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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


Girls GETT interested in trades, technology at Sask Polytech

Girls GETT interested in trades, technology at Sask Polytech

Communications and Marketing - August 10, 2015

Tools and technology have been demystified for girls in grades 6 to 8 during a week-long day camp at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.

tags: Saskatoon, School of Mining Energy and Manufacturing


Students in Northern Saskatchewan Benefit from Government of Canada Investment in Skills Training

Students in Northern Saskatchewan Benefit from Government of Canada Investment in Skills Training

Communications and Marketing - July 31, 2015

Students in Saskatchewan Polytechnic (Sask Polytech) Natural Resource Technology (NRT) programs will have access to enhanced skills training thanks to funding announced today by Randy Hoback, Member of Parliament for Prince Albert, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification.

tags: Prince Albert, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment


Saskatchewan Polytechnic live-streams Prince Albert convocation

Saskatchewan Polytechnic live-streams Prince Albert convocation

Communications and Marketing - July 10, 2015

Families and friends of Saskatchewan Polytechnic graduands can watch Friday's convocation ceremony in Prince Albert from the comfort of their homes through the Saskatchewan Polytechnic website.

tags: Prince Albert, Convocation


Saskatchewan Polytechnic grad employment hits 10-year high

Saskatchewan Polytechnic grad employment hits 10-year high

Communications and Marketing - July 7, 2015

In two related surveys, Saskatchewan Polytechnic has received top marks from both graduates and employers for the quality of its programming. A graduate employment survey, for instance, found that the employment rate for new Saskatchewan Polytechnic graduates has reached a 10-year high, increasing to 94 per cent. A survey of employers, meanwhile, found that 98 per cent would hire one of the institution's grads again.

tags: Academic, Alumni


Yara Belle Plaine Inc. helps power Sask Polytech program

Yara Belle Plaine Inc. helps power Sask Polytech program

Communications and Marketing - July 7, 2015

Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Power Engineering Technology program will be even better prepared to power Saskatchewan thanks to a $160,000 donation from Yara Belle Plaine Inc.

tags: School of Mining Energy and Manufacturing


Sask Polytech's winter festival celebrates Aboriginal culture and heritage

Sask Polytech's winter festival celebrates Aboriginal culture and heritage

Communications and Marketing - July 7, 2015

Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Prince Albert Campus ASAP Winter Festival begins tomorrow, March 17. The noon hour festivities focus on raising awareness about First Nation and Métis traditions.

tags: Aboriginal, Prince Albert


Saskatchewan Polytechnic reaches major milestone with Skills for Employment Project in Ukraine

Saskatchewan Polytechnic reaches major milestone with Skills for Employment Project in Ukraine

Communications and Marketing - June 30, 2015

Saskatchewan Polytechnic has reached a major milestone with its Skills for Employment Project in Ukraine with the publication of 14 new industry-driven business administration textbooks and new learning resources. This project, funded by the Canadian government through Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD), helps business administration programs improve their skills training systems for partner schools in Kyiv, Lviv and Ivano-Frankivsk.

tags: International


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