NBCC celebrates 2,379 graduates

Three days of celebrations across six campuses culminated in 2,379 students graduating from New Brunswick Community College (NBCC). The Class of 2020 is NBCC’s largest class since becoming a Crown Corporation in 2010. “The Class of 2020 is always going to hold a special place in the hearts and minds of everyone who makes up … Read more

NBCC and UNB provide new degree pathway

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) and The University of New Brunswick have signed an agreement to provide a new pathway for NBCC’s International Business Management graduates to obtain a master’s degree. Students who complete the post-graduate program at NBCC and meet eligibility requirements are now able to transfer directly to the UNB Saint … Read more

NBCC Street Food Challenge to benefit Youth Impact Jeunesse

MONCTON – What do you get when you combine eight teams of hospitality students with an international leader in the frozen food industry? A week’s worth of delicious lunches for a good cause! The NBCC/McCain Street Food Challenge is coming up, February 24-28 at the Moncton Campus. Students in the College’s Culinary Arts Management and … Read more

Student apps for start-up solutions

FREDERICTON – In a classroom at NBCC Fredericton Campus, learners are huddled in groups around laptops, discussing projects and sharing ideas. They’re also finding solutions for some rising stars in the city’s blossoming start-up community. The Information Technology: Programmer Analyst class features the next generation of software designers and developers. Phoebe Nguyen is one of … Read more

NBCC learners place third in competition

FREDERICTON – When three Information Technology: Programmer Analyst students from the Fredericton Campus of New Brunswick Community College met their peers from across the country in friendly competition, they were more than ready for the challenge. Their work stood up against that of industry professionals and Master’s students, earning them a podium finish at the … Read more

Helping Indigenous learners achieve their dreams

As Indigenous learners gain the skills they need at NBCC to transform their lives and communities, the Indigenous Student Bursary Program provides them with financial assistance to help them achieve their dreams. One of those students is Jonah Simon, a second-year Police Foundations student at the Miramichi Campus. He received a bursary in his first … Read more

Bricklaying gold in Woodstock

For three of the last four years, the gold medal winner in brick masonry at the Skills Canada National Competition has come from NBCC Woodstock Campus. The other year, the Woodstock bricklayer in the national competition won silver. You could say the Bricklaying program at the Woodstock Campus is on a winning streak. You could … Read more

From Moncton to Russia: Skills competitor showcases excellence

Kazan, Russia might not be in your Top 10 tourist destinations, but it was the trip of a lifetime for NBCC alumnus Pascal Doiron and his trainer, instructor Lloyd Keirstead. Doiron and Keirstead spent two weeks in Kazan in August as part of the Team Canada contingent at the World Skills Competition 2019. It was … Read more

Women of Steel learn welding basics

MONCTON – In the welding shop at the Moncton Campus of New Brunswick Community College (NBCC), it’s hot, it’s noisy and sparks are flying. A couple of generations ago, one might have said it’s no place for a lady. For nine women from southeastern New Brunswick, there was no other place they wanted to be … Read more

A bright future from a dark past

SAINT JOHN – Three years ago, Jennifer Howe’s life looked very different than it does today. Addicted to drugs and alcohol, she had no direction and no idea what she wanted to do with her life. She got clean, and then she got interested in nursing as a career. “I never had a dream of … Read more