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Saskatchewan Polytechnic dinner leverages partnerships with employers

Saskatchewan Polytechnic dinner leverages partnerships with employers

Communications and Marketing - December 3, 2015

December 9, 2015 - Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinners provide a valuable networking opportunity for students to make new employer contacts, meet industry leaders, and possibly launch their career with their first job offer.

tags: News, Regina, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates National Child Day

Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates National Child Day

Communications and Marketing - November 20, 2015

Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Early Childhood Education programs at Regina, Saskatoon and Prince Albert campuses are hosting activities to bring awareness to National Child Day. National Child Day has been celebrated since 1993 in Canada, reinforcing the commitment Canada made to ensure children are treated with dignity and respect.

tags: News, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, School of Human Services and Community Safety, Economic and social prosperity


Saskatoon LINC Students Tour Regina

Saskatoon LINC Students Tour Regina

Communications and Marketing - November 5, 2015

Recently, two eager busloads of Saskatchewan Polytechnic students departed from the Saskatoon campus shortly after dawn on a field trip to Regina. Representing twenty-five countries of origin, these students from the Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) program, were off to tour three important historical sites: the Saskatchewan Legislature, the Royal Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History and the RCMP Training Depot, all to be accomplished in a marathon of twelve hours. The annual LINC trip to Regina is a great way to build friendships, practice English in a real-world setting and learn more about the exciting place the students call home - Saskatchewan!

tags: Regina, Saskatoon, School of Human Services and Community Safety


Nursing Students Deliver Health Education about Influenza Immunization, in collaboration with the Regina Open Door Society

Nursing Students Deliver Health Education about Influenza Immunization, in collaboration with the Regina Open Door Society

Communications and Marketing - October 22, 2015

Students from the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program (offered jointly by Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina) will join with Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region (RQHR) Public Health Nurses, at the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) on October 21 to provide flu shots to many refugees and immigrants that live here in Regina. Last week students were on site at RODS to deliver health education sessions about influenza immunization. Getachew Woldyesus, manager of Regina Open Door Society's Settlement Family and Community Services Division stated “We are delighted that the collaborative nursing program has partnered with our Organization and the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region for a second straight year, to provide this very necessary information and access to immunizations for newcomers to Regina.” Last year 631 newcomers were immunized at the Regina Open Door Society Flu Clinic.

tags: Regina, School of Information and Communications Technology, Successful careers


Historical milestone reached by Saskatchewan Polytechnic with degree grads

Historical milestone reached by Saskatchewan Polytechnic with degree grads

Communications and Marketing - June 17, 2015

Two students will graduate from Saskatchewan Polytechnic's first degree program, the Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing, at the Regina Campus convocation ceremony on June 19.

tags: Regina, School of Nursing


Saskatchewan Polytechnic raises flag for LGBT youth

Saskatchewan Polytechnic raises flag for LGBT youth

Communications and Marketing - May 29, 2015

This May and June Saskatchewan Polytechnic will fly the rainbow pride flag at our four main campuses to recognize Pride Week and support our LGBT youth and their allies.

tags: Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon


Making a difference in North Central Regina

Making a difference in North Central Regina

Dale Johnson - May 13, 2015

Some nursing students recently completed their community service learning at the North Central Family Centre in Regina which provides safety, education resources, and life skills for about 70 school-aged children.

tags: Regina, School of Nursing


Aboriginal event celebrates cultural diversity on campus

Aboriginal event celebrates cultural diversity on campus

Communications and Marketing - April 23, 2015

Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Regina Campus is marking the 25th anniversary of its Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Event, sponsored by Casinos Regina and Moose Jaw, with jigging, drumming, comedy and an interactive workshop on intercultural education.

tags: Aboriginal, Regina


Collaborative online nurse practitioner students meet in Regina

Collaborative online nurse practitioner students meet in Regina

Communications and Marketing - April 17, 2015

Students in Canada's first collaborative online master of nursing nurse practitioner program are getting together in person this week for the first time. Students currently enrolled in the online Collaborative Nurse Practitioner Program (CNPP) - offered jointly by the Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina - are in Regina this week, as part of their studies.

tags: Regina, School of Nursing


Community Safety Induction Training recruits hit the ground running

Community Safety Induction Training recruits hit the ground running

Communications and Marketing - April 10, 2015

Residents in a number of Saskatchewan communities should be able to rest a little easier these days. Saskatchewan Polytechnic's inaugural six-week Community Safety Induction Training program, in partnership with the Ministry of Justice, concluded with a recognition ceremony in Regina this afternoon. The program's 13 students - six women and seven men, are now ready to apply their specialized training in their home communities.

tags: Regina, School of Human Services and Community Safety


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