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    Empowering women to follow their passion

    Empowering women to follow their passion

    Communications and Marketing - September 28, 2017

    Empowering women to follow their passion Women in Trades & Technology gives women the confidence to do anything, including manage their own business! Penny Jean Wohlberg is a journeyperson carpenter and owner of Renovation Jeannie. She is also a strong supporter of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Women in Trades & Technology (WITT) program. “For me it all started with WITT,” says Penny. “WITT is all about empowering women and giving them confidence. WITT was the catalyst that kick-started my career in the trades.”

    tags: News, School of Construction, Successful careers, WITT


    Habitat for Humanity prepares to move third home for Prince Albert families

    Habitat for Humanity prepares to move third home for Prince Albert families

    Communications and Marketing - June 5, 2017

    Habitat for Humanity prepares to move third home for Prince Albert families Habitat for Humanity, Prince Albert, and Saskatchewan Polytechnic prepare to move third home June 5, 2017 – Today Habitat for Humanity and Saskatchewan Polytechnic had a sod turning event as they prepare to move their third Habitat for Humanity house to its permanent home. Last month Level 2 Carpenter apprentices completed the framing and exterior finish of the house as part of their technical training.

    tags: News, Prince Albert, School of Construction, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


    Sask Polytech alumn wins Guinness World Record for being the world’s oldest plumber

    Sask Polytech alumn wins Guinness World Record for being the world’s oldest plumber

    Communications and Marketing - November 10, 2016

    Lorne Figley says the key is to find something you love to do and make it your career Even though he’s 92-years-old, Lorne Figley is proud to be doing what he loves. In fact, Lorne has been the owner and operator of his own heating and plumbing business in Saskatoon for more than 65 years.

    tags: Alumni, Saskatoon, School of Construction, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


    Technology Career Fair connects Sask Polytech students with employers

    Technology Career Fair connects Sask Polytech students with employers

    Communications and Marketing - November 2, 2016

    November 2, 2016 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s fourth annual Technology Career Fair was held at the Moose Jaw campus today. Employers connected with more than 500 students in technology-based programs offered from the Schools of Construction; Information and Communications Technology; Mining, Energy and Manufacturing; and Natural Resources and Built Environment.

    tags: News, Moose Jaw, School of Construction, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Successful careers


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