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2015 News Archive

Puck Perfection

Puck Perfection

Communications and Marketing - October 5, 2015

Sask Polytech helps to solve blind hockey's biggest riddle While the sport of blind hockey has been around since the 1950s, the question of what to use as a puck has, until very recently, remained the unsolved Rubik's Cube of the game.

tags: Applied Research, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Sask Polytech/Southeast College agreement expands opportunities for students

Sask Polytech/Southeast College agreement expands opportunities for students

Communications and Marketing - September 30, 2015

September 30, 2015 - Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Southeast College signed an agreement today that paves the way for new and enhanced skills training for students in southeastern Saskatchewan. Under the agreement, the two post-secondary institutions will share their expertise and resources so that they can train more skilled workers to fill labour shortages in industries such as energy and mining.

tags: Academic, Pursuing excellence


A proud history and prosperous future

A proud history and prosperous future

Communications and Marketing - September 18, 2015

It may be hard to believe, but this September marks our first full year as a polytechnic. Every day we're evolving, growing, and building bright futures together, but let's take a moment to reflect on our rich history as we mark this milestone.

tags: Pursuing excellence, Organizational effectiveness


Share your story!

Share your story!

Communications and Marketing - September 18, 2015

It's been a historic year for our school as we transitioned from SIAST, a technical institution, to Saskatchewan Polytechnic, the province's first polytechnic. The name change is symbolic of the new direction we are taking as the province's premiere public institution of applied learning and applied research. We are extremely proud of all we accomplished the last academic year. We want you to share some of your favourite memories!

tags: Pursuing excellence, Organizational effectiveness


A cut above

A cut above

Communications and Marketing - September 8, 2015

Jaret Mayer returned from a recent Las Vegas trip with all ten fingers intact. By itself, it might not sound newsworthy, but there was a brief moment during his visit when he thought that might not happen.

tags: Alumni, Prince Albert, School of Human Services and Community Safety, Pursuing excellence


Arnold Boldt carries flag at Parapan Am Games

Arnold Boldt carries flag at Parapan Am Games

Communications and Marketing - August 18, 2015

Earlier this month Arnold Boldt, celebrated athlete and the Learning & Teaching Division associate vice-president at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, carried in the Paralympic flag at the Opening Ceremonies of the Parapan Am Games in Toronto. Boldt carried in the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) flag with a who's who of Canadian Paralympic athletes and advocates including Tim McIsaac, Chelsey Gotell, Paul Rosen, Robert Hampson, David Shannon, Patrick Jarvis and Dr. Robert Steadward.

tags: Academic, Pursuing excellence


Sask Polytech recognized for applied project management program

Sask Polytech recognized for applied project management program

Communications and Marketing - August 13, 2015

Saskatchewan's only online project management program, offered by Saskatchewan Polytechnic, has been given the gold seal by the Canadian Construction Association and recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

tags: Continuing Education, School of Business, Pursuing excellence


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