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Monthly eNews: September 2022

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September Updates

September has spoiled us with warmth and sunshine to end summer. As we move into fall, your Alumni Team is ready to help you get back into routine with some great offerings. This issue will also share a few upcoming dates for your calendar.

Photo of literacy month giveaway books. Literacy Month Giveaway

To celebrate National Literacy Month and our eNews reader, we’re giving away a Nova Scotia’s history book bundle! This giveaway closes at 1 pm on October 3, 2022, and the winner will be announced in next month’s eNews. For contest details and to enter, go to our Nova Scotia’s history book bundle form.

Photo of person on their phone in front of a laptop. Class of 2021: take the grad survey to win

Are you a graduate from the class of 2021? There’s still time for you to complete the NSCC Graduate Survey and be entered to win the grand prize (approx. $600 in value), winner’s choice of a Dyson Vacuum or YETI prize pack. Look for an email, text or phone call invitation from Narrative Research, or use your student ID to complete the survey online (2021 grads only).

Photo of National Truth and Reconciliation Day logo National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30 marks Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. All NSCC campuses will be closed on this day to honour the children who never returned home, survivors of residential schools, their families, and communities. Acknowledging this painful history and its ongoing impacts is essential to the reconciliation process. Learn more about truth and reconciliation, including the 94 calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Photo of woman smiling while looking at a laptop. Tap into savings with TD Insurance

Your alumni benefits include preferred insurance rates with affinity program partner TD Insurance. Take advantage by requesting a quote today.

Alumni in the News

Congratulations to Brendan Pippy (Tourism Management ‘19) who was recently featured by Saltwire for his new business, The Emerald Light kitchen and bar, which opened in Shelburne on June 13.

P.S. We’re preparing for our 2022 Shop NSCC, an annual campaign to promote alumni talent by sharing a curated compilation of products and services leading up to the holiday seasons. If you’d like !