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Introduction to Criminology (CRM-101) and other North Island College spring and summer courses are available in both seven-week and 14-week sessions and are delivered entirely online starting in May. Visit www.nic.bc.ca/spring-summer-2021 to browse course offerings. Photo supplied

North Island College digital summer courses lighten students’ workloads

North Island College is offering students a wide range of transferable courses…

  • Mar 25, 2021

 

North Island College Hospital Unit Clerk alumna Miranda Gudbranson has joined the front lines at a local health facility after graduating from her program at NIC. NIC photo

NIC Hospital Unit Clerks join front line at local health care facilities

Alumni from NIC’s Hospital Unit Clerk program have joined the front line…

  • Mar 25, 2021

 

The next speaker in NIC’s online 2021 Artist Talk series is Scott Amos, one half of the group Monkey C Interactive, which has drawn attention for transforming old technologies into interactive works of art, such as Registroid (supplied photo)

Next North Island College Artist Talk speaker breathes new life into old technology

Interactive installation artist Scott Amos will be the next speaker at North…

  • Mar 8, 2021
The next speaker in NIC’s online 2021 Artist Talk series is Scott Amos, one half of the group Monkey C Interactive, which has drawn attention for transforming old technologies into interactive works of art, such as Registroid (supplied photo)
NIC Practical Nursing instructor Barb McPherson (right) is pictured with student Rebecca Wood in 2018 in NIC’s SIM lab. NIC photo

Learn about Practical Nursing opportunities for Island students

Students interested in exploring a future in health care are invited to…

  • Mar 2, 2021
NIC Practical Nursing instructor Barb McPherson (right) is pictured with student Rebecca Wood in 2018 in NIC’s SIM lab. NIC photo
Artist Sandra Meigs will be the next speaker in NIC’s online 2021 Artist Talk series, appearing virtually on Friday, March 5 at 1 pm. For the full schedule and link to attend the Artist Talk Online Series, visit https://nicart.tickit.ca/. (Photo: The Glass Ticker (2017) — 15’ X 9’ X 5’, wood, enamel, lights, aluminum, glass, automata. Photo by Toni Hafkenscheid.)

Celebrated artist and mentor joins North Island College Artist Talk series

North Island College’s virtual 2021 Artist Talk series welcomes Sandra Meigs, past…

  • Feb 28, 2021
Artist Sandra Meigs will be the next speaker in NIC’s online 2021 Artist Talk series, appearing virtually on Friday, March 5 at 1 pm. For the full schedule and link to attend the Artist Talk Online Series, visit https://nicart.tickit.ca/. (Photo: The Glass Ticker (2017) — 15’ X 9’ X 5’, wood, enamel, lights, aluminum, glass, automata. Photo by Toni Hafkenscheid.)
Multimedia artist and entrepreneur Justin Love will be the next speaker in NIC’s 2021 Artist Talk series, appearing Feb. 18 at 6 pm. For the full schedule and link to attend the Artist Talk Online Series, visit https://nicart.tickit.ca/. (Supplied photo)

Multimedia artist Justin Love leads upcoming North Island College Artist Talk

North Island College’s virtual 2021 Artist Talk series is set to continue,…

  • Feb 15, 2021
Multimedia artist and entrepreneur Justin Love will be the next speaker in NIC’s 2021 Artist Talk series, appearing Feb. 18 at 6 pm. For the full schedule and link to attend the Artist Talk Online Series, visit https://nicart.tickit.ca/. (Supplied photo)
Local developer Alex Dunae will be the next speaker in the Ingenuity on Edge workshop series, hosted by NIC’s DIGITAL Design + Development faculty. The workshop is Friday, Feb 5 from 9:30 am – 12: 30 pm.

New North Island College workshop series focuses on the design and development industry

Submission North Island College’s DIGITAL Design + Development program is launching a…

  • Feb 2, 2021
Local developer Alex Dunae will be the next speaker in the Ingenuity on Edge workshop series, hosted by NIC’s DIGITAL Design + Development faculty. The workshop is Friday, Feb 5 from 9:30 am – 12: 30 pm.
Artist Jim Holyoak’s installation Quagmire. Holyoak will be the first speaker for the Artist Talk Online Winter 2021 series, Monday, Jan 25 at 6 p.m. NIC photo

NIC Artist Talk goes online for winter 2021

NIC’s Artist Talk is returning for the winter 2021 season with a…

  • Jan 20, 2021
Artist Jim Holyoak’s installation Quagmire. Holyoak will be the first speaker for the Artist Talk Online Winter 2021 series, Monday, Jan 25 at 6 p.m. NIC photo
You have two options when it comes to officially opening a new facility – cut a ribbon or cut a cake. A cake cutting was chosen to officially open North Island College’s Campbell River campus expansion so (from left), college president John Bowman, North Island MLA Claire Trevena and NIC Board of Governors chair Jane Murphy had the honour of cutting the cake. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

North Island College reflects on 2020

Submitted From the highs of opening the expanded Campbell River campus to…

  • Dec 31, 2020
You have two options when it comes to officially opening a new facility – cut a ribbon or cut a cake. A cake cutting was chosen to officially open North Island College’s Campbell River campus expansion so (from left), college president John Bowman, North Island MLA Claire Trevena and NIC Board of Governors chair Jane Murphy had the honour of cutting the cake. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
The Comox Valley campus of North Island College. (File photo)

Two Vancouver Island post-secondary institutions launch regional work-integrated learning hub

North Island College and VIU collaborate to boost work experience opportunities for students

  • Oct 27, 2020
The Comox Valley campus of North Island College. (File photo)
Health Care Assistant students practise skills in the lab at St. Joe’s in Comox. Photo submitted

NIC expands Health Care Assistant course offerings

Blended delivery lets students do courses online, but attend labs at St. Joe’s in Comox

Health Care Assistant students practise skills in the lab at St. Joe’s in Comox. Photo submitted
North Island College nursing students to present webinar on climate change

North Island College nursing students to present webinar on climate change

Submitted by North Island College North Island College bachelor of science in…

  • Oct 7, 2020
North Island College nursing students to present webinar on climate change
NIC instructor Jeff Lawrence will be teaching the newly relaunched Education 101 course this fall for students studying to become teachers. Image submitted

New North Island College course focuses on presentation skills for future teachers

Education 101 will be delivered digitally

  • Sep 15, 2020
NIC instructor Jeff Lawrence will be teaching the newly relaunched Education 101 course this fall for students studying to become teachers. Image submitted
North Island College has placed signage and floor markings across campuses to show what physical distancing requirements need to be followed this year. Photo submitted

PHOTOS: North Island College prepares for return of some students this fall

Students asked to wear non-medical masks when they can’t physically distance on campus

  • Sep 7, 2020
North Island College has placed signage and floor markings across campuses to show what physical distancing requirements need to be followed this year. Photo submitted
A new bursary has been started for North Island College culinary students in honour of Ruth ‘Rootitoot’ McCusker. The Campbell River woman passed away earlier this year, but was known to tens of thousands online as an Instant Pot expert. Photo provided

Family of B.C. Instant Pot expert starts endowment in her honour

Ruth ‘Rootitoot’ McCusker Wilkowski Memorial Bursary Endowment Fund to benefit NIC culinary students

A new bursary has been started for North Island College culinary students in honour of Ruth ‘Rootitoot’ McCusker. The Campbell River woman passed away earlier this year, but was known to tens of thousands online as an Instant Pot expert. Photo provided
North Island College alumna Marlee Pestell is breaking into the world of branding and design thanks to skills developed in NIC’s Communication Design diploma program. (Photo submitted)

Comox Valley artist expands horizons through North Island College’s DIGITAL Design department

Submitted by NIC North Island College alumna Marlee Pestell is breaking into…

  • Aug 4, 2020
North Island College alumna Marlee Pestell is breaking into the world of branding and design thanks to skills developed in NIC’s Communication Design diploma program. (Photo submitted)
North Island College has launched a new one-stop resource to help students prepare for the digital learning and blended delivery options coming this fall. Photo supplied.

North Island College offers resources to help guide students through COVID-impacted 2020-2021 school year

Submitted by NIC North Island College has launched a new one-stop resource…

  • Aug 3, 2020
North Island College has launched a new one-stop resource to help students prepare for the digital learning and blended delivery options coming this fall. Photo supplied.
Edgar Smith (left), owner and operator of Beaver Meadow Farms and Dr. Spencer Serin (right) at Beaver Meadow Farms in Comox. Image provided

NIC researching benefits of seaweed in cattle diet

Project taking place at Beaver Meadows Farm in Comox

  • Jul 22, 2020
Edgar Smith (left), owner and operator of Beaver Meadow Farms and Dr. Spencer Serin (right) at Beaver Meadow Farms in Comox. Image provided
NIC Marine instructor Clive Quigley shows the details of an immersion suit. The use of this piece of life-saving equipment is one of the topics covered in NIC’s online marine training courses. Image provided

NIC online marine training accessed by mariners across the country

NIC was among the first post-secondary schools to receive approval for digital marine courses

  • Jul 13, 2020
NIC Marine instructor Clive Quigley shows the details of an immersion suit. The use of this piece of life-saving equipment is one of the topics covered in NIC’s online marine training courses. Image provided