Ready for the next step

There was lots of celebration at the Pictou County Wellness Centre last week as the Nova Scotia Community College Pictou Campus saw 282 graduates cross the stage to receive certificates and diplomas in different programs. Among the highlights of this year’s graduation ceremony included the presentation of an honorary diploma for the School of Business...

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NSCC Pictou Campus to celebrate graduates during convocation

NSCC’s Pictou Campus will celebrate approximately 280 graduates during a convocation ceremony on June 13 at 10 a.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The ceremony is one of 21 convocation celebrations taking place across the province to mark the achievements of more than 4,500 NSCC graduates.  All convocation ceremonies will be live-streamed and will be available...

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Trading in careers

STELLARTON — Pictou County is full of inspirational women to look to, come International Women’s Day and month. And at the Pictou Campus Nova Scotia Community College, some women are smashing stereotypes and stigmas and taking on jobs that may be seen as more traditionally male-dominated jobs. Women who enrol in trades may be few...

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Pictou County 2020: BOLD – Next Conversation to be held at NSCC March 7

STELLARTON — More than 225 people gathered in October 2014 to join in a conversation called Pictou County 2020. The event, inspired by the One Nova Scotia Report, had a purpose of continuing to build a culture of success and positivity in this community. That first event culminated in a vision statement for Pictou County:...

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Nearly 300 graduate from NSCC

It was a day of smiles and proud families last Thursday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre as nearly 300 graduates celebrated the culmination of hard work and dedication at the Nova Scotia Community College Pictou Campus graduation. As the ceremony began, the graduates and their musical escorts could be heard before they rounded the...

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Students get big-time help

It has been said that all many of us need to succeed is a break, or a lift, or a second chance. Nova Scotia Community College students officially got a huge boost last week with the official launch of a public financial campaign called Make Way to complete the NSCC Foundation’s goal to raise $25...

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NSCC principal lauds Sobey donation

STELLARTON — The principal of the Pictou Campus Nova Scotia Community College was over the moon with joy at the announcement of a multi-million dollar contribution to the community college. Donald R. Sobey Foundation, The Sobey Foundation, and Frank, Heather, Karl and Ann Sobey will collectively contribute $6.5 million to empower generations of Nova Scotia...

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Campus honours graduates

WESTVILLE ROAD — It was a festive occasion last Thursday for the 2017 convocation at the Nova Scotia Community College’s 2017 convocation for Pictou Campus graduates at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Five major award recipients were among the 260 graduates — 183 of them from Pictou County, who were honoured during the morning exercises....

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Savour-ing victory

A local cooking student has won a national competition. After entering a national recipe competition sponsored by Furlani to help promote their products, Kevin Cameron, a cooking student at the Nova Scotia Community College Pictou Campus, has won the grand prize of $2,500. Cameron had been told of the competition by his teacher, Gilles Godin,...

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