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Monthly eNews: May 2023

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May Updates

May is a great time to watch the flowers blossom and enjoy the warmer weather as we move through spring. Check out this month’s learning opportunities, exclusive promotions, entrepreneurship news and employment resources. 

Two men wearing safety gear and talking on a construction site. Free microcredential trades courses

Do you work in the construction trades and want to upgrade your skills? NSCC is offering new, free courses for you to advance your education in Construction Estimating, Contracts and Project Management. Learn more and register.

Close-up photo of the alumni ring on someone wearing an NSCC sweater. NSCC Ring Week coming soon

Have you been thinking about purchasing an Alumni Ring for yourself or a new grad in your life? We’ve partnered with Charm Diamonds for Ring Weeks from June 5-16, so you can get 10% off your Alumni Ring and be entered to win your ring (up to $265 value). To be alerted of the sale dates, Follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

The red Scotiabank logo. Celebrating and expanding Scotiabank Entrepreneur-in-the-Making

Congratulations to this year’s successful student and alumni applicants of the Scotiabank Entrepreneur-in-the-Making (EITM) Program! Are you a past program participant? Keep an eye on your email for an update about a new annual grant opportunity from Scotiabank available to eligible past EITM program participants. You can also stay up to date by following NSCC Entrepreneurship on social.

Two women and a man seated at a boardroom table and the women are shaking hands. Hire a new grad

Are you or your employer looking for talent? Thousands of NSCC grads will be entering the job market next month and as alumni, you know the incredible value and experience of an NSCC education. Tap into our new grad talent pool through our free job posting board and learn about funding information to support new grad hires.

Perkopolis logo Get summer-ready with Perkopolis

Whether you’re building a new summer wardrobe, going on a trip, updating your interior design or making a new tech purchase, save with Perkopolis! We offer all NSCC alumni a FREE membership with Perkopolis, a retail discount program. If you’re not already a member, ! Please allow up to two weeks to receive your code.

Alumni in the News

Congratulations to Arad Gharagozli (Electronic Engineering Technology '15), Founder & CEO of GALAXIA Mission Systems, for his company receiving $1.7 million in funding from the Canadian Space Agency to build and launch Atlantic Canada’s first commercial satellite constellation. Watch Arad’s interview with Global News to find out more about this project.

P.S. There’s still time to get your tickets for Spark Creativity, happening in Halifax from 7-11 pm on Friday, May 26! Check out student and alumni talent from NSCC’s Creative Industries, catch up with fellow grads and enjoy live performances by alumni bands, Neon Dreams and Good Dear Good. Get your tickets now.