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  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Saskatoon convocation

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Saskatoon convocation - Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Saskatoon convocation More undergrad students graduate from Saskatchewan Polytechnic each year than from any other post-secondary institute in the province. May 25, 2017 – Tomorrow Saskatchewan Polytechnic will celebrate the accomplishments of 579 graduates along with award recipients at the Saskatoon campus convocation. Over 1,600 students were invited to attend Saskatoon convocation.

  • SGI Salvage and Saskatchewan Polytechnic mark unique 15-year partnership

    SGI Salvage and Saskatchewan Polytechnic mark unique 15-year partnership - 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.

  • Sask Polytech students have some of the best skills in the world

    Sask Polytech students have some of the best skills in the world - Sask Polytech students have some of the best skills in the world Skills competitions aim to showcase trade and technology careers Every year dozens of students from several programs at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, ranging from welding to cooking, come together to showcase their abilities in their chosen trade at the Skills Saskatchewan Annual Provincial Skills Competition. Students compete against their peers to complete notoriously intense challenges, vying for a spot on Team Saskatchewan at the Skills Canada National Skills Competition and a chance to represent Canada every second year at the World Skills International competition.

  • The School of Nursing celebrates prestigious awards

    The School of Nursing celebrates prestigious awards - The School of Nursing celebrates prestigious awards This month we celebrate National Nursing Week, the School of Nursing 50th Anniversary and nursing awards May 11, 2017 – May is a very exciting month for the School of Nursing. Saskatchewan Polytechnic is celebrating National Nursing Week, our School of Nursing 50th anniversary and Saskatchewan Registered Nurses’ Association (SRNA) awards. This week is National Nursing Week, an annual celebration of education and careers in nursing. It coincides with our School of Nursing 50th anniversary on May 13 at Saskatoon campus. “We are very proud of our School of Nursing and all they have accomplished this month and since 1967,” says Dr. Anne Neufeld, provost and vice-president, Academic. “Saskatchewan Polytechnic has been a leader in nursing education for registered nurses, registered psychiatric nurses, registered nurse/nurse practitioners and licensed practical nurses for 50 years. Congrats to our Sask Polytech SRNA award winners.”

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


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


Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary

Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary

Communications and Marketing - May 9, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary The School of Nursing is celebrating 50 years of quality nursing education at Saskatchewan Polytechnic May 9, 2016 – This weekend the School of Nursing will celebrate 50 years of quality nursing education at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Over 200 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.”

tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, 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


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


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