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Blog Archive - 2020

Discover interesting and helpful articles about NSCC and your career options.

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Celebrating 20 years of discovery

Learn how the Applied Geomatics Research Group worked to establish a world-leading reputation around coastal mapping.

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Attend Virtual Open House, November 17-26

We’ve got virtual sessions for high school students, international students, parents and supporters, and anyone interested in attending NSCC.

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Study while you work to advance your career in behavioural interventions

Study while you work to advance your career in behavioural interventions.


January 2021: Start at NSCC

Learn about starting at NSCC in January 2021.

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African Nova-Scotian ECEs are needed now, more than ever before

African Nova-Scotian early childhood educators play an important role in shaping anti-racist communities.

Yeonha Park works on Solar Data Project.

Solar energy across Nova Scotia

NSCC Data Specialist Yeonha Park analyses research findings from multiple years of solar production data supported by the Community Solar Data Project.

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Follow your passion

Eskasoni's Kieran Wasuek Johnson is committed to a career in sustainable natural resources development.

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Orientation, September 8 to 11

Learn what to expect at Orientation, an online event from September 8-11 for new and returning students.

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Prepare now to learn online

There are things you can do now to make sure you’re prepared to learn online in 2020-21.

Engineered Technologies Applied Research Lab scientists take well water samples in rural Nova Scotia

Strengthening communities through innovation

NSCC Applied Research is embarking on projects to help communities throughout Nova Scotia.

Africentric Learning Matters

Africentric Learning Matters

The importance of Africentric learning and the positive influence it can have on students.

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There's still time to apply for fall 2020

It's not too late to study at NSCC starting in September.

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7 financial supports for students during COVID-19

Learn about the support programs that are in place to help you prepare financially for the coming academic year.

Akerley Campus grad Adam Ullock, founder of the Nova Scotia ONE Garbage Bag Challenge on Facebook is pictured (left) with Ana Almeida (right) of CTV Morning Live.

Take the ONE Garbage Bag Challenge

Akerley Campus grad asks Nova Scotians to make a difference during pandemic by taking the ONE Garbage Bag Challenge.

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The Revival Initiative

Students from Ivany Campus’s music programs are launching a web series featuring performances, tutorials, music lessons and panel discussions from program alumni and other well-known local artists during pandemic.

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Culinary student feeds 300 long haul drivers

Kingstec Campus Culinary Management student Joan Godsey is making to-go meals for the 300 commercial drivers of Eassons Transport Group in Kentville, NS., during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alexander MacNeil of Alexander and the Great Ones performs for the Covers for Comfort initiative.

Covers for Comfort

Grads use music to spread happiness amid pandemic.

A woman sitting down with headphones on and drinking a cup of tea while holding her cat.

Managing Wellness in Turbulent Times

There are things we can do to take care of ourselves and each other – like these 6 daily practices.

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Finding Her Voice

NSCC student rises from suicide attempts to serve as mental health ambassador and ally.

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Ensuring Quality

NSCC grad helps one of the largest video game companies in the world gain international recognition for app.

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Designing a New Future

Korean-born digital animator chases dream at Truro Campus.

Colter Simmonds

Coaching Greatness

North Preston grad inspires young leaders through sport.

A woman listening to music with headphones on while knitting.

It’s the Small Things

When it comes to caring for your mental health and well-being, the small things are big things. Explore the small things you can do to feel your best.

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