Cleaning up and sharing smiles

It’s not hard to tell when Larry Richard is nearby at the Miramichi Campus of NBCC. Your first hint is the whistling; then, once a sightline has been established, you’re guaranteed a big smile and a cheerful greeting. Richard, part of the facilities team at the Miramichi Campus, loves his job and it shows. For … 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

Generations meet in carpentry shop

In the carpentry shop at the Woodstock Campus of NBCC, hammers are pounding and sanders are buzzing. The smell of sawdust is thick in the air – a smell that recalls fond memories of woodshop projects of the past for a group of visiting seniors. The Woodstock Campus played host to several residents of Carleton … Read more

Indigenous food to help Indigenous learners

An Indigenous meal, prepared and served by students in the Hotel/Restaurant Management and Culinary programs at the St. Andrews campus of NBCC, raised funds for a student bursary and awareness of Indigenous culture. The fundraising dinner, held as part of NBCC’s 10th Service Day, netted $1,625 for the college’s Indigenous Student Bursary. It also provided … 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

New careers at NBCC prove rewarding

Linda Martin was working in the office of an agricultural operation when her position was made redundant. Wendy Casey was working for a large industrial corporation when her job was moved to Saint John. The two women with remarkably similar work histories both found their way to careers at NBCC Fredericton Campus, where they help … Read more