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  • RBC and Saskatchewan Polytechnic help students prepare for the future of work

    RBC and Saskatchewan Polytechnic help students prepare for the future of work - RBC and Saskatchewan Polytechnic help students prepare for the future of work RBC Future Launch helps Sask Polytech prepare students for the changing nature of work, build curriculum for the 21st century November 17, 2017 – Last night during a Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinner, president and CEO, Dr. Larry Rosia, announced that the RBC Foundation is donating a $100,000 gift as part of RBC Future Launch, a 10-year commitment to unlock the potential of young people and prepare students for the future world of work.

  • Mitutoyo Canada and Sandvik Coromant Canada supports Machinist and Innovative Manufacturing programs

    Mitutoyo Canada and Sandvik Coromant Canada supports Machinist and Innovative Manufacturing programs - Mitutoyo Canada and Sandvik Coromant Canada supports Machinist and Innovative Manufacturing programs Generous donation strengthens manufacturing innovation at Saskatchewan Polytechnic November 15, 2017 – Thanks to an $82,133 donation from Mitutoyo Canada Inc. and a $75,000 donation from Sandvik Coromant Canada, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is able to take a step in supporting Saskatchewan’s manufacturing sector through new equipment and student awards.

  • Dinner helps students connect with industry and prepare for future careers

    Dinner helps students connect with industry and prepare for future careers - Dinner helps students connect with industry and prepare for future careers Annual business and industry dinner develops students networking skills and raises funds for financial assistance programs November 15, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinners provide a valuable applied learning opportunity for students to build networks for their future careers. Employers in attendance are provided the opportunity to meet with potential future hires. This year’s keynote speaker is Sask Polytech Business Administration, alumnus Kim Ulmer. Ulmer is the RBC regional president for Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and North Western Ontario. She leads and is inspired by a talented workforce of over 2,600 employees. Ulmer is passionate about youth and mentorship and has invited business certificate student, Kelly McIntyre, to shadow her on November 16 prior to the dinner to learn about leadership and a career in financial services.

  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic raises Métis flag for Louis Riel Memorial Day

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic raises Métis flag for Louis Riel Memorial Day - Saskatchewan Polytechnic raises Métis flag for Louis Riel Memorial Day Saskatchewan Polytechnic is flying the Métis flag at its four main campuses November 15, 2017 – On Thursday, November 16 Saskatchewan Polytechnic will fly the Métis flag at our four main campuses in recognition of Louis Riel Memorial Day. This day celebrates the life of Louis Riel, a Canadian politician who represented the Métis peoples’ interests. “We are proud to raise the Métis flag in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon,” says Jason Seright, director, Indigenous Strategy. “Raising the Métis flag for Louis Riel Memorial Day is an important part of indigenization at Sask Polytech. We want our Indigenous students to know they are valued members of our community.”

Build a better sandwich on national sandwich day

Build a better sandwich on national sandwich day

Communications and Marketing - November 3, 2017

Build a better sandwich on national sandwich day Tips to up your sandwich game According to the faculty in the Culinary Arts program, sandwiches don’t have to be the same old boring bologna that you had in primary school. “A good sandwich is filling and fulfilling,” says Derek Cotton, Culinary Arts program head. “So make sure to make something you like to make and like to eat.” While students learn how to experiment with food and flavor, Cotton says it’s easy for everyone to do some experimenting of their own at home. Here are a few tips to help make your next sandwich a memorable one:

tags: News, School of Hospitality and Tourism, Pursuing excellence


Expanded Sask Polytech/URegina transfer agreement increases learning pathways for students

Expanded Sask Polytech/URegina transfer agreement increases learning pathways for students

Communications and Marketing - September 25, 2017

Expanded Sask Polytech/URegina transfer agreement increases learning pathways for students News Release Release Date: September 25, 2017 10:45 a.m. Today representatives from Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina signed a transfer credit agreement that spans seven Sask Polytech programs and two U of R schools, allowing students to transfer between institutions. After completing a certificate or diploma at Sask Polytech, graduates who meet entry requirements will have the opportunity to transfer into an undergraduate degree program. As a result, students would be able to graduate with both a certificate or diploma and a U of R degree after four years of study. “One of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s strategic goals is to facilitate learning pathways to support lifelong learning,” says Anne Neufeld, provost and vice-president, Academic, Saskatchewan Polytechnic. “This agreement expands and reconfirms decades of co-operation between Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina to provide pathways for our health science and recreation graduates.”

tags: News, Regina, School of Health Sciences, School of Hospitality and Tourism, School of Nursing, Economic and social prosperity


Street Smart Chefs: Culinary Arts in the Community

Street Smart Chefs: Culinary Arts in the Community

Communications and Marketing - September 15, 2017

Street Smart Chefs: Culinary Arts in the Community Saskatchewan’s national notoriety for good eats has been steadily growing over the past few years. With master chefs looking to call the prairie province home, it seems appropriate that Saskatchewan Polytechnic is home to an important training ground for the next generation culinary masters. The Culinary Arts program is led by long-time chef Derek Cotton and teaches students a little bit of everything in the culinary world.

tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Hospitality and Tourism


Have Whisk, Will Travel: Culinary Arts in the Community

Have Whisk, Will Travel: Culinary Arts in the Community

Communications and Marketing - August 23, 2017

Have Whisk, Will Travel: Culinary Arts in the Community Saskatchewan Polytechnic is home to an important training ground for the next generation of Saskatchewan’s culinary masters. The Culinary Arts program, offered at the Saskatoon campus, is led by program head and long-time chef Derek Cotton and teaches students ‘a little bit of everything’ in the culinary world. “Our program is designed to prepare students with the core knowledge they need to work in the hospitality industry,” says Cotton. “Once they’re done their training with us, they’re ready to ‘be shaped’ by an experienced chef.”

tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Hospitality and Tourism, Successful careers


Students warm up winter with top prize in soup competition

Students warm up winter with top prize in soup competition

Communications and Marketing - February 17, 2017

Students warm up winter with top prize in soup competition The Warm Your Heart Soup Competition is part of the annual WinterShines Festival in Saskatoon Soup is one of those comfort foods that conjures up images of all things cosy. For Lindsey Cooke, a second year Saskatchewan Polytechnic student in the Culinary Arts program, soup also conjures up a win at the Warm Your Heart Soup Competition, which raises funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Hospitality and Tourism, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Sask Polytech retail meat students process bison for food bank

Sask Polytech retail meat students process bison for food bank

Communications and Marketing - November 15, 2016

November 15, 2016 – Students in the Retail Meat Specialist applied certificate program at Prince Albert Campus are processing five bison acquired by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. The bison, hunted illegally by poachers, were harvested outside the Prince Albert National Park on Thanksgiving weekend.

tags: News, Prince Albert, School of Hospitality and Tourism, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


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