Designing a new future

06/01/20

As a single parent in Korea, Hyesun Kwon (Truro Campus) says she knew she needed to make a bold move for the sake of her daughter. “Living as a single mother in Korea is so hard,” says Hyesun. “Some Koreans are still very conservative, and I noticed that Nikki had started to feel ashamed about the absence of her father because of how people treated her. I didn’t want to raise her in those circumstances.” Even though Hyesun was a published, award-winning cartoonist and had worked in the industry for many years before her daughter was born, the local agency arranging her...

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Soldiering on

06/01/20

Resilient is a word often used to describe Eric Payne, a second year Radio Television Journalism student. After a near-death experience claimed part of his leg and resulted in a medical-release from the Canadian Armed Forces’ Royal Canadian Navy, Eric turned to radio to broaden his reach and share his story with others. ...

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Teaching and living sustainable practices

16/12/19

When Chef Peter Dewar and his Kingstec Campus Culinary Management students prepared an amuse bouche consisting of shallot apple mignonette, oyster panna cotta, and sea buckthorn gelée for the 2019 Devour! The Food Film Fest, they made it sustainable, right to the core. “Instead of sending paper or bamboo plates to the landfill, we decided to use apples as the vessel for the dish so they could be fed to pigs afterwards,” Chef Dewar says. “We went out late in the season and picked ones that would have wound up as ground apples and then we paired them with oysters that...

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Welcome to Wedgeport

11/11/19

A Welding diploma has become a route to permanent residency for Korean-born Simon An. Through the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program, the Burridge Campus grad is helping Wedgeport Boats Ltd. fill its demand for skilled workers while he builds his future in Nova Scotia. ...

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