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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 19 2018

A J.V. Humphries student from Kaslo is $100,000 richer after being selected as a recipient of a Loran Scholarship.

Grade 12 student, Jesalyn Tremblay is one of 34 winners of the award in Canada to be used for undergraduate studies.

“At the exact moment I found out, I was...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 18 2018

It's a great opportunity for students to explore first hand the many jobs that will be up for grabs in BC during the next decade.

Wednesday (February 21) at the L.V. Rogers Gymnasium, WorkBC’s Find Your Fit tour is making a stop in the Heritage City allowing students to get valuable hands-on experience with helpful career-planning tools.

“The Find Your Fit tour...

by Kirsten Hildebrand on Thursday Feb 08 2018

Local employers are teaming up with Selkirk College for the annual Career and Education Fair.

People eager to find employment, students wanting to chart a course for future education and employment counsellors seeking up-to-date career information find this free annual event beneficial.

“Selkirk College is committed to providing pathways to meaningful employment,” says Selkirk...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Feb 08 2018

Students in Selkirk College’s Nursing Program find inspiration and motivation in the chill of a West Kootenay winter.

Coldest Night of the Year is Canada’s national walk for homelessness that raises money and awareness for local charities serving hungry, homeless and hurting families and youth. Since 2011, Coldest Night events have raised more than $16.5 million across Canada.

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by Bob Hall on Tuesday Feb 06 2018

Ahead of the 2018 RoboGames, Selkirk College is providing training to adults in the region so they can support youth eager to participate in the growing phenomenon.

On Feb. 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Midas Fab Lab in Trail, learn robotics basics from Brad Pommen, the Nelson Tech Club founder who enthusiastically brought RoboGames to the Kootenay Boundary starting in 2010....

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 31 2018

What better way to enjoy our beautiful Kootenay winter than an evening of guided snowshoeing or fat biking under the moonlight with friends and family?  Get ready for a great evening out in our second annual Moonlight Snowshoe & Fatbike Quest featuring excellent food, outdoor fun, adventure and prizes - all in support of a great cause!

It happens on Thursday, February 8, from 5:00...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Jan 25 2018

When Emmett Deuling received confirmation of acceptance into the Selkirk College Nursing Program, there was elation knowing he was moving closer to his dream of a career in health care. The next emotion Deuling felt was anxiety, knowing that four years of education was going to be a costly venture.

Throwing himself into student life on the Castlegar Campus during a challenging first...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jan 25 2018

In a media release, the Kootenay Lake School Board of Education announced a final decision has been made in regards to the Creston Education Centre.

"The Creston Education Centre will officially close on Friday, June 29, 2018," the release said Wednesday evening.

During cost-cutting exercises in 2016, the Board previously said the...

by CBT on Tuesday Jan 16 2018

Youth aged 14 to 18 from around the Columbia Basin are invited to apply to attend the Leadership Summit in Kimberley on May 4 to 6, 2018 where they will strengthen their abilities, learn about themselves and their communities, and have fun!

“An event like this is an exciting way to connect...

by Bob Hall on Monday Jan 15 2018

The challenges post-secondary students face as they work toward a desired education are varied and relative. Some hurdles are greater than others, but those who embark on a journey at Selkirk College have the option of seeking financial relief through bursaries that help ease the strain.

When she enroled in the Education Assistant & Community Support Worker Program (EACSW) on the...

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