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!
Challenged to find real-world solutions to problems within the Nova Scotia health care system, Kingstec students delivered. 250 students from eight Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) campuses took part in Challenge Nova Scotia on Nov. 24. Teams from Kingstec took first and third place. The second place team was from the IT Campus. The first-place team wins $2,000, second place wins $1,500 and third place wins $1,000.
Colleen Dowe continues to be impressed with the generosity of the community when it comes to keeping people warm. Another edition of Coats for Cumberland has wrapped up and the chair of the Empowering Beyond Barriers society believes her organization had one of its biggest years yet.
It's a way to get students engaged in finding solutions to a serious problem impacting many families and individuals across the province. Students at the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Kingstec, Annapolis Valley, Burridge, Cumberland, IT, Ivany, Lunenburg and Pictou campuses took part in Challenge Nova Scotia on Nov. 24. There were 250 students registered to take part across the eight campuses.
More than 200 students across eight NSCC campuses will participate in Challenge Nova Scotia this Friday, Nov. 24. The annual, 12-hour event calls on students to come up with innovative solutions to real issues affecting Nova Scotia