Tag Archives: College of the Rockies

Businesses enjoy educational seminar

Twenty-eight participants from 19 Fernie businesses participated in the Fernie Chamber of Commerce Customer Service Excellence & Fernie Knowledge seminar. This is the first educational session of the year for the chamber who will be offering many more sessions throughout … > Read More

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COTR students seeing transfer success

The British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT) has issued its 2014-15 annual review and College of the Rockies is showing significant successes for transfer students. Over the period of the report, 253 students began their post-secondary education at … > Read More

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Opinions needed on childcare in the Elk Valley

Whether you are a parent, grandparent, employer or childcare provider, you are asked to complete a survey on how you are affected by the availability of childcare in the Elk Valley. The extensive survey is being carried out by the … > Read More

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COTR student project helps local business

College of the Rockies (COTR) Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) student Ashley Tanner was instrumental in helping a local business transition to a paperless client records system. To complete the sustainability requirements of her degree, Tanner needed to find an industry … > Read More

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Thank you from Kenya

College of the Rockies’ MAISHA (Maternal and Infant Survival for Health Advancement) project coordinator in Kenya, Winnie Koima, requested books for the children in her home village. Four college employees donated a suitcase full, which were enthusiastically received by the village’s … > Read More

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Student reflects on semester abroad

When College of the Rockies’ Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) student Kyler Robertson departed for his semester in the Dominican Republic, a blizzard was approaching the Calgary airport. Twelve hours later he was in the hot, humid city of Santo … > Read More

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Graduates aid with sustainability

College of the Rockies Environmental Studies certificate graduates, Carly Trinder and Jonathan White, recently presented the findings of their Environmental Projects to the College’s Sustainability Committee. Trinder presented an audit of the lighting at the college, with specific recommendations for improvements, … > Read More

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College stands behind Truth and Reconciliation report

The College of the Rockies has stated its support for the work and recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. David Walls, President and CEO of College of the Rockies (COTR) issued the following statement on the final report of … > Read More

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3 facts you need to know

About the spring legislative session… By Bill Bennett Kootenay East MLA 1. We were elected to control spending. Budget 2015 is your government’s third straight balanced budget; the only balanced budget in Canada. 2. We promised to make investments in … > Read More

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College celebrates 39th annual Convocation

College of the Rockies President and CEO David Walls presided over the college’s 39th convocation ceremony on Friday, May 29. In his address, Walls commended students for their courage in pursuing education as a means to transform their lives and … > Read More

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