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  • 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.

  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Regina convocation

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Regina convocation - Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Regina convocation More undergrad students graduate from Saskatchewan Polytechnic each year than from any other post-secondary institute in the province. June 22, 2017 – Tomorrow, Saskatchewan Polytechnic will celebrate the accomplishments of 1,162 graduates along with award recipients at the Regina campus convocation. Almost 366 students will be in attendance at Regina the convocation ceremony.

  • Sask Polytech hosts National Aboriginal Day celebrations across the province

    Sask Polytech hosts National Aboriginal Day celebrations across the province - Saskatchewan Polytechnic is proud to support our Indigenous students, faculty and staff as we celebrate Indigenous culture on National Aboriginal Day. “National Aboriginal Day is an important event for Saskatchewan Polytechnic,” says Dr. Larry Rosia, president and CEO. “Approximately 18 percent of our student population counts itself as having Indigenous ancestry. Taking time to observe and celebrate our Indigenous culture enriches the institution’s diversity, which is one of our greatest strengths.”

  • Celebrating excellence in teaching with faculty award

    Celebrating excellence in teaching with faculty award - Convocation is a time to celebrate success, achievements and greatness. Students are given the opportunity to recognize their success, walk across the stage and step into their futures. It’s also a time to acknowledge the incredible efforts of faculty members who have helped their students make advancements in their careers and in their lives through the Faculty Award for Excellence: Teaching.

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


Saskatchewan Polytechnic students design and build vehicle for international competition

Saskatchewan Polytechnic students design and build vehicle for international competition

Communications and Marketing - April 24, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic students design and build vehicle for international competition Ultra-fuel-efficient vehicle slated to compete in upcoming Shell Eco-marathon. April 24, 2017 - Several students from the Mechanical and CAD/CAM Engineering Technology programs designed, built and tested an ultra-fuel-efficient vehicle, which gets its world debut on April 27 in Detroit at the Shell Eco-Marathon. This is the first time Saskatchewan Polytechnic has ever competed in the marathon, and hopefully it won’t be the last.

tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, School of Transportation, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Olds College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership focuses on applied research and intelligent agriculture

Olds College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership focuses on applied research and intelligent agriculture

Communications and Marketing - March 9, 2017

MOU sets framework for increased collaboration and opportunities to advance training, applied research and commercialization in Western Canada. March 10, 2017 – Olds College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today that will explore the demand for new collaborative programming and applied research into intelligent agriculture. Specifically both parties will work together to provide a foundation of collaboration that will advance agricultural training, applied research and commercialization in Western Canada.

tags: News, Continuing Education, Saskatoon, School of Transportation, Pursuing excellence


Sask Polytech student project published in prestigious car calendar

Sask Polytech student project published in prestigious car calendar

Communications and Marketing - January 5, 2016

January 5, 2016 - Car enthusiasts across North America will get a glimpse at the restoration work completed by Saskatchewan Polytechnic students when they flip their 2016 BASF calendars to October. They'll set eyes on a beautifully restored 1955 Mercury M100 antique truck that was just one of many vehicles students in the Auto Body Technician and Automotive Service Technician (AST) certificate programs laboured over the last year.

tags: News, Pursuing excellence, School of Transportation


Dynamic online learning platform streamlines student experience

Communications and Marketing - April 13, 2015

Students enrolled in Saskatchewan Polytechnic's online courses now have a powerful learning platform right at their fingertips. Brightspace, by Desire2Learn (D2L) is a dynamic online integrated learning platform now available to students in all 577 online credit courses offered at Sask Polytech. This contemporary, user-friendly program helps students and instructors stay connected 24/7 though computers, tablets and mobile devices.

tags: Academic, Continuing Education, School of Academic and Career Education, School of Animal and BioSciences, School of Business, School of Construction, School of Health Sciences, School of Hospitality and Tourism, School of Human Services and Community Safety, School of Information and Communications Technology, School of Mining Energy and Manufacturing, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, School of Nursing, School of Transportation


Sask Polytech connects students with employers in Saskatoon

Sask Polytech connects students with employers in Saskatoon

Communications and Marketing - February 11, 2015

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is hosting its annual career fair in Saskatoon today. Students from the Schools of Academic and Career Education; Animal and BioSciences; Business; Construction; Health Sciences; Hospitality and Tourism; Human Services and Community Safety; Information and Communications Technology; Mining, Energy and Manufacturing; Nursing; and Transportation will have the opportunity to explore employment options with recruiting companies.

tags: Saskatoon, School of Animal and BioSciences, School of Business, School of Construction, School of Health Sciences, School of Hospitality and Tourism, School of Human Services and Community Safety, School of Information and Communications Technology, School of Mining Energy and Manufacturing, School of Nursing, School of Transportation


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