She’s an instructor, a speaker, an active member of the community and now Lisa Monchalin is the first Aboriginal woman in Canada to hold a Ph.D in Criminology. The Kwantlen Polytechnic University instructor completed her Ph.D in Criminology in December 2011 at the University of Ottawa. Read more
The fifth annual VEX Robotics Competition was hosted at BCIT March 10. Over eighty teams of high-school students took part, with a select few teams qualifying for the World Championships being held in Anaheim next month. As the season finale for VEX teams in the Pacific Northwest, the BCIT’s School of Energy -hosted event attracted teams from schools from all over BC, Oregon, and Washington. Results
Congratulations are due to BCIT Instructor Lara Parker. The Critical Care Nursing faculty member recently presented a poster at the Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses (CACCN) Dynamics Conference in London, Ontario. Lara’s poster was entitled “Enhancing Family-Centered Care in the Intensive Care: The Family Clinical Nurse Specialist (FCNS).” The presentation generated significant discussion amongst critical care nurses at this national conference. Congratulations, Lara.
Saturday March 31, 2012 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the Surrey Campus on 72nd Avenue Open House 2012 The Kwantlen Experience Kwantlen wants to tell you our great stories. From our unique programs to our engaged faculty, there is so much about Kwantlen that you’ll want to learn – like our new bachelor’s degree programs, the scholarships we offer, and our supportive student services! Join us on Saturday March 31, 2012 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at Kwantlen’s Surrey Campus on 72nd Avenue.
Meet Mandeep Rai, who is featured in the newest print ads for BCIT’s Specialty Nursing programs . As both an alumna ( Bachelor Science in Nursing, 2009 ) and a current student of BCIT, Mandeep knows that a great education can open up opportunities. That’s why she is now completing the Advanced Specialty Certificate in Occupational Health Nursing . The program’s flexible format allows her to gain more specialized skills and knowledge while she works as an occupational health nurse for the Fraser Health Authority.
UFV Today By Anne Russell on January 23, 2012 Do you want to learn more about biology, geography, mathematics, physics, chemistry or perhaps agriculture and computer information systems? These are just a few of the UFV’s science-related activities and displays featured at the upcoming 2012 Community Science Celebration and Careers in Science events. UFV’s Faculty of Science and the UFV Alumni Association are [ more… ]
A doctoral student under the supervision of Vancouver Island University faculty member Stefanie Duff is on his way to Australia after receiving a prestigious international research award. Brett Favaro received the Australian Endeavour Award and leaves for the… Friday, January 13, 2012 | full story …
Christmas came early for Vancouver Island University student Megan Willis. She received a $1,000 scholarship from the Association of the Chemical Profession of BC (ACPBC) for outstanding academic achievements and activities in service to the profession of… Wednesday, December 21, 2011 | full story …