Tag Archives: College of the Rockies

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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Nursing students travel to Kenya

Four College of the Rockies nursing students recently took part in a two-week exchange in Nyeri, Kenya. The trip was made possible by the college’s International Department as part of the Maternal Access and Infant Survival for Health Services (MAISHA) … > Read More

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Postcards from Pluto

By Rick Nowell NASA’s New Horizon’s spacecraft’s closest approach to Pluto was Tuesday, July 14 at 5:50 p.m. It zipped past at 49,600 km/h at a distance of just 12,500 km. It sent back the best photo ever. For a look … > Read More

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COTR still number one with international students

College of the Rockies has done it again. For the third year in a row, the college was ranked by international students as number one in Canada and, for the second consecutive year, first in the world for overall average … > Read More

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Students return from field school in London

Two College of the Rockies University Studies students have recently returned from a trip of a lifetime to London, England. The 17-day journey, part of second-year sociology and English courses offered by Vancouver Island University (VIU), was made available to … > Read More

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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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