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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.

First graduates of the Swift Current option of the SCBScN program celebrate achievements with a pinning ceremony

First graduates of the Swift Current option of the SCBScN program celebrate achievements with a pinning ceremony

Communications and Marketing - June 1, 2017

First graduates of the Swift Current option of the SCBScN program celebrate achievements with a pinning ceremony Pinning ceremony is a graduation tradition for nursing that originated in the 1860s June 1, 2017 – On Friday the first cohort of students from the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program who completed their four years of education in Swift Current will celebrate their graduation by being presented with a nursing pin. The time-honoured tradition of the nursing pin began at the Nightingale School of Nursing and is a symbol of honour, courage, dedication and privilege of being a nurse.

tags: News, Academic, Convocation, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


The School of Nursing celebrates prestigious awards

The School of Nursing celebrates prestigious awards

Communications and Marketing - May 12, 2017

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.”

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


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


Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary

Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary

Communications and Marketing - April 27, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary The School of Nursing is celebrating 50 years of quality nursing education at Saskatchewan Polytechnic April 27, 2016 – This weekend the School of Nursing will celebrate 50 years of quality nursing education at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Nearly 150 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, Regina, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


The best tool for learning veterinary technologist skills is a horse; of course

The best tool for learning veterinary technologist skills is a horse; of course

Communications and Marketing - April 18, 2017

The best tool for learning veterinary technologist skills is a horse; of course Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Veterinary Technology program is the first one in North America to be home to a full sized simulation horse model A new teaching tool has arrived in the Veterinary Technology program at Saskatoon campus. It’s a prototype simulated horse that was developed in collaboration with the Veterinary Simulation Industries of Calgary. Her name is Dobbin and she’s life-like in nearly every way — she’s the same size as a horse, has palpable body parts and accessible veins.

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