Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Education 2018 -- Coast Mountain College Archive

Our quick reference and archive of items pertaining to Education at the college level on the North Coast. With a focus on Coast Mountain College (formerly NWCC)  and other providers of post secondary education in the region.
2018 Coast Mountain Notes


December 30 -- AltaGas operator program celebrates graduating class
December 21 -- AltaGas Graduation (video)
December 6 -- CMTN and CNC students now have opportunities to finish studies in Ireland


November 28 -- Coast Mountain College serves up breakfast for "Giving Tuesday"
November 21 -- New online gateway to Coast Mountain College launched   NCR
November 16 -- A gust of wind turns back some time at Coast Mountain College  NCR
November 7 -- Coast Mountain College to receive updated trades training equipment
November 7 -- Province announces Trades Funding for Northern BC colleges
November 7 -- North Coast MLA highlights Trades opportunities across BC, while province adds funding for Coast Mountain college program  NCR


October 25 -- Coast Mountain College partners on literacy
October 24 -- CMTN and Park University offer unique academic and athletic partnership (CMTN statement)
October 17 -- Adult literacy funding to be delivered across Northwest BC  NCR
October 16 -- Funding to support adult literacy in Bulkley Valley
October 16 -- Province kicks in $300K for northwest literacy programs
October 16 -- Coast Mountain College Open House to provide more background on trades training available in Prince Rupert  NCR
October 2 -- Network upgrades  (CMTN statement)
October 1 -- Network Outage update (CMTN statement)


September 24 -- Coast Mountain College Opens New Trades Building
September 21 -- Coast Mountain's Terrace Trades Building renovations complete (video)
September 21 -- Minister of Advanced education says access to training is key to keeping workers in the north
September 21 -- Coast Mountain College unveils renovated House of Cedar training facility
September 21 -- CMTN unveils renovated House of Cedar
September 21 -- Coast Mountain College facility gets students ready for success in the trades (CMTN statement)
September 20 -- Pop-up space set up for students after library floods at BC college
September 6 -- Coast Mountain College Education Councils' seek nominations  NCR


August 8 -- Houston to ask BC for support in reopening college
August 1 -- Northwest B.C. college expects over 250 international students


July 24 -- Coast Mountain College international students face challenges of school in BC
July 24 -- Kids attend campus for digital exploration day camps (CMTN statement)
July 17 -- CMTN First Nations Fine Arts program offers new advanced diploma
July 16 -- BC International tuition rates need better regulation according to report
July 12 -- Homestay families sought for Mexican students coming to Terrace
July 9 -- Summer is the season for scientists in Prince Rupert  NCR
July 6 -- Freda Diesing art program adds Advanced Diploma
July 6 -- Coast Mountain College introduces Advanced Diploma for Fred Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art  NCR
July 5 -- CMTN First Nations Fine Arts program offers new Advanced Diploma (NWCC info statement)


June 18 -- Northwest Community College No More
June 18 -- NWCC now known as Coast Mountain College
June 18 -- NWCC changes name to Coast Mountain College (video)
June 18 -- NWCC becomes CMTN
June 18 -- NWCC officially becomes Coast Mountain College
June 18 -- It's Official: Northwest Community College is Now Coast Mountain College
June 18 -- Northwest Community College is now Coast Mountain College (NWCC info statement)
June 18 -- Out with the old; In with the New! Introducing Coast Mountain College  NCR
June 11 -- Mother in her fifties finishes high school, graduates with daughter
June 11 -- NWCC joins forces with Saskatchewan program on warehouse training  NCR
June 6 -- Graduation Day for NWCC's Prince Rupert campus  NCR


May 31 -- Post Secondary Campus Security for students in the Bulkley Valley and Lakes District
May 19 -- International Students land in Smithers
May 15 -- NWCC looks to introduce new training course and lab
May 15 -- Fourteen applicants selected for AltaGas training program at NWCC in Prince Rupert  NCR
May 8 -- Northwest Community College's new Business administration class thanks to international students
May 8 -- NWCC expands housing options to Smithers, with hopes for North Coast plans in the future  NCR
May 8 -- Housing funding sees NWCC offer new business programs in Smithers (NWCC info statement)
May 7 -- Students from India enrol at NWCC
May 3 -- NWCC students participate in Terrace homeless study, will use data as part of report for Terrace Council  NCR
May 1 -- NWCC ESL Classes (video)


April 30 -- Students hit the streets for the homeless  (NWCC info statement)
April 30 -- NWCC Student housing delayed
April 26 -- City Council may want to hold off on the stamps for their letter to NWCC  NCR
April 25 -- Concern expressed over Prince Rupert ESL course cancellation
April 25 -- City Council to write letter of support for local Immigrant services Society, related to concerns over English as Second Language Courses through NWCC  NCR
April 24 -- NWCC Set to Change it's name
April 24 -- NWCC to Stop ESL courses
April 24 -- Northwest Community College rebrands as Coast Mountain College (audio)
April 23 -- Northwest Community College Name Change
April 23 -- NWCC gets name change approval
April 23 -- NWCC gets green light for name change
April 23 -- Time for a farewell to NWCC, as province approves name change to Coast Mountain College  NCR
April 19 -- As college year nears end, NWCC seeks nominations for awards and plans convocation ceremonies  NCR
April 19 -- 32 additional seats for NWCC Health Care Assistant training in Northwest and Haida Gwaii NCR
April 18 -- NWCC/CNC to get more health care assistant seats
April 16 -- Peacekeeping the theme for NWCC Brown Bag lunch session today  NCR
April 15 -- Smithers College Housing approved
April 9 -- Terrace region dominates largest share of NWCC Board of Governor Appointments  NCR
April 6 -- Province fills college board vacancies
April 6 -- Documentary Film to explore First Nations issues set for Lester Centre Monday evening  NCR


March 28 -- Trades and Tech spending the focus for Premier's Terrace visit  NCR
March 6 -- Province still examining NWCC quest for name change to Coast Mountain College  NCR


February 27 -- Celebrating BC Colleges Day  (NWCC info statement)
February 26 -- NWCC Associate Dean named to BC's mining jobs task force
February 24 -- BC Oil and Gas Commission funds college pilot program
February 20 -- Northwest Community College board appointments made
February 8 -- Terrace, Smithers and Hazelton campuses re-opened (NWCC info statement)
February 7 -- Terrace, Smithers and Hazelton evening classes cancelled tonight and campuses closed (NWCC info statement)
February 7 -- All NWCC campuses open again following yesterday's snowstorm
February 6 -- Fred Diesing students receive NWCC President's Art Award (NWCC info statement)


January 31 -- Terrace Campus open as usual today
January 26 -- Innovative teaching lab opens on Terrace campus  (NWCC info statement)
January 18 -- College buys a yurt to boost student success
January 13 -- CDC's housing section looking for new home
January 12 -- NWCC signs International student exchange program
January 11 -- Alternate daycare-service provider found for NWCC
January 11 -- NWCC Picks PACES to take over Childcare at Terrace campus
January 11 -- PACES Daycare to open new centre at NWCC Terrace campus (NWCC info statement)
January 11 -- NWCC reaches across borders to expand business education options for North Coast students  NCR
January 10 -- NWCC students can now complete business degrees in the U.S.
January 10 -- NWCC inks transfer agreement with Park University (NWCC info statement)
January 10 -- NWCC Nordic Walkers Group looking for new members  NCR

Notes of Other Post Secondary trades training options on the North Coast 

December 1 -- Merritt college applies to establish campus in Kitimat

November 27 -- Haisla Nation looks to bring NVIT to Kitamaat for Northwest Training opportunities  NCR

June 21 -- Terrace Power engineering school seeks to fill workforce gap

April 3 -- Coastal Training Centre seeks work placement sponsors  NCR

Archive of items from 2017 can be found here
Archive of items from 2016 can be found here
Archive of items from 2015 can be found here
Archive of items from 2014 can be found here
Archive of items from 2013 and 2014 can be found here.

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