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  • Partnerships that can kick things up a notch

    Partnerships that can kick things up a notch - Partnerships that can kick things up a notch Partnership creates opportunity for local business Saskatchewan Polytechnic is always on the look-out for new partnerships in applied research that focus on solving real-world problems while maximizing the benefits for everyone involved. That’s why a partnership between Sask Polytech and Create Café, a 3D-Printing studio and café in Saskatoon, is a recipe for success — the rewards can prove to be bigger than planned.

  • Student-run dental clinics help those in need

    Student-run dental clinics help those in need - Student-run dental clinics help those in need Clinic is held at the Regina Food Bank and Regina Open Door Society multiple times a year For more than seven years, second-year dental hygiene students have been visiting the Regina Food Bank up to six times a year to provide oral health evaluations and provide oral hygiene instruction, to support those in need, free of cost. “This is an essential service as many of these clients do not access dentistry as they have many barriers,” says Dental Hygiene instructor and organizer of the dental clinic info days, Dean Lefebvre. “We go to them and provide them with free aids.”

  • Fifth annual charrette celebrates Canada’s diversity in architectural design

    Fifth annual charrette celebrates Canada’s diversity in architectural design - 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.

  • Creating a home away from home for 25 years

    Creating a home away from home for 25 years - Creating a home away from home for 25 years The Prince Albert campus Indigenous Student Centre celebrated a major anniversary On February 15 the centre celebrated its anniversary with a smudging ceremony, an honour song, guest speakers and a lunch. Known to those who use the space as the All Nations Gathering Place, the Indigenous Student Centre at Prince Albert Campus has a long history of supporting Indigenous students as they work to achieve their educational and career goals. Over the past 25 years, the centre has provided a space to study and socialize, seek guidance from an Elder and celebrate achievements.

Partnerships that can kick things up a notch

Partnerships that can kick things up a notch

Communications and Marketing - February 21, 2018

Partnerships that can kick things up a notch Partnership creates opportunity for local business Saskatchewan Polytechnic is always on the look-out for new partnerships in applied research that focus on solving real-world problems while maximizing the benefits for everyone involved. That’s why a partnership between Sask Polytech and Create Café, a 3D-Printing studio and café in Saskatoon, is a recipe for success — the rewards can prove to be bigger than planned.

tags: News, Applied Research, Saskatoon, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Student-run dental clinics help those in need

Student-run dental clinics help those in need

Communications and Marketing - February 20, 2018

Student-run dental clinics help those in need Clinic is held at the Regina Food Bank and Regina Open Door Society multiple times a year For more than seven years, second-year dental hygiene students have been visiting the Regina Food Bank up to six times a year to provide oral health evaluations and provide oral hygiene instruction, to support those in need, free of cost. “This is an essential service as many of these clients do not access dentistry as they have many barriers,” says Dental Hygiene instructor and organizer of the dental clinic info days, Dean Lefebvre. “We go to them and provide them with free aids.”

tags: News, Regina, School of Health Sciences, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Creating a home away from home for 25 years

Creating a home away from home for 25 years

Communications and Marketing - February 20, 2018

Creating a home away from home for 25 years The Prince Albert campus Indigenous Student Centre celebrated a major anniversary On February 15 the centre celebrated its anniversary with a smudging ceremony, an honour song, guest speakers and a lunch. Known to those who use the space as the All Nations Gathering Place, the Indigenous Student Centre at Prince Albert Campus has a long history of supporting Indigenous students as they work to achieve their educational and career goals. Over the past 25 years, the centre has provided a space to study and socialize, seek guidance from an Elder and celebrate achievements.

tags: Aboriginal, Indigenous, Prince Albert, Economic and social prosperity


Sask Polytech follows the drill

Sask Polytech follows the drill

Communications and Marketing - February 6, 2018

Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s new Innovative Manufacturing program trains students for the manufacturing sector, teaching skills and knowledge in mechanical and CAD/CAM engineering technologies, welding, machining, project management, industrial design, and quality control/quality assurance strategies. The program is already showing value to the province’s manufacturing industry just a few short months after it began, with its first tool trial for Sandvik Coromant Canada.

tags: News, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


New members welcomed on Saskatchewan Polytechnic Board of Directors

Communications and Marketing - February 1, 2018

New members welcomed on Saskatchewan Polytechnic Board of Directors All new members will serve for three years from the date of the Order in Council February 1, 2018 – Today the Government of Saskatchewan announced the appointment of seven new members to the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Board of Directors. The new board appointees include Mitchell Holash (Chair), Mark Cooper, Vann Cortez, Prabha Mitchell, Wayne Pike, Drew Tiefenbach and Tyler Willox. They replace Ralph Boychuk (former Chair), Donna Birkmaier, Lydia Cyr and Brent Waldo.

tags: News, Larry Rosia, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, Economic and social prosperity


Building connections at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon campus career fair

Building connections at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon campus career fair

Communications and Marketing - January 30, 2018

Building connections at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon campus career fair More than 80 employers are expected to attend the Saskatoon campus career fair January 30, 2018 – Between January 31 and February 14, each Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus will host a career fair to connect students and future graduates with potential employers. The Saskatoon campus career fair is January 31, 2018.

tags: News, Business and Industry, Saskatoon, Economic and social prosperity


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