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

NBCC faculty members receive National Inclusive Education Awards

Ensuring that all students can participate and learn together is part of our DNA at NBCC; in fact, embracing diversity and inclusivity is one of five guiding principles of the College’s vision statement. The leadership of several faculty members in fostering an atmosphere of belonging has earned them national recognition. Steven Austin, a Carpentry instructor … Read more

Running for wellness: Aynslie’s Journey

“You’re one run away from a good mood.” That motto was printed on a sign on the wall of an office that Aynslie Croney, an IT instructor at NBCC, used to share with a colleague. Whenever the colleague was struggling at work, she would point to her sign and say, “I’m going for a run.” … Read more

NBCC named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers for fifth year

FREDERICTON – For the fifth year in row, New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) has been named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers, as announced in the January edition of Atlantic Business magazine. The editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers have included the College in its annual list of 40 organizations in the region recognized for … Read more

Volunteer leave gets Corporate staff in the holiday spirit

At NBCC, giving back to the community is embedded in our DNA. Whether we’re helping our community partners on Service Day or contributing to community development in Kenya, NBCC’s award-winning Robertson Institute for Community Leadership ensures that every member of the NBCC family has an opportunity to give their time, energy and talents to a … Read more

AHEC gives back

At the Gerald S. Merrithew Allied Health Education Centre of NBCC, students and staff have a long history of giving back to the community. They’re carrying on that tradition with two community projects this fall. On September 29, they took part in the Big Bike Ride in support of the New Brunswick Heart and Stroke … Read more

Welcoming the world to St. Andrews

As NBCC continues to attract increasing numbers of international learners, the entire College community is pitching in to make them feel welcome. At the St. Andrews Campus, Recruitment Advisor and Student Development Officer Brittany Locking knows just how to make international students feel at home. A newcomer to New Brunswick herself, she is very aware … Read more