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Social work students bring their research to the community – U Regina

March 23, 2017 There is a clear community connection with the research being done by the faculty of social work. Some graduate students will have their research showcased by community organizations in Regina and Saskatoon on Friday, March 24. In Regina, three graduate students will share their research at the United Way from 9:00 a.m. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 20176 Views

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Provincial budget cut “will neither define us nor diminish us,” University of Saskatchewan president says

SASKATOON — University of Saskatchewan President Peter Stoicheff expressed deep concern over the 5.6 per cent budget cut to the university in the 2017-18 provincial budget announced today, but affirmed the U of S is committed to serving the people of the province in ways that continue to promote economic growth and a better quality […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 201712 Views

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Post secondary funding deserves steady support – StarPhoenix

March 22, 2017 “The level of funding will not define the identity of the University of Saskatchewan,” President Peter Stoicheff said during a recent editorial board with The StarPhoenix. This is an intelligent approach for an institution charged with an educational mission that transcends the bottom line. Without good leadership and a strong sense of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 20176 Views

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CBC Investigates – ‘The rose-coloured glasses are off’: Why experts, students suspect racism under-reported on campuses – CBC

CBC News investigation finds many universities received few or no racism complaints in past 5 years Mar 22, 2017 A CBC News investigation has found many Canadian universities received few or no complaints of racial discrimination on campus over the past five years, but experts and students — and even a couple of the universities […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201713 Views

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SIIT: AME students visit STARS facility

March 21, 2017 SIIT’s Year 1 and Year 2 Aviation Maintenance Engineer students visited the Saskatoon Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) facility on March 7, 2017. STARS transports critically ill and injured patients through its helicopter air ambulance. Outfitted and staffed as mobile ICUs, the STARS system provides the very best in critical care […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 20174 Views

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First Nations University of Canada and Katimavik to support Indigenous youth and reconciliation

Providing more opportunities for Indigenous youth to pursue their life goals through successful post-secondary learning and developing job market skills for the 21st century is the cornerstone of a new partnership between First Nations University and Katimavik. With restored funding for Katimavik, this agreement will enable the partners to work together to provide opportunities for […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 201711 Views

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic honours diversity at second annual Intercultural Week

More than 40 events will take place across the province between March 21 and 24 March 20, 2016 – With more than 500 international students and more than 18 per cent of the student body identifying as Indigenous, Sask Polytech is proud to be a culturally diverse institution. In an effort to honour and celebrate […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 20177 Views

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Saskatchewan First Nations Science Fair held at Prairieland Park – Globalnews.ca

March 20, 2017 The ninth annual Saskatchewan First Nations Science Fair kicked off Monday at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon. Aboriginal students from grades 6 to 12 had the choice of showcasing science and math from a traditional indigenous knowledge, a western perspective or both. “This is an opportunity for our First Nations kids to experience […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 20175 Views

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Parkland College awards almost $100,000 in scholarships

March 20th, 2017 On Friday in Yorkton, Parkland College awarded $98,900 to 84 students from across the region in this spring’s Internal Scholarships. Combined with Entrance Scholarships handed out in September, Parkland College awarded over $171,000 in the 2016-17 academic year. This is the sixth straight year in which the College has given out more […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201738 Views

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Nurturing Indigenous student success – USask

Jennifer McGillivary got into nursing simply because she wanted to see more people of her heritage in the field of health care. Mar 10, 2017 She would visit the doctor and be helped by nurses and doctors of all ethnicities, but she was rarely assisted by any Indigenous people. “I noticed that I never had […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 20178 Views

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