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New Costal Protection Program Offering Do you have a diploma or undergraduate degree in geography, engineering, or marine technologies, or an undergraduate degree in natural or social sciences? NSCC is pleased to offer a new graduate program, Coastal Protection Environmental Technologies. Unique in Atlantic Canada, this seven-week program prepares graduates to work as field technicians, consultants, advisors, or project leads in many coastal environment management settings. Campus-based Indigenous elders and knowledge-holders also provide mentorship and guidance related to Indigenous perspectives for coastal observation and stewardship. Funding opportunities also available.
NSCC Foundation Annual Report on Giving As alumni, you know firsthand the impact an NSCC education can have, and for many of you, the support from our generous donors and the College community meant all the difference. The 2021 Foundation Annual Report shares incredible stories of perseverance and dedication, traits that are very common in our alumni community. For those of you who have been able to pay it forward through the NSCC Foundation, we thank you and our students thank you.
Indigenous Peoples Day June 21 is the 25th annual National Indigenous Peoples Day. National Indigenous Peoples Day is when all Canadians celebrate diverse Indigenous culture, heritage, and outstanding achievements of First Nation, Inuit and Métis people. As much as these three groups share similarities, they each have their own distant heritage, language, cultural practices and spiritual beliefs. On June 21, the day that marks the summer solstice, a cherished day by many Indigenous peoples and communities, we recognize these three groups and celebrate National Indigenous People Day.
Marconi Music Arts Students Strike a Chord A song created as a class project by NSCC Marconi Music Arts students carries a message of hope. With local radio play and a new music video, the song , called 'We'll Be Together Again,' is self-explanatory during these current lockdown restrictions in Nova Scotia. Check them out on CTV and view the video.
Foundational Career Skills Webinar Being able to listen, solve problems, and work with others are underrated advantages in the job market. Ten Thousand Coffees, through NSCC Career Link invites you to their latest webinar: Foundational Skills for Career Success. Learn more about these important skills and how you can enhance yours. RSVP for the May 20th event.
International Pride Month June is Pride Month in Canada and 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the first gay rights protests that took place in Vancouver and Ottawa in 1971. Pride Month is a time to celebrate diversity and inclusion while also acknowledging the work that is still to be done as 2SLGBTQ+ people continue to face many barriers. Access the NSCC Library Guide to 2SLGBTQ+ resources which was developed with the NSCC Office of Human Rights and Equity Services.
NSCC Alumni Website Launched NSCC Alumni is excited to announce the launch of our new website. We want to help you stay in touch, and the new website will provide you with an easy way to do just that – from reading the latest news and alumni stories, to browsing our events and alumni benefits, you will be able to find out about all the ways you can stay involved with your College and meet other like-minded alumni with only a few clicks. We will be adding to the site in the coming weeks, so be sure to revisit soon. Know an amazing alum that should be profiled on the new site? Email us!