -- NWCC proposed their new name (audio)
September 18 -- NWCC decides on new name
September 18 -- Northwest Community College proposes new name  NCR
September 18 -- NWCC engaging community on proposed new name (NWCC info release)
September 12 -- Northwest BC college draws more than 40 international students
September 6 -- NWCC hosts Prince Rupert campus welcome and Orientation day today  NCR
September 2 -- Northwest Community College receives trades training funding
September 1 -- Free post secondary tuition for children in care announced (audio)
September 1 -- All post-secondary tuition waved in B.C. for former kids in care

August

August 30 -- Melanie Mark at NWCC (video)
August 30 -- Advanced Education Minister Melanie Mark visits NWCC
August 30 -- New college bursary to be named after longtime Terrace Mayor 
August 29 -- Minister mark visits NWCC"s Terrace campus  (NWCC info release)
August 25 -- NWCC to gain share of additional provincial funding for trades training  NCR
August 23 -- Province announces new money for trades schools
August 17 -- NWCC Prince Rupert campus builds foundation for fall trades program NCR
August 15 -- Changing Arctic requires global action
August 9 -- NWCC's workforce training in Prince Rupert puts focus on marine programs  NCR

July

July 30 -- 'The emotional connection was lost;' Terrace college dropping Thunderbird logo
July 27 -- Northwest Community College phases out Thunderbird logo as culturally inappropriate (audio)
July 24 -- Say farewell to the NWCC Thunderbird  NCR
July 13 -- NWCC to phase out use of Thunderbird symbol (NWCC info release)
July 10 -- NWCC awaits budget word
July 6 -- School district, college continue homestay search
July 3 -- Northwestern B.C. college intensifies international student recruitment


June

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May

May 25 -- Hereditary Chief Na'moks accepts NWCC alumni award
May 24 -- 10,000 dollars in scholarship opportunities available from NWCC  NCR
May 18 -- NWCC celebrates Grads success today at Prince Rupert campus  NCR
May 17 -- NWCC closes Houston campus (video)
May 17 -- NWCC official says Overall Enrollment is up, despite impending closure of Houston Campus
May 17 -- NWCC to Close Houston Campus
May 17 -- NWCC reduces campus locations with closure of Houston Learning Centre  NCR
May 16 -- NWCC Houston Campus sees September enrollment of Zero prompting a June closure
May 16 -- Northwest Community college to close Houston Learning Centre (NWCC info release)
May 3 -- International Education Partnership  (NWCC info release)

April

April 22 -- Freda Diesing students receive NWCC President's Award (NWCC info release)
April 19 -- NWCC to offer a test drive of the Terrace campus for graduating Seniors  NCR
April 18 -- NWCC Prince Rupert to host traditional Medicine Walk on Wednesday  NCR
April 10 -- College trades reno project now underway in Terrace
April 10 -- Graduation season at NWCC means Awards to be handed out  NCR
April 5 -- Northwestern BC college prepares to change name
April 5 -- Northwest Community College narrows its  name change list to four  NCR


March

March 27 -- Community connections (NWCC info release)
March 6 -- Kitkatla Cooks NWCC info release)
March 1 -- Northwest Community College Students worried about future its library

February

February 28 -- B.C. Federation of Students calling on province to properly fund adult basic education (audio)
February 28 -- NWCC "Open the Doors" Open House in Terrace (video)
February 28 -- 'Open the Doors' at NWCC Aims to Make Post-Secondary More Accessible
February 17 -- NWCC students to seek city's help in campaign for Basic Education  NCR
February 8 -- Northwest Community College looking at a name change (audio)
February 9 -- NWCC looks at a name change to stay competitive internationally
February 9 -- Northwest Community college has expansion plans and maybe a name change on the horizon for the region  NCR
February 8 -- Northwest Community College looking at a name change (audio)
February 6 -- NWCC in Smithers offers free job training program
February 1 -- College to change name

January 16 -- NWCC uses video presentation to focus on Prince Rupert program of Applied Coasstal Ecology  NCR



Notes of Other Post Secondary trades training options on the North Coast 

September

September 27 -- NVIT keeps eyes on North for next campus location  NCR
September 26 -- NVIT is set on establishing a northern campus

March

March 13 -- Nicola Valley Institute considers Northern expansion  NCR



Archive of items from 2016 can be found here
Archive of items from 2015 can be found here
Archive of items from 2014 can be found here
Archive of items from 2013 and 2014 can be found here.

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