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Spring 2024 Update

Springing into action

Kicking off 2024, we’re ready to share exciting stories from our donors and community with our Spring 2024 Update.

In this update, you'll learn more about current and new awards for Black and African Nova Scotian students at NSCC, along with the incredible impact of donor-funded programs and awards supporting NSCC students pursuing work-integrated learning experiences.

Photo of Maestro Fresh Wes Scholarship's first recipient, Maxwell.
Maestro Fresh Wes Scholarship supporting Black youth in trades: Meet Maxwell Maxwell, a Welding student at Akerley Campus, is honoured to be the first recipient of the Maestro Fresh Wes Scholarship, created by Wes to celebrate his induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the JUNO Awards.
Photo of David and Michelle Lane.
The Lane family: a lifetime of inspiring students Thanks to David and Michelle Lane's passion for education, innovation and paying it forward, the couple created an enduring legacy for years to come through the Lane Family Endowment Fund.
Photo of Black NSCC student studying by window.
Awards uplifting Black and African Nova Scotian students at NSCC By tailoring their awards to provide unique supports to students, many donors have dedicated their awards to Black and African Nova Scotian students at NSCC to overcome barriers they may face in post-secondary education.
Photo of Sponsor-a-Student recipient, Brandy
Supporting student needs and investing in talent helps Cyber Security grad thrive Meet Brandy McGuire, a 2023 NSCC Cyber Security grad who overcame adversity with the College’s support and jumpstarted her career switch thanks to the Sponsor-a-Student Program.
Photo of Smart WIL Award recipient, Wesley Amirault, at graduation with NSCC President, Don Bureaux.
CEWIL funding sets graduate up for success in unpaid work-term and beyond The Smart WIL Award, established by CEWIL, supports students like Wesley, giving them the extra push they need to succeed while pursuing the unpaid work-integrated learning (WIL) placements required for graduation.
Photo of 2024 Marine Skills Competition winning team, Knots and Bolts. From left to right, John P., Caleb V.; Sean M., Pieter B., Natasha C., John H., Ryan M.
Career fairs, connections and competitions for NSCC students and alumni Thanks to NSCC's event sponsors and industry partners, the College hosted four events from January to March to help students from various programs prepare for the next steps in their careers.

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