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Red Deer Polytechnic trades apprentices scored big at provincial and national competitions (Contributed photo)

Red Deer Polytechnic trades apprentices score big at national and provincial competitions

Two RDP apprentices qualified to compete globally this fall

 

An Indigenous Culture Camp is being held in the grounds of Red Deer Polytechnic on Wednesday and Thursday, offering participants chances to engage with First Nations, Metis and Inuit people, and learn their protocols and history. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff)

Central Alberta educators learn history lessons at Indigenous Culture Camp

The camp runs Wednesday and Thursday on Red Deer Polytechnic grounds

 

Applied research technician Sam Laham provides an explanation of the laser scanning process in reverse engineering to Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing client Safa Adad. (Contributed)

Red Deer Polytechnic receives national funding

Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing recently hosted an open house

Applied research technician Sam Laham provides an explanation of the laser scanning process in reverse engineering to Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing client Safa Adad. (Contributed)
Team Alberta members recently returned with several medals from Skills Canada National Competitions. (Photo from Facebook)
Team Alberta members recently returned with several medals from Skills Canada National Competitions. (Photo from Facebook)
Minister of Advanced Education Demetrios Nicolaides announced funding to create almost 900 new seats at post secondary institutions in central Alberta. The announcement was made on May 24, 2022 at Red Deer Polytechnic. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

UPDATE: Central Alberta post-secondary institutions get boost from province

Red Deer Polytechnic will add 880 new seats across several programs

Minister of Advanced Education Demetrios Nicolaides announced funding to create almost 900 new seats at post secondary institutions in central Alberta. The announcement was made on May 24, 2022 at Red Deer Polytechnic. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Stuart Cullum, who has been the president at Olds College for five years, is the new president at Red Deer Polytechnic. (Photo contributed)

Red Deer Polytechnic names new president

New president begins role at pivotal time for institution

Stuart Cullum, who has been the president at Olds College for five years, is the new president at Red Deer Polytechnic. (Photo contributed)
The Red Deer Polytechnic student-run art show Uncharted Terrain is on until April 21 at the Lacombe Performing Arts Centre. (Contributed photo).

Pandemic inspires art — and a strong student bond at Red Deer Polytechnic

‘Bits and pieces’ from this era will be carried forward in life, says student

The Red Deer Polytechnic student-run art show Uncharted Terrain is on until April 21 at the Lacombe Performing Arts Centre. (Contributed photo).
Zarqa Nawaz, writer of Little Mosque on the Prairie, was one of the keynote speakers at CommUnity Power of One event, held at Red Deer Polytechnic on March 19, 2022. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Red Deer diversity conference hears racism is on the rise

‘What’s at stake is our country, the peace and sovereignty of our nation’

Zarqa Nawaz, writer of Little Mosque on the Prairie, was one of the keynote speakers at CommUnity Power of One event, held at Red Deer Polytechnic on March 19, 2022. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
FILE - Two convocation ceremonies were held for Red Deer College graduates at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre on June 7, 2019. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
FILE - Two convocation ceremonies were held for Red Deer College graduates at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre on June 7, 2019. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Red Deer Polytechnic will receive less operational funding from the province for the 2022-23 academic year. (Contributed photo).
Red Deer Polytechnic will receive less operational funding from the province for the 2022-23 academic year. (Contributed photo).
Red Deer Polytechnic has a new land use designation that will broaden commercial and partnership opportunities. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer Polytechnic gets new zoning to broaden future opportunities

More commercial developments and partnerships can be explored, say RDP officials

Red Deer Polytechnic has a new land use designation that will broaden commercial and partnership opportunities. (Contributed photo)
Red Deer Polytechnic is holding all classes during the first three weeks of the 2022 winter term online to reduce viral transmission. (Contributed photo).

All Red Deer Polytechnic classes to go online for first three weeks of 2022

The goal is to reduce the spread of the Omicron variant and hospitalizations

Red Deer Polytechnic is holding all classes during the first three weeks of the 2022 winter term online to reduce viral transmission. (Contributed photo).
A playhouse was built at Red Deer Polytechnic for a raffle to money for Ronald McDonald House Alberta. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
A playhouse was built at Red Deer Polytechnic for a raffle to money for Ronald McDonald House Alberta. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP) logo. (Contributed graphic)

RDP updates vaccination policy for winter, spring terms

Red Deer Polytechnic has announced some changes to its vaccination and rapid…

Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP) logo. (Contributed graphic)
Jenna Butler, a Red Deer Polytechnic instructor, is a finalist for the 2021 Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-fiction for her book Revery: A Year of Bees. (Photo by Thomas Lock)

Red Deer instructor a finalist for Governor General’s Literary Award

‘Revery: A Year of Bees’ makes the short list

Jenna Butler, a Red Deer Polytechnic instructor, is a finalist for the 2021 Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-fiction for her book Revery: A Year of Bees. (Photo by Thomas Lock)
Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP) logo. (Contributed graphic)
Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP) logo. (Contributed graphic)
Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP) logo. (Contributed graphic)
Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP) logo. (Contributed graphic)
A former RDP team’s project is one of seven finalists named by ASET for the Capstone Project of the Year Award. (Photo by Advocate staff)
A former RDP team’s project is one of seven finalists named by ASET for the Capstone Project of the Year Award. (Photo by Advocate staff)
Queens soccer player Jenica Swartz and Kings Soccer player Wataru Oguchi were named RDP Athletes of the Week on Tuesday.
(Photo contributed)

Swartz and Oguchi named RDP Athletes of the Week

Pair player soccer for RDP Queens and Kings

  • Sep 28, 2021
Queens soccer player Jenica Swartz and Kings Soccer player Wataru Oguchi were named RDP Athletes of the Week on Tuesday.
(Photo contributed)