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College signs Crime and Correction program agreement

College of the Rockies has signed a block transfer agreement with Vancouver Island University (VIA) which allows students who complete the college’s one-year Crime and Correction certificate program to enter year two of VIU’s Criminology diploma program. Students enrolled in … > Read More

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Hunt on for rare rock after meteorites fall

University of Calgary geoscience professor asking for the public’s help A month after a spectacular fireball December 20, 2014, over the Rocky Mountains, University of Calgary researcher Alan Hildebrand is on a quest for rare meteorites. In the early morning … > Read More

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College enrolments up for winter semester

The 2015 winter semester is underway at College of the Rockies and all indications are it will be a successful one. At this point, the college is seeing a substantial increase in enrolments over the 2014 winter semester in the … > Read More

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COTR still offers tuition-free Adult Basic Education

In response to planned changes to program funding by the provincial government, College of the Rockies reassures students that they will continue to offer tuition-free adult basic education (ABE) for the January 2015 semester. The province announced that starting January … > Read More

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Adult Playshop at The Arts Station

Win Dinn is back from Creston with a new playshop with possibilities in all art forms! Win’s Mixed Media Playshop last year was so much fun, get in quick to register for this new playshop! Don’t miss out! Make the … > Read More

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Three families adopted by college staff

College of the Rockies’ support staff, faculty and management, spearheaded by the finance department, took part in the Adopt-a-Family program for the fourth year. The college staff provided Christmas gifts to three Cranbrook families who have recently moved out on … > Read More

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Instructor saves students almost $8k in book fees

College of the Rockies math instructor Dr. Jim Bailey saved his students close to $8,000 in textbook fees for the fall semester by adopting open textbooks for his courses. The BC Open Textbook Project, funded by the BC Ministry of … > Read More

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Anthropology students experience unique learning

College of the Rockies’ Cultural Anthropology students were given a first-hand opportunity to learn about different cultures while also building relationships and a sense of community at the college on Friday, November 21. With the college hosting 203 international students … > Read More

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Local women’s group observes and remembers Dec. 6

On Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Cranbrook will be commemorating the 14 young women who were senselessly murdered at École Polytechnique on Dec. 6, 1989. “As we … > Read More

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COTR welcomes new Vice President

College of the Rockies is pleased to announce the appointment of Stan Sae-Hoon Chung as the new Vice President, Education and Applied Research. Chung, who joined the college December 1, brings with him 25 years of experience in Canadian post-secondary … > Read More

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