Each Dental Assistant Professional program class must create a community presentation about oral hygiene. This presentation was created and presented in August 2016.
Canadian Down Syndrome Society Worker
Paul is a student in Columbia’s Community Support Services Department. Paul has been working at the Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS) in Calgary since April of 2012. He assists with post office duties, such as packaging all the fun CDSS products (sweaters, calendars, sports equipment) and sending them off to the correct recipient! Paul decided that they spend too much time sitting in the office, and that once every day for about 5 minutes everyone needs to get moving! Paul teaches exercise class on Monday, Wednesday and Friday’s and on Tuesday’s and Thursdays he instructs a dance party!! Everyone in the office joins in and it certainly adds some excitement to the morning!
On Thursday March 26, 2015 the Integrated Training program held an end of the semester celebration and award ceremony. Our team is happy to report: 55% of the Sales, Service, Trades, Bookkeeping and Child Care Assistant students had either been offered employment by their work experience employer before the last day of the semester or had been accepted into further education. We would like to extend a sincere thank you to all employers who participated in work experience and congratulate all of the students for their hard work and dedication. We wish our graduates the best of luck as they move forward and begin their careers.
On the 05th of March, 2015 guests from Saskatoon Police Service, Regina Police Service and Calgary Police Service presented to students and staff of Columbia on career options in all three police agencies. Sgt. Chris Nisbet and Sgt. (Ret) Don Muldoon of the Calgary Police Service coordinated the hosting of the three agencies to Columbia. “The value of coordinating our recruiting efforts provides the opportunity for the graduates to make informed and responsible decisions as to where they would best fit in their career and lives.” The students engaged in the Criminal Justice Professional Program at Columbia College will continue to benefit Corrections, Youth Justice and Law Enforcement agencies who bring insight and trends to the student`s career opportunities. Members of the Edmonton Police Service, Recruiting Unit will be in attendance to the college on the 19th of March, 2015.
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This presentation was held to thank the Crossroads Community Church for having generously donating their space, on an ongoing basis, for our students to participate in cooking classes, karaoke, and an annual Christmas party. For more pictures, click here!
Bruce Skorobohach, Director – Community Support Services Department, thanks Pastor – Rev. John Estabrooks – Crossroads Community Church.
Columbia College’s Integrated Training students recently completed Standard First Aid and CPR. This training course was taken by students whose career goals request First Aid as a prerequisite for employment. Examples of careers include: Child Care Assistant, Companion/Caregiver, Plumber’s Helper, Pipeline Operator, School Bus Driver and Shelf Stocker. We are happy to announce that all participants successfully completed 2 days of on-site training. Great job everyone!
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Career Services is very excited to announce the launch of Columbia College’s NEW online Job Board for students and employers.
Our goal is to connect employers and students/graduates in one central location. Employers will be able to post jobs and practicum/work experience opportunities for free directly on this site.
In addition to the Job Board, students will have access to career related videos and resources. Students will also be able find out about upcoming Career Services events. Students can also share their career success stories for others to read.
On July 4th, Columbia College hosted its annual Stampede chili cook off. Students, staff, government representatives, and community partners all joined in on the fun.
Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council’s (CRIEC) Bruce Randall (Executive Director) and Jaya Dharan (Mentoring Support Coordinator) joined in on the fun along with Columbia College’s Doug Leong (Career Services and Employment Coordinator).
Doug cooked the burgers, while Jaya served up some chili. Bruce was one of the celebrity judges of the great chili cook-off!
Susan Amer recently graduated from Columbia’s Dental Assistant Professional program. She was offered 2 jobs in her field of training immediately after graduating.
We are very excited to share her success!