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Report to the Community

The Report to the Community is an annual snapshot of stories that demonstrates the tangible and lasting impact that NSCC has on the Province of Nova Scotia. In the 2022 report, you'll find stories of individuals who are drawing on the education and support they received at NSCC to shape the workforce, communities and future of our province – one we can all be proud to call home.

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Keandre Johnson is pictured.
Behind the scenes After studying at NSCC, two time grad Keandre Johnson entered an industry where less than 19% of people identify as Black, Indigenous or people of colour. The TV and film production newcomer has since lent his skills to award-winning programs including Diggstown and This Hour Has 22 Minutes.
Genevieve Allen-Hearn is pictured. She is standing behind the par at Maritime Express Cider.
Getting down to business Genevieve Allen-Hearn is passionate about Kentville. The business owner, publisher and community-builder is strengthening the town's business sector, celebrating its cultural infrastructure and flipping the script on rural communities.
Stephanie Joline is pictured.
A natural storyteller Stephanie Joline is part of a new generation of filmmakers using their art and influence to share the stories, voices and experiences that are often forgotten.
Jerry Lewis is pictured.
Building a future When Jerry Lewis applied to carpentry at NSCC, his reasoning was simple: proximity. He never dreamed the decision would lead to owning and renovating multiple event venues popular with brides, Instagram influencers and musicians alike.
Cole Gregory is pictured.
Leading the charge When Kohltech Windows and Entrance Systems wanted to determine if their residential windows could function as solar panels, they contacted NSCC’s Applied Energy Research Lab and researcher Cole Gregory for help.
Hands hold dried herbs over a body of water.
Nikamajtu't Mawita'nej NSCC was honoured to collaborate with the Turtle Island Institute to celebrate Mi’kmaq Sign Language through song and film.
A young woman in a graduation gown smiles and makes a piece sign with her hands. She is seater among other graduates.
Celebrating a milestone For more than two years, the pandemic disrupted NSCC's in-person convocation ceremonies. However, this June, more than 4,000 students from 14 campuses graduated during 20 individual ceremonies held in communities across the province and live-streamed around the world.
NSCC's Sydney Waterfront Campus is pictured. It is under construction. Four people are seen walking towards a section of the building. They are wearing reflective vests and hardhats.
Building a community Construction projects underway across Nova Scotia will add significant space to the College's pan-provincial footprint and greatly impact its ability to meet the diverse needs of learners.
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