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Camosun College appoints Dr. Richard Gale as new Director of Camosun Innovates

May 25, 2018 - 12:45 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College announces the appointment of Dr. Richard Gale as the new Director of Camosun Innovates, the applied research arm of the college.

Camosun’s partnership with Kenya Coast National Polytechnic promotes cutting edge curriculum and hands-on learning

May 14, 2018 - 10:28 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

For Stephen Kimani, Head of Section for Tourism at Kenya Coast National Polytechnic (KCNP), his first visit to Victoria was a wonderful experience. “Victoria is very beautiful place to be, if I had the opportunity to live here, I’d say yes, because the people are very kind,” he says. “Camosun and the community are very welcoming and there is good hospitality.”

Camosun educators honoured at national Colleges and Institutes conference

May 4, 2018 - 12:00 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun was honoured to receive two prestigious CICan Awards of Excellence this year. Two teams from Eyēʔ Sqȃ’lewen and the School of Trades and Technology were recognized at the conference for their exceptional work in the areas of Indigenous Education and Leadership Excellence.

Camosun students shine at Skills Canada provincial competition

April 25, 2018 - 11:46 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Students from around British Columbia competed in an “Olympic” style trades and technology competition in Abbotsford on Wednesday, April 18. Half of the Camosun College competitors earned medals in the South Island category.

Camosun Chargers volleyball student-athlete Stephanie Galitzine procures prestigious President’s Cup

April 25, 2018 - 9:14 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Student-athletes, coaches, College administrators and supporters gathered at Camosun’s Centre for Trades, Education and Innovation on Tuesday evening to celebrate the achievements of the Chargers at the 24th Annual Athletic Awards Ceremony.

Vancouver Island Woodworkers Guild supports Fine Furniture capstone projects

April 24, 2018 - 1:53 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

The president of the Vancouver Island Woodworkers Guild, Neil Bosdet, was on campus this week to present a cheque for $800 to purchase materials for Camosun's Fine Furniture program's Capstone Project and Exhibition.

Construction Leadership Awards come to Camosun College

April 24, 2018 - 1:09 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

BC's builders are enjoying a month in the spotlight as the province rallies to show support and appreciation for the 225,000 skilled tradespeople across BC, with an official "Construction Month" proclamation. As part of the local activities this month, Camosun is honouring Cori Coutts, KNAPPETT PROJECTS INC, with a Construction Leadership Award for her leadership in the sector and outstanding support of Camosun's Construction Programs.

Post-secondary leaders gather in Victoria for national conference

April 24, 2018 - 11:34 am • Media Centre • Colleges and Institutes Canada

Leaders in post-secondary education from across the country and around the world will be gathering at the Victoria Conference Centre from April 30 to May 1 for Colleges and Institutes Canada's (CICan) annual conference. Hosted by Camosun College, this year's conference theme is Na'tsa'maht, a Salish phrase meaning "working together as one."

Camosun wins United Way Post-Secondary Challenge for 2017 campaign

April 12, 2018 - 3:54 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College was honoured to receive a special post-secondary award at the annual United Way Campaign United Way Spirit Awards luncheon at the Empress Hotel, Wednesday, April 11.

6th Annual Camosun Comic Arts Festival on April 14

April 9, 2018 - 9:50 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

The public is invited to attend CCAF, the 6th annual Camosun Comic Arts Festival hosted by the Comics & Graphic Novels program at Camosun College. The one-day event will be held from noon until 5pm on Saturday, April 14, 2018, located on the third floor of the Young building at Lansdowne campus. Admission is free.

Camosun’s popular ‘Pestival of Edible Insects’ returns on April 4

March 29, 2018 - 12:45 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College anthropology instructor Nicole Kilburn and 35 students from her Anthropology of Food class are organizing the third iteration of the college’s wildly popular “Pestival of Edible Insects” which takes place on Wednesday, April 4 from 7-9pm on the first floor of the Wilna Thomas building at Camosun’s Lansdowne campus.

Songhees Nation students prepping for culinary arts program

March 28, 2018 - 1:12 pm • Media Centre • Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training

Twenty-four Indigenous learners from the Songhees Nation will get the education and skills they need to thrive and succeed with the launch of the new culinary arts, hospitality and tourism management program.

Camosun’s emerging artists featured at Out of the Grey art exhibit, April 6-8

March 22, 2018 - 11:55 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Please join first-year students from Camosun College’s influential Visual Arts program as they showcase works in their year-end exhibit. This juried show explores a variety of mediums: video, drawing, painting, photography, film, ceramics, sculpture and print making. Everyone welcome.

Coach Parkinson returns to Camosun College

March 20, 2018 - 11:43 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

The Camosun Chargers Men’s Volleyball team completed a historic season in 2017-18, winning the PACWEST conference title for a fourth consecutive year, a feat not accomplished since the inception of the league in 1971. The team went on to a fourth place finish at the National Championship, hosted at Camosun College, losing 13-15 in the fifth set of a dramatic bronze medal match.

Cultural Showcase celebrates international and local students’ talent

March 19, 2018 - 10:06 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

On Friday, March 23, 2018 at the Gibson Auditorium on Camosun’s Lansdowne campus, more than 10 different acts will bring cultures together and celebrate diverse expressions of talent. Admission is free for this family-friendly event.

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