Saskatchewan Polytechnic Newshttps://saskpolytech.ca/newsSaskatchewan Polytechnic News RSS Feeden-usThu, 01 Oct 2020 10:11:46 GMThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssOmniUpdate (OU Publish)Glacier FarmMedia, Saskatchewan Polytechnic partner in applied research https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/glacier-farmmedia-sask-polytech-partner-in-applied-research.aspxGlacier FarmMedia (GFM) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic have established a new position to coordinate applied research projects designed to address practical issues faced by farmers in Western Canada.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 29 Sep 2020 11:06:04 GMTGlacier FarmMedia, Saskatchewan Polytechnic partner in applied research Glacier FarmMedia (GFM) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic have established a new position to coordinate applied research projects designed to address practical issues faced by farmers in Western Canada.Image Credit: Glacier FarmMedia (GFM) https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/glacier-farmmedia-sask-polytech-partner-in-applied-research.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic appoints new dean for the School of Business and School of Information and Communications Technology https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-appoints-new-dean-for-the-school-of-business-and-school-of-information-and-communications-technology.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic is pleased to announce Muthana Zouri as the new dean for the School of Business, the School of Information and Communications Technology and the Department of Arts and Sciences. Zouri brings over 20 years of academic leadership to Sask Polytech. Prior to joining Sask Polytech Zouri was at Ryerson University as a program director at The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 29 Sep 2020 08:18:14 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic appoints new dean for the School of Business and School of Information and Communications Technology Saskatchewan Polytechnic is pleased to announce Muthana Zouri as the new dean for the School of Business, the School of Information and Communications Technology and the Department of Arts and Sciences. Zouri brings over 20 years of academic leadership to Sask Polytech. Prior to joining Sask Polytech Zouri was at Ryerson University as a program director at The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-appoints-new-dean-for-the-school-of-business-and-school-of-information-and-communications-technology.aspxSimulation prepares healthcare learners for real-life emergencieshttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/simulation-prepares-healthcare-learners-for-real-life-emergencies.aspxHealthcare practices are fast-paced and professionals must often make split-second decisions in life or death situations. Training and practical experience prepare healthcare professionals for these high-pressure situations. At Saskatchewan Polytechnic, simulation labs with a variety of equipment including specialized mannequins are utilized to provide students with realistic experiences in a controlled environment. Simulations are fully immersive and interactive which enables learners to be more involved in the near real-life scenarios.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:16:19 GMTSimulation prepares healthcare learners for real-life emergenciesHealthcare practices are fast-paced and professionals must often make split-second decisions in life or death situations. Training and practical experience prepare healthcare professionals for these high-pressure situations. At Saskatchewan Polytechnic, simulation labs with a variety of equipment including specialized mannequins are utilized to provide students with realistic experiences in a controlled environment. Simulations are fully immersive and interactive which enables learners to be more involved in the near real-life scenarios.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/simulation-prepares-healthcare-learners-for-real-life-emergencies.aspxCOVID-19 information and student updateshttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/COVID-19.aspx.aspxcommunications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 22 Sep 2020 11:00:00 GMTCOVID-19 information and student updatesImage Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/COVID-19.aspx.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic joins Microsoft to bolster cloud skills and support economic recoveryhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-joins-microsoft-to-bolster-cloud-skills-and-support-economic-recovery.aspxSeptember 22, 2020 – Microsoft and Saskatchewan Polytechnic have entered into a partnership that will provide learners throughout Saskatchewan with the digital skills they need to help the province recover economically in the post-pandemic reality. The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a spotlight on the need for accelerated digital transformation throughout many sectors of our economy. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 22 Sep 2020 08:31:28 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic joins Microsoft to bolster cloud skills and support economic recoverySeptember 22, 2020 – Microsoft and Saskatchewan Polytechnic have entered into a partnership that will provide learners throughout Saskatchewan with the digital skills they need to help the province recover economically in the post-pandemic reality. The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a spotlight on the need for accelerated digital transformation throughout many sectors of our economy. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-joins-microsoft-to-bolster-cloud-skills-and-support-economic-recovery.aspxLighthouse Labs and Saskatchewan Polytechnic provide critical training in tech sectorhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/lighthouse-labs-critical-training-in-tech-sector.aspxSeptember 21, 2020 – Lighthouse Labs and Saskatchewan Polytechnic, with the assistance of Innovation Saskatchewan, have entered into a partnership that will benefit Saskatchewan’s growing technology sector. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Mon, 21 Sep 2020 07:45:35 GMTLighthouse Labs and Saskatchewan Polytechnic provide critical training in tech sectorSeptember 21, 2020 – Lighthouse Labs and Saskatchewan Polytechnic, with the assistance of Innovation Saskatchewan, have entered into a partnership that will benefit Saskatchewan’s growing technology sector. Image Credit: Lighthouse Labshttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/lighthouse-labs-critical-training-in-tech-sector.aspx Sask Polytech aims high with new strategic plan: ‘Leading the Rise’https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-aims-high-with-new-strategic-plan.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic’s new strategic plan sets a bold ambition for the institution, one that empowers learners and employers with the advantages of a polytechnic education. “Leading the Rise” outlines a five-year strategy to ensure that the people of Saskatchewan have the knowledge and know-how—hallmark features of a polytechnic education—to succeed in all walks of life and along all career paths.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 17 Sep 2020 08:02:26 GMT Sask Polytech aims high with new strategic plan: ‘Leading the Rise’Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s new strategic plan sets a bold ambition for the institution, one that empowers learners and employers with the advantages of a polytechnic education. “Leading the Rise” outlines a five-year strategy to ensure that the people of Saskatchewan have the knowledge and know-how—hallmark features of a polytechnic education—to succeed in all walks of life and along all career paths. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-aims-high-with-new-strategic-plan.aspxCribbage project for visually impaired receives top awardhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/cribbage-project-for-visually-impaired-receives-top-award.aspxAwarded the top prize of $1,000 is Andrew Ashton, a graduate of the Electronic Systems Engineering Technology at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Andrew’s project, titled “Cribbage for People with Reduced Vision,” utilizes technology to replace a traditional wooden cribbage board with a combination of electronic devices which aids players with reduced vision capabilities. With large-character, backlit LCD displays and large, colour-coded buttons, each player uses a handheld, wireless controller to enter points scored throughout the game and to view the current score of each player. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 17 Sep 2020 07:07:02 GMTCribbage project for visually impaired receives top awardAwarded the top prize of $1,000 is Andrew Ashton, a graduate of the Electronic Systems Engineering Technology at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Andrew’s project, titled “Cribbage for People with Reduced Vision,” utilizes technology to replace a traditional wooden cribbage board with a combination of electronic devices which aids players with reduced vision capabilities. With large-character, backlit LCD displays and large, colour-coded buttons, each player uses a handheld, wireless controller to enter points scored throughout the game and to view the current score of each player. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/cribbage-project-for-visually-impaired-receives-top-award.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic launches School of Continuing Educationhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/saskatchewan-polytechnic-launches-school-of-continuing-education.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic is pleased to announce the launch of the Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Continuing Education. The school will focus on meeting the needs of the local business community by providing training solutions tailored towards industries in which professional training is in high demand. The School of Continuing Education brings together internal expertise to advance professional development programs, corporate training and micro-credential offerings. Courses are market-driven and consistently updated to reflect emerging trends and best practices.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 16 Sep 2020 13:25:57 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic launches School of Continuing EducationSaskatchewan Polytechnic is pleased to announce the launch of the Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Continuing Education. The school will focus on meeting the needs of the local business community by providing training solutions tailored towards industries in which professional training is in high demand. The School of Continuing Education brings together internal expertise to advance professional development programs, corporate training and micro-credential offerings. Courses are market-driven and consistently updated to reflect emerging trends and best practices.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/saskatchewan-polytechnic-launches-school-of-continuing-education.aspxProvince announces $7.8 million funding for skills training programs at Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/funding-for-skills-training-programs.aspx The funding allows the institution to deliver a variety of education and skills training programs including Adult 12, Adult Basic Education (ABE), and Essential Skills for the Workplace (ESWP). ABE and ESWP programs provide adult learners with basic employment skills and workplace experience that leads to either further training or attachment to the labour market. Adult 12 provides adult learners the secondary credit courses required for entrance into universities and polytechnics.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 16 Sep 2020 09:41:01 GMTProvince announces $7.8 million funding for skills training programs at Saskatchewan Polytechnic The funding allows the institution to deliver a variety of education and skills training programs including Adult 12, Adult Basic Education (ABE), and Essential Skills for the Workplace (ESWP). ABE and ESWP programs provide adult learners with basic employment skills and workplace experience that leads to either further training or attachment to the labour market. Adult 12 provides adult learners the secondary credit courses required for entrance into universities and polytechnics.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/funding-for-skills-training-programs.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic helps students with technology investments during challenging timeshttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/dell-and-sask-polytech-partner-on-new-initiative.aspxAmid challenging economic times, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is helping students make the most of their technology investments. For the first time, students will be able to purchase Dell computers at a discount through a Laptop Purchase Program.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 02 Sep 2020 08:44:04 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic helps students with technology investments during challenging timesAmid challenging economic times, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is helping students make the most of their technology investments. For the first time, students will be able to purchase Dell computers at a discount through a Laptop Purchase Program.Image Credit: Dell Technologieshttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/dell-and-sask-polytech-partner-on-new-initiative.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic chooses IGEL OS as an end user computing solution that ‘just works’https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-chooses-igel-os.aspxSeptember 2, 2020 – IGEL, provider of the next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces, announces that Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Canada has adopted virtual desktop infrastructure [VDI] along with IGEL OS to streamline how it delivers, manages and secures its entire EUC environment for over 16,000 students. This comprises 3,200 endpoints in 200 computer laboratories split across four geographically dispersed campuses. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 02 Sep 2020 07:34:13 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic chooses IGEL OS as an end user computing solution that ‘just works’September 2, 2020 – IGEL, provider of the next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces, announces that Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Canada has adopted virtual desktop infrastructure [VDI] along with IGEL OS to streamline how it delivers, manages and secures its entire EUC environment for over 16,000 students. This comprises 3,200 endpoints in 200 computer laboratories split across four geographically dispersed campuses. Image Credit: IGELhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-chooses-igel-os.aspxSaskatchewan takes steps to address laboratory and x-ray technologists shortagehttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-takes-steps-to-address-laboratory-and-x-ray-technologists-shortage.aspxThe Ministry of Advanced Education, in partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic, is taking steps to address a labour market shortage of Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technologists (CLXTs) in the province. Saskatchewan Polytechnic will double the number of seats in the CLXT program by admitting another 20 students in early 2021. This is part of a larger government strategy to employ more technologists across the province and improve rural health care delivery. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 01 Sep 2020 10:14:17 GMTSaskatchewan takes steps to address laboratory and x-ray technologists shortageThe Ministry of Advanced Education, in partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic, is taking steps to address a labour market shortage of Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technologists (CLXTs) in the province. Saskatchewan Polytechnic will double the number of seats in the CLXT program by admitting another 20 students in early 2021. This is part of a larger government strategy to employ more technologists across the province and improve rural health care delivery. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-takes-steps-to-address-laboratory-and-x-ray-technologists-shortage.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic launches new strategic plan https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-launches-new-strategic-plan.aspxAugust 26, 2020 – Situated on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, and Homeland of the Métis people, Saskatchewan Polytechnic launched a bold, new strategic plan today: Leading the Rise: Bringing polytechnic education to new heights. This strategic plan builds on Sask Polytech’s strengths and successes and will guide the institution’s direction over the next five years. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 26 Aug 2020 09:20:13 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic launches new strategic plan August 26, 2020 – Situated on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, and Homeland of the Métis people, Saskatchewan Polytechnic launched a bold, new strategic plan today: Leading the Rise: Bringing polytechnic education to new heights. This strategic plan builds on Sask Polytech’s strengths and successes and will guide the institution’s direction over the next five years. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-launches-new-strategic-plan.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic unveils new Design and Manufacturing Engineering Technology program name, mechatronics courses https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-unveils-new-design-and-manufacturing-engineering-technology-program-name-mechatronics-courses.aspxA wider variety of employment opportunities, a broad, desirable skillset and integration of advanced technologies – these are just a few reasons the CAD/CAM Engineering Technology program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic has undergone a name change and curriculum update. This includes a new mechatronics stream which ties electronics, programming, mechanical design and manufacturing together. First year students entering the program in fall 2020 will be the first to graduate under the new program name, Design and Manufacturing Engineering Technology.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 20 Aug 2020 07:34:06 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic unveils new Design and Manufacturing Engineering Technology program name, mechatronics courses A wider variety of employment opportunities, a broad, desirable skillset and integration of advanced technologies – these are just a few reasons the CAD/CAM Engineering Technology program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic has undergone a name change and curriculum update. This includes a new mechatronics stream which ties electronics, programming, mechanical design and manufacturing together. First year students entering the program in fall 2020 will be the first to graduate under the new program name, Design and Manufacturing Engineering Technology.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-unveils-new-design-and-manufacturing-engineering-technology-program-name-mechatronics-courses.aspxCanadian Construction Association renews Gold Seal accreditation for Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Leadership Skills programhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/canadian-construction-association-renews-gold-seal-accreditation-for-saskatchewan-polytechnics-leadership-skills-program.aspxAugust 12, 2020 – The Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) Gold Seal Certification program renewed Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s accreditation for the courses in the polytechnic’s Leadership Skills program for another five years. This training, along with work experience and completion of the Gold Seal exam will allow Sask Polytech graduates to become Gold Seal Certified (GSC). communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 12 Aug 2020 07:18:59 GMTCanadian Construction Association renews Gold Seal accreditation for Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Leadership Skills programAugust 12, 2020 – The Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) Gold Seal Certification program renewed Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s accreditation for the courses in the polytechnic’s Leadership Skills program for another five years. This training, along with work experience and completion of the Gold Seal exam will allow Sask Polytech graduates to become Gold Seal Certified (GSC). Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/canadian-construction-association-renews-gold-seal-accreditation-for-saskatchewan-polytechnics-leadership-skills-program.aspxWomen in Trades and Technology is going virtual https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/women-in-trades-and-technology-is-going-virtual.aspxWomen in Trades and Technology (WITT) at Saskatchewan Polytechnic provides support for students who identify as female and are interested in trades and technology careers. They also provide hands-on exposure opportunities in a safe and supportive environment for those wanting to explore educational options for trades or technology programs, which have historically been male occupations.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 30 Jul 2020 15:02:47 GMTWomen in Trades and Technology is going virtual Women in Trades and Technology (WITT) at Saskatchewan Polytechnic provides support for students who identify as female and are interested in trades and technology careers. They also provide hands-on exposure opportunities in a safe and supportive environment for those wanting to explore educational options for trades or technology programs, which have historically been male occupations.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/women-in-trades-and-technology-is-going-virtual.aspxEnergy-efficient construction: how far to go to net zero?https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/how-far-to-go-to-net-zero.aspxLooking into the future of building construction poses a challenge: how efficient is the average Saskatchewan house? “We wanted to try and quantify standard building practices right now and we could certainly describe that in terms of the materials we’re using, the practices we’re using,” said Angela Deans. “What we weren’t able to quantify was the energy performance of these buildings.” communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 29 Jul 2020 07:16:37 GMTEnergy-efficient construction: how far to go to net zero?Looking into the future of building construction poses a challenge: how efficient is the average Saskatchewan house? “We wanted to try and quantify standard building practices right now and we could certainly describe that in terms of the materials we’re using, the practices we’re using,” said Angela Deans. “What we weren’t able to quantify was the energy performance of these buildings.” Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/how-far-to-go-to-net-zero.aspx Sask Polytech graduates essential in the world of COVID-19https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/graduates-essential-in-the-world-of-covid-19.aspxThe COVID-19 pandemic will go down in history as one of the largest, if not the largest, disruptive events of our lifetime. It has forced us to change the way we work, conduct business, and even interact with each other.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 23 Jul 2020 11:25:26 GMT Sask Polytech graduates essential in the world of COVID-19The COVID-19 pandemic will go down in history as one of the largest, if not the largest, disruptive events of our lifetime. It has forced us to change the way we work, conduct business, and even interact with each other.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/graduates-essential-in-the-world-of-covid-19.aspxAI and data approach aims to mobilize wealth of knowledge at Keyleafhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/ai-and-data-approach-aims-to-mobilize-wealth-of-knowledge-at-keyleaf.aspxFor more than 40 years, Keyleaf has harnessed science to consistently and reliably identify and isolate high-value proteins, oils and other extracts from plants. The Saskatoon based company is looking to Saskatchewan Polytechnic to harness this wealth of knowledge and bring it from the lab bench and pilot plant to full production.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 21 Jul 2020 14:57:39 GMTAI and data approach aims to mobilize wealth of knowledge at KeyleafFor more than 40 years, Keyleaf has harnessed science to consistently and reliably identify and isolate high-value proteins, oils and other extracts from plants. The Saskatoon based company is looking to Saskatchewan Polytechnic to harness this wealth of knowledge and bring it from the lab bench and pilot plant to full production.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/ai-and-data-approach-aims-to-mobilize-wealth-of-knowledge-at-keyleaf.aspxVirtual reality tech to boost remote forklift training opportunitieshttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/virtual-reality-tech to-boost-remote-forklift-training-opportunities.aspxWhite Rabbit VR, a division of Twisted Pair Productions, recently partnered with Saskatchewan Polytechnic to develop a virtual reality forklift training simulator. The portable VR training system will allow Sask Polytech to quickly fill the province’s need for forklift operators. The mobile forklift VR system will be used by Sask Polytech’s School of Transportation for Warehouse Worker and Parts Management Technician programs, as well as the forklift certification though continuing education. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 14 Jul 2020 07:25:11 GMTVirtual reality tech to boost remote forklift training opportunitiesWhite Rabbit VR, a division of Twisted Pair Productions, recently partnered with Saskatchewan Polytechnic to develop a virtual reality forklift training simulator. The portable VR training system will allow Sask Polytech to quickly fill the province’s need for forklift operators. The mobile forklift VR system will be used by Sask Polytech’s School of Transportation for Warehouse Worker and Parts Management Technician programs, as well as the forklift certification though continuing education. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/virtual-reality-tech to-boost-remote-forklift-training-opportunities.aspxTesla University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic forge partnershiphttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-tesla-university-mou.aspxJuly 10, 2020 - Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Tesla University of Aruba signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will explore international education and collaboration / partnership opportunities between the two institutions.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Fri, 10 Jul 2020 10:09:05 GMTTesla University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic forge partnershipJuly 10, 2020 - Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Tesla University of Aruba signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will explore international education and collaboration / partnership opportunities between the two institutions.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-tesla-university-mou.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous courses https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-indigenous-courses.aspxJune 29, 2020 – Situated on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, and Homeland of the Métis people, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is committed to the renewal of relationships — miyo wahkohtowin — with our Indigenous communities. This National Indigenous History Month, Sask Polytech is launching two new Indigenous courses: Indigenous Studies and Colonization to Resilience. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Mon, 29 Jun 2020 08:34:17 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous courses June 29, 2020 – Situated on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, and Homeland of the Métis people, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is committed to the renewal of relationships — miyo wahkohtowin — with our Indigenous communities. This National Indigenous History Month, Sask Polytech is launching two new Indigenous courses: Indigenous Studies and Colonization to Resilience. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-indigenous-courses.aspxCelebrating excellence in teaching and applied researchhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/celebrating-excellence-in-teaching-and-applied-research.aspxThrough the Faculty Award for Excellence: Teaching and Applied Research Award of Excellence Saskatchewan Polytechnic acknowledges outstanding faculty members who go above and beyond. With convocation postponed this year due to COVID-19, we have been unable to celebrate these achievements in person.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:41:24 GMTCelebrating excellence in teaching and applied researchThrough the Faculty Award for Excellence: Teaching and Applied Research Award of Excellence Saskatchewan Polytechnic acknowledges outstanding faculty members who go above and beyond. With convocation postponed this year due to COVID-19, we have been unable to celebrate these achievements in person. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/celebrating-excellence-in-teaching-and-applied-research.aspxPharmacy Technician Program - necessity inspires innovationhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/pharmacy-technician-program-necessity-inspires-innovation.aspxWith a shortage of pharmacy technicians in Saskatchewan, almost all of the 2020 graduating class in Sask Polytech’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program had jobs lined up early in the new year. Pharmacy techs help pharmacists prepare and deliver prescription medicines. Hospitals and community pharmacies around the province were counting on these new grads to help fill positions.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 24 Jun 2020 07:31:59 GMTPharmacy Technician Program - necessity inspires innovationWith a shortage of pharmacy technicians in Saskatchewan, almost all of the 2020 graduating class in Sask Polytech’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program had jobs lined up early in the new year. Pharmacy techs help pharmacists prepare and deliver prescription medicines. Hospitals and community pharmacies around the province were counting on these new grads to help fill positions.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/pharmacy-technician-program-necessity-inspires-innovation.aspxCreating a legacy to support future generationshttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/creating-a-legacy-to-support-future-generations.aspxMarusia Gryba recently created a legacy gift in her will to support northern Indigenous students pursuing post-secondary education at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. The legacy honours her late husband, Eugene (Gene) Gryba. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 23 Jun 2020 14:50:21 GMTCreating a legacy to support future generationsMarusia Gryba recently created a legacy gift in her will to support northern Indigenous students pursuing post-secondary education at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. The legacy honours her late husband, Eugene (Gene) Gryba. Image Credit: Marusia Gryba https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/creating-a-legacy-to-support-future-generations.aspxApplied research project wins sustainability awardhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/applied-research-project-wins-sustainability-award.aspxAlthough millions of plastic bottles are tossed into recycling bins each year, millions more end up in landfills and will not decompose for centuries. Saskatchewan Polytechnic Engineering Design and Drafting Technology instructor Ramon Ricafort wants to change that. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 17 Jun 2020 09:15:44 GMTApplied research project wins sustainability awardAlthough millions of plastic bottles are tossed into recycling bins each year, millions more end up in landfills and will not decompose for centuries. Saskatchewan Polytechnic Engineering Design and Drafting Technology instructor Ramon Ricafort wants to change that. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/applied-research-project-wins-sustainability-award.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic receives donation from Grainger Canada in support of student safetyhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/donation-from-grainger-canada.aspxJune 15, 2020 – Today, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is pleased to announce an important contribution in support of its trades and industrial programs through a donation of safety rated technical clothing by Grainger Canada.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Mon, 15 Jun 2020 00:24:30 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic receives donation from Grainger Canada in support of student safetyJune 15, 2020 – Today, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is pleased to announce an important contribution in support of its trades and industrial programs through a donation of safety rated technical clothing by Grainger Canada.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/donation-from-grainger-canada.aspxPandemic doesn’t stop Recreation and Community Development students from developing fun activitieshttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/pandemic-doesnt-stop-recreation-and-community-development-students-from-developing-fun-activities.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic Recreation and Community Development students in instructor Amy Peters’ Program Planning class learned this first-hand just hours before they were set to begin running recreation programs they had planned for children in the Saskatoon Public Schools as part of a class assignment.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Fri, 12 Jun 2020 07:46:54 GMTPandemic doesn’t stop Recreation and Community Development students from developing fun activitiesSaskatchewan Polytechnic Recreation and Community Development students in instructor Amy Peters’ Program Planning class learned this first-hand just hours before they were set to begin running recreation programs they had planned for children in the Saskatoon Public Schools as part of a class assignment.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/pandemic-doesnt-stop-recreation-and-community-development-students-from-developing-fun-activities.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic part of Digital Technology Superclusterhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-part-of-digital-technology-supercluster.aspxJune 11, 2020 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic has joined the Digital Technology Supercluster to work on Project Looking Glass. This project will allow government and industry to use COVID-19 data to assess potential benefits and risks of public policy and practice, and thereby better inform policy direction as Canada looks towards a return to normal work and community life. Project Looking Glass provides a clear, evidence-based understanding of the impact of decisions made to protect the health of Canadians which would be needed to inform good policy-making.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 11 Jun 2020 07:03:38 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic part of Digital Technology SuperclusterJune 11, 2020 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic has joined the Digital Technology Supercluster to work on Project Looking Glass. This project will allow government and industry to use COVID-19 data to assess potential benefits and risks of public policy and practice, and thereby better inform policy direction as Canada looks towards a return to normal work and community life. Project Looking Glass provides a clear, evidence-based understanding of the impact of decisions made to protect the health of Canadians which would be needed to inform good policy-making.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-part-of-digital-technology-supercluster.aspxTime-honoured nursing tradition meets 21st century during pandemichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/time-honoured-nursing-tradition-meets-20th-century-during-pandemic.aspxIn a meaningful and touching online event on June 4, 286 graduates from the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program were welcomed into the nursing profession at a pinning ceremony – a time-honoured tradition that marks a nursing graduate’s transition from student to practicing nurse.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 10 Jun 2020 14:53:48 GMTTime-honoured nursing tradition meets 21st century during pandemicIn a meaningful and touching online event on June 4, 286 graduates from the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program were welcomed into the nursing profession at a pinning ceremony – a time-honoured tradition that marks a nursing graduate’s transition from student to practicing nurse.Image Credit: Taye Kehinde. Nursing graduate Taye Kehinde BScN’20 receives her nursing pin from her mother, Bukky, also a Registered Nurse. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/time-honoured-nursing-tradition-meets-20th-century-during-pandemic.aspxBringing virtual labs into focushttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/bringing-virtual-labs-into-focus.aspxMedical laboratory technologists, or MLTs, are behind-the-scenes health care professionals. When your doctor orders a blood sample, for example, it’s an MLT who analyzes the results. This might include studying blood cells and other tissues, conducting chemical analyses of blood and other body fluids, preparing tissue sections or performing blood compatibility tests. It’s all part of disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 10 Jun 2020 06:52:59 GMTBringing virtual labs into focusMedical laboratory technologists, or MLTs, are behind-the-scenes health care professionals. When your doctor orders a blood sample, for example, it’s an MLT who analyzes the results. This might include studying blood cells and other tissues, conducting chemical analyses of blood and other body fluids, preparing tissue sections or performing blood compatibility tests. It’s all part of disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/bringing-virtual-labs-into-focus.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic receives CPHR Saskatchewan Human Resources accreditation https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/cphr-saskatchewan-human-resources-accreditation.aspxJune 4, 2020 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Business diploma in Human Resources is the currently the only Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) accredited program in Saskatchewan. Sask Polytech Business diploma graduates from April 2016 and onward are eligible to waive the National Knowledge Exam (NKE) with an overall cumulative average of 70 per cent or higher to become a CPHR candidate. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 04 Jun 2020 08:48:25 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic receives CPHR Saskatchewan Human Resources accreditation June 4, 2020 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Business diploma in Human Resources is the currently the only Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) accredited program in Saskatchewan. Sask Polytech Business diploma graduates from April 2016 and onward are eligible to waive the National Knowledge Exam (NKE) with an overall cumulative average of 70 per cent or higher to become a CPHR candidate. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/cphr-saskatchewan-human-resources-accreditation.aspxSmart phones to the rescue as COVID-19 disrupts work placementshttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/smart-phones-to-the-rescue-as-covid-19-disrupts-work-placements.aspxThis is the time of year when many second-year students in Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Media Production program would be placed in a professional work setting to gain hands-on experience before graduating. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 03 Jun 2020 13:52:53 GMTSmart phones to the rescue as COVID-19 disrupts work placementsThis is the time of year when many second-year students in Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Media Production program would be placed in a professional work setting to gain hands-on experience before graduating. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/smart-phones-to-the-rescue-as-covid-19-disrupts-work-placements.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic students eligible for Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/students-eligible-for-scmp-designation.aspxJune 2, 2020 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s partnership with Supply Chain Canada enables Supply Chain Management Post Graduate Certificate students to earn credit towards their Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 02 Jun 2020 00:32:00 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic students eligible for Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation June 2, 2020 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s partnership with Supply Chain Canada enables Supply Chain Management Post Graduate Certificate students to earn credit towards their Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/students-eligible-for-scmp-designation.aspxMoose Jaw campus receives $12M from provincial government https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/moose-jaw-campus-receives-investment-from-provincial-government.aspxThe Saskatchewan Government has announced significant construction projects totalling $17 million at post-secondary institutions across the province. This includes renovations to Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Moose Jaw campus to increase usability and safety for students, faculty and staff. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 27 May 2020 16:19:21 GMTMoose Jaw campus receives $12M from provincial government The Saskatchewan Government has announced significant construction projects totalling $17 million at post-secondary institutions across the province. This includes renovations to Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Moose Jaw campus to increase usability and safety for students, faculty and staff. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/moose-jaw-campus-receives-investment-from-provincial-government.aspxSask Polytech eco-car receives global recognitionhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-eco-car-receives-global-recognition.aspxThe student team behind the Sask Eco, Urban Concept —a 3D printed vehicle with a frame constructed of recycled carbon fibre hockey sticks that took a silver medal in a global competition in 2018—has won the 2020 Shell Eco-marathon Americas Off-Track Circular Economy Award.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 27 May 2020 08:00:22 GMTSask Polytech eco-car receives global recognitionThe student team behind the Sask Eco, Urban Concept —a 3D printed vehicle with a frame constructed of recycled carbon fibre hockey sticks that took a silver medal in a global competition in 2018—has won the 2020 Shell Eco-marathon Americas Off-Track Circular Economy Award.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-eco-car-receives-global-recognition.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic receives $2M in federal and provincial funding for Saskatchewan’s first Technology Access Centrehttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/saskatchewans-first-technology-access-centre.aspxMay 25, 2020 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Digital Integration Centre of Excellence (DICE) is Saskatchewan’s first Technology Access Centre (TAC) funded by the the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Innovation Saskatchewan. The $1.75 million in funding from NSERC’s Colleges and Community Innovation program and $250,000 from Innovation Saskatchewan will expand DICE’s applied research capacity, infrastructure and equipment. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Mon, 25 May 2020 07:49:39 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic receives $2M in federal and provincial funding for Saskatchewan’s first Technology Access CentreMay 25, 2020 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Digital Integration Centre of Excellence (DICE) is Saskatchewan’s first Technology Access Centre (TAC) funded by the the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Innovation Saskatchewan. The $1.75 million in funding from NSERC’s Colleges and Community Innovation program and $250,000 from Innovation Saskatchewan will expand DICE’s applied research capacity, infrastructure and equipment. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/saskatchewans-first-technology-access-centre.aspxLibrary and Information Technology program applies creative solution to practicum challengehttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/library-and-information-technology-program-applies-creative-solution-to-practicum-challenge.aspxWork experience is an integral part of learning at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. This approach gives students a chance to apply theory to practice, and class projects to a real working environment.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Fri, 22 May 2020 08:03:22 GMTLibrary and Information Technology program applies creative solution to practicum challengeWork experience is an integral part of learning at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. This approach gives students a chance to apply theory to practice, and class projects to a real working environment.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/library-and-information-technology-program-applies-creative-solution-to-practicum-challenge.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic Applied Research Student Showcase goes virtual https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/applied-research-student-showcase-goes-virtual.aspxMay 19, 2020 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Applied Research Student Showcase featured 39 project videos focused on solving real-world problems. This online showcase, which typically occurs annually at Innovation Place during the spring semester, is a celebration of the applied research projects of Sask Polytech’s innovative and passionate students. Videos of the student’s applied research projects were shared online for adjudication by judges and industry partners.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 21 May 2020 10:34:56 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic Applied Research Student Showcase goes virtual May 19, 2020 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Applied Research Student Showcase featured 39 project videos focused on solving real-world problems. This online showcase, which typically occurs annually at Innovation Place during the spring semester, is a celebration of the applied research projects of Sask Polytech’s innovative and passionate students. Videos of the student’s applied research projects were shared online for adjudication by judges and industry partners. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/applied-research-student-showcase-goes-virtual.aspxFall access to Sask Polytech campuseshttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/fall-access.aspxAs we lead into this new normal, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, in alignment with all Saskatchewan post-secondary institutions, will be providing its programs via a two-pronged approach to education delivery this fall. A combination of online/distance instruction and limited in-person learning experiences where needed, will give students the best chance of academic success in the ever-changing environment of the global pandemic. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 21 May 2020 10:04:10 GMTFall access to Sask Polytech campusesAs we lead into this new normal, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, in alignment with all Saskatchewan post-secondary institutions, will be providing its programs via a two-pronged approach to education delivery this fall. A combination of online/distance instruction and limited in-person learning experiences where needed, will give students the best chance of academic success in the ever-changing environment of the global pandemic. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/fall-access.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic Health Sciences and Nursing researchers working on COVID-19 impact studieshttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/health-sciences-and-nursing-researchers-working-on-covid-19-impact-studies.aspxResearchers at the Centre for Health Research, Improvement and Scholarship in the Schools of Health Sciences and Nursing at Saskatchewan Polytechnic have come together to collaborate on research projects related to the COVID-19 pandemic. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Fri, 15 May 2020 07:32:46 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic Health Sciences and Nursing researchers working on COVID-19 impact studiesResearchers at the Centre for Health Research, Improvement and Scholarship in the Schools of Health Sciences and Nursing at Saskatchewan Polytechnic have come together to collaborate on research projects related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/health-sciences-and-nursing-researchers-working-on-covid-19-impact-studies.aspxHospitality programs donate to help during pandemic https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/hospitality-programs-donate-to-help-during-pandemic.aspxWhen in-person hospitality, culinary arts and food services classes came to an unexpected pause in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s School of Hospitality and Tourism saw an opportunity to help others. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 13 May 2020 07:02:45 GMTHospitality programs donate to help during pandemic When in-person hospitality, culinary arts and food services classes came to an unexpected pause in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s School of Hospitality and Tourism saw an opportunity to help others. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/hospitality-programs-donate-to-help-during-pandemic.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing goes virtual in response to COVID-19https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/school-of-nursing-goes-virtual-in-response-to-covid.aspxOne of the hallmarks of Saskatchewan Polytechnic training is applied learning—hands-on opportunities for students to put theory into practice. The School of Nursing, in particular, has led the way in developing innovative, highly successful applied learning. The COVID-19 pandemic has put this commitment to innovation to the test—with remarkable results. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Mon, 11 May 2020 07:16:08 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing goes virtual in response to COVID-19One of the hallmarks of Saskatchewan Polytechnic training is applied learning—hands-on opportunities for students to put theory into practice. The School of Nursing, in particular, has led the way in developing innovative, highly successful applied learning. The COVID-19 pandemic has put this commitment to innovation to the test—with remarkable results. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/school-of-nursing-goes-virtual-in-response-to-covid.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic alum named Paramedic of the Year https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/alum-named-paramedic-of-the-year.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic alumnus Nicholas Hennink has been named Canada’s 2020 Paramedic of the Year by the Paramedic Association of Canada. The award recognizes an active, frontline paramedic who has made a recent, considerable contribution to the paramedic profession. It’s the third time in recent years that a graduate of Sask Polytech’s paramedic programs has received the national honour.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 07 May 2020 15:30:20 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic alum named Paramedic of the Year Saskatchewan Polytechnic alumnus Nicholas Hennink has been named Canada’s 2020 Paramedic of the Year by the Paramedic Association of Canada. The award recognizes an active, frontline paramedic who has made a recent, considerable contribution to the paramedic profession. It’s the third time in recent years that a graduate of Sask Polytech’s paramedic programs has received the national honour. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/alum-named-paramedic-of-the-year.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic committed to zero per cent tuition increase in 2020-21https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-committed-to-zero-per-cent-tuition-increase.aspxMay 7, 2020 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic remains focused on the future by preparing today’s learners for tomorrow's workforce – the jobs required to support the province’s economic growth and prosperity. To support learners during this unprecedented global pandemic, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is moving forward with a zero per cent tuition increase for Canadian and international students for the 2020-21 academic year.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 07 May 2020 09:12:04 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic committed to zero per cent tuition increase in 2020-21May 7, 2020 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic remains focused on the future by preparing today’s learners for tomorrow's workforce – the jobs required to support the province’s economic growth and prosperity. To support learners during this unprecedented global pandemic, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is moving forward with a zero per cent tuition increase for Canadian and international students for the 2020-21 academic year.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-committed-to-zero-per-cent-tuition-increase.aspxApplied Research project turns food waste into garden compost https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/applied-research-project-turns-food-waste-into-garden-compost.aspxIn the spring of 2019, Ashtin Bourgonje was sitting in the Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus cafeteria thinking about her carbon footprint. That might sound strange, unless you know Bourgonje. As a student in the Integrated Resource Management program on the Prince Albert campus, Bourgonje is passionate about making a positive difference. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 06 May 2020 00:46:32 GMTApplied Research project turns food waste into garden compost In the spring of 2019, Ashtin Bourgonje was sitting in the Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus cafeteria thinking about her carbon footprint. That might sound strange, unless you know Bourgonje. As a student in the Integrated Resource Management program on the Prince Albert campus, Bourgonje is passionate about making a positive difference. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/applied-research-project-turns-food-waste-into-garden-compost.aspxWelcoming international students for Fall 2020https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/welcoming-international-students-for-fall-2020.aspxProspective students can join virtual career fairs and advising sessions from their home country Every year, Saskatchewan Polytechnic welcomes international students from over 50 countries. But as the world struggles with COVID-19, many international students are wondering about their future in Saskatchewan. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 28 Apr 2020 14:20:24 GMTWelcoming international students for Fall 2020Prospective students can join virtual career fairs and advising sessions from their home country Every year, Saskatchewan Polytechnic welcomes international students from over 50 countries. But as the world struggles with COVID-19, many international students are wondering about their future in Saskatchewan. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/welcoming-international-students-for-fall-2020.aspxCulinary Arts students learn by cooking at homehttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/culinary-arts-students-learn-by-cooking-at-home.aspxOne of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s greatest strengths is that students learn by doing. But how is this possible when a global pandemic forces all campuses to close and, in just a few short days, instructors and students have to transition to online or remote learning? Welcome to the world of COVID-19. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Mon, 20 Apr 2020 08:11:09 GMTCulinary Arts students learn by cooking at homeOne of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s greatest strengths is that students learn by doing. But how is this possible when a global pandemic forces all campuses to close and, in just a few short days, instructors and students have to transition to online or remote learning? Welcome to the world of COVID-19. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/culinary-arts-students-learn-by-cooking-at-home.aspxLeadership Skills program experiences increase in enrolment during COVID-19 pandemichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/leadership-skills-program-experiences-increase-in-enrolment-during-covid-19-pandemic.aspxWhile many Saskatchewan Polytechnic programs worked quickly to shift to online delivery due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Leadership Skills program never skipped a beat. Designed to be highly interactive and completely online, the program is a series of six courses providing knowledge in the areas of leadership, management, supervision, coaching and mentoring. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 16 Apr 2020 07:19:04 GMTLeadership Skills program experiences increase in enrolment during COVID-19 pandemicWhile many Saskatchewan Polytechnic programs worked quickly to shift to online delivery due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Leadership Skills program never skipped a beat. Designed to be highly interactive and completely online, the program is a series of six courses providing knowledge in the areas of leadership, management, supervision, coaching and mentoring. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/leadership-skills-program-experiences-increase-in-enrolment-during-covid-19-pandemic.aspx