Camosun College and local schools receive major financial support from Seaspan and the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation
June 23, 2016 - 1:00 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff
Camosun College Foundation’s TRADEmark of Excellence Campaign and women pursuing skilled trades education on Vancouver Island received a major boost today as the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation announced a $300,000 donation to support women entering the shipbuilding/repair trades at Camosun College.
June 14, 2016 - 2:30 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff
More than 3,000 graduates and guests are expected to attend Camosun College’s 2016 Graduation over four ceremonies on June 16 and 17 at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence at Camosun’s Interurban Campus.
June 14, 2016 - 2:22 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff
Camosun carpentry students are putting their skills to work to tackle homelessness in Greater Victoria. Over the past several weeks, a student team has been busy constructing an 8’x10’ micro-house for Choices Transitional Home, run by Our Place Society.
June 10, 2016 - 3:20 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff
Camosun College South Island Partnership student Jake Schuttinga won gold in Carpentry at the 2016 Skills Canada National Competition held in Moncton, New Brunswick from June 5 to 8. Colin Hosakawa, a Plumbing and Pipe Trades apprentice, won silver in the Sprinkler Systems category.
June 10, 2016 - 9:28 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff
After ten intense and creative months, this year’s students are about to graduate from Camosun College with a certificate in Fine Furniture and Joinery. And now they’re laying it on the line with their end-of-year exhibit, showcasing their final projects and submitting their creations to critical judgment by industry experts.
June 9, 2016 - 10:35 am • Media Centre • Bonita Joe, Athletics Marketing Officer
CBC/Radio Canada has officially announced that Camosun College men’s volleyball head coach and faculty member of Camosun’s Centre for Sport and Exercise Education Charles Parkinson will join their expert team of commentators and analysts for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio this August.
June 9, 2016 - 9:56 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff
Camosun College's Computer Systems Technology and Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy students will showcase their Capstone projects to potential employers and the public. Now, at the culmination of their studies, these students possess the abilities to design and create exciting and innovative projects. Public and media are welcome to attend.
June 6, 2016 - 11:19 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff
Camosun's School of Trades and Technology held their annual Student Awards with special ceremonies on June 1 and 2. During the course of two days of celebration, over 100 students were honored and received more than $60,000 in awards, gifts and tuition.
May 30, 2016 - 3:06 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff
Camosun graduates and their guests are invited to attend the 2016 Graduation Ceremonies held at the Pacific Institute of Sport Excellence, at the college's Interurban campus on June 16 and 17, 2016. Graduation offers students the time-honoured tradition of celebrating their accomplishments with faculty, peers, family and friends.
May 25, 2016 - 10:43 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff
Retiring after 30 years from a rewarding career with Corrections Canada in 2014, Stephanie Hronek was ready to embrace a new challenge. While browsing through a Continuing Education calendar from Camosun College, she was intrigued by the opportunity to reinvent herself at the age of 58.
May 18, 2016 - 3:05 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff
Targeted funding for health care programs is allowing Camosun College to train more health care assistants, as well as more mental health and addiction workers, to meet the growing health care needs of the region.
May 4, 2016 - 3:00 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff
Sport management instructor Nevin Harper is busy preparing for his next Bolivian adventure with a new cohort of students who study exercise, wellness and sports management. This year’s “high altitude” field school in Bolivia runs from May 9 to 24.
April 22, 2016 - 3:00 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff
Long-time friends of Camosun College Lynda and Murray Farmer were honoured by the local community as the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce presented the couple with its prestigious lifetime achievement award, April 21.
April 19, 2016 - 10:17 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff
Camosun’s influential Visual Arts program graduating show, “593”, showcases the diverse work of emerging artists. The opening, April 22, 7-10:30pm at 818 Broughton Street, is free and open to everyone. The exhibit continues through to April 29, noon-5pm weekdays and 10am-3pm weekends.
April 4, 2016 - 1:16 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff
Camosun’s upcoming 4th annual Camosun Comic Arts Festival (CCAF) promises a full day of exciting activities for the public on all things related to visual storytelling.
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