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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 North Island College campus in Port Alberni is located on Roger Street. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

North Island College prepares for return of in-person classes

Some programs will continue in an online format

 

NIC Practical Nursing instructor Barb McPherson (right) is pictured with student Rebecca Wood in 2018 in NIC’s SIM lab. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

North Island College to host practical nursing info session

10 seats are open in the Port Alberni region for practical nursing program

NIC Practical Nursing instructor Barb McPherson (right) is pictured with student Rebecca Wood in 2018 in NIC’s SIM lab. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
The North Island College campus in Port Alberni is located on Roger Street. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

North Island College plans tourism networking event

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on Vancouver Island’s tourism industry

The North Island College campus in Port Alberni is located on Roger Street. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
NIC’s Port Alberni campus is located on Roger Street. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Registration open for virtual North Island College graduation

2020 and 2021 graduates can have photos taken in grad regalia

NIC’s Port Alberni campus is located on Roger Street. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
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

Workshops provide opportunity for students to connect with professionals in the industry

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.
NIC wildfire students learn about water delivery, pump operation and parts of a wildfire fighting kit in Campbell River in 2019. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

North Island College offering wildfire training in Port Alberni

Skills training program will prepare students to work on wildfire fighting crews in B.C. and Alberta

NIC wildfire students learn about water delivery, pump operation and parts of a wildfire fighting kit in Campbell River in 2019. (SUBMITTED 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 North Island College campus in Port Alberni is located on Roger Street. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Community mental health worker program coming to Port Alberni

North Island College partnering with Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council

The North Island College campus in Port Alberni is located on Roger Street. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
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
A new, one-stop resource has been launched to help North Island College students prepare for digital and blended learning for the upcoming academic year. (PHOTO COURTESY NIC)

North Island College offers resources for students learning online

College will hold a ‘virtual orientation’ this week

A new, one-stop resource has been launched to help North Island College students prepare for digital and blended learning for the upcoming academic year. (PHOTO COURTESY NIC)
Breanna Patterson assists a client at Evergreen Seniors Home in Campbell River as part of her practicum hours in the Practical Nursing program at North Island College. Image provided

NIC practical nursing students hone skills on pandemic’s front line

‘It also has become clear that this is my thing,’ – NIC practical nursing student Breanna Patterson

  • Jul 13, 2020
Breanna Patterson assists a client at Evergreen Seniors Home in Campbell River as part of her practicum hours in the Practical Nursing program at North Island College. 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
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.
Captain Harry Johnston has joined NIC’s marine training team and will teach expanded marine training offerings at NIC’s Port Alberni campus, starting this spring. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

North Island College brings marine training to Port Alberni

Marine Training instructor Captain Harry Johnston joins NIC team

Captain Harry Johnston has joined NIC’s marine training team and will teach expanded marine training offerings at NIC’s Port Alberni campus, starting this spring. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
North Island College will be transitioning from face-to-face learning to ‘alternate delivery methods and assessment,’ to round out the term, NIC President John Bowman said late on March 15. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

North Island College transitioning to ‘alternate delivery methods’

Campuses remain open; more counselling services available

North Island College will be transitioning from face-to-face learning to ‘alternate delivery methods and assessment,’ to round out the term, NIC President John Bowman said late on March 15. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
NIC’s Aboriginal Education Facilitator Sara Child is developing a new Indigenous Language Fluency certificate, which will launch this fall. Image provided

NIC developing Indigenous Language Fluency Certificate

Course to be available at Mixalakwila campus come September

NIC’s Aboriginal Education Facilitator Sara Child is developing a new Indigenous Language Fluency certificate, which will launch this fall. Image provided
North Island College president John Bowman addresses a crowd at one of four regional forums held in November 2019 to discuss the institution’s strategic plan. (PHOTO COURTESY NORTH ISLAND COLLEGE)

North Island College unveils draft strategic plan, asks for feedback

Plan looks at next five years of growth, stability for post-secondary institution

North Island College president John Bowman addresses a crowd at one of four regional forums held in November 2019 to discuss the institution’s strategic plan. (PHOTO COURTESY NORTH ISLAND COLLEGE)