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Okanagan College’s servers were hacked in January. (Black Press file photo)

Okanagan College ‘did not entertain conversations’ about paying ransom

College calling the hacking a ‘double extortion attack’

 

Guests at a renaming ceremony for new Dr. Lloyd Morin Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning included president Lane Trotter. Morin served as the college’s second president in 1978 and is the only surviving member of the original administration council. (Courtesy of Camosun College)

A founding leader of Saanich’s Camosun College recognized in renamed facility

Renamed building recognizes only surviving member of first administration, Lloyd Morin

 

Fine furniture students work to process lumber from a Garry oak tree that fell on Camosun College’s Lansdowne campus library building during a fall 2022 storm. (Camosun College/Flickr)

Victoria’s Camosun College fine furniture students give new life to fallen Garry oak tree

Tree came down during November wind storm and struck Lansdowne campus library in Saanich

 

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College enrollment is down for a third year in a row

On Oct. 20, the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center released a report…

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Revelstoke Secondary School is one of many across the province that provides students with an opportunity to learn different trades as well as begin their trade-education alongside finishing their high school diploma. (Photo via Twitter)

B.C. will have 80,000 job openings over the next 10 years

The B.C. Government is working on the professionalization of the trades

Revelstoke Secondary School is one of many across the province that provides students with an opportunity to learn different trades as well as begin their trade-education alongside finishing their high school diploma. (Photo via Twitter)
Camosun College has taken the next step toward making its vision of a film studio on its Saanich campus a reality, and is now seeking pre-qualification requests from organizations which want to design, build, and operate it. (Courtesy of Camosun College)
Camosun College has taken the next step toward making its vision of a film studio on its Saanich campus a reality, and is now seeking pre-qualification requests from organizations which want to design, build, and operate it. (Courtesy of Camosun College)
Camosun College 2022 graduate Gretta de Carvalho Kawahara was awarded the B.C. Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for combining high grades and promoting inclusion, democracy and reconciliation at the college and in her community. (Courtesy Camosun College)

Camosun College honours its top students with 2022 awards

Lieutenant-Governor Medal for grades and citizenship; top academic awards handed out

Camosun College 2022 graduate Gretta de Carvalho Kawahara was awarded the B.C. Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for combining high grades and promoting inclusion, democracy and reconciliation at the college and in her community. (Courtesy Camosun College)
Zach Diewert, right, with his World Series championship teammates Isaac Nunez, left, and Adrian Mella. (Photo submitted)

Island baseball player’s defining World Series moment goes over two days

Being part of Southeastern University’s baseball champions a dream come true

Zach Diewert, right, with his World Series championship teammates Isaac Nunez, left, and Adrian Mella. (Photo submitted)
Zach Diewert, right, with outfielder Adrian Mella, left, and catcher Shamir Morales, centre, following the NAIA Opening Round baseball championship. (Photo submitted)

Island baseball player bound for the NAIA college baseball World Series

Chemainus product Diewert keeps bouncing back from injuries

Zach Diewert, right, with outfielder Adrian Mella, left, and catcher Shamir Morales, centre, following the NAIA Opening Round baseball championship. (Photo submitted)
As a graduate of the Cybersecurity & Network Technology program, the college said students can seek employment in network management, computer maintenance, cloud computing or cybersecurity roles. (Courtesy of Camosun College)

Camosun College offers two new programs in cybersecurity and computer network technology

The number of jobs for cyber security professionals in Canada is growing by 7 per cent every year

As a graduate of the Cybersecurity & Network Technology program, the college said students can seek employment in network management, computer maintenance, cloud computing or cybersecurity roles. (Courtesy of Camosun College)
Victoria’s Sprott Shaw College is hosting open houses at their Bastion Square campus for medical office and health unit administration programs every Friday this month. (Courtesy of Sprott Shaw College)

Victoria college recruiting for in-demand medical admin programs

Need desperate in region for people to take on such roles, Sprott Shaw director says

Victoria’s Sprott Shaw College is hosting open houses at their Bastion Square campus for medical office and health unit administration programs every Friday this month. (Courtesy of Sprott Shaw College)
Students from Panama are enjoying positive experiences learning English and more at Camosun College’s Lansdowne campus. (Photo courtesy of Camosun College)

Panamanian students enjoy transformative learning experience in Greater Victoria

Camosun College offers cultural learning opportunities for international students

Students from Panama are enjoying positive experiences learning English and more at Camosun College’s Lansdowne campus. (Photo courtesy of Camosun College)
The Campus Centre building looms on the Interurban campus of Camosun College. The college is hosting a virtual information session for prospective students on Feb. 23. (Black Press Media file photo)

Camosun College hosting virtual info night for prospective students

Learn more about college programs during Info Night, Feb. 23 from 3 to 7:30 p.m.

The Campus Centre building looms on the Interurban campus of Camosun College. The college is hosting a virtual information session for prospective students on Feb. 23. (Black Press Media file photo)
A new program at Camosun College is designed to offer international learning opportunities for students who might not otherwise have the chance to study abroad. (Black Press Media file photo)

Camosun opens up a world of learning opportunity for Greater Victoria students

Federal grant aimed at students who might face barriers to studying abroad

A new program at Camosun College is designed to offer international learning opportunities for students who might not otherwise have the chance to study abroad. (Black Press Media file photo)
Matthew Zeleny, applied research technologist, and Kai Anderson, grant worker, from Camosun Innovates, worked on the design, manufacturing and production of colour-coded trays for vials containing Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses for children aged 5 to 11. (Photo Courtesy of Camosun College)

Camosun College develops colour-coded trays to differentiate children, adult COVID vaccines

The laser-cut trays are intended to make it easier to distinguish different COVID-19 vaccine doses

Matthew Zeleny, applied research technologist, and Kai Anderson, grant worker, from Camosun Innovates, worked on the design, manufacturing and production of colour-coded trays for vials containing Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses for children aged 5 to 11. (Photo Courtesy of Camosun College)
Pearson College unveiled new SENCOTEN language names and artwork for its five student residences on Nov. 18. (Photo Courtesy of Pearson College/Facebook)

Pearson College renames residences in SENCOTEN language

The move is the latest in Metchosin international school’s reconciliation efforts

Pearson College unveiled new SENCOTEN language names and artwork for its five student residences on Nov. 18. (Photo Courtesy of Pearson College/Facebook)
Nine young African refugees recently completed two months of hospitality industry training at Camosun College and have been guaranteed job placements in Tofino, as part of the new HIRES program. (Photo courtesy Camosun College)

Camosun College trains nine refugees for work in Tofino

Education-based immigration program aims to help reduce labour shortages

Nine young African refugees recently completed two months of hospitality industry training at Camosun College and have been guaranteed job placements in Tofino, as part of the new HIRES program. (Photo courtesy Camosun College)
Scholarship recipients Bryce Schiebel and Monica Amos with Saanich mayor and chair of the CRD Traffic Safety Commission, Fred Haynes. (Courtesy of CRD)

Two Camosun College students honoured with memorial scholarships

Fifth annual Const. Sarah Beckett Memorial Scholarship awarded

Scholarship recipients Bryce Schiebel and Monica Amos with Saanich mayor and chair of the CRD Traffic Safety Commission, Fred Haynes. (Courtesy of CRD)
Geoff Wilmshurst, vice-president of partnerships at Camosun College, stands in front of an empty plot of land for which a business case is being assembled for building a film studio. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Camosun film studio in Saanich nears business case completion, developer interest to be sought

Film worker education and studio will provide benefits to south Island film and TV industry

Geoff Wilmshurst, vice-president of partnerships at Camosun College, stands in front of an empty plot of land for which a business case is being assembled for building a film studio. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
Artist Carey Newman’s design for UVic’s 2021 Orange Shirt Day T-shirts. (UVic Photo Services)

Events surrounding National Day for Truth and Reconciliation look to raise awareness

Greater Victoria organizers to share stories of sacrifices made by residential school survivors

Artist Carey Newman’s design for UVic’s 2021 Orange Shirt Day T-shirts. (UVic Photo Services)
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