Reclaiming our learners: learning through ‘unlearning’

 NICOLA VALLEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY PRESENTS  Reclaiming our learners:   learning through ‘unlearning’   Feb 25   8:30 AM-4:00pm   WITH DR. MARTIN BROKENLEG Dr. Martin Brokenleg is a world renowned speaker within the Indigenous and mainstream communities. He holds a doc­torate in psychology and has published several books about reclaiming youth. For thirty years, Dr. Brokenleg was a professor of Native American Studies at Augustana College of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. People from all over the world travel to attend Brokenleg’s conferences and … Continued

Grand Opening Event at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

Merritt, 09/15/10 Nicola Valley Institute of Techology (NVIT) Merritt  hosted the Vancouver Campus staff/faculty and students for the first time since inception in 2007. Hundreds of NVIT staff/students/faculty, elders, Merritt community members and dignitaries gathered on September 15, 2010, for the Grand Opening of our New Lecture Theatre/Day Care. The Kim McCoy Band entertained the crowd and the local Akachuk boys performed the hoop dance in between tours. We gave away an ipad and Jack Madryga, a Merritt resident, was the winner. He … Continued

Nicola Valley Institute of Technology Names New President

Merritt BC, 04/08/10 – The Board of Governors at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Tourand as the 6th President of NVIT. Ken is currently NVIT’s Vice President Corporate Services and an accomplished leader in Aboriginal post-secondary education. He will take office on October 1, 2010 succeeding Casey Sheridan who is retiring after leading NVIT since 2001. “Ken Tourand is already a proven leader at NVIT,” says Neil Sterritt, Chair of NVIT’s … Continued