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Camosun celebrates its 2018 graduates and award recipients, June 21 & 22

June 19, 2018 - 12:39 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Thousands of graduates and guests are expected to attend Camosun College's 2018 Graduation over four ceremonies this Thursday and Friday, June 21 and 22 at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence, Camosun College, Interurban Campus.


Capstone Symposium Showcases Camosun Tech Talent

June 14, 2018 - 10:45 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College's Information and Computer Systems Technology students will showcase their Capstone projects to potential employers and the public. Now, at the culmination of their studies, these students possess the ability to design and create exciting and innovative projects. Public and media are welcome to attend.


Camosun welcomes Doug Hastie as new head coach of Chargers golf program

June 14, 2018 - 9:07 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College is pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Hastie as Head Coach of the Chargers Golf program. Coach Hastie is a Class "A" member of the PGA of Canada and in 2016, was named the Vancouver Island Class "A" Professional of the Year. He is a PGA of British Columbia Teacher of the Year and was last year's recipient of the PGA of BC Professional Development Award.


Fine Furniture program celebrates 30 years with anniversary exhibition

June 12, 2018 - 8:48 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Cam Russell and Ken Guenter will cap off their teaching careers with a retrospective exhibition celebrating 30 years of fine furniture instruction at Camosun.


Camosun partners with The Mustard Seed to cook healthy meals, reduce food waste

June 6, 2018 - 2:06 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

The Culinary Arts production kitchen at Camosun Interurban has been buzzing lately as college and community volunteers cook together to provide fresh and healthy meals for The Mustard Seed and Food Share Network members with the aim of reducing food waste, notes Culinary Arts Chair Steve Walker-Duncan.


Camosun College and Nova Scotia Community College partner in marine education

June 4, 2018 - 11:06 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College and Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) have signed an MOU agreeing to work together to create training opportunities in the marine sector and other areas of mutual interest. The three-year agreement includes marine and oceans academic education, industry training, and research collaborations.


Camosun announces The Alex & Jo Campbell Centre for Health and Wellness

May 31, 2018 - 12:02 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College has named its latest capital building project The Alex & Jo Campbell Centre for Health and Wellness, after a visionary donation from Victoria's well-known Campbell family.

The generous contribution is part of the Camosun College Foundation's capital fundraising campaign, Together for Health, to help raise funds for the new facility and the latest teaching technologies for students in health and human service programs at Camosun.


Camosun's new health centre a "game-changer"

May 28, 2018 - 8:58 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Robin Fast is excited about the changes underway at Camosun and in particular the potential of the new Centre for Health & Wellness—currently under construction at Interurban campus—to serve as a regional hub for health and human services education and innovation.


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 curlers sweep for silver at the 2018 CCAA Curling Canada Women’s National Championship

March 29, 2018 - 4:39 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun’s first shot at curling has resulted in a silver medal for the Chargers who made an incredible run at the 2018 CCAA Curling Canada Women’s National Championship.


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.


Camosun curlers aim for winning end to Chargers 2017-18 season

March 21, 2018 - 12:37 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

On the heels of hosting its second consecutive national volleyball championship, Camosun College is pleased to introduce the addition of Women’s Curling to the Chargers 2017-18 season. Coached by Curl BC Coach and High Performance Director and former Olympian, Melissa Soligo, the four-woman squad (known as Team Reese-Hansen) will leave Victoria this week for the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA)/Curling Canada Championships in Leduc, AB, March 24-28.


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.


Camosun alumni shine at Gallery 49 contemporary film photography show

March 15, 2018 - 12:11 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Looking out the windows a few minutes before opening time, Gallery 49 co-manager and Camosun alumna Katia Lubchenko was thrilled to see a long line up of people eager to attend the opening night of their new film photography exhibit.


Camosun and Songhees cook together for reconciliation, fundraise for student scholarship fund

March 13, 2018 - 3:10 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Instructor Nicole Kilburn and her colleagues in the college's Anthropology, Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management departments are partnering with the Songhees Nation on March 23 to host an evening of indigenous cuisine, culture and cooking for reconciliation with a focus on food sovereignty.


Camosun hosts prestigious provincial culinary challenge

March 7, 2018 - 10:49 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

The oven gloves are coming off for the annual one-day provincial culinary challenge hosted by the Canadian Culinary Federation Victoria branch at Camosun College on Saturday, March 10.


Camosun hosts annual Skills Canada competition for South Island high school students

March 7, 2018 - 9:15 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun’s Interurban campus will be abuzz with activity on Wednesday, March 7 as more than 1,000 local middle and secondary school students converge for a one-day competition event coordinated by the South Island Partnership and Camosun’s School of Trades and Technology.


Chargers women’s basketball squad caps season with silver-lining finish

March 5, 2018 - 12:43 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

The Camosun Chargers women's basketball team has thrown water on an eight-year drought by advancing to the PACWEST Provincial finals for the first time since 2010 and bringing home a silver medal!


Chargers primed to face nation's best at CCAA volleyball nationals

March 1, 2018 - 10:52 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

After earning their record-breaking fourth consecutive PACWEST gold medal, the Chargers men's volleyball squad is getting set for the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Men's Volleyball National Championship, hosted by Camosun College March 7-10.


Camosun leads unique partnership to expand training in Kenya

March 1, 2018 - 9:49 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun's partnership with Kenya Coast National Polytechnic (KCNP) is advancing applied learning and interdisciplinary collaboration between the two institutions as well as supporting the employment need of industry partners.


Call for nominations: Camosun Alumni Awards

March 1, 2018 - 9:03 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun alumni are role models, trend-setters and life-long learners who build, shape, and lead wherever they go. With over 60,000 alumni in Camosun’s network, the individual and collective impact of our alumni is vast and meaningful and the chances are good a Camosun alumnus has touched your life in a positive way.


Camosun supports Pink Shirt Day, February 28

February 28, 2018 - 9:00 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

When you wear a pink shirt this Wednesday, February 28, you’ll be joining thousands of others across Canada who stand against bullying in schools and work places.


Celebrating BC Colleges Day

February 27, 2018 - 12:22 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 is a day to recognize the diverse range of affordable, accessible and applied education programs that B.C. colleges offer students in every corner of the province.


Chargers men’s basketball team is confident and poised for a medal run

February 27, 2018 - 12:05 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun Chargers Men’s Basketball Head Coach Scot Cuachon knows that in the world of college hoops, change is inevitable.

With five players graduating and a handful of others moving on to University—not to mention a pair of assistant coaches moving on as well—the 2018 season provided Coach Cuachon with an ample opportunity to reset the goals for the program.


Chargers women’s basketball team paves the way to Provincials with first winning record in four seasons

February 27, 2018 - 12:05 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

With just one year under her belt and the PACWEST Championships on the horizon, Camosun Chargers basketball coach, Cait Haggarty, has the Chargers’ future looking bright. Beginning her coaching career at her alma mater, UBC, Haggarty returned to her hometown of Victoria to lead the Chargers to their first winning record in four seasons.


Chargers crowned PACWEST champions for fourth consecutive season

February 26, 2018 - 10:57 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

The Camosun College men's volleyball team claimed its fourth consecutive conference title on Saturday evening, defeating the Vancouver Island University Mariners in four sets (25-22, 26-24, 22-25, 25-14) at UFV’s Envision Financial Athletic Centre.


Camosun officially opens Houle Electrical Shop

February 26, 2018 - 10:05 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College officially opened the Houle Electrical Shop on Interurban campus this week, recognizing the contributions of valued donors Houle Electric and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 230. Both donors generously contributed $75,000 each towards the state-of-the-art 1,600 square metre shop.


Chargers on a roll as they prepare to defend PACWEST title

February 19, 2018 - 4:12 pm • Media Centre • Camosun staff

Camosun Chargers men’s volleyball coach Charles Parkinson knows what it takes to win at an elite level. The Chargers are the reigning PACWEST champions for three years running, but as they prepare to defend their title this week at the University of the Fraser Valley, neither Coach Parkinson or his players are taking anything for granted.


Soup Sisters and Camosun College partner to support Victoria Women’s Transition House

February 13, 2018 - 2:16 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Culinary Arts Chair Steve Walker-Duncan has spearheaded a 24-month partnership with Soup Sisters Victoria to produce fresh and healthy soups for the Victoria Women’s Transition House.


Camosun Coastal Centre celebrates student success with marine industry training

February 5, 2018 - 9:55 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Sixteen Indigenous students have recently graduated from the Ship Repair Entry Level Training Program (SRELT), a collaborative marine industry training program, at the Camosun Coastal Centre on Songhees Nation Territory.


Chargers' new game day t-shirts will inspire pride and passion

January 31, 2018 - 4:51 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Dylan Marsden is passionate about sports and proud to be a 4th-year Camosun Charger basketball player. “Sports has the incredible power to bring people together,” he says. “Everyone loves something about sports and there's so much passion about sports that can involve and inspire everyone at the college.”


Camosun Chargers Make Some Noise for Mental Health

January 24, 2018 - 11:58 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun Chargers Volleyball player Stephanie Galitzine can’t remember a time when she didn’t play sports. “Even as a baby, my parents told me stories that I never stopped moving,” she says. “Sports have always been what I loved to do.”


Camosun receives $200,000 funding from province to support tech programs

January 18, 2018 - 1:19 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College has been awarded $200,000 in start-up funding from the provincial Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training to support increased access to web technology and engineering graphics certificate programs. The new funding will allow Camosun to increase the capacity of these programs, adding 40 new spaces by the 2019/20 academic year.

Read the Ministry News Release


Camosun introduces first student-run food truck in Western Canada

January 17, 2018 - 9:07 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun’s exciting new addition to its culinary arts program drove onto campus this week as preparations began to launch the first ever student-run food truck east of Ontario.


“Make Some Noise for Mental Health” with the Chargers on January 25

January 16, 2018 - 12:54 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

The Camosun Chargers student-athletes invite Camosun students, employees and fans to attend their volleyball matches on Thursday, January 25 to join them in the nation-wide campaign to break the stigma surrounding mental health.


Camosun College welcomes Phil Venoit to the Board of Governors

January 11, 2018 - 3:11 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Phil Venoit to the Board of Governors. His term is from December 31, 2017 to December 31, 2018.


Camosun launches 2018 Continuing Education courses for learners of all ages and abilities

January 10, 2018 - 3:56 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun’s robust Continuing Education (CE) program offers over 340 courses to fit everyone’s level, needs, and schedule.


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