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Coastal Skills Initiative set to make Camosun the “College of the Coast”

December 22, 2016 - 3:43 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

To address the particular needs of the coastal communities and industries, Camosun College has launched the Coastal Skills Initiative. The Initiative will contribute to the growth of BC’s unique coastal communities and the associated career opportunities.

Camosun Chargers: it’s all in the family

December 20, 2016 - 2:24 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Most siblings share an ‘irrefutable bond’ and nothing epitomizes that particular adage more than the fraternal duo of Chargers student-athletes Kathryn and Dennis Candell who stand out as the first brother-sister twosome to play different sports at Camosun over the same year.

Fitness and Recreation at Camosun College: One step at a time to a healthy lifestyle

December 16, 2016 - 2:01 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Winter term classes start in January 2017 at both the Lansdowne and Interurban campuses. Activities and courses include restorative yoga, cardio blast, Zumba, Pilates, diabetes exercise, abs and stretch, dancer’s body and many more.

Camosun College campuses open today, Friday, Dec 9

December 9, 2016 - 9:06 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

VICTORIA, BC – Camosun College Lansdowne and Interurban campuses are open today, Friday, Dec 9.

Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology students highlight end-of-year projects

December 6, 2016 - 4:36 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College's Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy students will showcase their finished projects that they have been working on for the last three months. 

Severe weather procedures: important information for Camosun students

December 6, 2016 - 4:13 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

During severe weather conditions, Camosun College may make the decision to close Lansdowne and Interurban campuses and cancel or reschedule classes based on transportation and safety issues.

Babcock Canada invests $800,000 into Camosun College’s TRADEmark of Excellence Campaign

December 6, 2016 - 11:17 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Babcock Canada today announced an investment of $800,000 into Camosun College’s TRADEMark of Excellence campaign. The contribution, the largest to Camosun’s campaign to date, will support next generation specialized equipment in the college’s new future-focussed Interaction Lab.

Camosun College Foundation’s $5 million TRADEmark of Excellence Campaign exceeds goal

December 6, 2016 - 11:16 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College Foundation’s TRADEmark of Excellence Campaign has exceeded an ambitious fundraising goal of $5 million by 30 per cent. In just 24 months, $6.5 million has been contributed to support skilled trades education at Camosun College. The TRADEmark Campaign is the first-ever major capital campaign initiated by the Camosun Foundation.

Camosun partners with Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyards on new Coastal Skills Initiative

November 23, 2016 - 10:02 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

As part of Camosun’s TRADEmark of Excellence Campaign for the expansion and redevelopment of our trades training complex at Camosun, Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyards has manufactured and donated a 6 tonne ship’s bulkhead training module. This essential addition to Camosun’s new Coastal Skills Initiative is in addition to the $300K donation from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation to support training for women in trades that was announced on June 23, 2016.

Camosun recognized as sustainability top performer

November 18, 2016 - 11:36 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

As Camosun continues to advance sustainability on campuses and throughout the college community, it was recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) as one of the top performers in the 2016 Sustainable Campus Index.

Camosun College named one of Canada’s Top 50 research colleges

November 17, 2016 - 9:10 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College is one of Canada’s top colleges for research income according to the annual Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges report, released by Research Infosource Inc.

Camosun College gets set to host 2017 CCAA Women’s Volleyball National Championship

November 14, 2016 - 11:11 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College welcomes the community to join in the excitement as preparations get underway for the 2017 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Women’s Volleyball National Championship, March 8-11. The championship will feature the top eight teams in the country and will be Camosun’s first time hosting an indoor national event.

$135,000 awarded to 27 Camosun students in Ike Barber Transfer Scholarships

November 9, 2016 - 2:47 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College students received 25% of the scholarships being offered by Ike Barber Transfer Scholarships for 2016. The 22 students from Camosun will each receive $5,000. The scholarship recognizes excellence in academic achievement and community service. 

Camosun and BC Government partner for new work experience pilot program

November 2, 2016 - 1:56 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College and BC’s Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (SDSI) are partnering to offer a new work experience pilot program for graduates of the College’s Office Administration Certificate Program.

Provincial Government announces $5.2 million for trades training at Camosun

October 26, 2016 - 1:40 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

The province has announced their funding of $5.2 million this year for trades training programs at Camosun. This investment, through the Industry Training Authority (ITA), will fund 2,047 seats in various trades programs including: electrical, carpentry, professional cook training, welding, automotive technology, sheet metal, plumbing and more.

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