Yesterday's graduation in Iqaluit was quite an engagement, especially for Environmental Technology Program graduates Emily Karpik and Derek Williams. They're going to get married!
Emily this year’s ETP Student of the Year and Derek, last year’s ETP Student of the Year, got engaged last night during after graduation celebrations.
From all of us at Nunavut Arctic College, Congratulations Emily and Derek! It's a match made in ETP.
Graduates of the Nunavut Arctic College Environmental Technology Program are celebrating their special day today with an appreciation luncheon at the Nunavut Research Institute.
The Nunavut Research Institute was packed for the special event with friends, family and supporters of the highly-successful two-year diploma program. A special thanks to Tom Williamson for his excellent BBQ skills!
Graduation starts at 2:00 today at the Old Residence.
IQALUIT, Nunavut (May 1, 2012) – Nunavut’s annual Community Cleanup is around the corner, and students of all ages are invited to submit a poster design to promote Community Cleanup activities across the territory.
IQALUIT, Nunavut (April 27, 2012) – Climate change information, data, educational resources and adaptation toolkits are now at the fingertips of Nunavummiut with the launch today of the Nunavut Climate Change Centre (NC3) website.
Nanisiniq Arviat History Project Elder Martha Okotak, Curtis Konek and Jordan Konek met a source of inspiration -- acclaimed Nunavut filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk during the International Polar Year: From Knowledge to Action conference in Montreal this week.
From all of us in Arviat, we would like to thank Zacharias Kunuk and Ian Mauro for believing in, and supporting our aspiring young filmmakers and the Nanisiniq Arviat History Project.
Arviat Elder Martha Okotak listens to an Inuktitut translation of the opening addresses for the International Polar Year 2012: From Knowledge to Action conference in Montreal this morning. For the last two years, Martha has been working with youth from the Nanisiniq Arviat History Project, which will be presenting the results of their qualitative and participatory action social sciences research this week. More than 2,500 polar scientists and researchers from more than 40 countries are attending.
For more information on the project, visit their web site at: nanisiniq.tumblr.com
Join presenters April Dutheil, Jordan Konek and Frank Tester as they focus on the research relationships between Inuit and Qablunaat (people from the south) using the Nanisiniq: Arviat History Project as a lens to explore examples and causes of miscommunication and misunderstanding.
The purpose of this analysis is to avoid the historical occurrence of colonial interactions, conduct meaningful and collaborative research and provide greater understanding for all arenas in which Inuit and Qablunaat interact.
Participants with this year's Environmental Technology Program (ETP) Winter Field Camp included 24 students, 4 instructors, 17 snowmobiles, and 12 qammotiqs. The annual expedition to Crazy Lake is a key component of the highly-successful program and a rite of passage for the program's students. The group left on March 28, 2012 and returned on April 4.