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Confederation College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership benefits Indigenous students

Confederation College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership benefits Indigenous students

Communications and Marketing - May 25, 2018

May 24, 2018 – Confederation College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic are working together to build on each other’s practices in the field of Indigenous education, to build capacity and grow new initiatives in Indigenous research. They signed a letter of intent to work together over the next five years.

tags: Indigenous, aboriginal


The REDress exhibit calls for reflection on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

The REDress exhibit calls for reflection on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

Communications and Marketing - May 16, 2018

Between April 23 and 28, Sask Polytech’s Moose Jaw campus featured a haunting display of nearly 30 red dresses, hung in both inside and outside, and ten banners with a total of 306 photos and stories of some of the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

tags: Aboriginal, Indigenous, Pursuing excellence


Saskatchewan Polytechnic cultivates success through Indigenous nursing supports

Saskatchewan Polytechnic cultivates success through Indigenous nursing supports

Communications and Marketing - May 9, 2018

Nursing is one of the most rewarding careers you can choose — it’s an opportunity to help others, improve health outcomes and creates a positive impact on the lives of many people. But, the road to get there can be challenging at times and combining cultural concepts of health and healing can cause some students unnecessary struggles. By providing Indigenous students with support and counselling services, Sask Polytech aims to address this barrier and ensure all students have an equal opportunity to achieve their educational and career goals.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing


Saskatchewan Polytechnic receives Indigenous Education Excellence award

Saskatchewan Polytechnic receives Indigenous Education Excellence award

Communications and Marketing - May 9, 2018

May 9, 2018 - Saskatchewan Polytechnic received bronze for the Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Indigenous Education Excellence Award. These awards recognize a college or institute that has a demonstrated commitment to Indigenous education through innovative approaches and dedicated structures, services and community partnerships.

tags: Aboriginal, Indigenous, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, Pursuing excellence


Honour Ceremonies celebrate student success

Honour Ceremonies celebrate student success

Communications and Marketing - March 20, 2018

Honour Ceremonies celebrate student success Every year Sask Polytech looks to celebrate the hard work and achievements of our Indigenous students through a series of honour ceremonies, taking place at each of our home campuses. “For nearly twenty-five years, we have honoured the dedication and commitment our students make towards achieving their educational and career goals,” says Jason Seright, director of Indigenous Student Success Strategy.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous, Prince Albert, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


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


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