Red Deer College

RDC

City proposing new zoning for Red Deer Polytechnic land

Land is currently zoned as a Public Service district

 

Red Deer College will continue to evolve as a post-secondary institution and expand its breadth of programming and scope of opportunities for learners with its new name Red Deer Polytechnic. (Photo by Advocate staff)

RDC receives new name: Red Deer Polytechnic

College will unveil new logo and branding in the fall

 

Students’ Association of Red Deer College president Brittany Lausen says the government needs to be transparent about why RDC doesn’t have degrees yet. (Red Deer Advocate file photo)

Brittany Lausen earns RDC Outstanding Student Award

Red Deer College advocate Brittany Lausen has been named RDC Foundation Outstanding…

 

After considerable consultation with student representatives, Red Deer College has
made the difficult decision to increase tuition and fees for the 2021/2022 academic year. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer College welcomes public to campus with virtual tour

Red Deer College has unveiled a new virtual tour of its campus.…

After considerable consultation with student representatives, Red Deer College has
made the difficult decision to increase tuition and fees for the 2021/2022 academic year. (Contributed photo)
Red Deer College has been upgrading roofing, mechanical control systems, and lighting with $13 million in capital maintenance funding from the province. (Photo by Advocate staff)

$13 million in maintenance work underway at Red Deer College

Projects improve teaching, learning, and working spaces

Red Deer College has been upgrading roofing, mechanical control systems, and lighting with $13 million in capital maintenance funding from the province. (Photo by Advocate staff)
New admissions have been suspended for Engineering Technology diplomas (Instrumentation, Electrical and Mechanical) and the Transitional Vocational Program at Red Deer College. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Developmentally disabled impacted: Red Deer College suspends program

Transitional Vocational Program comes to an end

New admissions have been suspended for Engineering Technology diplomas (Instrumentation, Electrical and Mechanical) and the Transitional Vocational Program at Red Deer College. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
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

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)
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UPDATE: Red Deer College to become polytechnic

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

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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

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.)
(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)