2016 Report to the Community

NSCC’s Community Report is an annual publication highlighting the successes of our students and graduates. The stories here are a snapshot of passionate, innovative and hard-working Nova Scotians who help grow our economy, communities and the province. At NSCC, we empower these people by providing them the opportunity to put their talent and ideas to work and determine their future.

Our success is a reflection of the accomplishments of our students, staff and graduates and we're excited to share their stories with you in this year's community report. We invite you to read their stories and be inspired by their success. 

Realizing a dream

As a refugee in Nepal for 19 years, Bhutan-born Januka Adhikari’s dreams of being a nurse seemed impossible. After she and her husband came to Canada in 2010, Januka enrolled in the Adult Learning Program (ALP), ...
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Crafting a career in craft cider

Melanie Eelman already had a PhD in Chemistry when she enrolled in NSCC's Hard Cider Made Easy course. She's now the Head Cider Maker at the Annapolis Cider Company
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A voice for her people

Gail Christmas is the youngest female councillor ever elected to Membertou First Nation. Having overcome her own adversities, the Child and Youth Care graduate is determined to be a positive role model and to strengthen ...
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Making their mark as entrepreneurs

IT students Ryan Brownell and Alistair Covey bring new meaning to entreprenuerial spirit. Starting and managing their own business as a work term.
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Grad’s Antigonish salon thriving

Some said it couldn’t be done, but Thomas Melong knew he could succeed in rural Nova Scotia. He pursued his passion and is the co-owner of Vivid, a thriving Antigonish salon.
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Goddess of the sea

Kitrina Godding is preparing to embark on the Sedna Expedition—a 3,000 km trek through the Arctic to document the impacts of global warming on the region’s ecosystem and the Indigenous people’s way of ...
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