Red Deer College

David Eggen, the NDP’s advanced education critic, said the UCP government has been focused on cutting funding to post-secondary institutions across Alberta. (Contributed photo)

NDP worry new status for Red Deer College doesn’t mean more funding

This week the province announced that RDC will become a polytechnic institute

 

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UPDATE: Red Deer College to become polytechnic

Red Deer College is on the road to polytechnic status. On Tuesday,…

 

Red Deer College president Peter Nunoda says RDC is on board with the new provincial strategy to ensure students have workplace skills. (Advocate file photo.)

Central Alberta colleges endorse provincial education strategy

RDC and Olds College say they are equipping students for the workforce

 

(From left) Brittany Lausen, president of the Students’ Association of Red Deer College; Demetrios Nicolaides, Minister of Advanced Education; Maddy Kehler, president of Ambrose Student Council; Ryan Morstad, president of SAIT Students’ Association; Chloe Collins, vice president external relations, Alberta University of the Arts Students’ Association; Garrett Koehler, vice president external, SAIT Students’ Association. Nicolaides released a 10-year strategy for post-secondary education in Alberta on Thursday. (Photo by Government of Alberta)

Province releases post-secondary strategy, RDC’s future unclear

A focus on improving access, skill development for jobs, improving affordability

(From left) Brittany Lausen, president of the Students’ Association of Red Deer College; Demetrios Nicolaides, Minister of Advanced Education; Maddy Kehler, president of Ambrose Student Council; Ryan Morstad, president of SAIT Students’ Association; Chloe Collins, vice president external relations, Alberta University of the Arts Students’ Association; Garrett Koehler, vice president external, SAIT Students’ Association. Nicolaides released a 10-year strategy for post-secondary education in Alberta on Thursday. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
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RDC wins two national awards for environmental initiatives

Clean50 and LEED awards were received for innovative, green projects

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Brittany Lausen, RDC Students’ Association president. (Advocate file photo).

RDC Students’ Association takes aim at ‘period poverty’ in Red Deer

Vulnerable clients of several non-profits can access free hygiene products

Brittany Lausen, RDC Students’ Association president. (Advocate file photo).
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Generous donor will match any donations made for new RDC student bursary

RDC hopes to provide support to 1,300-plus students with new bursary

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Arbitrator overrules UCP rollbacks to RDC’s education workers

AUPE workers get 1 per cent increase instead

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Kareen Lambert, social work student and student association councillor, at Wednesday’s demonstration calling on Alberta government to allow RDC to grant degrees. (Photo by Susan Zielinski/Advocate staff)
Kareen Lambert, social work student and student association councillor, at Wednesday’s demonstration calling on Alberta government to allow RDC to grant degrees. (Photo by Susan Zielinski/Advocate staff)
Guy Pelletier, RDC’s board of governors chair, said the post secondary is still on the path to becoming a polytechnic institution. (File photo by Advocate staff)

RDC is confident it is still on a polytechnic path

Maintaining spectrum of programs is key

Guy Pelletier, RDC’s board of governors chair, said the post secondary is still on the path to becoming a polytechnic institution. (File photo by Advocate staff)
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Budget opinion: Cutting advanced education funding will stunt central Alberta growth

The Alberta budget expected to be tabled this week follows a year…

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Minister of Advanced Education Demetrios Nicolaides said allowing Red Deer College to become a university would create a gap in programming. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Minister of Advanced Education Demetrios Nicolaides said allowing Red Deer College to become a university would create a gap in programming. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Former Alberta Premier Rachel Notley shakes hands with Joel Ward, former Red Deer College President and CEO, as Notley announces that the college is on the path to grant degrees. Red Deer-South MLA Jason Stephan says university status is not a necessary condition for offering degrees. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Future of Red Deer University increasingly uncertain

MLA’s college update says RDC more like SAIT and NAIT than a university

Former Alberta Premier Rachel Notley shakes hands with Joel Ward, former Red Deer College President and CEO, as Notley announces that the college is on the path to grant degrees. Red Deer-South MLA Jason Stephan says university status is not a necessary condition for offering degrees. (File photo by Advocate staff)
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…

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

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)
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RDC’s The Nutcracker is being videotaped for online viewing

COVID-19 presents challenges for live performance

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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)