Royal Roads University and Nicola Valley Institute of Technology sign memorandum of understanding

Victoria – Royal Roads University and the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore how the institutions can work together to benefit students’ learning. The five-year MOU sets the foundation for collaboration between the institutions in research, academic programs and student and faculty exchanges.   Read more…

'Investing in Safety'

Students at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology will benefit from improved and upgraded campus facilities, thanks to $47,000 in capital funding that is part of government’s investment in B.C.’s post-secondary infrastructure this year. Ken Tourand, President, Nicola Valley Institute of Technology — “The safety of students, staff, and visitors on campus is always a priority for NVIT. We are pleased that the funding provided has allowed the institute to construct defined walkways that increase accessibility and safety between the … Continued

Two NVIT staff awarded for inclusion

Two members of the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology staff have been recognized for their efforts to create a “culture of inclusion.” John Chenoweth, dean of instruction, and Faye Ahdemar, college readiness and indigenous academic studies instructor, were both recognized by the British Columbia Association for Community Living. Read more….. By Phillip Woolgar – Merritt Herald

NVIT Instructor Presented with Award

NVIT News Merritt 11/21/2011 Local Lower Nicola Indian Band Member and NVIT Instructor Sharon McIvor shown here with Canada’s Governor General after being presented with GG Person’s Award for her 30-year lobby for equality for aboriginal women in Canada. Sharon just arrived back from New York where she provided information to the UN Rapporteur studying violence against women. She discussed the need…. Read more

NVIT Instructor to Speak at Queens University

Sharon McIvor, instructor from Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT), main leader in the famous McIvor case was asked to be a speaker at the Queens University this fall. While there, Sharon also opens as a keynote speaker for the ‘Feminist Speaker Series’. Thousands of women and families alike have been affected positively by the McIvor case. Look for more information on Sharon on the APTN website or watch for the upcoming filming coming from First Voices (you’ll also catch … Continued

Successful Transitions

Indigenous Education Forum Thursday April 28 to Saturday April 30, 2011 Nicola Valley Institute of Technology The University of Victoria (UVic), the Indigenous Adult & Higher Learning Association (IAHLA), and the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT), would like to invite you to the 3rd Annual Successful Student Transitions Indigenous Education forum, hosted by NVIT Thursday April 28 to Saturday April 30, 2011. This event aims to encourage and prepare new, existing and potential Indigenous adult learners to make the … Continued