A new look for NBCC graduates

NBCC graduation ceremonies will have a fresh look and feel this year with the introduction of new graduate gowns and v-stoles. The Class of 2023 will be the first graduating class to don black gowns, with three new v-stoles representing the different program certifications that will be awarded at NBCC’s yearly graduation ceremonies. Certificate program … Read more

A Story of Inter-Institutional Collaboration

Editor’s Note: The following was originally published by Dalhousie University on its website.    Collaboration is an increasingly vital part of higher education and a new partnership between Dalhousie’s Faculty of Open Learning & Career Development and New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) has showcased the power of inter-institutional collaboration in particular. Close to 20 academic … Read more

Celebrating 10 years of Applied Research and Innovation at NBCC

NBCC is celebrating a decade of enriched learning, community problem-solving, and industry support as its Applied Research and Innovation (ARI) department turns 10. Throughout 2022, NBCC is welcoming community and industry partners to join with NBCC staff and alumni to recognize the past successes and future growth of ARI, which utilizes NBCC expertise, tools, and … Read more

Meeting learners where they are in life

At NBCC, every learner has a backstory, a chronicle of what has brought them to post-secondary education at this point in their lives. It’s up to the compassionate and caring members of the Student Development Team to learn their stories and determine what supports and services they need to achieve success at NBCC. “Every learner … Read more

Learning from the masters

At NBCC, students learn by doing; experiential learning is at the heart of the NBCC Advantage. They also learn from the lived experiences of masters in their chosen fields. Across disciplines and sectors, NBCC’s faculty is made up of subject matter experts who were at the top tier of their professions before coming to NBCC … Read more

Taking PRIDE in our culture of belonging

On a hot Sunday in August, a group of NBCC staff, students, and alumni showed up loud and proud for Fredericton’s annual Pride parade. With bright green t-shirts, oversized sunglasses, rainbow fans, and sequins galore, they marched, danced, and revelled in the celebrations. They also sent an important message: at NBCC, everyone is extraordinary, and … Read more

Tapping into the power of education to change lives

In 37 years at NBCC, Heather Hatheway has been witness to a lot of change: staff, technology, academic delivery methods, and, of course, students, have all shifted over nearly four decades. But the one thing that hasn’t changed is NBCC’s commitment to identifying the barriers that keep people out of post-secondary education, and finding ways … Read more

Started as a student, now she’s here

When Christy Bishop enrolled in NBCC’s Respiratory Therapy program in 2006, she never imagined she’d be back in the classroom as an instructor training the next generation of respiratory therapists, and helping shape how community-based healthcare is delivered in New Brunswick. “I didn’t think I had the patience to teach, and I never enjoyed public … Read more

From student, to alumna, to staff

When Naria Sales graduated from NBCC in 2021, she never expected to be back at the College less than three months later as an employee, but that’s exactly what happened. “As a former student, I am a product of NBCC, so working for the College is so exciting,” said Naria. “It’s a positive working environment … Read more

Growing New Brunswick’s engineering technology workforce

Canada’s science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) sector is expanding faster than its workforce, and that means opportunity for those who choose a career in one of the many related industries. At NBCC, the School of Engineering Technologies provides a number of post-secondary pathways to exciting careers in this ever-changing field. “Through workplace entry, exit, … Read more

NBCC Industry Award – NB Power

As NBCC prepares learners for careers in their chosen fields, community and industry partners play a vital role. Whether they donate bursary funds or equipment, host workplace practicums, provide applied learning opportunities, visit classrooms as guest speakers or hire graduates, their contributions help make the NBCC experience extraordinary for students. NB Power has long been … Read more