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Camosun DECA team wins first at International Leadership Conference

November 21, 2013

Camosun's School of Business DECA members received a first-place International Business and Finance award at DECA's Collegiate Leadership Academy in New York City on November 14-16, 2013.

Camosun College injects over $1 billion into Victoria economy each year; Student satisfaction rates reach 92.9%

November 20, 2013

Camosun is an educator, employer, innovator, contributor and key economic driver. After 40 years, Camosun's economic contribution to the local community and the province has grown to over $1.2 billion annually, according to a new economic impact study commissioned by the college earlier this year.

Something to smile about: Camosun's Dental Health Clinic welcomes new clients

November 13, 2013

Camosun's Dental Health Education Center provides low-cost professional dental hygiene care. Located at the Lansdowne campus, the clinic welcomes clients of all ages.

Chargers Golf Team Captures Bronze at 2013 PING CCAA Nationals

October 18, 2013

The Camosun Chargers men's golf team came from behind to capture the bronze medal at the 2013 PING CCAA Golf National Championship at the Royal Quebec Golf Club, Quebec City. The Chargers team scored the lowest round of the day finishing with 288 for a three day championship total of 881. The gold medal went to University of the Fraser Valley (863) and sliver to Humber College (875).

Camosun participates in provincial "ShakeOut" earthquake drill, Oct. 17 at 10:17am

October 10, 2013

Camosun faculty, staff and students at both the Lansdowne and Interurban campuses will participate in the annual BC co-ordinated "ShakeOut" earthquake drill set for Thursday, October 17 at 10:17am.

Camosun announces largest international intake in college history; International Centre opens at Interurban

October 1, 2013

Camosun international enrolments reached an unprecedented high this semester, signifying a 35.7% increase over 2012, and enriching campus life through diversity, cultural awareness and global perspectives.

Chargers induct first ever Hall of Famers

September 28, 2013

The Camosun College Chargers paid tribute to four very special individuals Friday night at the Inaugural Chargers Athletic Scholarship and Hall of Fame Dinner at the Laurel Point Inn. Over the course of the evening, guests raised more than $20,000 through live and silent auctions in support of student-athlete scholarships.

Camosun receives close to $800,000 for health and human service programs

September 24, 2013

The Honourable Amrik Virk, Minister of Advanced Education, was on campus today to announce close to $800,000 for Camosun for additional student spaces in the college’s popular Health Care Assistant and Mental Health and Addictions programs.

Student Project Showcase: Mechanical Engineering Technology

September 13, 2013

A better cup of coffee, smoother filming of the evening news, more impact in a rugby scrum, reduced labour costs for farm harvests, affordable close-ups for extreme sports…these are a few of the ways technology can make a difference, thanks to the ingenuity of this year's graduating class in Mechanical Engineering Technology at Camosun College.

Camosun golfers charging for gold

September 4, 2013

After losing last year's PACWEST Championship in a tie-breaker by a single stroke, the Camosun College Chargers men's golf team is approaching the 2013 season with a vengeance and looking to settle the score with gold.

Camosun College welcomes Ron Rice to the Board of Governors

September 4, 2013

Camosun College is pleased to announce the one-year appointment of Mr. Ron Rice to the Board of Governors, effective immediately.

Celebrate your new semester at CamFestival 2013

August 1, 2013

The Camosun College Student Society and the Camosun Alumni Association invite you to join us for food, festivities and friendship at CamFestival 2013 this September—everyone is welcome!

New schedule of courses now posted for part-time learners

July 11, 2013

Camosun's Continuing Education department has updated its online calendar with an enticing selection of courses for part-time learners. With many evening and weekend classes, Continuing Education is an ideal choice for working adults who are unavailable for full-time daytime studies.

Camosun a Canadian leader in solar thermal heating education and development

July 10, 2013

Camosun's Plumbing/Pipe Trades department has been working together with Pacific Solar Smart Homes to develop a leading-edge "CamoSun" Solar Thermal Heating System for residential housing. The innovative product is eligible for incentives through the Solar Colwood energy solutions program.

Camosun still welcoming applications for Fall 2013

July 2, 2013

School is out for the summer, and people might be wondering if it's too late to get into a college program this fall. Applications are still welcome at Camosun College.

Camosun College instructor receives national culinary award

June 26, 2013

Gilbert Noussitou, Chair of Camosun College’s Culinary Arts program, has been honoured as a member to the prestigious Honour Society of the Canadian Culinary Federation.

Aboriginal Youth Engaging in Technology

June 19, 2013

Dr. Marla Weston, Computer Science instructor, and Dianne Biin, Indigenous Educational Facilitator in the Centre of Excellence for Teaching and Learning, have been invited to present their case study at the prestigious EdMedia World Conference on Educational Media and Technology in Victoria. They will be presenting their paper: Digital Storytelling: A Case Study of Aboriginal Youth Engaging in Technology.

Lumber to Lumbar: Seating in Western Maple

June 19, 2013

26th Annual Exhibition by Fine Furniture Graduates. After ten intense and creative months, 15 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.

Camosun College celebrates its 2013 graduates and award recipients, June 13 and 14

June 6, 2013

More than 2,000 graduates and guests are expected to attend Camosun College's 2013 Graduation over three ceremonies, June 13 and 14 at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence, Camosun Interurban Campus.

Capstone Symposium showcases Camosun student tech talent

June 5, 2013

Student technology projects will be on display at the Capstone Symposium scheduled for 9am-3:30pm, Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at the Pacific Forestry Centre, 506 West Burnside Road, Victoria, BC. Organized by the graduating students, Capstone is the last stage before graduation from two diploma programs: Computer Systems Technology and Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology – Renewable Energy.

Camosun announces distinguished and promising alumni award recipients

June 3, 2013

Camosun College is proud to announce John Boehme as recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award and Avery Graham as recipient of the Promising Alumni Award for 2013. The awards will be presented at Camosun College's 2013 Graduation ceremony on June 13 and 14 at the Pacific Institute of Sport Excellence.

Camosun scientist explores new methods to detect pesticides in fresh produce

May 30, 2013

Camosun College research chemist Blair Surridge is developing comprehensive, cost-effective methods to detect pesticide residues and other contaminants on fresh produce. The two-year project is in its early stages, but affordable and accessible screening methods to detect even minute chemical residues on fruits and vegetables may eventually translate into better quality assurance for local farmers, retail outlets and consumers.

Camosun 5-year energy plan exceeds greenhouse gas targets by 400%

May 9, 2013

Camosun's five-year energy management plan concluded on a high note March 31, greatly exceeding its targets and contributing over $2.7 Million to the fiscal bottom line in avoided costs and new equipment/infrastructure. This success clearly demonstrates how energy conservation can enhance operating budgets while maintaining a vibrant, productive and livable work/study environment for students and staff.

Camosun launches virtual intercontinental film & lecture series exploring the world of work

May 9, 2013

Camosun, in partnership with the Instituto Federal Rio Grande Dol Sul in Porto Alegre, Brazil, launches a novel intercultural movie and lecture series called "Movies, Culture and the World of Work" on May 17 at the Lansdowne Library.

Mental Health Week: May 6-12

May 1, 2013

As the needs and climate of mental health and addiction continue to evolve, Camosun College's Interprofessional Mental Health and Addictions ( program is part of a changing landscape. Michelle Bass, program leader, and the IMHA students look at mental health and addiction with a more recovery-focused lens—looking at ways for people struggling with these afflictions to get on with their lives and participate fully in society.

More than 2,500 visitors expected at Camosun's Open House and Career Fair

April 30, 2013

Camosun's Open House and Career Fair offers a wide variety of hands-on activities to help visitors explore post-secondary and career options. This annual event happens this Thursday, May 2, 8:30am-2:30pm at Interurban campus.

Camosun students’ eco-research helps Town of Esquimalt

April 15, 2013

A team of Camosun students recently took first-place in a Capital Regional District climate change learning competition, “Ready, Set, Solve.” The annual contest hosted by the CRD challenges post-secondary students from Camosun, the University of Victoria and Royal Roads to develop creative, innovative approaches to solving real-world problems. This year 18 teams participated; nine included students from Camosun.

Camosun College Open House and Career Fair 2013

April 12, 2013

Once again, Camosun is throwing open its doors and inviting everyone to stop by and experience first-hand what their community college offers. The annual Open House and Career Fair is scheduled for Thursday, May 2, 2013, with a full range of hands-on activities that showcase post-secondary and career options.

Camosun Charger Elyse Matthews captures President’s Cup

April 11, 2013

Student-athletes, coaches and supporters of the Camosun Chargers gathered to recognize the achievements of the college’s student-athletes at Camosun’s 19th Annual Athletic Awards Ceremony at the Harbour Towers Hotel, April 11.

Smile with Confidence

April 4, 2013

Camosun’s Certified Dental Assistant students are getting ready for the annual spring preventive dental health public clinic. The clinic welcomes clients between the ages of 5 and 21. Good oral hygiene reduces the risk of tooth decay and gum disease – to give you a nicer smile.

Camosun offers 12-week Women in Trades program starting April 9

April 2, 2013

Due to popular demand, Camosun will offer a new spring intake of the Women in Trades Training foundation skills program. The 12-week program introduces women to the world of trades, and the wide array of rewarding careers available to skilled workers.

Camosun’s new trades facility helps meet future skills gap

March 25, 2013

Ship builders, mechanics, sustainable construction workers –Camosun College of Victoria will train close to 2,750 skilled trades and technical workers every year, thanks to new investment from the Province of BC, Western Economic Diversification Canada and local industry partners.

Camosun hosts first annual Comics Conference

March 21, 2013

The public is invited to the first annual Comics Conference, hosted by the Comics and Graphic Novels program at Camosun College. The one-day conference will be held 11am-6pm on Sunday, April 7, 2013, located on the third floor of the Young building at Lansdowne campus. Admission is free.

Camosun student receives BC’s College Co-operative Student of the Year award

March 21, 2013

Camosun Environmental Technology student Nathan Fisk is the recipient of the 2012 College Co-op Student of the Year award, presented by the Association of Co-op Education-BC/Yukon. The prestigious award recognizes Nathan’s outstanding work as a Garry Oak ecosystem recovery technician at the Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site in Victoria.

National Co-operative Education Week, March 18 – 22

March 19, 2013

Co-op students across campus and across Canada are pitching in to celebrate National Co-op Week. Camosun’s Department of Co-operative Education and Student Employment encourages students to participate in the daily national contests and local, on-campus events.

Camosun College receives two United Way Spirit Awards

March 15, 2013

Camosun College received two United Way Spirit Awards at the March 14 awards gala, and celebrated the collective community effort that raised more than $6M for causes that really matter—children’s wellness, ending poverty and building a strong and caring community.

Elections BC encourages everyone to Register to Vote

March 14, 2013

Elections BC, an independent office of the Legislature, encourages everyone to register to vote or update your voter registration before the provincial election on May 14.

Camosun seeks nominations for distinguished and promising alumni - Due April 15

March 13, 2013

Do you know an exceptional Camosun alumnus? Camosun College is seeking nominations for its annual Distinguished and Promising Alumni Awards, to be presented at college’s annual Graduation Ceremony, June 13 and 14, 2013.

Camosun International hosts cultural talent show - March 18, 2013 at Lansdowne campus

March 13, 2013

In recognition of the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Camosun International invites all interested to the fifth annual Cultural Talent Show, March 18, 6:30 -8:30pm, in Young 216 at Lansdowne campus. Admission is by donation.

Camosun hosts annual South Island skills competition for local high school students - March 1, 2013 at Interurban campus

February 28, 2013

Eric Sehn, Dean of Trades and Technology welcomed the conference participants and told them about the exciting changes Camosun is looking forward to, including the new $30 million Centre of Excellence in Trades Training that is being built on campus.

Something to smile about

February 27, 2013

People looking for low-cost professional dental hygiene care are invited to contact Camosun's Dental Health Education Center at the Lansdowne Campus. Clients of all ages are welcome. Services are provided by Dental Hygiene students, under the direct supervision of experienced and licensed program faculty.

CAUTION! Teachers at Work!

February 25, 2013

More than 30 teachers and parents spent the day at Camosun to learn first-hand what it takes to pursue a career in the trades. The one-day trades conference was held at Interurban campus on Friday, February 15, 2013. It was organized for the five school districts in the South Island Partnership to give teachers and parents a better understanding of the challenges and potential of trades careers.

Camosun hosts 2012-13 PACWEST Provincial Basketball Championships

February 20, 2013

For the first time in its 19-year history, Camosun College Athletics is proud to be hosting the 2012-13 Pacific Western Athletic Association (PACWEST) Provincial Men's and Women's Basketball Championships, February 28 to March 2, 2013 in Victoria.

Colleges now more than ever are key drivers in regional economic development

February 20, 2013

The release last week of the report from the research universities titled BC Labor Market Profile highlighted the significant role of B.C.'s post-secondary system in shaping the prosperity and quality of life for all who reside in our province. Using government data, the report identified an alarming prediction of a talent and skills shortage that will impact the provincial economy as early as 2016 and carry on well into 2020.

Camosun College appoints John Boraas as VP Academic

February 7, 2013

Camosun College is pleased to announce the appointment of John Boraas, a well-known and influential educator, to the position of Vice President Academic.

Camosun's applied research project leads to environmental protection

February 5, 2013

Putting meaning to complex technology and science topics can be challenging, but Camosun's most recent NSERC-funded research project leads to results everyone can appreciate—the protection of fish habitat and sensitive ecosystems.

Camosun president addresses skills gap to Chamber of Commerce, Jan. 29

January 29, 2013

Camosun President Kathryn Laurin will address the role of Victoria's community college as a key economic driver for business and our region, at the Chamber of Commerce's Business Leaders Luncheon, Victoria Marriott Hotel, 11:30am, Tuesday, January 29.

Federal government, industry invests in trades training and applied research at Camosun

January 22, 2013

Camosun's trades programs and applied research services are getting a boost, thanks to a major investment by Western Economic Diversification Canada and the donation of a new ship's engine from industry partner Wärtsilä Canada.

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