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Monthly eNews: April 2023

A garden plot of Daffodils.

April Updates

April is a beautiful time to admire the spring colours emerging around us. In this issue, check out learning resources, ways to get involved with your NSCC community and grad businesses that have the perfect cards for Mother’s Day. We also recognize Earth Day this month.

Green house with various potted plants. Learn from alumni and celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day by revisiting the land and garden episode from our 25-Minute Learning Series. Learn from alumni and faculty who share Mi'kmaw insights on nature, sustainability and protecting the environment, and show you how to create and maintain healthy outdoor flower arrangements. Watch the video on our YouTube.

Black graphic with splatter bright colours under a white banner that reads "Spark Creativity". Spark Creativity: student and alumni showcase for creative industries

Spark Creativity is happening in Halifax from 7-11 pm on May 26. This event is a showcase of student and alumni talent from NSCC’s School of Business and Creative Industries and includes musical performances by Neon Dreams (Adrian Morris, Music Arts '14) and Good Dear Good (Tim Hatcher, Brandon MacDonald, Izra Fitch and Connor Booth all from Music Arts '17-18). Net proceeds from the event support the Spark Creativity Bursary Fund. Learn more and get your tickets.

Alarm clock with the words "Time to win" on its face. NSCC work term contest

Have an NSCC student joining your team this spring for their work term experience? We want to hear about it! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to learn about our work term contest launching this month and enter for a chance to win a lunch voucher for your work team.

Blue graphic with the words "NSCC Virtual Open House" written in yellow and white font. Missed NSCC’s Virtual Open House? Watch the recordings

Know someone interested in attending NSCC but they missed our Virtual Open House? Check out these recorded webinars to learn about applying to NSCC, our campuses and programs. Also watch for fellow grads who shared their alumni perspectives in the program grouping webinars.

 Hydrangea flowers around a brown envelop on a wooden surface. Find the perfect Mother’s Day card

Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day card and want to support local? Check out the following grad businesses. Hello Sweetie Paper & Co. offers beautiful and thoughtful cards designed by Crystal Picard (Graphic Design '15). Jill and Jack Paper's gorgeous cards, by Jillian Jackson (Public Relations '06) are made with seed paper perfect for garden lovers. Classy Cards, owned by Cassy Collins (Graphic Design '13), offers cards with humour and sass for a good laugh-out-loud moment. Hi Love. Greetings, created by Melanie Sampson (RTA '05), has fun and modern cards printed on 100% recycled and PCW paper.

Alumni in the News

Global News Morning interviewed NSCC student Nik MacDonald and alum Tim Hatcher (Music Arts '18) about the new label, Lulo Music Group, who signed alumni band Good Dear Good. The new record label started in the NSCC Music Business Program. Watch the interview.

P.S. During your spring cleaning, remember to update your contact information and employment details with our office. Take five minutes to complete our Get Connected Form.