New program promotes women in trades

SAINT JOHN – As New Brunswick struggles with a shortage of skilled tradespeople, NBCC and its partners are helping women become part of the province’s labour solution. J.D. Irving Limited, New Boots and the Department of Post-Secondary Education, Labour and Training are teaming up with NBCC to give 10 women the opportunity to learn a … Read more

Helping the planet on Service Day

At the Miramichi Campus of NBCC, Environmental Technology students are learning every day how the conservation of natural resources can heal some of the damage done to the planet by humans. Their learning is put to work in the community on Service Day, when they take part in community projects designed to improve wildlife habitats … Read more

Mechanized Forest Equipment Operator – Miramichi

Forestry is one of New Brunswick’s biggest industries, and it’s a particularly important economic driver in the Miramichi region, which feeds mills and operations throughout the northern and central portions of the province. That makes Miramichi the ideal location for NBCC’s specialized Mechanized Forest Equipment Operator program. “There’s definitely a forestry tradition in Miramichi,” said … Read more

Leading the way on Service Day

RIVERVIEW – As New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) strives to transform lives and communities, service learning has become an important part of the curriculum and culture of the College. Through the Robertson Institute for Community Leadership’s semi-annual Service Days, staff, students, alumni and Board members are giving back to their communities and learning the value … Read more

First class of cyber “police” ready to hit the job market

SAINT JOHN – At the Saint John Campus of New Brunswick Community College (NBCC), learners are gaining the skills and knowledge needed to become members of the “police” – no, not the RCMP; a new kind of police that can protect companies and organizations from a new kind of criminal. The first cohort of Information … Read more

Tech company Routinify hires four NBCC graduates

SAINT JOHN – Following its successful launch in early April, a tech company headquartered in New Brunswick and Colorado is growing its N.B. operations with the recent hiring of four New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) graduates. Routinify, a smarter living platform that combines easy-to-use technology with wearable technology for seniors and their caregivers, hired four graduates … Read more

NBCC learner wins Innovation Award

FREDERICTON – What started out as a hobby has earned a New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) learner a prestigious industry award for innovation. Calvin Buckley, a first year Information Technology: Programmer Analyst student at the Fredericton Campus, won the 2019 Student Innovation Award from Common Education Foundation, the world’s largest association of IBM technology users. … Read more