Tag Archives: College of the Rockies

Evaluation and International Speech Contest Saturday

Toastmasters International will be holding their Division C Evaluation and International Speech Contest at the College of the Rockies, Lecture Theatre, Room 250, on Saturday, April 12, at 1 p.m. The best evaluators and speakers from southeast B.C. and the … > Read More

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COTR tops in world for international students

How does College of the Rockies (COTR) improve on being the number one institution in Canada for international students? By becoming number one in the world! The results of the 2013 International Student Barometer were recently released and, for the second … > Read More

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College graduates first all-female haul truck class

College of the Rockies’ Haul Truck program celebrated the graduation of its first all-female class. Six women from B.C. and Alberta successfully completed the program on Friday, March 28. The all-female class came about through a partnership with the Aboriginal Mentoring … > Read More

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An Evening of Excellence for Cranbrook business

The Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce celebrated business excellence and springtime April 5 during the annual Business Excellence Awards. A full house at St. Eugene Resort and Casino’s Pavilion were on hand for a lavish meal, musical entertainment courtesy … > Read More

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College introduces new technology program for fall

College of the Rockies is once again expanding its list of course offerings with a new Computer Support Technician (CST) certificate program. This innovative program combines online learning with hands-on experience in computer hardware, application support, operating systems and networks. … > Read More

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CFUW supports COTR LPN program again

The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) – Cranbrook Club is very pleased to donate two more bursaries to the College of the Rockies. Judie Blakley, the Financial and Scholarship Committee Chair, presented Lois Murray of the College of the … > Read More

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Youth survey results launch at city hall

According to Cranbrook Youth (CBKyouth) there are three local businesses that they count as the most youth friendly in town. At the upcoming CBKyouth Survey Launch Party they will be showcasing those businesses and summary of the survey results. In … > Read More

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COTR business students winners at competition

Two College of the Rockies Business Administration teams came out winners at the 2014 Western Canadian Business Competition held March 21 to 23 at Okanagan College in Kelowna. The Senior Division team members, students in the college’s Bachelor of Business … > Read More

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The position of the planets for March

By Rick Nowell A number of people have been asking me questions about all the bright planets visible and what our telescopes can do. So I’ll answer them here, with starmaps and pictures taken through our college telescopes. Photos are not … > Read More

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Toastmasters area winners selected

Each spring Toastmasters holds a series of speaking contests that permit club members to hone their public speaking skills. The competitors start at the club level and present a speech that meets the criteria of an ‘International Speech,’ which is … > Read More

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