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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:

Saskatchewan Polytechnic partners with industry experts to create manufacturing innovations

Saskatchewan Polytechnic partners with industry experts to create manufacturing innovations

Communications and Marketing - May 8, 2017

Responding to industry need for cross-disciplined workers, Saskatchewan Polytechnic launched its Innovative Manufacturing program in late 2016. Beginning in September, 2017 the two-year diploma program will be delivered at the Regina campus. The Innovative Manufacturing program is a result of a collaboration with industry and employers. The program sets out to train multi-skilled workers using leading-edge technology and equipment. The cross-discipline design of the program provides students with a breadth and depth of knowledge and skills, ranging from mechanical and CAD/CAM engineering technologies, welding, machining, fibre, bio-plastic and composite disciplines to project management, industrial design and quality control/quality assurance strategies.

tags: News, Business and Industry, Regina, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Over 100 students and professionals volunteer at sixth annual dental day

Over 100 students and professionals volunteer at sixth annual dental day

Communications and Marketing - May 4, 2017

Over 100 students and professionals volunteer at sixth annual dental day Program supports community while providing students with valuable applied learning opportunities May 5, 2017 – On May 6 Regina will be all smiles at the sixth annual Dental Day. The event sees Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting diploma students partnering with the Regina Food Bank and the Regina Open Door Society, to open a dental clinic to those in the community who need a checkup, cleaning and other dental work including fillings, root canals and extractions.

tags: News, School of Health Sciences, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Yellow Friendship Bench installed at Saskatchewan Polytechnic to encourage conversations about mental health

Yellow Friendship Bench installed at Saskatchewan Polytechnic to encourage conversations about mental health

Communications and Marketing - May 3, 2017

Yellow Friendship Bench installed at Saskatchewan Polytechnic to encourage conversations about mental health This is the first friendship bench to be installed at a post-secondary institution in Saskatchewan. May 3, 2017 – It’s bright, it’s yellow and it has a very specific purpose. The new yellow friendship bench installed on the Regina campus is set to help encourage conversations about mental health amongst peers and colleagues. “We are always looking for new ways to promote the health and wellness of our students, faculty and staff,” says Dr. Anne Neufeld, Sask Polytech provost and vice-president, Academic. “By cultivating an atmosphere of trust and acceptance, we hope initiatives such as the yellow bench will help to encourage students, faculty and staff to find the support they need to be successful in achieving their educational and career goals.”

tags: News, Regina, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Saskatchewan Polytechnic eco-car makes great debut run, finishing 18th overall

Saskatchewan Polytechnic eco-car makes great debut run, finishing 18th overall

Communications and Marketing - May 3, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic eco-car makes great debut run, finishing 18th overall Ultra-fuel-efficient vehicle performed better than many top American and Canadian universities at the Shell Eco-Marathon in Detroit. May 3, 2017 – This past weekend a student designed and built ultra-fuel-efficient vehicle made a big impression in the international competition. The team of Mechanical and CAD/CAM Engineering Technology students presented a car that managed to out-perform some significant Canadian universities including UBC, Queens, Ottawa, and Concordia and American universities including Perdue, Berkeley, Michigan.

tags: Applied Research, Saskatoon, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Think IT showcases IT career options for high school students

Think IT showcases IT career options for high school students

Communications and Marketing - May 3, 2017

Think IT showcases IT career options for high school students In partnership with the Prairie South School Division, Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s two-day workshop focuses on hands-on learning and career pathways exploration May 3, 2017 - Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Moose Jaw campus will open its doors to 37 high school students from the Prairie South School Division on May 5 and 6, 2017, for Think IT - an interactive workshop that links students with mentors in mobile app development, game development and other IT related fields.

tags: News, School of Business, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary

Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary

Communications and Marketing - April 27, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary The School of Nursing is celebrating 50 years of quality nursing education at Saskatchewan Polytechnic April 27, 2016 – This weekend the School of Nursing will celebrate 50 years of quality nursing education at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Nearly 150 alumni, faculty, students and supporters are expected to attend the weekend’s events. “This is an exceptionally exciting year for the School of Nursing as we celebrate 50 years of quality nursing education,” says Dr. Netha Dyck, dean, School of Nursing and School of Health Sciences. “We are pleased to host celebratory events that honour the pioneering efforts of thousands of alumni in advancing nursing education, research and scholarly work. We are also celebrating the achievements of our currents students, graduates, faculty and staff.”

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