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

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

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

Indigenous ‘Seven Feathers’ walkways introduced across NBCC campuses

When students and staff enter NBCC campuses, they’ll walk along a reminder of the College’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation. As Canada marks National Indigenous History Month in June, NBCC is introducing a freshly-painted, bright orange walkway at each of its campus locations. The new ‘Seven Feathers’ walkways mark NBCC’s ongoing commitment to learn together … Read more

From trash to cash: Students clean up with recycling bursaries

When NBCC launched a new recycling project at its facilities last fall, the primary goal was to lessen the College’s environmental footprint and find efficiencies in waste collection. But the project ended up having a much larger impact for six students. Funds raised through the return of recyclable cans, bottles, and metals have funded six … Read more

“Challenge accepted”: Volunteering is its own reward

For Krista Nyenhuis, volunteerism is second nature. Since the age of 11, she’s been an active volunteer, encouraged by her parents to contribute to her community’s social wellbeing. Now an adult, Krista, an administrative assistant for the Student Financial Support Team at NBCC, continues to do what she can to make life better in her … Read more

Celebrating Excellence at NBCC

The NBCC Excellence Awards provide an opportunity to celebrate the incredible people who help make NBCC a great place to work and learn. The awards acknowledge the extraordinary contributions of individuals who go above and beyond to support their workplace and their community. The 2021 Excellence Award recipients truly embody NBCC’s vision of transforming lives … Read more

Celebrating trades excellence

When New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) graduates cross the stage this month, the academic leaders looking on with pride will represent a variety of career backgrounds. This year, for the first time, more of the College’s academic leadership will be wearing a symbol of their expertise. NBCC has designed a unique hood for those members … Read more

Beaches, Ballet and the French Gourmet

It’s a fine day in July and Chef Emmanuel Charretier is standing on a beach in Grand-Digue, surrounded by sun, sand, sea…and ballet dancers. He’s lending his cooking skills to a unique fundraiser for local dance company, Atlantic Ballet Atlantique Canada. The visually stunning outdoor performance, paired with the culinary stylings of Charettier is, in … Read more

NBCC instructor recognized for mentoring efforts

Experiential learning and applied research have long been at the heart of the NBCC experience, which is built on the principle that students learn best by doing. Training the next generation of doers requires instructors who are passionate about learning and skilled in mentoring. The efforts of one NBCC instructor were recently recognized by the … Read more