CIBC donation supports financial literacy for NSCC students


A generous donation from CIBC will help NSCC students build their financial literacy skills, such as financial goal setting, budgeting and investing. ...

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A titan in the field


When Ashley Innocente graduated from Truro Campus, her mind was set on a career as a behavioral therapist within Corrections Canada; however, her heart was less sure. “Psychology had always been my interest,” says Ashley. “I thought I would continue my education after NSCC and study human behavior, but I realized that corrections didn’t really suit my personality.” Ashley explains that while her plans may have changed, she remained confident that her education would support her no matter what decision she made about her future. “My program had so many transferable skills — I wasn’t limited to my field of study,” she says. “It...

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NSCC partners with Rick Hansen Foundation


The Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) and Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) are teaming up to deliver the British Columbia-based organization’s accessibility assessor training program in Nova Scotia. Beginning this spring, participants chosen by the province will be trained to analyze buildings and sites for overall accessibility – particularly for persons with physical, sensory, learning and developmental disabilities – through the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility CertificationTM program. Learn more >>> ...

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Navy Petty Officer gets start at NSCC


Amy Durrah says that she “fell into” her career as an Electrical Technician in the Royal Canadian Navy. “I was at a really low point in my life when I applied to NSCC. I lacked self-confidence and direction. I was overwhelmed and lost. I needed a change.” Though she had never picked up a screwdriver, or a wrench, Amy applied to Marconi Campus and the Electro Mechanical Technician Program. “I wanted to do something new. Something that would challenge me. I felt it was what I needed to pull me out of the rut I was in.” Amy soon discovered that in...

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