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Report to the Community 2020

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 this year's 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.

Stories

Building a legacy
Building a legacy

Antonia Wareham graduated from the first Pathways to Shipbuilding Program, offered in partnership with Women Unlimited in 2015. Today, she's a Journeyperson Welder at the Halifax Shipyard and a mentor to others.

Two-Eyed Seeing
Two-Eyed Seeing

Kieran Wasuek Johnson spent her summers discovering nature alongside Mi'kmaw Elders on the Bras d'Or Lakes. Today, she's a camp mentor who weaves traditional knowledge and formal training to protect, discover and experience Unama'ki.

From the ground up
From the ground up

André Rosnok completed his Carpenter apprentice technical training and Red Seal Exam at Marconi Campus. Today, he's leading the team of skilled workers building the campus's new home in Downtown Sydney.

Turning the tides
Turning the tides

Neil Laamanen is helping small- and medium-sized businesses bring their ocean innovations to life at SEATAC, the College's technology access centre – including a 3D metal print that’s become a world tidal sector first.

Standing on guard
Standing on guard

Trinidadian army veteran Davis Whittle came to Canada in search of new opportunities and to complete the Criminal Justice program at NSCC. He's now a Correctional Officer at the province's largest correctional facility.

Compassion for learning
Compassion for learning

With support from generous donors, Rebecca Lombardo and nearly 500 other students were loaned laptops to support their continued learning and connect them to virtual support services at the College during the coronavirus pandemic.

Construction updates
Construction updates

Construction at nine of NSCC's 13 physical campuses and 6 community learning centres is ongoing following announcements by the Province of Nova Scotia in 2019 and 2020. Learn more about this work and view photos of the progress.