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September 2016

Stay Connected - Alumni Newsletter

The Selkirk College Homecoming Weekend took place in Castlegar this past weekend and it was a huge success. Even though Mother Nature decided to throw a few challenges into the festivities, it was a memorable and enriching time for the more than 500 people who attended.

Message from Our President...

Message from Our President...

With the successful Selkirk College Homecoming Weekend now part of the regional post-secondary history books, President Angus Graeme expresses appreciation for all those who had a hand in making it happen and those who helped celebrate. Read his message...

Selkirk College Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Selkirk College Celebrates 50th Anniversary

With strong support from alumni, retirees, current staff and students, and community supporters, Selkirk College celebrated its golden anniversary at the Castlegar Campus over the weekend with a homecoming fit for a major milestone. The College marked 50 years of post-secondary education in the West Kootenay and Boundary region at its Homecoming Weekend. Read the story...

Capturing Selkirk College's Memories in Photos

Here's a look back in photos. Events throughout this past weekend included a Board of Governors & President’s Reception on Friday night, a Community Pancake Breakfast and re-enactment of The Great Trek on Saturday morning, and the Through the Decades Gala on Saturday night. Enjoy the Nursing Program fashion show and the Pioneer Reunion.

Pancake Breakfast filled bellies and warmed hearts.

Music students entertain at Through the Decades Gala.

Join in the Fun of Sharing Homecoming Highlights

Social media has allowed #SelkirkCollege to interact with the broader community, near and far. We've enjoyed sharing with you, all that we've worked toward in celebrating this milestone. Join us. Post your photos to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using #Selkirk50. Check out our Facebook page...

Upcoming events

Sept. 22 to 24 - Peace and Justice Studies Conference

Sept. 22 to 23 - Regional Aboriginal Youth Conference

Sept. 23 - Woodstock has Nothing on Us

Sept. 24 - Mir Lecture Series, Sandra Moran

Oct. 8 - Selkirk Saints, home opener

Nov. 9 - Selkirk College Open House

Nov. 26 - Gala 2016- Futures Waiting, stay tuned for more

...thank you to our generous sponsors


Share in the pride of our 50th year with special edition keepsake pins designed for the occasion. Out-of-towners who ordered a pin and forgot to collect, please contact Tessa Stark. Pins are still available at the Castlegar book store.

Share in the pride of our 50th year with special edition keepsakes designed for the occasion.

pre-order 50th book

Caught up in the rich history of Selkirk College? Preorder your commemorative coffee table book chronicling the past 50 years. Due out this Spring, proceeds go toward supporting our students.     Preorder here.

Selkirk College commemorative coffee table book chronicles the rich history over the past 50 years.

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