VIDEO: Convocation 2018

20/06/18

Nova Scotia Community College, celebrated over 4,500 graduates from its 13 campuses during 21 convocation ceremonies across the province. "NSCC is committed to giving students the tools and experience they need to succeed in their programs and beyond," says NSCC President Don Bureaux. "Convocation is an exciting time and a chance for us to celebrate each student's success and reflect on all they have accomplished as they embark on the next leg of their journey." ...

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PHOTOS: Convocation 2018

19/06/18

Nova Scotia Community College, celebrated over 4,500 graduates from its 13 campuses during 21 convocation ceremonies across the province. "NSCC is committed to giving students the tools and experience they need to succeed in their programs and beyond," says NSCC President Don Bureaux. "Convocation is an exciting time and a chance for us to celebrate each student's success and reflect on all they have accomplished as they embark on the next leg of their journey." ...

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Artist becomes Industrial Engineering Technologist

15/06/18

When Angela Penton returned to NSCC at 39, she’d already achieved success as a chef, a landscaper, a textile artist and a metalsmith. What she felt was missing, however, was a high school diploma. “I left high school a year before I graduated,” says Angela. “Back then, you didn't have to have your high school diploma to start an apprenticeship program, so I left and did cooking at NSCC.” During that time, Angela’s artistry in the kitchen inspired her to branch out, and she soon found herself in a metalsmithing, design and art history degree, and running her own textile business on...

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The space heater that saves money

05/06/18

More and more, people want to understand and better control energy usage in their homes. As the price of electricity rises, they want to know how they can save money on monthly bills. Inspired by the changing energy market, Louis Desgrosseilliers and Jill Johnson, co-owners of Neothermal Energy Storage, a clean tech startup; came up with Neothermal Electric Thermal Storage (ETS) – an electric space heater that stores heat and takes advantage of time-of-day rates. Louis first thought of the idea eight years ago and began development at Dalhousie University in 2014.  Three years ago, Louis and Jill moved their testing site into...

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