A Coats For Kids campaign hosted by a Yarmouth business has really taken off. Yarmouth Mazda began its third annual campaign two weeks ago. It's also the second year for the Social Services-Year 2 class at NSCC Burridge helping.
A recently established student leadership group is the first of its kind at the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) and members are already working on their first project. Rotaract Kingstec was launched recently with a special event at the NSCC Kingstec Campus in Kentville involving students, faculty advisors, NSCC staff, Rotarians and the Rotary International District Governor.
For the better part of a decade, Brad Paul encouraged the Indigenous youth he mentored to keep studying, and yet it took some nudging to get him to consider higher learning for himself. The 37-year-old tried several different careers before applying to the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) in 2016.
Have video games, will travel. Stepping up into Stephen Lumsden’s mini bus is almost akin to walking into a live arcade. Gaming music emits simultaneously from four flat-screen televisions as strings of colourful lights add to the scene. Underneath the 43-inch high-resolution television screens are gaming consoles, while the floor of the bus has been covered with rubberized, interlocking mats of varying colours from blue to green, yellow, grey and red.
Boots are on the ground for a two-year applied research project into water quality issues in the Shelburne African Nova Scotia community. The project is being led by Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Research Scientist Dr. Etienne Mfoumou and his Engineered Technologies Applied Research Team.
When naming his current ensemble, Halifax bassist Tom Easley opted for the fairly self-explanatory Easley Quartet. And why not? It gets to the point and the musician himself is a known quantity for his work with the roots trio Hot Toddy and also performing with well-known jazz pianist and vocalist Bill Stevenson, who just happens to be his uncle.