Saskatchewan Polytechnic Newshttps://saskpolytech.ca/newsSaskatchewan Polytechnic News RSS Feeden-usSat, 10 Apr 2021 16:56:58 GMThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssOmniUpdate (OU Publish)SGI CANADA and Saskatchewan Polytechnic applied research project benefits Agriculture Equipment Technician program https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/sgi-canada-sask-polytech-aet-project.aspxApril 9, 2021 - SGI CANADA recently donated a salvage combine to Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Agricultural Equipment Technician (AET) program to be used by students learning about combine ingestion. Rocks, branches and other foreign objects, such as components from seeding or other equipment, can cause internal damage to combines on farms. Assessing this damage after the fact can be challenging for agricultural insurance adjusters. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Fri, 09 Apr 2021 10:24:16 GMTSGI CANADA and Saskatchewan Polytechnic applied research project benefits Agriculture Equipment Technician program April 9, 2021 - SGI CANADA recently donated a salvage combine to Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Agricultural Equipment Technician (AET) program to be used by students learning about combine ingestion. Rocks, branches and other foreign objects, such as components from seeding or other equipment, can cause internal damage to combines on farms. Assessing this damage after the fact can be challenging for agricultural insurance adjusters. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/sgi-canada-sask-polytech-aet-project.aspxCOVID-19 information and student updateshttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/COVID-19.aspx.aspxcommunications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 08 Apr 2021 14:40:00 GMTCOVID-19 information and student updatesImage Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/COVID-19.aspx.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic Digital Transformation in Applied Learning https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/sask-polytech-digital-transformation-in-applied-learning.aspxApril 7, 2021 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic received $951,344 from the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Centre as part of the Shock-proofing the Future of Work partnership. Sask Polytech is one of 65 innovation projects to receive funding from the Future Skills Centre. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 07 Apr 2021 10:36:08 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic Digital Transformation in Applied Learning April 7, 2021 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic received $951,344 from the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Centre as part of the Shock-proofing the Future of Work partnership. Sask Polytech is one of 65 innovation projects to receive funding from the Future Skills Centre. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/sask-polytech-digital-transformation-in-applied-learning.aspxGenome Prairie partners with Saskatchewan Polytechnic to support increased hands-on genomics training capabilitieshttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/genome-prairie-partners-with-saskatchewan-polytechnic-to-support-increased-hands-on-genomics-training-capabilities.aspxApril 7, 2021 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic has partnered with Genome Prairie to help bring the organization’s Genome360 initiative to Saskatchewan. The Genome360 initiative and its partners, supports adopters by providing the Prairie region access to the latest state-of-the-art equipment, building a genomics community to disseminate knowledge, and working with educators to nurture the skilled workforce needed to meet the demands of this growing field. Genome Prairie is providing support to Saskatchewan Polytechnic from the Genome360 initiative. This opportunity was made possible with $745,846 in funding from Western Economic Diversification Canada under the Regional Economic Growth through Innovation (REGI) program to Genome Prairie’s Genome360 initiative. Genome Prairie acknowledges this significant contribution from Western Economic Diversification Canada. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 07 Apr 2021 10:27:21 GMTGenome Prairie partners with Saskatchewan Polytechnic to support increased hands-on genomics training capabilitiesApril 7, 2021 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic has partnered with Genome Prairie to help bring the organization’s Genome360 initiative to Saskatchewan. The Genome360 initiative and its partners, supports adopters by providing the Prairie region access to the latest state-of-the-art equipment, building a genomics community to disseminate knowledge, and working with educators to nurture the skilled workforce needed to meet the demands of this growing field. Genome Prairie is providing support to Saskatchewan Polytechnic from the Genome360 initiative. This opportunity was made possible with $745,846 in funding from Western Economic Diversification Canada under the Regional Economic Growth through Innovation (REGI) program to Genome Prairie’s Genome360 initiative. Genome Prairie acknowledges this significant contribution from Western Economic Diversification Canada. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/genome-prairie-partners-with-saskatchewan-polytechnic-to-support-increased-hands-on-genomics-training-capabilities.aspxEvery career is a journeyhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/every career is a journey.aspxRussell McCullum remembers sitting in the principal’s office at Delisle Composite School. He wasn’t in trouble; it’s just where the grade 12 students went for their career counselling session. The memory has stayed with him because it’s where he first heard about Sask Polytech’s engineering technology programs.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 30 Mar 2021 14:32:03 GMTEvery career is a journeyRussell McCullum remembers sitting in the principal’s office at Delisle Composite School. He wasn’t in trouble; it’s just where the grade 12 students went for their career counselling session. The memory has stayed with him because it’s where he first heard about Sask Polytech’s engineering technology programs.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/every career is a journey.aspxNorthern Inter-Tribal Health Authority, Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Saskatchewan partner to establish sole dental therapy program in Canadahttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/dental-therapy-program-in-canada.aspxA new partnership between the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority (NITHA), Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has been awarded $150,000 by Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) to create a model for establishing the only accredited dental therapy program in Canada. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Mon, 29 Mar 2021 10:04:12 GMTNorthern Inter-Tribal Health Authority, Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Saskatchewan partner to establish sole dental therapy program in CanadaA new partnership between the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority (NITHA), Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has been awarded $150,000 by Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) to create a model for establishing the only accredited dental therapy program in Canada. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/dental-therapy-program-in-canada.aspxStudents help develop interactive map for “Little Red”https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/students-help-develop-interactive-map.aspxLittle Red River Park is a 1,200-acre natural oasis on the north side of the North Saskatchewan River in Prince Albert. It is the crown jewel in the city’s park system and a much-loved four-season destination for residents and outdoor enthusiasts. One regular park user is Joanne Marchand, an instructor in the School of Natural Resources and Built Environment.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Fri, 26 Mar 2021 13:03:31 GMTStudents help develop interactive map for “Little Red”Little Red River Park is a 1,200-acre natural oasis on the north side of the North Saskatchewan River in Prince Albert. It is the crown jewel in the city’s park system and a much-loved four-season destination for residents and outdoor enthusiasts. One regular park user is Joanne Marchand, an instructor in the School of Natural Resources and Built Environment. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/students-help-develop-interactive-map.aspxMoose Jaw Campus Updatehttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/moosejaw-campus-update-covid.aspxThis decision is in response to the increased number of COVID-19 cases in Regina, including variants of concern (VOC). As part of the Government of Saskatchewan's amendments to the public health order, travel is not recommended in or out of the Regina area unless absolutely necessary. Sask Polytech realizes that employees and students commute from Regina and area to Moose Jaw Campus for work and learning. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 25 Mar 2021 11:58:30 GMTMoose Jaw Campus UpdateThis decision is in response to the increased number of COVID-19 cases in Regina, including variants of concern (VOC). As part of the Government of Saskatchewan's amendments to the public health order, travel is not recommended in or out of the Regina area unless absolutely necessary. Sask Polytech realizes that employees and students commute from Regina and area to Moose Jaw Campus for work and learning. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/moosejaw-campus-update-covid.aspxHonour ceremony a virtual celebration of Indigenous student resiliencehttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/honour-ceremony.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic has been hosting honour ceremonies to celebrate the hard work, dedication and achievements of its Indigenous students for more than 30 years, but this year’s celebration had special significance. The event’s theme for 2021 was Honouring Resilience—a fitting tribute to recognize a year that has stretched students’ abilities to adapt and succeed even more than usual.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 25 Mar 2021 08:34:07 GMTHonour ceremony a virtual celebration of Indigenous student resilienceSaskatchewan Polytechnic has been hosting honour ceremonies to celebrate the hard work, dedication and achievements of its Indigenous students for more than 30 years, but this year’s celebration had special significance. The event’s theme for 2021 was Honouring Resilience—a fitting tribute to recognize a year that has stretched students’ abilities to adapt and succeed even more than usual. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/honour-ceremony.aspxTake the first step to Shape Your Tomorrow at our Virtual Open House March 22-25https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/take-the-first-step-to-shape-your-tomorrow-at-our-virtual-open-house-march-22-25.aspxAttending a Saskatchewan Polytechnic Open House has never been easier. Joining us by Zoom means you can check out many different sessions. Bring your friends and family too. Following the success of our fall virtual Open House event, Sask Polytech has planned a bigger and better online offering for spring with more than 75 sessions over four days. All sessions are scheduled between 4 and 9 p.m. to make attending easy. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 25 Mar 2021 08:00:22 GMTTake the first step to Shape Your Tomorrow at our Virtual Open House March 22-25Attending a Saskatchewan Polytechnic Open House has never been easier. Joining us by Zoom means you can check out many different sessions. Bring your friends and family too. Following the success of our fall virtual Open House event, Sask Polytech has planned a bigger and better online offering for spring with more than 75 sessions over four days. All sessions are scheduled between 4 and 9 p.m. to make attending easy. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/take-the-first-step-to-shape-your-tomorrow-at-our-virtual-open-house-march-22-25.aspxSask Polytech Regina Campus Update https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/sask-polytech-regina-campus-update-covid.aspxAfter reviewing the amendments to the Government of Saskatchewan's latest public health orders today (March 23), Sask Polytech has made the decision to temporarily suspend in-person learning at Regina Campus from March 29 – April 5, 2021. This is in response to the increased number of COVID-19 cases in Regina, including variants of concern (VOC). Limited in-person learning will continue at Moose Jaw, Saskatoon and Prince Albert Campuses. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 23 Mar 2021 20:27:37 GMTSask Polytech Regina Campus Update After reviewing the amendments to the Government of Saskatchewan's latest public health orders today (March 23), Sask Polytech has made the decision to temporarily suspend in-person learning at Regina Campus from March 29 – April 5, 2021. This is in response to the increased number of COVID-19 cases in Regina, including variants of concern (VOC). Limited in-person learning will continue at Moose Jaw, Saskatoon and Prince Albert Campuses. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/sask-polytech-regina-campus-update-covid.aspxSimulation Centres provide expanded learning opportunityhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/simulation-centres-provide-expanded-learning-opportunity.aspxClinical placements give School of Nursing students the opportunity to learn and deliver patient care in a variety of situations. During the past year, students in Sask Polytechnic’s nursing programs continued to participate in continuing care placements, however, concern for student and resident safety during the pandemic limited the clinical experience for students. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 23 Mar 2021 00:19:52 GMTSimulation Centres provide expanded learning opportunityClinical placements give School of Nursing students the opportunity to learn and deliver patient care in a variety of situations. During the past year, students in Sask Polytechnic’s nursing programs continued to participate in continuing care placements, however, concern for student and resident safety during the pandemic limited the clinical experience for students. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/simulation-centres-provide-expanded-learning-opportunity.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic offers free Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Accelerated course https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/free-microsoft-azure-fundamentals-accelerated-course.aspxMarch 17, 2021 – Recently Saskatchewan Polytechnic joined forces with Microsoft to provide learners throughout Saskatchewan with the digital skills they need to help the province recover economically in the post-pandemic reality. To celebrate this collaboration, Sask Polytech is offering 900 seats in the eight hour Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Accelerated course this month. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 17 Mar 2021 11:15:35 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic offers free Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Accelerated course March 17, 2021 – Recently Saskatchewan Polytechnic joined forces with Microsoft to provide learners throughout Saskatchewan with the digital skills they need to help the province recover economically in the post-pandemic reality. To celebrate this collaboration, Sask Polytech is offering 900 seats in the eight hour Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Accelerated course this month. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/free-microsoft-azure-fundamentals-accelerated-course.aspxCaribbean Military Academy and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partner on training for military and law enforcement https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/caribbean-military-academy-and-saskatchewan-polytechnic-partner.aspxMarch 17, 2021 – The Caribbean Military Academy (CMA) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic recently signed a memorandum of understanding to partner on training. The CMA is the academic institutional arm of the Jamaican Defense Force (JDF) and provides high quality training for military and law enforcement learners.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 17 Mar 2021 11:00:00 GMTCaribbean Military Academy and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partner on training for military and law enforcement March 17, 2021 – The Caribbean Military Academy (CMA) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic recently signed a memorandum of understanding to partner on training. The CMA is the academic institutional arm of the Jamaican Defense Force (JDF) and provides high quality training for military and law enforcement learners. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/caribbean-military-academy-and-saskatchewan-polytechnic-partner.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic project receives Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation grant for study on Indigenous adolescent mental health supports https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/shrf-grant-for-study-on-indigenous-adolescent-mental-health-supports.aspxThe Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) awarded a $50,000 Innovation Grant for a Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Health Sciences applied research project that will focus on the mental health supports for Indigenous adolescents residing in northern Saskatchewan. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 16 Mar 2021 08:22:09 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic project receives Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation grant for study on Indigenous adolescent mental health supports The Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) awarded a $50,000 Innovation Grant for a Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Health Sciences applied research project that will focus on the mental health supports for Indigenous adolescents residing in northern Saskatchewan. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/shrf-grant-for-study-on-indigenous-adolescent-mental-health-supports.aspxDICE is helping industry gain a leading edge with data https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/dice-is-helping-industry-gain-a-leading-edge-with-data.aspxToday’s business currency is data. But how does an enterprise use it to gain a competitive edge? Meet DICE — Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Digital Integration Centre of Excellence. DICE is Saskatchewan’s first Technology Access Centre (TAC) funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and Innovation Saskatchewan. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 11 Mar 2021 07:49:12 GMTDICE is helping industry gain a leading edge with data Today’s business currency is data. But how does an enterprise use it to gain a competitive edge? Meet DICE — Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Digital Integration Centre of Excellence. DICE is Saskatchewan’s first Technology Access Centre (TAC) funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and Innovation Saskatchewan. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/dice-is-helping-industry-gain-a-leading-edge-with-data.aspxSask Polytech students get in the KNOW at first essential skills conference https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/know-essential-skills-conference.aspxOn March 9, 2021 over 1,000 Saskatchewan Polytechnic students participated in the first virtual KNOW conference presented by Graham. Throughout the full day professional development conference, students had the opportunity to learn a variety of essential skills to help them along their career journey.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 09 Mar 2021 00:59:08 GMTSask Polytech students get in the KNOW at first essential skills conference On March 9, 2021 over 1,000 Saskatchewan Polytechnic students participated in the first virtual KNOW conference presented by Graham. Throughout the full day professional development conference, students had the opportunity to learn a variety of essential skills to help them along their career journey. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/know-essential-skills-conference.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic part of national team to help revive North American bison population, strengthen Canadian cattle industryhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/canad-foundation-for-innovation-bison.aspxSASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) has been awarded $6.76 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to help conserve bison and other threatened animal species and address challenges facing the beef cattle industry, including antimicrobial resistance which poses a global threat to animals and humans. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 03 Mar 2021 10:22:02 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic part of national team to help revive North American bison population, strengthen Canadian cattle industrySASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) has been awarded $6.76 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to help conserve bison and other threatened animal species and address challenges facing the beef cattle industry, including antimicrobial resistance which poses a global threat to animals and humans. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/canad-foundation-for-innovation-bison.aspxSaskatchewan Technology Roundtable discussions inform curriculum and training https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/saskatchewan-technology-roundtable.aspxMarch 2, 2021 – Today Innovation Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Polytechnic, in collaboration with SaskTech, hosted the first annual Saskatchewan Technology Roundtable. Thought leaders from across the province shared insight on how Sask Polytech can strategically align itself further to meet technology industry training and hiring needs for the province. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 02 Mar 2021 08:44:36 GMTSaskatchewan Technology Roundtable discussions inform curriculum and training March 2, 2021 – Today Innovation Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Polytechnic, in collaboration with SaskTech, hosted the first annual Saskatchewan Technology Roundtable. Thought leaders from across the province shared insight on how Sask Polytech can strategically align itself further to meet technology industry training and hiring needs for the province. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/saskatchewan-technology-roundtable.aspxInterprofessional event brings health sciences and nursing students together for large scale online learninghttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/interprofessional-event-brings-health-sciences-and-nursing-students-together-for-large-scale-online-learning.aspxNearly one year into a global pandemic, Zoom fatigue and web weariness have become a real phenomenon. Some might worry that a massive, online gathering might not hold much appeal to potential participants but Stacey Shand, Interprofessional Education coordinator at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, can quickly set such concerns to rest. Working with Sask Polytech’s School of Health Sciences and School of Nursing, Shand and her team broke new virtual ground by hosting the first ever Interprofessional Education (IPE) event of its kind online. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Mon, 01 Mar 2021 14:05:08 GMTInterprofessional event brings health sciences and nursing students together for large scale online learningNearly one year into a global pandemic, Zoom fatigue and web weariness have become a real phenomenon. Some might worry that a massive, online gathering might not hold much appeal to potential participants but Stacey Shand, Interprofessional Education coordinator at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, can quickly set such concerns to rest. Working with Sask Polytech’s School of Health Sciences and School of Nursing, Shand and her team broke new virtual ground by hosting the first ever Interprofessional Education (IPE) event of its kind online. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/interprofessional-event-brings-health-sciences-and-nursing-students-together-for-large-scale-online-learning.aspxSaskatchewan Chamber of Commerce partners with Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s School of Continuing Education to deliver virtual programming https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/saskatchewan-chamber-of-commerce-continuing-education.aspxThe Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce (SCC) is pleased to announce a partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s School of Continuing Education to deliver virtual programming throughout the province. Programming will focus on meeting the needs of the local business community by providing training solutions tailored towards business and skills that are in high demand or trending. The School of Continuing Education brings together internal expertise to advance professional development programs, corporate training, and micro-credential offerings. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 18 Feb 2021 07:36:08 GMTSaskatchewan Chamber of Commerce partners with Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s School of Continuing Education to deliver virtual programming The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce (SCC) is pleased to announce a partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s School of Continuing Education to deliver virtual programming throughout the province. Programming will focus on meeting the needs of the local business community by providing training solutions tailored towards business and skills that are in high demand or trending. The School of Continuing Education brings together internal expertise to advance professional development programs, corporate training, and micro-credential offerings. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/saskatchewan-chamber-of-commerce-continuing-education.aspxMuskeg Lake Cree Nation and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership focuses on skills training opportunities for youth https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/muskeg-lake-cree-nation-mou.aspxFebruary 12, 2021 – This week Saskatchewan Polytechnic signed a memorandum of understanding with Muskeg Lake Cree Nation. This new collaborative partnership will explore opportunities to promote meaningful skills training and educational opportunities for the youth of Muskeg Lake Cree Nation and ways to amplify community economic development and growth for the First Nation community. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Fri, 12 Feb 2021 11:03:00 GMTMuskeg Lake Cree Nation and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership focuses on skills training opportunities for youth February 12, 2021 – This week Saskatchewan Polytechnic signed a memorandum of understanding with Muskeg Lake Cree Nation. This new collaborative partnership will explore opportunities to promote meaningful skills training and educational opportunities for the youth of Muskeg Lake Cree Nation and ways to amplify community economic development and growth for the First Nation community. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/muskeg-lake-cree-nation-mou.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic engineering technology programs receive international recognition https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/engineering-technology-programs-receive-international-recognition.aspxFebruary 9, 2021 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic has received international recognition for 11 engineering technology programs from the School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing. Effective January 1, 2021, the International Engineering Alliance (IEA) recognizes Sask Polytech engineering technology programs under the Sydney Accord—an international agreement between bodies responsible for accrediting academic programs in this field. As a result, the academic credentials of graduates from the programs will be recognized in 11 signatory countries. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 09 Feb 2021 06:50:01 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic engineering technology programs receive international recognition February 9, 2021 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic has received international recognition for 11 engineering technology programs from the School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing. Effective January 1, 2021, the International Engineering Alliance (IEA) recognizes Sask Polytech engineering technology programs under the Sydney Accord—an international agreement between bodies responsible for accrediting academic programs in this field. As a result, the academic credentials of graduates from the programs will be recognized in 11 signatory countries. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/engineering-technology-programs-receive-international-recognition.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic named one of the provinces top employers for fifth consecutive yearhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/top-employer-for-fifth-consecutive-year.aspxFebruary 4, 2021 – For the fifth consecutive year, Saskatchewan Polytechnic has been recognized as a Top Employer in Saskatchewan. The Top Employer designation recognizes Saskatchewan employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offer the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 04 Feb 2021 11:06:26 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic named one of the provinces top employers for fifth consecutive yearFebruary 4, 2021 – For the fifth consecutive year, Saskatchewan Polytechnic has been recognized as a Top Employer in Saskatchewan. The Top Employer designation recognizes Saskatchewan employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offer the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/top-employer-for-fifth-consecutive-year.aspxCigar Lake project collaboration a high-tech, home-grown winhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/Cigar-Lake-project-collaboration-a-high-tech-home-grown-win.aspxAmong the greatest innovations in Saskatchewan mining, indeed in uranium mining anywhere on Earth, is the remotely-operated jet boring machine used at Cameco's Cigar Lake.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Fri, 29 Jan 2021 11:21:07 GMTCigar Lake project collaboration a high-tech, home-grown winAmong the greatest innovations in Saskatchewan mining, indeed in uranium mining anywhere on Earth, is the remotely-operated jet boring machine used at Cameco's Cigar Lake.Image Credit: International Minerals Innovation Institutehttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/Cigar-Lake-project-collaboration-a-high-tech-home-grown-win.aspxNew program provides essential skills, water treatment training to Indigenous peoplehttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/New-program-provides-essential-skills-water-treatment-training-to-Indigenous-people.aspxThe City of Saskatoon, Gabriel Dumont Institute, Radius Community Centre, Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Saskatoon Tribal Council are coordinating the kanātan nipīy (the water is clean/clean water) program. The training is an opportunity for Indigenous people to gain essential skills and access employment opportunities in water treatment and distribution facilities -such as with the City of Saskatoon’s Water and Waste Operations. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Fri, 29 Jan 2021 09:00:12 GMTNew program provides essential skills, water treatment training to Indigenous peopleThe City of Saskatoon, Gabriel Dumont Institute, Radius Community Centre, Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Saskatoon Tribal Council are coordinating the kanātan nipīy (the water is clean/clean water) program. The training is an opportunity for Indigenous people to gain essential skills and access employment opportunities in water treatment and distribution facilities -such as with the City of Saskatoon’s Water and Waste Operations. https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/New-program-provides-essential-skills-water-treatment-training-to-Indigenous-people.aspxHannin Creek Education and Applied Research Centre earns international acclaim https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/hannin-creek-education-applied-research-center-acclaim.aspxHannin Creek Education and Applied Research Centre earns international acclaim Centre at Candle Lake, SK, wins 2020 Global RCE Award for Innovative Projects on Education for Sustainable Development communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 19 Jan 2021 11:00:45 GMTHannin Creek Education and Applied Research Centre earns international acclaim Hannin Creek Education and Applied Research Centre earns international acclaim Centre at Candle Lake, SK, wins 2020 Global RCE Award for Innovative Projects on Education for Sustainable Development Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/hannin-creek-education-applied-research-center-acclaim.aspxFrom Colleges to Communities: Lawson Foundation supports early childhood education project https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/Lawson-Foundation-supports early-childhood-education-project.aspxcommunications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 19 Jan 2021 05:38:34 GMTFrom Colleges to Communities: Lawson Foundation supports early childhood education project Image Credit: Okanagan Collegehttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/Lawson-Foundation-supports early-childhood-education-project.aspxFarmer and Rancher Mental Health (FARMh) initiative to identify key supportshttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/Farmer-and-Rancher-Mental-Health-initiative-to-identify-key-supports.aspxcommunications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Mon, 18 Jan 2021 14:25:27 GMTFarmer and Rancher Mental Health (FARMh) initiative to identify key supportsImage Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/Farmer-and-Rancher-Mental-Health-initiative-to-identify-key-supports.aspxYoung at hearthttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/young-at-heart.aspxEvery author needs a website, and Saskatchewan Polytechnic alumna Dianne Young is no exception. Dianne has authored seven children’s books (six picture books and one early chapter book) and two adult market books. Her banner on her website reads Young at Heart; more than a play on words, it’s a reflection of Dianne’s approach to life.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 07 Jan 2021 09:13:51 GMTYoung at heartEvery author needs a website, and Saskatchewan Polytechnic alumna Dianne Young is no exception. Dianne has authored seven children’s books (six picture books and one early chapter book) and two adult market books. Her banner on her website reads Young at Heart; more than a play on words, it’s a reflection of Dianne’s approach to life.Image Credit: Amanda Andrehttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/young-at-heart.aspxNow is the time to upskill and reskillhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/now-is-the-time-to-upskill-and-reskill.aspxUpskilling and reskilling the workforce is widely understood as vital for the success of any post-pandemic economic recovery. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Dr. Larry Rosia, president and CEO)Mon, 04 Jan 2021 09:28:04 GMTNow is the time to upskill and reskillUpskilling and reskilling the workforce is widely understood as vital for the success of any post-pandemic economic recovery. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2021/now-is-the-time-to-upskill-and-reskill.aspxSask Polytech holiday closure https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/2020-holiday-closure.aspxcommunications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 24 Dec 2020 11:11:32 GMTSask Polytech holiday closure Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/2020-holiday-closure.aspxNewcomer Parts Person pilot project a great success https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/newcomer-parts-person-pilot-project-a-great-success .aspxIn January 2020 Saskatchewan Polytechnic began a special pilot project for newcomers to Canada. This pilot project, funded by Employment and Social Development Canada, provided newcomers with sponsored training for the Parts Person applied certificate and English for employment training. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 22 Dec 2020 14:36:27 GMTNewcomer Parts Person pilot project a great success In January 2020 Saskatchewan Polytechnic began a special pilot project for newcomers to Canada. This pilot project, funded by Employment and Social Development Canada, provided newcomers with sponsored training for the Parts Person applied certificate and English for employment training. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/newcomer-parts-person-pilot-project-a-great-success .aspxCanadian Football League Players’ Association taps Saskatchewan Polytechnic as Canadian provider of online educationhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/CFLPA-taps-Sask-Polytech-as-Canadian-provider-of-online-education.aspxThe Canadian Football League Players’ Association (CFLPA) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic announce a new collaboration that provides CFLPA members access to the polytechnic’s School of Continuing Education courses and programs through a tuition benefit program. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 22 Dec 2020 09:25:07 GMTCanadian Football League Players’ Association taps Saskatchewan Polytechnic as Canadian provider of online educationThe Canadian Football League Players’ Association (CFLPA) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic announce a new collaboration that provides CFLPA members access to the polytechnic’s School of Continuing Education courses and programs through a tuition benefit program. Image Credit: Canadian Football League Players’ Associationhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/CFLPA-taps-Sask-Polytech-as-Canadian-provider-of-online-education.aspxIndigenous student hampers spread holiday cheerhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/indigenous-student-hampers-spread-holiday-cheer.aspxThis year Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Indigenous Strategy team handed out nearly 120 holiday hampers to Indigenous students across the province. The 2020 Indigenous student holiday hamper campaign is presented by Farm Credit Canada (FCC).communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Mon, 21 Dec 2020 14:02:12 GMTIndigenous student hampers spread holiday cheerThis year Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Indigenous Strategy team handed out nearly 120 holiday hampers to Indigenous students across the province. The 2020 Indigenous student holiday hamper campaign is presented by Farm Credit Canada (FCC).Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/indigenous-student-hampers-spread-holiday-cheer.aspxNursing Students Teach the Teachershttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/nursing-students-teach-the-teachers.aspxLast March, the physical closure of Saskatchewan Polytechnic and University of Regina campuses prevented fourth-year students in the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program from finishing their community practicums. Kim Thiessen, RN and SCBScN faculty member, immediately began exploring ways to navigate community placements so students could continue moving forward in their program.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 17 Dec 2020 15:41:47 GMTNursing Students Teach the TeachersLast March, the physical closure of Saskatchewan Polytechnic and University of Regina campuses prevented fourth-year students in the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program from finishing their community practicums. Kim Thiessen, RN and SCBScN faculty member, immediately began exploring ways to navigate community placements so students could continue moving forward in their program.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/nursing-students-teach-the-teachers.aspxTeam effort enhances student experiencehttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/team-effort-enhances-student-experience.aspxAsk alumni about their time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic and they’ll probably have a story about one special class. For current students in the Addictions Counselling diploma program, that one class may very well be COUN 155-Addictions Counselling Practice.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Mon, 14 Dec 2020 00:49:00 GMTTeam effort enhances student experienceAsk alumni about their time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic and they’ll probably have a story about one special class. For current students in the Addictions Counselling diploma program, that one class may very well be COUN 155-Addictions Counselling Practice.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/team-effort-enhances-student-experience.aspx2020 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Employee Awardshttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/2020-sask-polytech-employee-awards.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic continues to be a key contributor to Saskatchewan’s economic and social development thanks to the tireless efforts and commitment of our employees. Each year, we celebrate our employees who go the extra mile to ensure that our institution, partners and learners succeed.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Fri, 11 Dec 2020 07:59:19 GMT2020 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Employee AwardsSaskatchewan Polytechnic continues to be a key contributor to Saskatchewan’s economic and social development thanks to the tireless efforts and commitment of our employees. Each year, we celebrate our employees who go the extra mile to ensure that our institution, partners and learners succeed.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/2020-sask-polytech-employee-awards.aspxNew January 2021 start datehttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/new-january-2021-start-date.aspxIn September, Saskatchewan Polytechnic announced, along with the the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan, that we will continue to provide programs via a two-pronged approach to education delivery for the winter term. For continued campus safety, our students and employees will continue to work and learn from home for the winter academic term that will begin in January, 2021.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 08 Dec 2020 14:12:17 GMTNew January 2021 start dateIn September, Saskatchewan Polytechnic announced, along with the the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan, that we will continue to provide programs via a two-pronged approach to education delivery for the winter term. For continued campus safety, our students and employees will continue to work and learn from home for the winter academic term that will begin in January, 2021.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/new-january-2021-start-date.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic formalizes relationship with the Office of the Treaty Commissionerhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-formalizes-relationship-with-the-office-of-the-treaty-commissioner.aspxThis week Saskatchewan Polytechnic signed a strategic alliance with the Office of the Treaty Commissioner, marking a new partnership to foster Indigenous inclusive learning environments. The organizations have come together to work on providing Treaty Education and Indigenous Awareness on all Saskatchewan Polytechnic campuses across the province.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:40:51 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic formalizes relationship with the Office of the Treaty CommissionerThis week Saskatchewan Polytechnic signed a strategic alliance with the Office of the Treaty Commissioner, marking a new partnership to foster Indigenous inclusive learning environments. The organizations have come together to work on providing Treaty Education and Indigenous Awareness on all Saskatchewan Polytechnic campuses across the province.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-formalizes-relationship-with-the-office-of-the-treaty-commissioner.aspxTo be continued: Sask Polytech advances careers with the School of Continuing Educationhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-advances-careers-with-the-school-of-continuing-education.aspxOn September 16, 2020, Sask Polytech launched a new school—the School of Continuing Education. Designed to meet the needs of business and industry, the school is focused on professional development, microcredentials and corporate training.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 25 Nov 2020 00:53:40 GMTTo be continued: Sask Polytech advances careers with the School of Continuing EducationOn September 16, 2020, Sask Polytech launched a new school—the School of Continuing Education. Designed to meet the needs of business and industry, the school is focused on professional development, microcredentials and corporate training.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-advances-careers-with-the-school-of-continuing-education.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic part of Next Generation Manufacturing Superclusterhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-part-of-next-generation-manufacturing-supercluster.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic has joined the Next Generation Manufacturing Supercluster to work on Internet of Things, machine learning, cybersecurity and additive manufacturing projects and to support related training. The Next Generation Manufacturing Supercluster was created to build up advanced manufacturing capabilities in Canada, incorporating technologies like robotics and 3D printing.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 24 Nov 2020 08:12:32 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic part of Next Generation Manufacturing SuperclusterSaskatchewan Polytechnic has joined the Next Generation Manufacturing Supercluster to work on Internet of Things, machine learning, cybersecurity and additive manufacturing projects and to support related training. The Next Generation Manufacturing Supercluster was created to build up advanced manufacturing capabilities in Canada, incorporating technologies like robotics and 3D printing.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-part-of-next-generation-manufacturing-supercluster.aspxSaskatchewan Polytechnic researchers study impact of COVID-19 on seniors https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-researchers-study-impact-of-covid-19-on-seniors.aspxOctober 29, 2020 – Early results of a Saskatchewan Polytechnic research project show that senior citizens have had to deal with a range of emotional and social challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 29 Oct 2020 10:33:30 GMTSaskatchewan Polytechnic researchers study impact of COVID-19 on seniors October 29, 2020 – Early results of a Saskatchewan Polytechnic research project show that senior citizens have had to deal with a range of emotional and social challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-researchers-study-impact-of-covid-19-on-seniors.aspxSask Polytech’s dental clinic reopenshttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-dental-clinic-reopens.aspxWhen COVID-19 shut down Saskatchewan Polytechnic campuses in March, student life changed for many students. Those in the final months of their program were most impacted, including students in Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting at Regina Campus. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 28 Oct 2020 00:49:57 GMTSask Polytech’s dental clinic reopensWhen COVID-19 shut down Saskatchewan Polytechnic campuses in March, student life changed for many students. Those in the final months of their program were most impacted, including students in Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting at Regina Campus. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-dental-clinic-reopens.aspxCooking as social justicehttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/cooking-as-social-justice.aspxMiriah Krochak packed a lot of career experiences into her first seven years out of high school, from food truck cook, to baker, to café manager, to graduating at the top of her class from Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Culinary Arts diploma program. But one of her most rewarding, and challenging, experiences has been the last two years as food services manager at The Lighthouse Supported Living in downtown Saskatoon.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:08:51 GMTCooking as social justiceMiriah Krochak packed a lot of career experiences into her first seven years out of high school, from food truck cook, to baker, to café manager, to graduating at the top of her class from Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Culinary Arts diploma program. But one of her most rewarding, and challenging, experiences has been the last two years as food services manager at The Lighthouse Supported Living in downtown Saskatoon.Image Credit: Miriah Krochakhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/cooking-as-social-justice.aspxCultivating the path forward - iMpowered women for the mining workforcehttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/imii-impowered-women-for-the-mining-workforce.aspxIMII’s minerals industry members are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities in which they operate. To this end, the iMpowered scholarship was created to support college, polytechnic, and university women and Indigenous students with financial responsibilities for the family, enrolled in a science, technology, engineering, mathematics or computer science program and interested in a career in the minerals industry. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 15 Oct 2020 13:01:53 GMTCultivating the path forward - iMpowered women for the mining workforceIMII’s minerals industry members are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities in which they operate. To this end, the iMpowered scholarship was created to support college, polytechnic, and university women and Indigenous students with financial responsibilities for the family, enrolled in a science, technology, engineering, mathematics or computer science program and interested in a career in the minerals industry. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/imii-impowered-women-for-the-mining-workforce.aspxRBC Future Launch, Riipen and Saskatchewan Polytechnic continue to deliver new work-integrated learning experiences for students https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/rbc-riipen-sask-polytech-work-integrated-learning.aspxOctober 15, 2020 – Last year RBC Future Launch, Riipen and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnered to create more quality work-integrated learning opportunities for School of Information and Communications Technology and School of Business students. Sask Polytech was a part of Phase I of RBC Future Launch’s pilot. Phase I has impacted over 5,400 youth across Canada, including 129 Sask Polytech students, and engaged 15 post-secondary institutions.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Thu, 15 Oct 2020 09:47:23 GMTRBC Future Launch, Riipen and Saskatchewan Polytechnic continue to deliver new work-integrated learning experiences for students October 15, 2020 – Last year RBC Future Launch, Riipen and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnered to create more quality work-integrated learning opportunities for School of Information and Communications Technology and School of Business students. Sask Polytech was a part of Phase I of RBC Future Launch’s pilot. Phase I has impacted over 5,400 youth across Canada, including 129 Sask Polytech students, and engaged 15 post-secondary institutions.Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/rbc-riipen-sask-polytech-work-integrated-learning.aspxRAMP brings industry innovation from computer screen to realityhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/ramp-brings-industry-innovation-from-computer-screen to-reality.aspxWhile 3D printing offers a way to translate ideas quickly from a computer screen to tangible, durable products, it’s tough to take the plunge and invest in expensive equipment whose potential is unknown. “Before companies make that expensive purchase, we have the ability to work with them to ensure that they know what can be achieved. It helps them make an informed decision before they invest,” said Tim Muench. communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 13 Oct 2020 09:59:56 GMTRAMP brings industry innovation from computer screen to realityWhile 3D printing offers a way to translate ideas quickly from a computer screen to tangible, durable products, it’s tough to take the plunge and invest in expensive equipment whose potential is unknown. “Before companies make that expensive purchase, we have the ability to work with them to ensure that they know what can be achieved. It helps them make an informed decision before they invest,” said Tim Muench. Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnichttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/ramp-brings-industry-innovation-from-computer-screen to-reality.aspxSask Polytech moves student supports onlinehttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-moves-student-supports-online.aspx“Sask Polytech was already moving toward having more student supports online, but the pandemic has propelled us forward more quickly,” says Derek Tannis, director of Student Engagement and Learning Services. “As soon as we shifted to working and learning from home, we knew we needed to prioritize one-on-one counselling, accessibility, advising and learning services supports, which meant immediately shifting teams to working with videoconferencing and phone-based supports.”communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Wed, 07 Oct 2020 08:02:32 GMTSask Polytech moves student supports online“Sask Polytech was already moving toward having more student supports online, but the pandemic has propelled us forward more quickly,” says Derek Tannis, director of Student Engagement and Learning Services. “As soon as we shifted to working and learning from home, we knew we needed to prioritize one-on-one counselling, accessibility, advising and learning services supports, which meant immediately shifting teams to working with videoconferencing and phone-based supports.” https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-moves-student-supports-online.aspxSask Polytech grad helps Canada cook up a gold medalhttps://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-grad-helps-canada-cook-up-a-gold-medal.aspxAt just 23 years old, Sydney Hamelin, a Sask Polytech Culinary Arts alumnus, is already enjoying the sweet taste of success. She was a member of Culinary Youth Team Canada, which won two gold medals and placed fourth in the world in the IKA / Culinary Olympics in Stuttgart, Germany in February 2020. It’s the highest finish ever for a Canadian junior national team.communications@saskpolytech.ca (Communications and Marketing)Tue, 06 Oct 2020 07:29:53 GMTSask Polytech grad helps Canada cook up a gold medalAt just 23 years old, Sydney Hamelin, a Sask Polytech Culinary Arts alumnus, is already enjoying the sweet taste of success. She was a member of Culinary Youth Team Canada, which won two gold medals and placed fourth in the world in the IKA / Culinary Olympics in Stuttgart, Germany in February 2020. It’s the highest finish ever for a Canadian junior national team.Image Credit: Sherri Hogan https://saskpolytech.ca/news/posts/2020/sask-polytech-grad-helps-canada-cook-up-a-gold-medal.aspx