NBCC approved for national accreditation

Student with laptop

FREDERICTON – New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) was recently approved for accreditation from the Canadian Institute of Management for its Business Administration: Management program, the only college east of Ontario with the national designation. “This designation will open up new opportunities in the business management field for NBCC students,” said Marilyn Luscombe, President and CEO … Read more

Lifelong learning at NBCC

Lifelong Learning

The 21st-century job market is constantly evolving. New technology has changed the way many tasks are performed, creating the need for new skills and training. For those who have been out of school and entrenched in the workforce for a while, the learning curve can be steep. New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) recognizes that learning … Read more

Building Community Partnerships

Habitat – Report to Community

Building community partnerships is an integral part of the learning process at NBCC. At the St. Andrews campus, Carpentry, Electrical Construction and Plumbing students put their training to work to build a house for Habitat for Humanity each year. “It’s a great partnership,” said Blair Price, Department Head for Trades at NBCC St. Andrews. “It … Read more

A strong work ethic brings rewards

Paige Polchies

Paige Polchies isn’t afraid of hard work. Over the last few years, the 23 year-old Indigenous learner has put her iron-clad work ethic to the test to achieve her goal – a diploma from the Personal Support Worker program at NBCC Woodstock. “Everything I have in this life, I’ve worked hard for it,” she said. … Read more

Laying the foundation for a new life

Amer Aboo

In January 2016, Amer Aboo fled war-torn Syria with his pregnant wife and children, in search of a better life. Now he has a new home, a new son and a new career. A successful graduate of the newcomer bricklaying program, offered by NBCC in partnership with the Multicultural Association of Fredericton and the Department … Read more

Turning trash into treasure

Trash to Treasure

They say all work and no play makes for a dull existence. There’s no fear of that happening for three recent New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) graduates, who have turned their work into play. NBCC Saint John Electronics Engineering Tehcnology students Gary Buchanan, Brent Bustard and Luke Tudor completed an applied research project that created … Read more

Newcomers learn new trade to fill market demand

Truck Driver Training

SAINT JOHN – A group of newcomers to Canada have completed truck driving training at the Saint John campus of New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) and are ready to enter the workforce and meet labour market demand. “We are committed to welcoming more learners from a diversity of cultural backgrounds, while providing training opportunities that … Read more