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Camosun Cares: welcoming students back to school with fresh food and essential supplies

September 9, 2020 - 10:55 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun Cares: welcoming students back to school with fresh food and essential supplies

Camosun College is welcoming students back to school this week and offering a helping hand to those in need during the pandemic. Weekly care hampers, featuring an abundance of nutritious fresh produce, tasty prepared meals, essential hygiene products, and even easy-to-follow recipes, are available to any student who requests them—on a first-come, while hampers last basis.


Camosun set to welcome thousands of students online and on campus

September 3, 2020 - 12:34 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun set to welcome thousands of students online and on campus

As the new academic year fast approaches, Camosun College is getting ready to welcome thousands of new and returning students online and, in some cases, on campus this fall.


Camosun mechanical engineering students showcase innovation with live, virtual symposium

August 24, 2020 - 3:37 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

As the 2020 class of Mechanical Engineering Technology students prepares to graduate, they are hosting a live, virtual symposium to showcase their exciting capstone projects to the public and potential employers.


Camosun presents online capstone symposium for information and computer technology students

August 17, 2020 - 10:54 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College’s Information and Computer Systems Technology students are preparing to showcase their exciting projects to the public. Throughout the past two years, these students have acquired the skills needed to create impressive and sophisticated projects. For the health and safety of our students, sponsors and the public, this year's Capstone Symposium will be entirely online.


Camosun College invents fully portable decontamination device for Island Health

July 21, 2020 - 1:25 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College invents fully portable decontamination device for Island Health

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt critical supply chains around the world, the resulting shortages of essential medical supplies have forced health care systems to look for safe and efficient ways to reuse the personal protective equipment (PPE) required daily by frontline health workers. Camosun Innovates, the applied research and development arm of Camosun College, is stepping up to meet this challenge locally by designing and prototyping a portable, affordable and effective PPE sterilization chamber for Island Health.


New Camosun bursary helps students studying emergency nursing

July 20, 2020 - 3:29 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

New Camosun bursary helps students studying emergency nursing

Camosun College nursing students pursuing a career in emergency nursing will have the opportunity to apply for a new bursary recently established in memory of Camosun alumnus Irene McKinlay.


Camosun, CCFA ratify agreement

July 17, 2020 - 11:25 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College’s Board of Governors and the Camosun College Faculty Association have ratified an agreement under the provincial government’s Sustainable Services Negotiating Mandate. The mandate focuses on improving services for people and ensuring fair and affordable compensation.


New supports for post-secondary students this fall

July 16, 2020 - 8:54 am • Media Centre • Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training

New supports for post-secondary students this fall

Applications for StudentAid BC, along with the new non-repayable B.C. Access Grant, are now open.

This up-front grant, along with new funding for students with disabilities, expanded open education resources and online support through BCcampus, will open doors for students to return to school and earn the college or university credential of their choice.  


Camosun engineering students invent next generation strobe light at a fraction of commercial cost

June 24, 2020 - 8:42 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun engineering students invent next generation strobe light at a fraction of commercial cost

When Camosun Physics instructor Ed Nelson put out an extracurricular challenge to his class, he never imagined just how enthusiastically and successfully a group of his students would respond.

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Camosun College prepares for limited on-campus learning

June 22, 2020 - 8:25 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College is taking action to ensure sections of courses that require access to specialized equipment or face-to-face instruction on campus are delivered safely, following public health guidance.


Fall 2020 athletics season cancelled at Camosun College

June 19, 2020 - 1:14 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Fall 2020 athletics season cancelled at Camosun College

“Due to health considerations and public health guidance, we’ve all had to make a lot of adjustments over the past four months. Cancelling our Chargers Athletics 2020 fall season is a very difficult and heart-wrenching decision."


National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 19, 2020 - 8:29 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

National Indigenous Peoples Day

In previous years, Camosun College has joined with local communities to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day with activities, including a canoe challenge, on the shore of Esquimalt Lagoon. However, like so many other events, we’ve had to postpone plans for a physical celebration this year due to COVID-19.


Camosun Indigenous Studies student receives B.C. Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for 2020

June 17, 2020 - 9:50 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun Indigenous Studies student receives B.C. Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for 2020

Shane Baker’s work to engage students through sharing circles and help create a citation guide for visually impaired students, while completing Camosun College’s Indigenous Studies diploma, has led him to being awarded this year’s B.C. Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Inclusion, Democracy and Reconciliation.


Camosun College celebrates 2020 spring graduation digitally

June 16, 2020 - 8:52 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College celebrates 2020 spring graduation digitally

Camosun College is celebrating the accomplishments of its spring 2020 graduates and major award recipients with a special online convocation hub at camosun.ca/grad during what would have been Grad Week, June 15-19.


Grad 2020: A talent for hospitality management runs in the family for instructor Stephen Scott and graduating daughter Mairin Scott

June 15, 2020 - 1:38 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Grad 2020: A talent for hospitality management runs in the family for instructor Stephen Scott and graduating daughter Mairin Scott

Many of Camosun hospitality management student Mairin Scott’s happiest childhood memories involve restaurants and hotels around British Columbia. “When I was a kid my dad worked for Fairmont and Hilton and Delta and our family moved all over the place,” she says. “I got to see a wide variety of great hotels at a young age and go out for dinners at nice restaurants. I think that’s when I really just fell in love with the whole hospitality industry.”


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