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  • Dr. Larry Rosia receives Paul A. Elsner International Excellence in Leadership Award

    Dr. Larry Rosia receives Paul A. Elsner International Excellence in Leadership Award - April 20, 2018 –Dr. Larry Rosia, Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s president and CEO, has received the Paul A. Elsner Excellence in Leadership Award from The Chair Academy. The Chair Academy’s mission is to design and promote world-class training programs and services to advance academic and administrative leadership for higher education and organizational leaders globally to promote positive change.

  • Take a seat: Architectural Technologies students showcase handmade furniture designs

    Take a seat: Architectural Technologies students showcase handmade furniture designs - On April 12 and 13, Architectural Technologies students showcased their furniture making skills in a special event at Sask Polytech’s Moose Jaw campus.

  • Alumnus uses photography to transform lives in Northern Saskatchewan

    Alumnus uses photography to transform lives in Northern Saskatchewan - Pinehouse is a small town in a remote part of northern Saskatchewan, 350 kilometers north of Saskatoon. It’s a place where people, especially youth, can feel isolated and alone, often choosing to make unhealthy choices as a way to cope with the loneliness. But Dre Erwin, a Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) graduate, 2004, has figured out a way to help.

  • Sask Polytech alum show off their skills in new docu-series

    Sask Polytech alum show off their skills in new docu-series - On any given night, paramedics across Saskatoon encounter a variety of real-life emergency situations and care for people in a time of great need. Now you can see first-hand what those paramedics, many of whom are Sask Polytech grads, experience every night on a new televised docu-series called Paramedics: Emergency Response.

First social impact bond pilot has positive impact on unemployed Canadians

First social impact bond pilot has positive impact on unemployed Canadians

Communications and Marketing - March 15, 2018

Ottawa, March 14, 2018 – The first national social finance project of its kind in Canada has completed its final round of essential skills training with important results for Canadians. All in all, 88% of the unemployed Canadians who received training as part of the Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Essential Skills Social Finance (ESSF) pilot, achieved measurable skills improvements.

tags: News, Continuing Education, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


 Experience is important—and should be recognized

Experience is important—and should be recognized

Communications and Marketing - November 2, 2017

Experience counts. We’ve all heard that phrase at some point in our lives. At Saskatchewan Polytechnic, it has a significant meaning. Experience is important. There are a number of ways whereby people can gain knowledge and develop skills—and it is our belief that such effort should be acknowledged. It is one of the reasons we began using a process called PLAR—short for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition—over 20 years ago.

tags: News, Continuing Education, Larry Rosia, Successful careers


Previous achievements and experience influence education

Previous achievements and experience influence education

Communications and Marketing - June 15, 2017

Previous achievements and experience influence education Sask Polytech proves to be a leader in Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) Life is full of learning moments. From learning on-the-job or learning at home, there are a number of ways that we grow knowledge and develop skills. At Saskatchewan Polytechnic, PLAR is used as a way to acknowledge that learning happens in many areas of our lives.

tags: Academic, Continuing Education, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Olds College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership focuses on applied research and intelligent agriculture

Olds College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership focuses on applied research and intelligent agriculture

Communications and Marketing - March 9, 2017

MOU sets framework for increased collaboration and opportunities to advance training, applied research and commercialization in Western Canada. March 10, 2017 – Olds College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today that will explore the demand for new collaborative programming and applied research into intelligent agriculture. Specifically both parties will work together to provide a foundation of collaboration that will advance agricultural training, applied research and commercialization in Western Canada.

tags: News, Continuing Education, Saskatoon, School of Transportation, Pursuing excellence, applied research


Karrass and Sask Polytech partner to offer effective negotiation seminars

Karrass and Sask Polytech partner to offer effective negotiation seminars

Communications and Marketing - April 8, 2016

Karrass and Sask Polytech partner to offer effective negotiation seminars Internationally renowned negotiation skills company Karrass and Sask Polytech team up to bring negotiation seminars to Saskatchewan April 11, 2016 - Karrass and Saskatchewan Polytechnic are partnering to offer a successful negotiation skills training seminar to Saskatchewan business professionals starting this summer. Karrass has a reputation for training over a million business professionals in the art of negotiation. Together Karrass and Sask Polytech will be providing Karrass' Effective Negotiating Two-Day Seminar.

tags: News, Academic, Continuing Education


C4i Consultants and Sask Polytech demonstrate emergency disaster management simulation at SUMA

C4i Consultants and Sask Polytech demonstrate emergency disaster management simulation at SUMA

Communications and Marketing - February 1, 2016

Saskatchewan Polytechnic launches specialized, interactive training for emergency response planning and crisis rehearsal February 1, 2016 - C4i Consultants and Saskatchewan Polytechnic demonstrated C4i's Emergency Disaster Management Simulation (EDMSIM) software to delegates of the Saskatchewan Urban Municipality Associations' (SUMA) annual convention in Regina.

tags: News, Academic, Continuing Education, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


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