Halloween at NSCC was more fun than spooky this year as we carved pumpkins, dressed for the occasion and snacked on treats!
On October 27, 2015 we hosted Open House at our 13 campuses across the province. In addition to tours, demonstrations and presentations, attendees were encouraged to visit in-progress classes such as those in our Culinary Arts program.
During our province-wide Open House on October 27, 2015, visitors to our Strait Area campus were treated to a demonstration using our rescue helicopter simulation equipment.
Rick Mercer Report
Rick Mercer and his crew visited our Strait Area Campus this month to learn how to survive emergencies at sea.
A talented bunch
NSCC grads and faculty from the Music Arts, Music Business and Recording Arts programs receive more than 35 Music Nova Scotia award nominations.
Grand opening of Fresh Café
On October 1, 2015 we celebrated the grad opening of Fresh Café at our Akerley Campus.
One of the yummy treats that you can get at Fresh Café, which opened on October 1, 2015 at our Akerley Campus.
Techsploration Alumnae Conference
Young women from grades nine through twelve participated in the Techsploration Alumnae Conference at our Waterfront Campus.
Bringing home silver
Chef Thomas Carey (left) places 2nd in the Halifax leg of the Gold Medal Plates Canadian Culinary Championships.
A warm bowl of hodgepodge
Hikers participating in the Savour the Trail event are met by students Sean and Brady for a warm bowl of hodgepodge.
October was a whirlwind adventure for NSCC. We welcomed Rick Mercer, opened the doors on Fresh Café and hosted a province-wide Open House; but, that's just a taste of all that October had in store for our students, faculty and staff!
Hacking away at food insecurity: Students tackling food issues together at Halifax event. Participants in the event are mainly from SMU, Mount Saint Vincent University, the NSCAD University, NSCC, and the Atlantic School of Theology. Organizers of Food Hack also opened 30 spots to other universities like Dalhousie and Acadia.
A research group in Middleton is trying to keep rural Nova Scotia in sight of a growing high-tech industry and make sure it’s part of our reality. “We’re pushing the boundary on using virtual reality for scientific data,” said Dr. Tim Webster, a scientist who leads the Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG) at the NSCC in Middleton.
Christelinda Laureijs is a Grade 11 homeschool student in the Amherst area and recent youth winner of Nourish Nova Scotia’s Food and Film contest. Instead of keeping her $500 reward, however, she has donated it to the Nova Scotia Community College’s Cumberland Campus Urgent Aid fund to help post-secondary students not lose focus of eating healthy or their studies.