Tag Archives: College of the Rockies

College transfer students excel

Students who transfer from an academic program at College of the Rockies (COTR) and complete a degree at another B.C. institution do better academically than most of their peers. Excellent performance is just one of the findings of a recent … > Read More

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Kenyan obstetric training activities supported

College of the Rockies’ MAISHA (Maternal Access and Infant Survival for Health Advancement) project representatives (L-R) Suzanne Pederson and Winnie Koima are excited about the arrival of Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC) equipment. The supplies, funded by the Government of Canada, will … > Read More

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Tuition-free semester of Adult Upgrading

College of the Rockies encourages students wishing to take advantage of free tuition for adult upgrading courses to register for the September semester. As of January 2016, tuition will be charged for all adult upgrading classes. Adult upgrading in post-secondary … > Read More

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Apply for a wage subsidy: hire a student

Popular School Works program now provides wage subsidies for apprenticeships Businesses and organizations around the Columbia Basin can once again get support to hire students through Columbia Basin Trust’s School Works program. The program provides a wage subsidy of $8/hour … > Read More

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Perseid Meteor shower underway

By Rick Nowell The Perseid Meteor shower is here again! The College of the Rockies’ meteor camera in Cranbrook has been detecting dozens of bright meteors falling the past few nights. This summer it is predicted to be more active than … > Read More

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Volunteers key to Rails-to-Trails

By Chris Newel Have you walked, run, rode or rollerbladed on the Northstar Rails-to-Trails? If so you are one of the 25,000-30,000 who do every year. The trail is popular attraction in the East Kootenay, which was officially opened in … > Read More

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College hosts Bolivian partners

College of the Rockies welcomed four guests from the Industrial Training Institute (Instituto de Aprendizaje Industrial) in Oruro, Bolivia from July 1 to 7. The Institute’s president and three technical trades instructors took part in professional development activities at the … > Read More

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College signs Indigenous Education Protocol

College of the Rockies Vice-President Education Stan Chung, was pleased to sign the Indigenous Education Protocol for Colleges and Institutes during the Ktunaxa Nation Annual General Assembly on July 14. Through the Protocol, College of the Rockies commits to create … > Read More

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New Dean of Trades and Technology at COTR

College of the Rockies Vice-President, Education and Applied Research Stan Chung is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jack Moes as the new Dean of Trades and Technology. Moes possesses extensive college leadership and management experience, most recently in … > Read More

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New equipment helps EK students get job-ready

The provincial government is investing $211,126 in new trades equipment at the College of the Rockies to support local students training for occupations critical to the economy, as part of B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint. The College of the Rockies … > Read More

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