Tag Archives: College of the Rockies

Chamber hires new Executive Director

Fernie Chamber of Commerce is excited to welcome its new executive director – Patty Vadnais. Vadnais moved to Fernie from Lethbridge in May 2014 and has become active in the community coaching the Elk Valley Dolphin Swim Club and joining … > Read More

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Purcell Field House taking shape

By Chris Newel The new Purcell Field House is starting to take shape thanks to College of the Rockies Timber Frame class. The new washroom project spearheaded by Kimberley Soccer Association has been in the works for some time and … > Read More

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Support for mental health challenges and addictions

Melodie Hull Fund for Mental Health surpasses $10,000 and will begin granting back to the local community Melodie Hull (pictured above) has spent most of her life working to not only better understand but educate others about mental health, mental … > Read More

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COTR instructor gets Pro D exchange in Costa Rica

College of the Rockies Professional Cook Training program auxiliary instructor Chef Steven Lechmann recently participated in a professional development opportunity in Costa Rica. Discussions about training opportunities between Instituto Nacional de Aprendizaje (INA) in Costa Rica and the college’s international … > Read More

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Grad ready to Travel Global Think Local

College of the Rockies Adventure Tourism Business Operations graduate Greg Snell is a big believer in adventure. Snell, an avid traveller and visual storyteller, has worked as an adventure guide in Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Patagonia. As the … > Read More

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The David Thompson Legacy Art Project

The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Cranbrook Club is thrilled to invite the public to a premiere slide presentation of the paintings, photographs and stories by Cranbrook artist, Joseph Cross, as he and Sharon retraced the amazing journeys of … > Read More

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College leading new Tanzania project

College of the Rockies has been selected to lead one of College and Institutes Canada’s (CICan) Improving Skills Training for Employment programs (ISTEP) in Tanzania. The college will work in partnership with Camosun College and Mwanza Regional Vocational Training and … > Read More

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75 nominees up for chamber awards

Business Excellence Awards Gala Evening April 11 Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards nominees have completed their interviews and along with the balance of the city excitedly await the announcement of the award recipients at the April 11 Gala … > Read More

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College unveils new strategic plan

College of the Rockies Board Chair David Handy is pleased to announce the college has completed work on a new five-year strategic plan. “College President and CEO David Walls and the Strategic Planning Committee have undertaken one of the most … > Read More

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Record number of exhibitors at Career and Job Fair

With close to 45 exhibitors participating, the ninth annual Career and Job Fair is shaping up to be one of the best ever. Career and training representatives from local and national companies, government agencies and professional associations have confirmed their … > Read More

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