Tag Archives: College of the Rockies

Perspective on Apprentice Job Match tool

College of the Rockies’ Heavy Duty Mechanic student Destyni Basil provided a student’s perspective on a new ITA initiative – the Apprentice Job Match Tool – aimed at connecting students and employers online through WorkBC’s website. The tool was launched locally … > Read More

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Free rides on 15th anniversary of Cranbrook transit

The City of Cranbrook and BC Transit are pleased to announce all transit trips are free on December 3, in celebration of the 15th anniversary of conventional transit services in the region. The free rides apply to both fixed route and … > Read More

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Time for good books, a gift under every tree

This is the fifth year that Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) has partnered with the Salvation Army and Sunrise Rotary’s Angel Tree project and the citizens of Cranbrook to provide gift-quality books for toddlers, children, teens and adults for … > Read More

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Night sky beauty from the old ‘drag strip’

By Rick Nowell, College of the Rockies The Leonid Meteor Shower rapidly approached us on Sunday night/ Monday morning, Nov 16/17, when the Earth passed through dust and ice particles from comet Tempel-Tuttle. Meteor counts were estimated at around 15 … > Read More

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College employee recognized with BCCAT Award

College of the Rockies’ Articulation Officer Karen Langan has been awarded the BC Council on Admissions & Transfer (BCCAT) Rising Star award at their joint annual meeting on November 14. The Rising Star Award recognizes an individual who, while early … > Read More

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Nursing students holding blood pressure clinics

College of the Rockies’ Bachelor of Science in Nursing students will be holding community blood pressure clinics in Cranbrook on November 20. The free clinics will be held at both Tim Hortons locations from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and … > Read More

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College of the Rockies wins silver

College of the Rockies continues to be recognized for its excellent work. At the recent International Congress of the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) in Beijing, the college was awarded silver in the area of social development.  The … > Read More

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Goblin Gallop raises $1,200 for Blue Lake programs

On October 26, Blue Lake Centre hosted the first Goblin Gallop Walk/Run for Camp in partnership with the Bigfoot Running Club. All of the proceeds were donated to Blue Lake Centre to support environment education camp programs for youth. The … > Read More

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Online tool helps connect apprentices with employers

The Industry Training Authority (ITA) and WorkBC are excited to launch a new innovative way for local employers and apprentices to connect with the introduction of an online Apprentice Job Match tool on WorkBC’s website (www.workbc.ca). One of the biggest … > Read More

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Aboriginal Gathering Place opens with celebration

College of the Rockies, along with the Ktunaxa Nation and Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett, celebrated the grand opening of the college’s Aboriginal Gathering Place on Friday, October 31. Representatives from the Ktunaxa Nation, the Shuswap Band, the Metis Nation … > Read More

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