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  • Cameron (Cam) Koslowski

    Cameron (Cam) Koslowski - Since graduating in 2014, Cam has been able to work at his dream job, helping to repair and preserve the environment and build a sustainable future for generations to come.

  • Jolene Kequahtooway

    Jolene Kequahtooway - For Jolene, attending Sask Polytech isn’t just about the classes and homework. “I have made lifelong friends,” says Jolene. “Going to Sask Polytech has opened me up to multicultural experiences I may not have gotten otherwise.”

  • Joelle (Joe) Nicotine

    Joelle (Joe) Nicotine - Joe Nicotine, a First Nations student, is a loving husband and proud father, and building a promising career to support his growing family is a big part of his dream.

  • Sheila Booth

    Sheila Booth - When Sheila Booth, a Métis alumna, enrolled with Saskatchewan Polytechnic more than 26 years ago, she was looking to get her life on track. At age 15, she dropped out of high school, which meant her career options as an adult were limited. Looking to improve her prospects, Sheila graduated from the Chemical Dependency Worker certificate program in 1990. Since then, she has gone on to receive her Continuing Care Assistant in 1996 and in 2010 she graduated from the Practical Nursing program.

Sask Polytech hosts National Aboriginal Day celebrations across the province

Sask Polytech hosts National Aboriginal Day celebrations across the province

Communications and Marketing - June 21, 2017

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.”

tags: News, Aboriginal, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon


Saskatchewan Polytechnic unveils Truth and Reconciliation display

Saskatchewan Polytechnic unveils Truth and Reconciliation display

Communications and Marketing - June 15, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic dedicates spaces for Truth and Reconciliation Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates National Aboriginal History month with unveiling of Truth and Reconciliation Commission reports June 15, 2017 – Today Eugene Arcand, a member of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Indian Residential School Survivor Committee, spoke at Saskatchewan Polytechnic about the importance of Truth and Reconciliation. A set of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission reports donated by Arcand to Sask Polytech are on permanent display.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Saskatoon, Pursuing excellence


Saskatchewan Polytechnic recognizes and celebrates partnerships with gala event

Saskatchewan Polytechnic recognizes and celebrates partnerships with gala event

Communications and Marketing - June 1, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic recognizes and celebrates partnerships with gala event The Auto Body Technician training area at Regina campus will be transformed into a one-of-a-kind fine dining and entertainment venue. June 1, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic is pleased to honour program, industry and alumni partners and recognize their contributions and achievements that support our organization and students at the 2017 President’s Gala. Attendees will celebrate the benefits of partnerships and collaborative work while also fundraising for students at Saskatchewan’s most luxurious garage party.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Alumni, Business and Industry, Regina, Successful careers


Saskatchewan Polytechnic honours diversity at second annual Intercultural Week

Saskatchewan Polytechnic honours diversity at second annual Intercultural Week

Communications and Marketing - March 21, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic honours diversity at second annual Intercultural Week More than 40 events will take place across the province between March 21 and 24 March 20, 2016 – With more than 500 international students and more than 18 per cent of the student body identifying as Indigenous, Sask Polytech is proud to be a culturally diverse institution. In an effort to honour and celebrate how such diversity enriches the learning and work experience for each student, staff and faculty member, Sask Polytech is hosting the second annual Intercultural Week, March 21-24.

tags: News, Aboriginal, International, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Celebrate diversity during Intercultural Week

Celebrate diversity during Intercultural Week

Communications and Marketing - March 20, 2017

Celebrate diversity during Intercultural Week More than 40 events to take place at Sask Polytech campuses between March 21 and 24 Saskatchewan Polytechnic prides itself as a diverse institution that welcomes people from all over the world to study, grow their skills and find success as they work towards their educational and career goals. March 21-24 will see each campus city host a number of events that honour and celebrate our diversity during the second annual Intercultural Week.

tags: News, Aboriginal, International, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Saskatchewan Polytechnic honours Indigenous students’ achievements

Saskatchewan Polytechnic honours Indigenous students’ achievements

Communications and Marketing - March 15, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic honours Indigenous students’ achievements Sask Polytech hosts special honour ceremonies to celebrate the achievements of Indigenous students. March 15, 2016 – Looking to celebrate the hard work, dedication and achievements of our Indigenous students preparing to graduate, Saskatchewan Polytechnic will be hosting honour ceremonies across the province. Sask Polytech has been hosting Indigenous honour ceremonies for approximately 25 years.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


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