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!
A smiling Julissa Stewart, from Antigonish, holds up her diploma as she exits the stage, during the Nova Scotia Community College Strait Area Campus convocation ceremony, June 7, at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre. Stewart earned honours in advanced behavioral interventions.
A substantial gift to the Nova Scotia Community College’s Make Way Campaign will mean annual tuition support for four students. The Rotary Club of Wolfville – Mud Creek made a $110,000 donation to the fundraising campaign at a recent event at the NSCC Kingstec Campus in Kentville where details of the new Mud Creek Rotary NSCC Entrance Award were revealed.
Donors Stirling MacLean, Rick Feehan of WearWell Garments believe in NSCC’s impact. Stirling MacLean and his business, WearWell Garments Limited, have been part of the fabric of Pictou County for a long time. But he’s a huge proponent of new talent and businesses building the local economy. The Stellarton-based company recently donated $6,000 to help students at NSCC Pictou Campus, through Make Way – The Campaign for NSCC.
Gisele Thibodeau, a registered nurse and teacher of the licensed practical nursing program at NSCC Burridge, is also president of Réseau Santé Nouvelle-Écosse. The organization is rolling out the Bonjour/Hello project, a provincial initiative that provides health professionals with a tool kit to inform patients that French speaking staff is available.