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Spring 2023 Update

Starting off strong

The new year is off to a great start, and as we jump into spring, we’re excited to share more inspiring stories and updates with you!

In this update, we share with you the successful cheesecake raffle by the Byers family for the award they established in memory of their father, an impact update on the Indigenous Student Support Program, how donor funding is supporting Black and African Nova Scotian students at NSCC and an IT job fair and marine skills competition and career fair for students.

Group photo from left to right of Phil, Olivia, Nicole, Michelle, and Bern Byers at NSCC's Kingstec Campus making cheesecakes for cheesecake raffle winners.
Cheesecakes for Carpentry: Richard Byers Memorial Bursary During the holiday season, the Byers family hosted a nostalgic cheesecake raffle to fundraise for the Richard Byers Memorial Bursary, an award they established in their dad’s memory to support Carpentry students at NSCC.
Photo of the Mi'kmaq Eight Point Star
Continuing support for Indigenous students at NSCC Learn how donor funding to the Indigenous Student Support Program helps Indigenous students at NSCC through increased financial aid and on-campus support.
Photo of Antonia Wareham, a graduate of the first Pathways to Shipbuilding Program with Women Unlimited.
Empowering Black and African Nova Scotian students at NSCC February marked African Heritage Month. Learn more about news we shared of new initiatives and dedicated supports for Black and African Nova Scotian students at NSCC.
Photo of NSCC Foundation and Alumni Relations team with Board of Governors at NSCC's Centre of Geographical Sciences (COGS) Campus.
We want to hear from you – inform our new strategic plan The NSCC Foundation and Alumni Relations team invites you to complete a survey for our new strategic plan to positively impact NSCC students and the province.
Photo of the 2023 Marine Skills Competition winning team, Fish N Chips. Front Row L-R: Alexis Madore, 1st year Engineering; Kayla Wemp, 3rd year Navigation; Felix Weissbach, 1st year Engineering  Back Row L-R: Boyd MacIntrye, 3rd year Engineering; Justin Pautsch, 1st year Navigation; Missing: Pieter Blok, 1st year Navigation
Career fairs and skill building for NSCC Information Technology and Marine students NSCC hosted two events in March at the College's Institute of Technology (IT) Campus and Strait Area Campus Nautical Institute to help students prepare for the next steps in their careers.

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