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News Briefs: February 20, 2019 issue

February 20, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under February 20, 2019, News

Camosun launches interactive education website  On January 31, Camosun College announced it was launching a new interactive applied learning website; the site is an arm of the Applied Learning project, which is underway at the college. The site allows users to learn more about applied learning and to look at how faculty plan and implement […]

CCSS and CASA demand government pay more attention to student mental-health issues with new campaign

February 20, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under February 20, 2019, News

The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) held the #StudentsLetsAct campaign from Wednesday, January 30 to Friday, February 1. The Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) was part of the campaign; they passed out 500 heart-shaped cards to students, who then wrote about why mental-health issues are important to them on the cards. CCSS external executive […]

News Briefs: February 6, 2019 issue

February 6, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under February 6, 2019, News

Camosun’s Irene Wallace awarded  Camosun College Career Services employment facilitator Irene Wallace has been inducted into the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame for her athletic accomplishments in basketball, field hockey, and softball. She was also given an Outstanding Achievement Award by the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers for her work with Camosun; she […]

Camosun College student fights for diversity with guerrilla art on campus

February 6, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under February 6, 2019, News

A Camosun College student is taking matters into their own hands and placing guerrilla art around campus without getting college approval. The student is making the art to raise awareness about diversity issues. Their biggest installation so far has been a large picture of Mt. Everest stuck to a staircase in the Wilna Thomas building […]

Ministry moves ahead with plans to develop 24/7 mental-health support for students

January 23, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under January 23, 2019, News

The Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions has plans to develop new 24/7 mental-health and substance-use counselling services that will include access to online chat, text, phone, and email support. 13 percent of Canadian post-secondary students who took part in a 2016 National College Health Assessment (NCHA) survey reported contemplating suicide in the 12 months […]

News Briefs: January 23, 2019 issue

January 23, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under January 23, 2019, News

Camosun Continuing Education department temporarily relocated Camosun College’s Continuing Education and Contract Training department has temporarily relocated to the Vancouver Island Technology Park at 4470 Markham Road, right beside the Interurban campus, where it was previously located. All mail will still be collected at the on-campus Camosun location. Camosun students looking at creating access app […]

Camosun College student raises concerns about Interurban bike lane

January 7, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under January 7, 2019, News

A Camosun College student is concerned about the state of the bike lane on Interurban road near Camosun College’s Interurban campus. Third-year electronics student Philip Marciniak has been cycling to the Interurban campus for three years; he says that in November he came “within a foot or so, maybe a bit less” with a car […]

News Briefs: January 7, 2019 issue

January 7, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under January 7, 2019, News

New Career Lab open at Interurban  A new Career Lab recently opened at Camosun’s Interurban campus. The lab is meant to engage students in co-ops and applied learning at the college. During an open house event at the Career Lab on Wednesday, November 28, a new student platform called MyBluePrint was launched; MyBluePrint is an […]

News Briefs: November 21, 2018 issue

November 21, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
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Camosun research on the rise Camosun College has jumped from the number 41 spot to number 26 on Research Infosource’s annual list of the top 50 Canadian research colleges. Camosun scored third nationally for research growth; its research income, which is what the final rating is based on, grew 69.2 percent this year. Research Infosource […]

Camosun Indigenization coordinator oversees new post-secondary Indigenization guides

November 21, 2018 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
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A new series of educational guides has been launched to provide post-secondary staff members with the tools to help incorporate Indigenization and reconciliation into curriculum and campus life, and there’s a Camosun connection to it. The six-book series, titled Pulling Together: A Guide for Indigenization of Post-Secondary Education Institutions, was a collaborative project between the […]

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