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  • CMTN holds fall photo contest and gallery

    Coast Mountain College is holding a fall photo contest this month asking CMTN students to take their best fall campus photo using only their phone camera and post it on social media using the hashtag #CMTNBeautiFALL. Post by Oct. 19 to be entered into the contest.
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  • Spotlight: Finding a new career in the wake of the pandemic

    When the pandemic hit, Myles Broome found himself without a job and decided to take advantage of his free time by enrolling at CMTN so he could pursue a diploma in IT.
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  • Spotlight: Passing on the torch at the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art

    Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art’s founders welcome new cohort of instructors to uphold the next era of First Nations art.
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  • Spotlight: Student from Northwest Territories says education never mattered to her until she moved to B.C.

    When Robyn Inglangasuk moved to British Columbia from the Northwest Territories, there was one cultural shock she was not prepared for — every employer wanted to see a high school diploma. Realizing no one would hire her in B.C., she enrolled in the Career & College Preparation (CCP) Certificate program at Coast Mountain College (CMTN) to attain her BC Adult Graduation Diploma.
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  • Coast Mountain College seeks design logo for End Mental Health Stigma campaign

    Submit a design by Sept. 27 that you’d love to see on t-shirts and posters on the theme of ending mental health stigma.
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  • Spotlight: Student creates board game for class project to be used in school across Canada, sold on Amazon

    When Kyle Hawyes enrolled at Coast Mountain College, he never pictured himself designing a board game that would be sold on Amazon and used in classrooms across the country.
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  • Spotlight: CMTN instructor Stephanie Anderson's artwork to be displayed in new student residence

    As the new student residence building rises into existence at Coast Mountain College, its creative elements are the talk of the town. Inside the Elder Suite, you will soon find a large yellow cedar carving by Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art’s recent graduate and current instructor Stephanie Anderson.
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  • Vaccine clinic at Smithers campus delivers COVID-19 doses to thousands of residents

    The Smithers campus has been busier than usual as eager residents are lining up everyday outside the building to receive their COVID-19 vaccine.
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  • CMTN Convocation Awards honour employee success, community service and distinguished alumni

    Coast Mountain College is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s convocations awards. The three awards recognize the work of distinguished alumni, employee achievement and community service.
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  • CMTN honours graduates with art print created Haida artist, Raven Leblanc

    Coast Mountain College is pleased to reveal this year’s Convocation art piece, commissioned to honour the unique circumstances under which the graduating class of 2020-21 completed their studies.
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  • Spotlight: International graduate helps new immigrants feel at home in Terrace

    Growing up in New Dehli, Suresh Choudhary sensed a curiosity bubbling inside of him to see the world. He wanted to study overseas and after considering many schools around the globe, a small town college in Canada won his heart over. Now, he is helping many new immigrants settle into Terrace after learning how difficult the transition can be.
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  • Spotlight: A flight in the right direction

    Trading year-long sun for winter is a choice that not many people would take, but for DeAnndra Sands it was one of the best decisions of her life when she moved to Canada from the Bahamas to pursue a degree at Coast Mountain College.
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  • Spotlight: Creating a home away from home

    When the opportunity came up for First Nations Access Coordinator Jillian Stephens to help curate a theme for the interior aesthetic of the new student accommodation building, she just couldn’t say no.
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  • Coast Mountain College construction projects bring jobs to Terrace

    Students are not the only ones to benefit from three major construction projects at Coast Mountain College. An estimated 318 jobs have been created locally on work to build 108 student housing beds, a library renovation and a renewed, more accessible academic and registration hub.
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  • National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

    National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, also known as Red Dress Day, is an opportunity for all of us to acknowledge the systematic racism and violence against Indigenous women and girls all across Canada, and which many of our students, staff and faculty deal with on a regular basis.
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  • Spotlight: Attending school in hometown to help family

    Growing up in a single-parent household, Alicia Giang says attending college in her hometown of Prince Rupert while still being able to help out her family was incredible. Through school, she learned about the region and gained a new appreciation for her northern coastal community.
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  • Spotlight: Never too old to learn

    When Verginia Johnson decided to go back to school, it had been decades since she sat inside a classroom. At 53 years old she enrolled at CMTN to get her BC Adult Graduation Diploma and despite life's hardships, kept going to be a good role model for her grandkids.
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