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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
North Island College has announced its award winners for the 2020 graduating class. Image supplied

North Island College announces 2020 graduation award winners

North Island College has announced the award recipients for the 2020 Graduation…

  • Jul 12, 2020
North Island College has announced its award winners for the 2020 graduating class. Image supplied
This year’s North Island College orientation, welcoming new students to the NIC Community, will take place virtually throughout the summer to prepare students for the first day of class in September. Image provided

NIC launches virtual orientation sessions

New students encouraged to take part in virtual sessions, webinars, video tours starting this summer

  • Jul 7, 2020
This year’s North Island College orientation, welcoming new students to the NIC Community, will take place virtually throughout the summer to prepare students for the first day of class in September. Image provided
North Island College English instructor Steve Schoenhoff is hosting the 12th annual 3-Hour Fiction Writing Contest this summer. He’ll provide a prompt to participants. ‘It might be a psychological problem deep in the heart of the protagonist, or a conflict for control of the universe … or the last roll of toilet paper,’ he said. Image provided

North Island College writing contest returns this summer

There will be three chances to take part in the virtual 3-hour writing competition

North Island College English instructor Steve Schoenhoff is hosting the 12th annual 3-Hour Fiction Writing Contest this summer. He’ll provide a prompt to participants. ‘It might be a psychological problem deep in the heart of the protagonist, or a conflict for control of the universe … or the last roll of toilet paper,’ he said. Image provided
The 2020 North Island College graduation ceremonies will look different than ever before.

North Island College holding virtual grads this week

The virtual celebration will include a message from Premier John Horgan

  • Jun 16, 2020
The 2020 North Island College graduation ceremonies will look different than ever before.
North Island College industrial automation students are printing safety equipment to support fall programs that include on-campus delivery. Image provided

North Island College students printing safety gear

Industrial automation students use program smarts to help others

  • Jun 2, 2020
North Island College industrial automation students are printing safety equipment to support fall programs that include on-campus delivery. Image provided
NIC Bio 160 students meet for a virtual question and answer session with instructor Emaline Montgomery (bottom right). Image provided

NIC leads province in transition to online biology labs

North Island College (NIC) biology faculty are among the first in the…

  • Jun 1, 2020
NIC Bio 160 students meet for a virtual question and answer session with instructor Emaline Montgomery (bottom right). Image provided
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