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Fall 2021 Update

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A new beginning powered by donor support It’s hard to believe that a new school year has started with many students returning to Campuses for the first time this fall. The last few months have been a time of change and growth at the College as we celebrated the official opening of the AVC-COGS Residence and Innovation Centre, a new Centre of Forest Innovation at Truro Campus, and the opening of a new wing at the Institute of Technology Campus. These changes will create new opportunities for Nova Scotians and point to a bright future for our Province. In this update, we share news on exciting initiatives that are delivering change, stories of the resiliency and accomplishments of NSCC students, and inspiring stories of giving back. We continually hear from students that donor support is a source of inspiration for their success. Thank you for your continued commitment and encouragement of NSCC students.
Music Arts students performing song
Music Arts students’ song is bringing hope and giving back In May, a group of students from the NSCC Music Arts class at Marconi Campus released their own single. The song – We’ll be Together Again, echoed our collective hope to return to a time where we can be with friends and family.
Amanda Green with medal
Six NSCC grads receive Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Culinary Excellence This summer, six exceptional NSCC grads were selected to receive the prestigious Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Culinary Excellence, presented in July by The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, ONS, QC, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia.
Student checking water samples
AFNWA establishes Nujo’tmu’k Samuqwan Award The newly established award from Atlantic First Nations Water Authority (AFNWA), titled Nujo’tmu’k Samuqwan Award (Taking Responsibility for our Water), will give Indigenous students enrolled at NSCC the opportunity to explore careers in the water sector.
Nicki Taylor at her desk
Leading by example – Nicki Backman Taylor Nicki Backman Taylor is part of a growing list of NSCC employee donors that are making a difference. She is leading a fundraising initiative for the NSCC eCampus College Readiness Fund that will provide eCampus students with access to additional financial supports.
Ford vehicle gift
Ford of Canada partners rev up learning with generous donation It’s hard to turn a natural disaster into something positive, but that’s precisely what Ford of Canada, Fairley and Stevens Ford, and MacPhee Ford managed to do for NSCC students.
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Cyber Security enthusiast gets a career head start with Sponsor-a-Student Hannah has had an interest in technology from a young age. Thanks to the Sponsor-a-Student Program and the generosity of a local technology management company, she is pursuing a career in Cyber Security.
Survey and Geomatics students
Donor support helps student reach graduation After years of working and traveling across Canada, Kris is back in Nova Scotia. He just completed the Remote Sensing Program at NSCC AVC – COGS, a journey filled with ups and downs.

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Last updated on: September 16, 2021 04:21 PM

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