School of Construction News
Saskatchewan Construction WeekCommunications and Marketing - April 16, 2018
Construction is the bedrock of the economy. Saskatchewan’s 11,000 construction companies and 56,000 construction employees convert business and consumer investment into productivity, assets, jobs, and growth. In short, construction develops plans and dreams into reality.
Fifth annual charrette celebrates Canada’s diversity in architectural designCommunications and Marketing - February 20, 2018
Fifth annual charrette celebrates Canada’s diversity in architectural design Learning opportunity puts students in a professional setting On February 1, 2018, students from the Architectural Technologies program headed to Robinson Residential Design Inc. in Regina to put their skills to the test. Divided into teams of four, students were assigned a province or territory and given the day to come up with a home design inspired by the region’s geography, history and culture – a design idea influenced by John Robinson’s Canada 150 Small Homes exhibit at the Regina Science Centre.
Empowering women to follow their passionCommunications and Marketing - September 28, 2017
Empowering women to follow their passion Women in Trades & Technology gives women the confidence to do anything, including manage their own business! Penny Jean Wohlberg is a journeyperson carpenter and owner of Renovation Jeannie. She is also a strong supporter of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Women in Trades & Technology (WITT) program. “For me it all started with WITT,” says Penny. “WITT is all about empowering women and giving them confidence. WITT was the catalyst that kick-started my career in the trades.”
Habitat for Humanity prepares to move third home for Prince Albert familiesCommunications and Marketing - June 5, 2017
Habitat for Humanity prepares to move third home for Prince Albert families Habitat for Humanity, Prince Albert, and Saskatchewan Polytechnic prepare to move third home June 5, 2017 – Today Habitat for Humanity and Saskatchewan Polytechnic had a sod turning event as they prepare to move their third Habitat for Humanity house to its permanent home. Last month Level 2 Carpenter apprentices completed the framing and exterior finish of the house as part of their technical training.