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  • Indigenous relay challenge returns to Saskatchewan Polytechnic

    Indigenous relay challenge returns to Saskatchewan Polytechnic - Indigenous relay challenge returns to Saskatchewan Polytechnic Teams of ten compete in timed historical survival style relay race. September 20, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Indigenous Relay Challenge returns as part of the fall equinox celebration. The event is supported through Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Indigenous Student Success Strategy. The relay takes place September 21 at the Prince Albert campus from 11:30a.m. – 1:00p.m. “We are very excited to bring back the Indigenous Relay Challenge. The challenge is a great outdoor event for students and staff to learn about day-to-day tasks early inhabitants had to endure to survive in the north,” says Indigenous Student advisor Carrie McCloy.

  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic leverages expertise with new degree program

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic leverages expertise with new degree program - Saskatchewan Polytechnic leverages expertise with new degree program Bachelor of Construction Management students to begin in September 2018 September 20, 2017 – Today Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates the launch of its new degree program, the Bachelor of Construction Management. This is the second stand-alone degree developed in direct response to labour market demand.

  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Saskatoon Tribal Council partnership focuses on Indigenous Food Security

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Saskatoon Tribal Council partnership focuses on Indigenous Food Security - A Memorandum of Understanding sets the framework for applied research collaborations in the areas of Indigenous food sovereignty through community-based food production systems and traditional plant species.

  • Sask Polytech students welcomed to campus for new academic year

    Sask Polytech students welcomed to campus for new academic year - Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students’ Association welcome students back to campus. September 1, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students’ Association (SPSA) are collaborating to welcome 11,000 students to campus the first week of September.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic leverages expertise with new degree program

Saskatchewan Polytechnic leverages expertise with new degree program

Communications and Marketing - September 20, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic leverages expertise with new degree program Bachelor of Construction Management students to begin in September 2018 September 20, 2017 – Today Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates the launch of its new degree program, the Bachelor of Construction Management. This is the second stand-alone degree developed in direct response to labour market demand.

tags: News, Regina, School of Construction, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Mind over metal summer welding camp

Mind over metal summer welding camp

Communications and Marketing - August 23, 2017

Mind over metal summer welding camp The Canadian Welding Association Foundation hosts Mind Over Metal summer camps for girls at Prince Albert campus August 23, 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 Prince Albert campus.

tags: News, Prince Albert, School of Construction, WITT


Habitat for Humanity prepares to move third home for Prince Albert families

Habitat for Humanity prepares to move third home for Prince Albert families

Communications and Marketing - June 5, 2017

Habitat for Humanity prepares to move third home for Prince Albert families Habitat for Humanity, Prince Albert, and Saskatchewan Polytechnic prepare to move third home June 5, 2017 – Today Habitat for Humanity and Saskatchewan Polytechnic had a sod turning event as they prepare to move their third Habitat for Humanity house to its permanent home. Last month Level 2 Carpenter apprentices completed the framing and exterior finish of the house as part of their technical training.

tags: News, Prince Albert, School of Construction, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Second Sask Polytech, Habitat for Humanity home is moved to permanent location

Second Sask Polytech, Habitat for Humanity home is moved to permanent location

Communications and Marketing - December 13, 2016

Earlier today the second Habitat for Humanity home was moved to its permanent location in Prince Albert. This is the second house Saskatchewan Polytechnic carpentry students have built for Habitat for Humanity. In February 2015, Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Habitat for Humanity, Prince Albert, signed a memorandum of agreement for carpentry students to build five houses in five years. Under the five-year plan, the students will frame houses and install windows, exterior doors, siding, soffits and shingles.

tags: News, Prince Albert, School of Construction, Economic and social prosperity


Sask Polytech alumn wins Guinness World Record for being the world’s oldest plumber

Sask Polytech alumn wins Guinness World Record for being the world’s oldest plumber

Communications and Marketing - November 10, 2016

Lorne Figley says the key is to find something you love to do and make it your career Even though he’s 92-years-old, Lorne Figley is proud to be doing what he loves. In fact, Lorne has been the owner and operator of his own heating and plumbing business in Saskatoon for more than 65 years.

tags: Alumni, Saskatoon, School of Construction, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Technology Career Fair connects Sask Polytech students with employers

Technology Career Fair connects Sask Polytech students with employers

Communications and Marketing - November 2, 2016

November 2, 2016 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s fourth annual Technology Career Fair was held at the Moose Jaw campus today. Employers connected with more than 500 students in technology-based programs offered from the Schools of Construction; Information and Communications Technology; Mining, Energy and Manufacturing; and Natural Resources and Built Environment.

tags: News, Moose Jaw, School of Construction, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Successful careers


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