Red Deer College

Red Deer College has been working towards obtaining university status for a couple of years. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer College’s university status back in question

Red Deer College should be worried that its university dreams could be…

 

Students Association of Red Deer College president Brittany Lausen says she’s pleased the college is offering students a choice to attend class in-person or remotely. (Red Deer Advocate file photo)

Red Deer College winter term enrolment dips

Enrolment down about six per cent but mix of online and in-person instruction is going over well

 

(Advocate file photo).

RDC’s The Nutcracker is being videotaped for online viewing

COVID-19 presents challenges for live performance

 

Red Deer College has only recently required students to provide a tuition deposit. (Advocate file photo).

Late fee stressing out Red Deer College student

Tuition deposit new for Red Deer College

Red Deer College has only recently required students to provide a tuition deposit. (Advocate file photo).
Classes will not resume as normal in January at Red Deer College, but through a blend of online and in-person formats. (Advocate file photo).

More RDC students will return to campus in January

In-person learning will be upped to 40 per cent

Classes will not resume as normal in January at Red Deer College, but through a blend of online and in-person formats. (Advocate file photo).
Approximately 80 per cent of students are enrolled in online classes at Red Deer College. (Photo contributed)

Red Deer College keeps an eye out for online cheating

Video taping students an option during testing

Approximately 80 per cent of students are enrolled in online classes at Red Deer College. (Photo contributed)
“With online learning, students are finding that they are struggling with internet speed, especially in rural communities,” says Brittany Lausen, president of the Students’ Association of Red Deer College. (Photo by Advocate staff)
“With online learning, students are finding that they are struggling with internet speed, especially in rural communities,” says Brittany Lausen, president of the Students’ Association of Red Deer College. (Photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer College is getting nearly $150,000 from the Alberta government for its Integration of Alternative Energy Lab, pictured. Olds College is receiving almost $1 million for agricultural equipment, sensors, devices and computers for its Smart Agriculture Applied Research Program.(Contributed image).

RDC, Olds College get $1.1. million to boost innovation, research

‘Cutting-edge’ research into clean energy, smart ag is encouraged

Red Deer College is getting nearly $150,000 from the Alberta government for its Integration of Alternative Energy Lab, pictured. Olds College is receiving almost $1 million for agricultural equipment, sensors, devices and computers for its Smart Agriculture Applied Research Program.(Contributed image).
Optimism abounds as RDC begins unusual year

Optimism abounds as RDC begins unusual year

Sept. 3 didn’t look like the typical first day of credit classes at the college

  • Sep 12, 2020
Optimism abounds as RDC begins unusual year
Approximately 80 per cent of Red Deer College’s 6,200 students are enrolled in online classes. The rest take labs and industry-related training on campus in small groups. (Photo contributed)

Red Deer College enhances online class experience

About 6,200 students enrolled at RDC

Approximately 80 per cent of Red Deer College’s 6,200 students are enrolled in online classes. The rest take labs and industry-related training on campus in small groups. (Photo contributed)
Red Deer College president Peter Nunoda says the school is expecting a 10 per cent drop in enrolment, a figure it has budgeted for. Photo Advocate staff

College expects lower enrolment but president remains optimistic

International travel restrictions will have big impact on foreign students

  • Aug 11, 2020
Red Deer College president Peter Nunoda says the school is expecting a 10 per cent drop in enrolment, a figure it has budgeted for. Photo Advocate staff
Free outdoor physical literacy camps for children will be run at Red Deer College. (Photo contributed)

RDC to run free sport camps for youth this summer

Outdoor Physical Literacy Camps start in July

Free outdoor physical literacy camps for children will be run at Red Deer College. (Photo contributed)
Red Deer College’s newest residence has 145 studio suites, which rent for $3,180 per term. (Photo contributed)
Red Deer College’s newest residence has 145 studio suites, which rent for $3,180 per term. (Photo contributed)
Peter Nunoda: Red Deer College has plenty to celebrate

Peter Nunoda: Red Deer College has plenty to celebrate

Friday, we celebrated Red Deer College’s 56th graduating class. It looked different…

  • Jun 6, 2020
Peter Nunoda: Red Deer College has plenty to celebrate
Next January the Donald School of Business, located in the the Millennium Centre, will move to Red Deer College’s main campus. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Downtown Red Deer will miss college business students

Donald School of Business moving to main campus

Next January the Donald School of Business, located in the the Millennium Centre, will move to Red Deer College’s main campus. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
The NDP’s advanced education critic, David Eggen, says 3,538 post-secondary jobs across the province have been lost, including temporary cuts, attrition and COVID-19-related losses. (Photo contributed)
The NDP’s advanced education critic, David Eggen, says 3,538 post-secondary jobs across the province have been lost, including temporary cuts, attrition and COVID-19-related losses. (Photo contributed)
(Advocate file photo.)

RDC students are petitioning for a tuition reduction for the online-only fall semester

No classroom time equals a ‘worsened learning experience,’ say some students

(Advocate file photo.)
Red Deer College has announced it will only offer online programs and courses for the fall semester. (Photo contributed)
Red Deer College has announced it will only offer online programs and courses for the fall semester. (Photo contributed)
Rookie Blue actor and RDC alumni Travis Milne is “broken-hearted” about the cancellation of the performing arts program at Red Deer College, saying it made him into a successful person. (Contributed photo).
Rookie Blue actor and RDC alumni Travis Milne is “broken-hearted” about the cancellation of the performing arts program at Red Deer College, saying it made him into a successful person. (Contributed photo).
Guy Pelletier, chair of Red Deer College’s board of governors, said the transition to a university is being delayed by a provincial-wide post-secondary review, but he isn’t worried it will be halted. (Advocate file photo.)

RDC’s university transition is delayed, not halted, says official

Latest program cuts based on low enrolment, less government funding

Guy Pelletier, chair of Red Deer College’s board of governors, said the transition to a university is being delayed by a provincial-wide post-secondary review, but he isn’t worried it will be halted. (Advocate file photo.)