A celebration of Mi’kmaq culture is being held at the NSCC and anyone is welcome to attend. NSCC Truro Campus is holding its 11th annual Mawio’mi on Wednesday, Jan. 24, from noon to 4 p.m. The event will include singing, drumming, dancing, arts and crafts displays, and vendors. There will also be displays on native culture, universities and colleges, and other organizations.
Annapolis County is probably the most mapped of all the counties in Nova Scotia they might soon start calling it “Ammapolis.” It’s thanks to the hard work and dedication of volunteers on a project that began five years ago, working with students from the Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS).
Auditions have been called for a large-scale musical production to be performed in March, featuring the music of pop star Lady Gaga. NSCC Strait Area Campus Student Association has partnered with musical theatre professional Robyn Cathcart on the production, Oh My Gaga: The Music of Lady Gaga, which will feature the music and influences of the chart-topping star.
A fundraising campaign that’s all about helping students is gaining steam at Nova Scotia Community College’s two campuses. Speaking to members of the Amherst Rotary Club on Monday, NSCC principal Don McCormack said the Make Way Campaign is at approximately 37 per cent of its $1.5-million goal in Cumberland County.
Cleve Sauer is the therapeutic clown and Child Life Television co-ordinator at the IWK. Originally from Saskatchewan, he got advice from instructors at Nova Scotia Community College about adding video to his psychology and social work skill set.