Tag Archives: College of the Rockies

College to host Sophie Pierre talk on reconciliation

College of the Rockies’ Indigenous Speaker Series continues on Thursday, February 25 with a presentation by Sophie Pierre entitled Reconciliation in Ktunaxa Territory. Pierre, who led the St. Mary’s Band for 26 years as Chief, has always been a strong … > Read More

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3 facts you need to know

About Forestry Skills Boot Camp By Bill Bennett Kootenay East MLA 1. The Skills for Jobs Blueprint is the provincial government’s plan for matching people up with the right skills to meet a known labour market demand. Government funded the … > Read More

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Scholarships presented

College of the Rockies Financial Assistance and Awards Officer Lois Murray recently presented Brandon Salviulo Memorial Scholarships to (l-r) Jayden Fehr and Cody Thate. The Brandon Salviulo Memorial Scholarship is awarded to Fire Services Training students from the East or West … > Read More

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GoGo Grannys present Russian travelogue

On Feb. 17, the Cranbrook GoGo Grannys are presenting a travelogue with Chris Elliot. ‘Waterways of the Czars; Moscow to St. Petersburg’ features Chris taking a 10-day trip down the Volga River from Moscow to St. Petersburg. This presentation will mostly show and … > Read More

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College marks 40th anniversary with new logo

At College of the Rockies’ 40th anniversary celebration on Tuesday, February 2, President and CEO David Walls unveiled a portion of the college’s new brand identity – a new logo. “We recently concluded a yearlong strategic planning initiative and through … > Read More

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First cohort of Advanced Forestry students graduate

Friday, Jan. 29 was a big day for a group of College of the Rockies students. Kootenay East MLA and Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett was on hand to mark the graduation of the first cohort of Advanced … > Read More

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College of the Rockies hosting annual open house

College of the Rockies is hosting its annual open house for community members and prospective students on Tuesday, February 2 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at the Cranbrook main campus. College faculty, and staff will be on-hand to answer questions about … > Read More

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College signs new transfer agreement with UFV

College of the Rockies Criminal and Social Justice students have new transfer options, thanks to a new agreement the college has signed with University of the Fraser Valley (UFV). Students who complete the Criminal and Social Justice certificate at the … > Read More

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Net-zero Energy Building series continues

Wildsight Kimberley/Cranbrook is presenting Arthur Lo of Insightful Healthy Homes, an experienced net-zero builder from Vancouver, as the next speaker in their Net-zero Energy Building Speaker Series. Arthur will be presenting a four-hour seminar for professionals from 1-5 p.m. in … > Read More

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Trekking Sikkim travelogue Jan. 26

The Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library are hosting a travelogue ‘Trekking Sikkim by Gretchen Whetham.’ It will be at the College of the Rockies in room #250 at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26. The Sikkim Ridge route wanders … > Read More

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