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  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic eco car finishes second at Sonoma Raceway

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic eco car finishes second at Sonoma Raceway - April 25, 2018 - Saskatchewan Polytechnic students have proven they have what it takes on the raceway. The SaskEco Urban Concept car finished in second place at the Shell Eco-Marathon Americans Challenge at the Sonoma Raceway in California last week. The energy efficiency competition brought together over 1,000 students from across North and South America. The placing marks the first Canadian car to earn a spot in the final competition in London, England this July.

  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates graduates at Moose Jaw convocation

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates graduates at Moose Jaw convocation - April 26, 2018 – Tomorrow Saskatchewan Polytechnic will celebrate the accomplishments of graduates along with award recipients at the Moose Jaw campus convocation. Almost 850 students have been invited to attend Moose Jaw convocation.

  • 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.

Women’s Conference at the Provincial Skills Competition

Women’s Conference at the Provincial Skills Competition

Communications and Marketing - April 16, 2018

Women in Trades and Technology (WITT) at Saskatchewan Polytechnic has been part of the annual Skills Canada Provincial Competition for years and this year provides another opportunity to engage their core audiences.

tags: News, WITT


Building rewarding careers for women in trades

Building rewarding careers for women in trades

Communications and Marketing - January 8, 2018

Building rewarding careers for women in trades WITT program support can be a key to success When Carla Milleker finished her plumbing certificate at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, she wasn’t sure where she’d find work. But as luck would have it, All-Rite Plumbing in Emerald Park, Saskatchewan needed employees at the same time and hired her before she even became an apprentice.

tags: News, WITT


Empowering women to follow their passion

Empowering women to follow their passion

Communications 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.”

tags: News, School of Construction, Successful careers, WITT


Mind over metal summer welding camp

Mind over metal summer welding camp

Communications and Marketing - August 23, 2017

Mind over metal summer welding camp The Canadian Welding Association Foundation hosts Mind Over Metal summer camps for girls at Prince Albert campus August 23, 2016 –The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Women in Trades and Technology (WITT) program has partnered with the Canadian Welding Association (CWA) Foundation to host a Mind Over Metal welding summer camp for girls aged 12 to 15. The week-long camp is being hosted at the Prince Albert campus.

tags: News, Prince Albert, School of Construction, WITT


Mind over metal summer welding camp

Mind over metal summer welding camp

Communications and Marketing - July 18, 2017

Mind over metal summer welding camp The Canadian Welding Association Foundation hosts Mind Over Metal summer camps for girls at Regina campus July 19, 2016 –The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Women in Trades and Technology (WITT) program has partnered with the Canadian Welding Association (CWA) Foundation to host a Mind Over Metal welding summer camp for girls aged 12 to 15. The week-long camp is being hosted at the Regina campus.

tags: News, Regina, Pursuing excellence, WITT


For 26 years, girls GETT interested in trades

For 26 years, girls GETT interested in trades

Communications and Marketing - July 12, 2017

For 26 years, girls GETT interested in trades Scooter races cap week-long exploration camp for girls at Regina campus presented by SaskPower July 13, 2016 – Girls from grade six to eight will be attending week-long trades and technology camps at Saskatchewan Polytechnic this month, presented by SaskPower. Girls Exploring Trades and Technology (GETT) camps provide participants with a safe, supportive environment to explore the tools, equipment and skills needed for a trades and technology career.

tags: News, Regina, Saskatoon, Economic and social prosperity, WITT


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