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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.

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


Building connections at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert campus career fair

Building connections at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert campus career fair

Communications and Marketing - February 13, 2018

Building connections at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert campus career fair More than 43 employers are expected to attend the Prince Albert campus career fair February 13, 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 Prince Albert campus career fair is February 14, 2018. “Sask Polytech graduates are known for their impressive skills, unwavering work ethic and ability to provide value to any company,” says Dr. Larry Rosia, president and CEO of Saskatchewan Polytechnic. “94 per cent of our grads remain in Saskatchewan and 97% of employers affirm they would hire a Sask Polytech grad again. Our alumni are a major driving force behind our province’s growing economy.”

tags: News, Prince Albert, Successful careers


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


February 15 Priority Consideration Date for Domestic Applicants

February 15 Priority Consideration Date for Domestic Applicants

Communications and Marketing - January 18, 2018

February 15 is the last date for priority consideration of domestic applicants to programs in the First Qualified, First Admitted admissions process. Canadian citizens and permanent residents (landed immigrants) are advised to apply to programs before February 15. Applications received after February 15 (both domestic and international) may be considered on a First Qualified, First Admitted basis.

tags: Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon


Dinner helps Prince Albert students connect with industry and prepare for future careers

Dinner helps Prince Albert students connect with industry and prepare for future careers

Communications and Marketing - December 13, 2017

Dinner helps Prince Albert students connect with industry and prepare for future careers Sask Polytech business and industry dinner develops students networking skills and raises funds for financial assistance programs December 13, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinners presented by Graham provide a valuable applied learning opportunity for students to build networks for their future careers. Employers in attendance are provided the opportunity to meet with potential future hires. This year’s keynote speaker is Sask Polytech Forest Ecosystem Technology and Resource and Environmental Law alumnus Chase Davies.

tags: News, Alumni, Business and Industry, Prince Albert, Pursuing excellence


Long Service Awards recognize decades of service from dedicated employees

Long Service Awards recognize decades of service from dedicated employees

Communications and Marketing - November 21, 2017

Long Service Awards recognize decades of service from dedicated employees Employees recognized for 10, 20, 30 and 40 years of service Saskatchewan Polytechnic has become known as one of Canada’s top polytechnics – a success largely due to the commitment and passion of its employees. Every year, Dr. Larry Rosia, president and CEO, takes the time to recognize and celebrate employees who have provided 10 or more years to cultivating a learning environment that engages students and supports Saskatchewan’s economy. Here are just a few of those who were honoured this year.

tags: News, Larry Rosia, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon


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