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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.

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


The horn of plenty overflows with the Bountiful Harvest event

The horn of plenty overflows with the Bountiful Harvest event

Communications and Marketing - September 20, 2016

With garden harvests often producing more food than one family can handle, the Positive Campus Group in Moose Jaw aims to share the wealth of produce with students in need at their annual Bountiful Harvest event, taking place October 3, 2016.

tags: News, Moose Jaw, School of Hospitality and Tourism


Saskatchewan Polytechnic launches youth summer cooking camp

Saskatchewan Polytechnic launches youth summer cooking camp

Communications and Marketing - August 24, 2016

Things in the kitchen are heating up this summer with Sask Polytech's cooking camp for kids August 24, 2016 - The kitchens at Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Saskatoon campus are heating up as 43 youth participate in our first annual cooking camp.

tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Hospitality and Tourism


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