2015 Report to the Community

Thank you for stopping by to explore NSCC’s 2015 Report to the Community. The stories we’ve highlighted on this page provide only a snapshot of the impact the College has made across our province this year. Be sure to explore the entire site to discover more about how members of the NSCC Community are following their passions and ideas to create their own opportunities right here in Nova Scotia.

We also invite you to read our annual messages from the President and Board Chair, and view our Financial Statements. 

Doing Something Great: Right Here

They are our neighbours, friends and family members. They are the creators, makers and the inventors. They are NSCC students, alumni and employees. They are the people building Nova Scotia. In every corner of our province, members of the NSCC community are following their passions and ideas to create their ...

Bursary helps man become nurse

The more stories his sister shared about her work as a nurse, the more Stephen Filek wanted to follow in her footsteps. There was just one problem – the cost. “I wanted to help people and watch them get better, but I’d be going back to school ...

Student trades rock & roll life for reporting

Not many people can say they’ve worked with artists like Rufus Wainwright, The Trans-Siberian Orchestra, “Weird Al” Yankovic or Marianas Trench. But Ed Halverson can. For 17 years, he was a stage and production manager, crisscrossing the globe and living the rock and roll lifestyle. He got ...

Hoping to build ships

For Denise Watters, joining the new generation of shipbuilders that will modernize the Royal Canadian Navy’s fleet is the opportunity of a lifetime. “I hope to have my hands on the first one that hits the water so I can proudly say I was part of it ...

A role model for Mi'Kmaq youth

“We were what you would call ‘edgy youth’,” says Tyra Denny about growing up with her three sisters and two brothers in the historic Waycobah First Nation community. “I spent a lot of my youth frustrated. My mom worked so hard, but we lived in ...

Inspired to be Governors

We are entrepreneurs, community leaders, NSCC graduates and students. We live in different communities across the province, yet we share a common belief: NSCC is one of Nova Scotia’s greatest assets. It is a place that, through its programming and employees, provides the education individuals need to maximize ...