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  • 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 celebrates excellence at Regina convocation

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Regina convocation - Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Regina convocation More undergrad students graduate from Saskatchewan Polytechnic each year than from any other post-secondary institute in the province. June 22, 2017 – Tomorrow, Saskatchewan Polytechnic will celebrate the accomplishments of 1,162 graduates along with award recipients at the Regina campus convocation. Almost 366 students will be in attendance at Regina the convocation ceremony.

  • Sask Polytech hosts National Aboriginal Day celebrations across the province

    Sask Polytech hosts National Aboriginal Day celebrations across the province - Saskatchewan Polytechnic is proud to support our Indigenous students, faculty and staff as we celebrate Indigenous culture on National Aboriginal Day. “National Aboriginal Day is an important event for Saskatchewan Polytechnic,” says Dr. Larry Rosia, president and CEO. “Approximately 18 percent of our student population counts itself as having Indigenous ancestry. Taking time to observe and celebrate our Indigenous culture enriches the institution’s diversity, which is one of our greatest strengths.”

  • Celebrating excellence in teaching with faculty award

    Celebrating excellence in teaching with faculty award - Convocation is a time to celebrate success, achievements and greatness. Students are given the opportunity to recognize their success, walk across the stage and step into their futures. It’s also a time to acknowledge the incredible efforts of faculty members who have helped their students make advancements in their careers and in their lives through the Faculty Award for Excellence: Teaching.

Previous achievements and experience influence education

Previous achievements and experience influence education

Communications and Marketing - June 15, 2017

Previous achievements and experience influence education Sask Polytech proves to be a leader in Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) Life is full of learning moments. From learning on-the-job or learning at home, there are a number of ways that we grow knowledge and develop skills. At Saskatchewan Polytechnic, PLAR is used as a way to acknowledge that learning happens in many areas of our lives.

tags: Academic, Continuing Education, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Olds College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership focuses on applied research and intelligent agriculture

Olds College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership focuses on applied research and intelligent agriculture

Communications and Marketing - March 9, 2017

MOU sets framework for increased collaboration and opportunities to advance training, applied research and commercialization in Western Canada. March 10, 2017 – Olds College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today that will explore the demand for new collaborative programming and applied research into intelligent agriculture. Specifically both parties will work together to provide a foundation of collaboration that will advance agricultural training, applied research and commercialization in Western Canada.

tags: News, Continuing Education, Saskatoon, School of Transportation, Pursuing excellence


Karrass and Sask Polytech partner to offer effective negotiation seminars

Karrass and Sask Polytech partner to offer effective negotiation seminars

Communications and Marketing - April 8, 2016

Karrass and Sask Polytech partner to offer effective negotiation seminars Internationally renowned negotiation skills company Karrass and Sask Polytech team up to bring negotiation seminars to Saskatchewan April 11, 2016 - Karrass and Saskatchewan Polytechnic are partnering to offer a successful negotiation skills training seminar to Saskatchewan business professionals starting this summer. Karrass has a reputation for training over a million business professionals in the art of negotiation. Together Karrass and Sask Polytech will be providing Karrass' Effective Negotiating Two-Day Seminar.

tags: News, Academic, Continuing Education


C4i Consultants and Sask Polytech demonstrate emergency disaster management simulation at SUMA

C4i Consultants and Sask Polytech demonstrate emergency disaster management simulation at SUMA

Communications and Marketing - February 1, 2016

Saskatchewan Polytechnic launches specialized, interactive training for emergency response planning and crisis rehearsal February 1, 2016 - C4i Consultants and Saskatchewan Polytechnic demonstrated C4i's Emergency Disaster Management Simulation (EDMSIM) software to delegates of the Saskatchewan Urban Municipality Associations' (SUMA) annual convention in Regina.

tags: News, Academic, Continuing Education, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Holiday Recipe Card Exchange

Holiday Recipe Card Exchange

Communications and Marketing - December 14, 2015

The holiday season is a highly anticipated time of year for many families. The scent (and taste!) of fresh baked goods, a blanket of crisp white snow on the ground, and a steaming cup of hot chocolate in front of a sparkling Christmas tree are some of the images that often remind us of the most magical season of the year.

tags: Continuing Education, School of Hospitality and Tourism, Economic and social prosperity


Pursuing excellence in program quality and innovation

Pursuing excellence in program quality and innovation

Communications and Marketing - October 15, 2015

Dalton Mervold regularly receives phone calls from college and university administrators around the world. They're eager to learn about Saskatchewan Polytechnic's online learning programs, and how they can incorporate the content into their own curricula. As the head of the Parts Management Technician program, Mervold has spearheaded three innovative online programs that are earning national and international attention.

tags: Continuing Education, School of Construction, Pursuing excellence


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