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NorQuest College endowment fund supports struggling students

December 14, 2016

By Andrea MacdonaldMacLean's contributer Two years ago, Hawa Sheriff, a single mom, was losing her way. The 24-year-old Liberian refugee was in her third year of an academic upgrading program at NorQuest College in Edmonton. Bills were piling up at home and panic set in.

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NorQuest College successfully concludes legal settlement of alleged fraud and privacy breach

December 06, 2016

NorQuest College was the target of an alleged fraud and misconduct relating to confidential information and financial assets between 2008 and 2012. Once NorQuest discovered the misconduct in early 2013, the college informed the Board of Governors and took swift and decisive steps with the best interests of students, employees, and the public in mind.Read the full statement

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Building a Better Life/Social Capital Study turns the page on Year One

November 29, 2016

“Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.” – Mother Theresa

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NorQuest College adds health care data collection practices to curriculum

November 24, 2016

NorQuest College has become the first post-secondary institution in Alberta to include the Provincial Registration Standards and Practices to its health care curriculum.  This is a collaboration between NorQuest College, Alberta Health Services, and Alberta Health.

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Centre for Intercultural Education honoured by longtime partner

October 26, 2016

NorQuest College and its Centre for Intercultural Education (CIE) was presented with a Partnership Star Award from the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) on October 4, 2016.

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NorQuest president receives District 99’s first Toastmasters Communication and Leadership Award!

October 24, 2016

A big congratulations to NorQuest College president and CEO Dr. Jodi L. Abbott for being the first-ever recipient of the District 99 Toastmaster Award in Leadership and Communication!

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NorQuest College to assist deaf newcomers with language instruction

October 18, 2016

It’s a first for Alberta and a game changer for deaf newcomers to Canada in the Edmonton region.

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NorQuest College to present on correctional education at international forum

October 17, 2016

Local dancer and First Nations mentor Adrian Lachance will join historic trip 

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Room in new Singhmar Centre named in honour of Zita and Jack Rosen

October 12, 2016

Robert Rosen attributes his compassion for community and success as President and CEO of City Lumber and Millwork to two special people: his parents. 

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Health care aide conference all about fun and learning, and getting out of those scrubs

October 05, 2016

Lifelong learning is something NorQuest College promotes to its students, staff, and faculty. 

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