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NorQuest College president leaving position

September 05, 2019

EDMONTON – Carla Madra, Acting Chair of the Board of Governors for NorQuest College, announced today that Dr. Jodi Abbott will be leaving her position as president and CEO effective January 3, 2020.

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Campus is buzzing!

August 26, 2019

We're so excited to see the energy on campus going up a notch with our many new international students attending orientation this week.

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Our deepest condolences

August 23, 2019

We are saddened to learn of a very sad and tragic event where a NorQuest student drowned on Wednesday. Our deepest condolences go out to the friends and family of Palwinder Singh.Student safety on and off campus is of the utmost importance to NorQuest. Students, faculty, and staff in need of support can access this through the college’s Centre for Growth and Harmony.

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New diploma program helps with the cultural, social, and economic adjustment of newcomers

August 02, 2019

This is a polarizing time in the world we live. Dangerous and irresponsible rhetoric and disappointing sentiment towards newcomers is getting louder and louder. At NorQuest, it is our goal to #InvestInInclusion and provide contrasting information that shows the value of newcomers and reminds us all that our nation was built on welcoming people from every corner of the world. 

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Award-winning virtual reality learning comes to Edmonton

July 17, 2019

Training of tomorrow is here today for NorQuest nursing students  

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Supporting Albertans plan for mid-life career changes

July 09, 2019

Training for everyone, but focused to help oil and gas workers identify transferable skills

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A lasting gift from thoughtful friends

July 05, 2019

In 2018, Blaine LaBonte and Irene Mertz-LaBonte honoured NorQuest College with the largest planned gift in its history, naming the college as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy.  

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Budding industry takes root at NorQuest as college grows its cannabis course offerings

June 27, 2019

EDMONTON – NorQuest College is working with local innovators and experts to ensure that Alberta’s cannabis industry has access to skilled and educated workers, now and into the future.  

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National Indigenous Peoples Day: A first-hand NorQuest perspective of belonging

June 20, 2019

Conor Kerr is NorQuest College's Manager of Indigenous Relations & Supports. He is from the Lac Ste. Anne M├ętis community. As we celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Week - and on June 21, National Indigenous Peoples Day - he shares with us his personal story of family, culture, and a deep sense of commitment to ensuring reconciliation is achieved through understanding, respect, and the age-old practice of Indigenous storytelling.  This is his story:

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1000 Women movement celebrates 10 years of supporting students

June 19, 2019

A record amount of more than $335,000 was raised at the 10th anniversary milestone of the 1000 Women: A Million Possibilities fundraising luncheon on June 12, 2019.

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