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  • Plan Program Play programming camp is back for year seven

    Plan Program Play programming camp is back for year seven - Plan Program Play programming camp is back for year seven Since 2010 Saskatchewan Polytech has hosted this interactive programming camp for teens July 19, 2016 – High school students are attending a three day camp at Saskatchewan Polytechnic this week. For ten years Plan Program Play campers have explored the fundamentals of computer programming while creating and modifying simple games.

  • Mind over metal summer welding camp

    Mind over metal summer welding camp - Mind over metal summer welding camp The Canadian Welding Association Foundation hosts Mind Over Metal summer camps for girls at Regina campus July 19, 2016 –The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Women in Trades and Technology (WITT) program has partnered with the Canadian Welding Association (CWA) Foundation to host a Mind Over Metal welding summer camp for girls aged 12 to 15. The week-long camp is being hosted at the Regina campus.

  • For 26 years, girls GETT interested in trades

    For 26 years, girls GETT interested in trades - For 26 years, girls GETT interested in trades Scooter races cap week-long exploration camp for girls at Regina campus presented by SaskPower July 13, 2016 – Girls from grade six to eight will be attending week-long trades and technology camps at Saskatchewan Polytechnic this month, presented by SaskPower. Girls Exploring Trades and Technology (GETT) camps provide participants with a safe, supportive environment to explore the tools, equipment and skills needed for a trades and technology career.

  • Paul Hill receives honorary diploma at Regina Convocation

    Paul Hill receives honorary diploma at Regina Convocation - Paul Hill receives honorary diploma at Regina Convocation As president of The Hill Companies since 1978, Paul has achieved a number of noteworthy successes over the years. One of his most significant achievements was acquiring controlling interest of Crown Life in 1990 and moving the company to Regina from Toronto. The acquisition not only brought 1,200 jobs to Regina, it also expanded Saskatchewan’s GDP by two per cent and the city’s GDP by ten per cent. Crown Life is now owned by Canada Life and remains a significant presence in Regina.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic recognizes and celebrates partnerships with gala event

Saskatchewan Polytechnic recognizes and celebrates partnerships with gala event

Communications and Marketing - June 1, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic recognizes and celebrates partnerships with gala event The Auto Body Technician training area at Regina campus will be transformed into a one-of-a-kind fine dining and entertainment venue. June 1, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic is pleased to honour program, industry and alumni partners and recognize their contributions and achievements that support our organization and students at the 2017 President’s Gala. Attendees will celebrate the benefits of partnerships and collaborative work while also fundraising for students at Saskatchewan’s most luxurious garage party.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Alumni, Business and Industry, Regina, Successful careers


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


SGI Salvage and Saskatchewan Polytechnic mark unique 15-year partnership

SGI Salvage and Saskatchewan Polytechnic mark unique 15-year partnership

Communications and Marketing - May 19, 2017

SGI SALVAGE AND SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC MARK UNIQUE 15-YEAR PARTNERSHIP Students Train for Automotive Service and Auto Body Technician Careers by Fixing Total Loss Vehicles It all started with a Pontiac Sunfire in 2002. Since then, nearly 250 vehicles have been repaired by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Automotive Service and Auto Body Technician certificate students. Today, a long-running but little-known partnership between Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) Salvage and Saskatchewan Polytechnic was celebrated at Saskatoon campus.

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


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


Women in Trades & Technology at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Women in Trades & Technology at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Communications and Marketing - April 24, 2017

Women in Trades & Technology at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Dedicated to increasing the number of women in Saskatchewan trades and technology for 30 years INTRO The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Women in Trades & Technology WITT program was greatly influenced by the women who founded Saskatchewan Tradeswomen in the 1970s, a movement that eventually formed Saskatchewan Women in Trades and Technology (SaskWITT). These women were leaders in a national movement to bring like-minded women together to remove barriers in traditionally male occupations. Sask Polytech’s WITT program has evolved over the past 30 years, but the goal remains the same: encourage and assist women interested in trades and technology careers.

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


Saskatchewan Polytechnic dinner leverages partnerships with employers in Regina

Saskatchewan Polytechnic dinner leverages partnerships with employers in Regina

Communications and Marketing - November 24, 2016

Annual business and industry dinner presented by Graham Group Ltd. hosted in Regina tonight November 24, 2016 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinners provide a valuable networking opportunity for students and provide employers with a chance to contribute to students’ success. Proceeds from the Business and Industry Dinners help fund Sask Polytech’s student awards program and provide more students with access to financial assistance.

tags: News, Alumni, Business and Industry, Regina, Pursuing excellence


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