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Saskatchewan Polytechnic raises rainbow flag for LGBTQ community at all campuses for PRIDE

Saskatchewan Polytechnic raises rainbow flag for LGBTQ community at all campuses for PRIDE

Communications and Marketing - June 6, 2018

June 10, 2018 – This June and July, the rainbow pride flag will be seen at our four main campuses to recognize Pride Week and to show our support for our LGBTQ students, their allies and communities.

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


Staff and faculty turn upcycling into an award winning idea

Staff and faculty turn upcycling into an award winning idea

Communications and Marketing - May 16, 2018

Turning old, beat-up wooden pallets into functional furniture takes skill and a creative eye. At the same time, it creates a chance for colleagues to come together, engage in relationship and team building, cultivate innovation and think creatively about environmental sustainability.

tags: News, Economic and social prosperity


Over 100 students and professionals volunteer at seventh annual Dental Day

Over 100 students and professionals volunteer at seventh annual Dental Day

Communications and Marketing - April 16, 2018

April 16, 2018 – Regina was all smiles at the seventh annual Dental Day and Dental Hygiene Day. The event saw Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting diploma students partnering with the Regina Food Bank and the Regina Open Door Society, to open a dental clinic for those in the community who need a checkup, cleaning and other dental work including fillings, root canals and extractions.

tags: News, School of Health Sciences, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Draganfly and Saskatchewan Polytechnic helps solve conservation investigation

Draganfly and Saskatchewan Polytechnic helps solve conservation investigation

Communications and Marketing - April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018 – In April 2017, Draganfly Innovations and Saskatchewan Polytechnic received an Engage Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to pursue research using UAVs to get a 3D snapshot of a conservation crime scene. In the same month, the partnership was able to put their project to the test, assisting with a wildlife investigation where a cow and calf moose were shot illegally near Alvena, SK.

tags: News, Applied Research, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Economic and social prosperity


Regina to host 20th Annual Skills Canada Saskatchewan Competition

Regina to host 20th Annual Skills Canada Saskatchewan Competition

Communications and Marketing - April 12, 2018

April 12, 2018 – More than 450 secondary and post-secondary students and apprentices from across the province will showcase their talents in the skilled trades and technologies at the 20th annual provincial skills competition hosted by Skills Canada Saskatchewan.

tags: News, Regina, School of Construction, School of Transportation, Economic and social prosperity


 Research, Innovation and Funding are All Tied Together

Research, Innovation and Funding are All Tied Together

Communications and Marketing - March 28, 2018

Canada is fortunate to have many highly regarded post-secondary institutions. The quality of our universities, colleges and polytechnics is among the best in the world. Nowhere is this more evident than in the variety of research currently underway across the country at these institutions. For example, Canada’s universities are involved in incredible research initiatives, answering questions people have been asking for years and opening doors to new possibilities and ways of thinking. The downside, however, is that such research does not always translate into commercial applications.

tags: Applied Research, Larry Rosia, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


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