Tag Archives: College of the Rockies

COTR provides retraining for Canfor employees

College of the Rockies is providing retraining opportunities for employees of the Canfor Canal Flats Mill who have lost their jobs due to a downturn in the timber market. Canfor’s Canal Flats Mill announced on February 5 that half of … > Read More

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College alum shortlisted for writing award

Former College of the Rockies student Dave Butler will soon be travelling to Toronto for an exciting event. He will be attending the Arthur Ellis Gala at the Arts and Letters Club to find out if his first novel, Full Curl, … > Read More

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Toastmasters holding membership-building event

Cranbrook First Toastmasters is holding a membership-building event. Why join Toastmasters? The Sam Steele Sweethearts might tell you that they learn how to respond to any question posed to them in two minutes or they may talk to you about … > Read More

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New Aboriginal Education coordinator hired

College of the Rockies Vice-President, Education Stan Chung is pleased to announce the hiring of Andrew Judge as Aboriginal Education Coordinator and Education Advisor. Judge will be travelling from London, Ontario and will begin his duties on May 19.  He … > Read More

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Former Av chosen for Aussie national junior team

Former College of the Rockies Men’s Avalanche player, Curtis Stockton, has been chosen for a position on the Australian National Junior volleyball team. The Australian Junior Men’s Development Program (JMDP) consists of national camps and international tours for targeted athletes … > Read More

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Mathematics Contest winners

College of the Rockies was pleased to host the British Columbia Secondary School Mathematics Contest for the EK Region. Winners of the junior and senior divisions were (l-r) Miranda Freeland (3rd Junior), Keagan Shedden (2nd Senior), Alexis Shuffler (3rd Senior), … > Read More

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Project Heavy Duty returns to Elk Valley

School District No. 5, WorkSafeBC, College of the Rockies and local heavy industry are teaming up to give Elk Valley Grade 11 and 12 students a lesson in ‘Project Heavy Duty’ next week. The program will give 24 teens interested … > Read More

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College appoints new dean

College of the Rockies Vice-President, Education and Applied Research Stan Chung is pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Hepworth to the role of Dean, Health and Human Services. Hepworth, a Registered Nurse who holds a Bachelor of Science and … > Read More

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Skills training funds for students with disabilities

The provincial government is providing $50,000 to the College of the Rockies to develop training and resources aligned with in-demand occupations in a range of sectors for students with disabilities. College of the Rockies’ funding is part of nearly $1.3 … > Read More

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Comedy performance to raise funds for bursary

College of the Rockies is pleased to welcome comedian/musician/vocalist Todd Butler for an evening of fun and entertainment, Friday, May 8 at 7 p.m. in the college gymnasium. Butler, a veteran contributor to CBC Radio and Television, is an award-winning … > Read More

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