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 Charlottetown based company is partnering with two Maritime post secondary schools to launch a new real estate development program. Homburg Institute made the announcement Monday, explaining the collaboration with NSCC and Mount Saint Vincent University will launch the Executive Certificate in Real Estate Development in September..
Two young local apprentices are working toward butcher certification from England. But they’re doing so by learning the trade under master butcher Ben Andrews at the Seaport Farmers’ Market. Andrews found a world of difference in the trade in the Maritimes compared with his native New Zealand, but he’s helping provide higher quality meat products in Nova Scotia with Getaway Farms.
October 2016 with an agreement with HRM to host after-school play programs for autistic children in local recreation centres. One autism organization has expanded its play-based programming to the summer months, thanks to a partnership with the NSCC..
Unexpectedly, Kirk Campbell followed his grandmother’s footsteps. She too was a Red Seal chef. Having finished a two-year program at NSCC and 6,000 hours of training through the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency, Campbell completed the Red Seal requirements, including a day-long practical exam, in 2009.