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Ace It Canine Academy's owner, Taylor Warren, is in the dog daycare indoor facility and she's playing with a puppy.
Doggone brilliance: alum-owned dog daycare After pursuing her entrepreneurial aspiration at NSCC, Taylor Warren (Business Admin '19) made her life-long business dream a reality and opened Ace It Canine Academy, offering various dog daycare and training services.
Cait Holmes standing behind a kitchen counter filled with fresh baked goods that she made for her business, Honey & Butter.
Alumni Holiday Festive Fun Happy holidays from NSCC Alumni Relations. For festive fun, try this delicious sugar cookie recipe from Boulangerie and Baking Arts alum Cait Holmes, owner of Honey & Butter.
Mary Grace Gomez, left, and Joshua De Leon, right, stand in the front entrance of their restaurant, Omma's Korean Bar BQ and Grill.
Shared love for food Joshua De Leon (Business Admin '20) and Mary Grace Gomez own what’s believed to be Cape Breton’s first Korean BBQ restaurant. Partners in life and business, their story resembles the romantic plot of a Hallmark movie.
Six Music Business students sit on a set of stairs outside.
NSCC students launch new business with record label and first signing Seven Music Business graduates ('23) have created their own record label business, Lulo, and are already signing local artists. This includes signing alumni band Good Dear Good.
NSCC grads Arad and Luc from GALAXIA Mission Systems in front of a moon photo.
Grad’s mission to liftoff Nova Scotia’s space industry Going where no Nova Scotian has gone before, Arad Gharagozli (Electronic Engineering Technology '15) contributes significantly to the province’s aerospace industry. From working on satellites to founding space organizations.
Chefs Kelly-Jo Beck (right) and Lalanya Kaizer (left), co-owners of Easy Street Diner in the Fairview area of Halifax are pictured.
Chefs, partners build life on Easy Street Culinary Management grad Kelly-Jo Beck ('18) and her fiancé Lalanya Kaizer (Cook Apprentice) are two-thirds of the talented trio behind the award-winning Easy Street Diner in Halifax.
Sydney Daoust at her booth in Alderney Landing Farmer's Market selling baked goods.
Baking her own sweet success From a farmers' market to selling baked goods online and at local businesses, Sydney Daoust has certainly baked her own sweet success. She enrolled in NSCC’s Start-up Accelerator Program to further grow Syd Delicious.
Paul Adams is pictured. He is standing in the atrium of the Black Cultural Centre in Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia.
Design for difference Paul Adams is a two-time NSCC grad and the official designer of Nova Scotia’s annual African Heritage Month posters - a role he was honoured to take on following his NSCC co-op placement.
Jerry in the backyard of his A Frame on Fletcher property.
Building a future Jerry Lewis (Carpentry ‘14 & ‘15) never dreamed the decision to study at NSCC would lead to owning and renovating multiple event venues popular with brides, Instagram influencers and musicians alike.
Genevieve Allen-Hearn behind the bar at Maritime Express Cider Company, a business that she co-founded.
Getting down to business Genevieve Allen-Hearn (Nonprofit Leadership ’21) is passionate about Kentville. The business owner, publisher and community-builder is boosting the town's business sector, celebrating its cultural infrastructure and flipping the script on rural communities.
Drip Avenue 902's logo which is a white background with "902" written in purple and the zero as a teardrop design, and "Drip Avenue 902" written in teal underneath.
Clothing brand with a cause Tyra Paul (Business Admin ‘18) created Drip Avenue 902 as an outlet to share her personal story. The entrepreneur and community-builder donates a portion of all proceeds to support mental health and addiction services.
Hannah Jackson mid-taking a photo at a business event with a few guests in the background.
A lens on mental health Hannah Jackson (Photography ‘18, Nonprofit Leadership ‘21) understands firsthand how photography can support mental health, in fact, it’s a guiding principle of her work.
Headshot of Liam Crane wearing chef uniform and apron.
Sushi business finds soaring success Liam Crane (Culinary Arts ‘17) and Ashley Scott continue to expand their restaurant, Soaring Crane Sushi, since opening in 2021. From renting kitchen space to a food trailer, and dine-in location in Enfield opening soon.
Gloria International Grocery's logo.
Alum strengthens community while growing business Shawn Montique (Applied Media and Communication Arts ‘18) opened Gloria International Grocery, which is believed to be the first of its kind in Atlantic Canada. His store also creates space for the community to gather.
Jeremy Novak giving a tour in vinery.
Nova Scotia is Where It’s At There’s no shortage of things to see, do and taste in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley region, and Jeremy Novak (Business Admin '06), owner of Where It’s At Tours, is excited to show it all off.
Photo of Kate Eillot, NSCC alum (PR '14) and founder of Up Public Relations.
Grad-owned business 'Ups' their NSCC connection Kate Elliot (PR '14) has always been an active alum in the NSCC community. During the College’s 25th anniversary, she reached a personal goal when her business was hired to help with celebrations.
Two women walk in a flowery field carrying camera equipment.
Alum duo makes visual reconnection with College As students, Jane Nicholson and Kristen Brown created Arrow & Knot Productions. This year, their videography company reached a huge milestone after being selected to be part of NSCC’s 25th anniversary.
Kara Friesen
From farm to table Kara Friesen has launched a local meal-kit business with produce straight from Nova Scotia farms. Kara’s vision for this sustainable business was supported by the Scotiabank Entrepreneur in the Making Program and enabled her to bring farm fresh to the Annapolis Valley and HRM.