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Undefeated Camosun Chargers billed as the team to beat

November 25, 2015 - 10:27 am • Media Centre • Bonita Joe, Athletics Marketing Officer

The Camosun College Chargers men’s volleyball squad produced their fifth consecutive weekend sweep, taking down a determined Capilano Blues crew in North Vancouver on November 20 and 21. With 10 straight wins and a No. 1 national ranking, the undefeated Chargers have been billed as the team to beat by foes and fans alike as the end of first half of the PACWEST season approaches.

Students… how to know if Camosun is open when the weather turns nasty

November 23, 2015 - 4:39 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun only interrupts regular operations under exceptional circumstances. A decision to close the college due to adverse weather events (e.g., a severe snow storm) will be posted on the college home page and communicated through the Camosun Emergency App, Facebook, Twitter, and local media. While every effort is taken to make a closure decision by 6am, deteriorating conditions may trigger an announcement at any time of day.

$120,000 awarded to 24 Camosun students in Ike Barber Transfer Scholarships

November 19, 2015 - 10:46 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Twenty-four deserving Camosun College students have just learned they will each receive a $5,000 Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship recognizing excellence in academic achievement and community service.

JIBC and Camosun College to offer law enforcement degree on Vancouver Island

November 9, 2015 - 12:25 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Students on Vancouver Island looking to make a difference in a justice and public safety career can now complete an applied law enforcement degree in Victoria.

Beginning in September 2016, graduates of Camosun's Criminal Justice Diploma and JIBC's Law Enforcement Studies Diploma will have the opportunity to complete JIBC's Bachelor of Law Enforcement Studies (BLES) at Camosun's Lansdowne Campus in Victoria.

Camosun congratulates Charles Parkinson, 2016 Volleyball BC Hall of Fame Inductee

November 9, 2015 - 11:25 am • Media Centre • Bonita Joe, Athletics Marketing Officer

Camosun congratulates Charles Parkinson, 2016 Volleyball BC Hall of Fame Inductee

Camosun College is proud to congratulate Chargers Men’s Volleyball Head Coach and faculty member of the Centre for Sport and Exercise Education, Charles Parkinson, on his recent induction to the Volleyball BC (VBC) Hall of Fame in the category of "Builder."

Camosun helps launch BC Apprenticeship Recognition Week

November 5, 2015 - 1:40 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

To recognize the invaluable contribution of apprentices and their employers to the province's economy and labour force, the British Columbia government has officially proclaimed November 2–6, 2015, as Apprenticeship Recognition Week in BC. Students and faculty from Camosun's Carpentry, Culinary Arts, and Women in Trades programs showcased their skills at a launch event held November 2 at the BC Legislature.

Camosun carpentry apprentices excel in GameChanger competition

October 28, 2015 - 2:14 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Carpentry apprentices Derek Vally and Kendall Foster placed first and second at the 2015 Gamechanger Youth Expo and Competition, held in Vancouver Oct. 14–16, proving their carpentry competency in a race against contestants and the clock. At the third annual BC GameChanger Youth Expo held in Vancouver October 14–16, competitors were tasked with constructing a full-sized wishing well, from blueprint to finish.

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

October 22, 2015 - 12:22 pm • 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 today by Research Infosource Inc. Now ranked 33rd in Canada, Camosun was recognized primarily for its contribution to technology, sport, manufacturing and social innovations that help small-to-medium enterprises become more competitive, productive and effective.

VIDEO: Chargers banner raising ceremony celebrates 2014-15 CCAA Men’s Volleyball Champions

October 21, 2015 - 3:05 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

The 2014-15 athletics season proved to be a banner year for the Camosun College Chargers men’s volleyball team who made history by capturing the PACWEST Provincial and CCAA National title. The squad reunited on Friday, October 16 to raise their CCAA Championship banner and celebrate the beginning of a brand new PACWEST season. Watch the video.

Camosun golfers claim 2015 CCAA National title

October 19, 2015 - 10:54 am • Media Centre • Mario Annicchiarico, Times Colonist

It’s been a long wait for the Chargers men’s golf program whose last National title was acquired 15 years ago. But this weekend, at the 2015 PING CCAA National Championships, Head Coach John Randle and his Camosun crew came out swinging - fresh from winning the PACWEST Championship - to capture the program’s second Canadian title.

Camosun instructor brings cutting-edge research to the classroom

October 16, 2015 - 2:49 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun's Environmental Technology students were in for a real treat this semester as their ocean science instructor Steve Gormican lectured via satellite from the decks of the Ocean Networks Canada research vessel, the E.V. Nautilus.

Chargers volleyball teams get set for home opener

October 13, 2015 - 4:29 pm • Media Centre • Bonita Joe, Athletics Marketing Officer

2014-2015 was a banner year for the Camosun College Chargers volleyball teams with the men capturing National and Provincial gold and the women winning PACWEST silver and a National bronze. While the Camosun men will be looking to repeat last year’s gold medal performances, they will need to do it without several key starters from last year’s winning squad.

Camosun participates in provincial "ShakeOut" earthquake drill, October 15 at 10:15am

October 8, 2015 - 11:50 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College is part of the provincially co-ordinated and synchronized Mass ShakeOut earthquake drill, which occurs on the third Thursday of October each year. We're asking all Camosun employees and students to please participate in this important drill.

Camosun and HRMA sign MOU to collaborate in the education and career development of Human Resources professionals

October 7, 2015 - 9:52 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College and the Human Resources Management Association signed a memorandum of understanding to help Camosun students cultivate professional competencies and to contribute to excellence in HR management as defined by the Certified Human Resources Professional designation (CHRP).

Camosun Mechanical Engineering Technology instructor receives prestigious scholarship

October 6, 2015 - 3:07 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Kathy Tarnai-Lokhorst, Camosun College Mechanical Engineering Technology instructor, is committed to increasing the number of women in engineering. To help with her research, she is one of three recipients, chosen from applicants across Canada, to receive the Engineers Canada-TD Insurance Meloche Monnex scholarship award.

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