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    #saskpolytechwelcomedays - #saskpolytechwelcomedays Saskatchewan Polytechnic Welcome Days Contest #SaskPolytechWelcomeDays

  • FSIN partners with Saskatchewan Polytechnic to focus on Indigenous student success

    FSIN partners with Saskatchewan Polytechnic to focus on Indigenous student success - Fsin Partners With Sask. Polytech To Focus On Indigenous Student Success (Treaty 6 Territory, Saskatoon, SK) — The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic (Sask. Polytech) signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to set a framework to promote the Inherent and Treaty Right to Education for First Nations students and implementing the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

  • Empowering women to follow their passion

    Empowering women to follow their passion - 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.”

  • From us to you: words of wisdom on starting a new step on your academic journey

    From us to you: words of wisdom on starting a new step on your academic journey - From us to you: words of wisdom on starting a new step on your academic journey Starting school can be a one part thrilling and one part scary. But many people have been right where you are before and survived it. We went and asked some of Sask Polytech’s faculty, alumni and leadership team for their words of wisdom on how to survive school, here’s what they had to say:

Standing together in orange

Standing together in orange

Communications and Marketing - September 25, 2017

Standing together in orange Sask Polytech is wearing orange on September 29 to show that every child matters Orange Shirt Day is rooted in one very simple, but very important and powerful idea: Every child matters. At Sask Polytech, we believe that every child and every person matters. “Orange Shirt Day is about acknowledging that for reconciliation to take place, we have to make sure that every child feels like they have a place in this world,” says Jason Seright, director, Indigenous Student Success Strategy.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous


Indigenous relay challenge returns to Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Indigenous relay challenge returns to Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Communications and Marketing - September 20, 2017

Indigenous relay challenge returns to Saskatchewan Polytechnic Teams of ten compete in timed historical survival style relay race. September 20, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Indigenous Relay Challenge returns as part of the fall equinox celebration. The event is supported through Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Indigenous Student Success Strategy. The relay takes place September 21 at the Prince Albert campus from 11:30a.m. – 1:00p.m. “We are very excited to bring back the Indigenous Relay Challenge. The challenge is a great outdoor event for students and staff to learn about day-to-day tasks early inhabitants had to endure to survive in the north,” says Indigenous Student advisor Carrie McCloy.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous, Prince Albert


Saskatchewan Polytechnic leverages expertise with new degree program

Saskatchewan Polytechnic leverages expertise with new degree program

Communications and Marketing - September 20, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic leverages expertise with new degree program Bachelor of Construction Management students to begin in September 2018 September 20, 2017 – Today Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates the launch of its new degree program, the Bachelor of Construction Management. This is the second stand-alone degree developed in direct response to labour market demand.

tags: News, Regina, School of Construction, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Street Smart Chefs: Culinary Arts in the Community

Street Smart Chefs: Culinary Arts in the Community

Communications and Marketing - September 15, 2017

Street Smart Chefs: Culinary Arts in the Community Saskatchewan’s national notoriety for good eats has been steadily growing over the past few years. With master chefs looking to call the prairie province home, it seems appropriate that Saskatchewan Polytechnic is home to an important training ground for the next generation culinary masters. The Culinary Arts program is led by long-time chef Derek Cotton and teaches students a little bit of everything in the culinary world.

tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Hospitality and Tourism


Saskatchewan Polytechnic makes Indigenous a way of life

Saskatchewan Polytechnic makes Indigenous a way of life

Communications and Marketing - September 15, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic makes Indigenous a way of life One single word can have a lot of power. For years, Saskatchewan Polytechnic has used the term “Aboriginal” when discussing its First Nation, Métis and Inuit students and the programs and services designed to support them. However, the term has a murky past — it was not chosen by any group it refers to.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous, Pursuing excellence


Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Saskatoon Tribal Council partnership focuses on Indigenous Food Security

Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Saskatoon Tribal Council partnership focuses on Indigenous Food Security

Communications and Marketing - September 1, 2017

A Memorandum of Understanding sets the framework for applied research collaborations in the areas of Indigenous food sovereignty through community-based food production systems and traditional plant species.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Applied Resarch


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