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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:

Sask Polytech helps companies bring innovation to forefront

Sask Polytech helps companies bring innovation to forefront

Communications and Marketing - August 1, 2017

In our rapidly changing world, innovation has taken on greater urgency in the quest towards progress. Innovation is a regular topic of discussion in business and, not surprisingly, by our elected leaders—and for good reason. Innovation is an advantage. Those of us in post-secondary education understand this all too well. As a result, we place great value on the support we receive from government to push innovation to the forefront and make our innovation expertise available to companies that need this support.

tags: Applied Research, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence, Larry Rosia


Intelligent Agriculture represents an opportunity

Intelligent Agriculture represents an opportunity

Communications and Marketing - August 1, 2017

I’m going to introduce a phrase that many of you likely never heard before today: Intelligent Agriculture. #Agriculture #SmartAg #BigData #Agri-Food Intelligent agriculture, or smart agriculture, is so new that you won’t find it in the dictionary. It is a term just starting to be adopted by the most innovative companies in the agriculture and agri-food industries. Yet it is one that holds great promise not only for Saskatchewan Polytechnic, and also for the Saskatchewan and yes, Canada. What does it mean?

tags: Applied Research, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence, Larry Rosia


Using applied research to make Saskatchewan more competitive

Using applied research to make Saskatchewan more competitive

Communications and Marketing - August 1, 2017

It is impossible to predict the future. There are; however, certain facts that cannot be overlooked. One obvious fact is that the population of planet Earth continues to grow. In 2015, the United Nations projected that 8.5 billion people will inhabit earth by 2030, up from more than 7.3 billion today. That number is expected to increase another 1.2 billion by 2050.

tags: Applied Research, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence, Larry Rosia


Industry Partnership a Catalyst for New Innovative Manufacturing Program

Industry Partnership a Catalyst for New Innovative Manufacturing Program

Communications and Marketing - August 1, 2017

Industry Partnership a Catalyst for New Innovative Manufacturing Program Manufacturing is a key sector in Saskatchewan, contributing about 7 percent of the province’s Gross Domestic Product. Manufacturing shipments totalled around $14.1 billion in 2015, according to the most recent provincial government statistics available.

tags: Applied Research, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Economic and social prosperity, Larry Rosia


Gene Haas Foundation supports Machinist and Innovative Manufacturing Programs

Gene Haas Foundation supports Machinist and Innovative Manufacturing Programs

Communications and Marketing - May 31, 2017

Gene Haas Foundation supports Machinist and Innovative Manufacturing Programs Generous donation strengthens manufacturing innovation at Saskatchewan Polytechnic May 31, 2017 – Thanks to a $435,000 donation from the Gene Haas Foundation, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is able to take a giant step in supporting Saskatchewan’s manufacturing sector with state-of-the-art lab. The Gene Haas Manufacturing Technology Lab will have state-of-the-art equipment and technology, which will benefit students, faculty and industry in meeting the needs of Saskatchewan’s growing manufacturing industry. Renovations and upgrades will be made to the existing Machinist training facility at Regina campus. The new Gene Haas Manufacturing Technology Lab will be completed this fall for use by Innovative Manufacturing program students, Machinist, Welding and Welding Fabricator certificate students and professionals working in the manufacturing industry. It will also be available to support applied research projects with industry.

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


Applied research and education for sustainable development celebrated with Regional Centre of Expertise awards

Applied research and education for sustainable development celebrated with Regional Centre of Expertise awards

Communications and Marketing - May 10, 2017

Applied research and education for sustainable development celebrated with Regional Centre of Expertise awards Two Saskatchewan Polytechnic projects receive awards for sustainable development May 10, 2017 – This spring two Saskatchewan Polytechnic projects received awards from the Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) Saskatchewan on Education for Sustainable Development. RCE Saskatchewan celebrated 25 projects at their 9th annual recognition awards.

tags: News, Applied Research, Saskatoon, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


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