Nunavut's own Senator Dennis Patterson serves a helping of delicious caribou stew to Management Studies diploma student Lisa Pameolik of Arviat. Patterson was in Rankin Inlet this week speaking to the students at Kivalliq Campus. A traditional country food feast was held to celebrate the occasion.
Students of the Environmental Technology Program visited the Nunavut Research Institute on Oct. 14. The class met with staff members to learn about the institute’s various programs, and toured the water lab and greenhouse.
Arctic College Jewellery and Metalwork student Jamasee Pitseolak is the Regional winner of the 6th annual BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition for Nunuvut. This award shines a spotlight on the exceptional talent of emerging Canadian artists who have just graduated from their post-secondary programs.
Graduations are under way at all regional campuses and in some communities. In Cambridge Bay, April 12th was graduation day for 30 students receiving either a certificate or diploma in Human Services Counselling, Office Administration or Adult Basic Education. A special ceremony was held in Coral Harbour on April 17th to recognize students who completed the diploma level of the Jewellery and Metal Work program which had been offered entirely in the community for the past two years.
Sarah Novalinga is a 2nd Year Jewellery and Metalwork student at Nunavut Arctic College. Last year, she won the Bank of Montreal First! Art Invitational Students Art Competition. This fall she will be flown to Toronto to accept her award and prize of $1,500.