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  • CMTN Announces Winner of President's Choice Award

    Coast Mountain College is proud to announce the winner of this year's President's Choice Award, Savannah Medeiros, with her piece "Between Worlds". Erica Davis received an Honourable Mention with her piece "Luu-dam̓ihl Smax (Bear Hug)".
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  • Early Childhood Care and Education Program in Kitimat a Success for Students and Instructors

    Eight Coast Mountain College students recently completed an Accelerated Early Childhood Care and Education Certificate in Kitimat. Students had the opportunity to integrate Haisla ways of knowing and being into their curriculum, making for an enriched and reflective experience for students and instructors alike.
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  • Smiddy Grandison is Second Winner of CMTN 2024 Orange Shirt Design Contest

    CMTN is proud to unveil our second design for Orange Shirt Day by Nisga’a artist Smiddy Grandison, titled “Walking Hand-in-Hand.” Smiddy's piece is a mix of realism and traditional formline, showing two hands coming together to make a heart, with two children holding hands inside the heart.
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  • CMTN Career and College Prep Students Visit Newly Rematriated Nisga’a Totem Pole in Laxgalts’ap

    Two Coast Mountain College (CMTN) Career and College Preparation (CCP) classes went to see the recently rematriated Nisga'a totem pole at the Nisga'a Museum in Laxgalts'ap on a field trip that marked the completion of weeks of study on rematriation/repatriation efforts by local First Nations.
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  • Terrace Auto Group Donates $15,000 in Student Awards

    The Terrace Auto Dealers Association has renewed its support for students at Coast Mountain College with a donation of $15,000 to be distributed over three years. Funds are being matched by the New Car Dealers Foundation of BC and the CMTN Foundation, resulting in $45,000 in awards for students in the Automotive Foundations, Automotive Apprentices, and Business Administration programs.
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  • Coast Mountain College Unveils New 2024 Orange Shirt Day Design by Artist Frances Campbell

    Coast Mountain College (CMTN) is proud to unveil a new design for Orange Shirt Day by Gitxsan artist Frances Campbell, titled “They Tried to Bury Us. They Didn’t Know We Were Seeds.”
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  • Acadia Northwest Mechanical Creates the Greg Townsend Memorial Award

    To recognize the legacy of late, long-time co-owner and founder, Greg Townsend, Acadia Mechanical has created an award to cover the first year of tuition fees for an Electrical Foundations student at Coast Mountain College.
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  • Coast Mountain College Alumna Mary-Ann Speirs Emphasizes Passion for Lifelong Learning

    For Coast Mountain College (CMTN) alumna Maryanne Speirs, learning is a journey that never ends.
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  • Northern Nursing Program Renewed Accreditation Ensures Strong Future for Nursing in the North

    The Northern Collaborative Baccalaureate in Nursing Program (NCBNP) has renewed its national accreditation and BC College of Nurses and Midwives recognition for the next five years and seven years, respectively, providing graduates with the academic qualifications required to put their nursing skills to work anywhere in Canada.
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  • CMTN Alumnus Anjo Colago is selected at 2023 International Alumni of Impact Winner

    Congratulations to Anjo Colago, who has been selected as a 2023 International Alumni of Impact winner.
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  • “I’m very humbled,” CMTN Nursing Alumna Sarah Davey is Recognized for Leadership in the Program

    Sarah Davey is being celebrated for more than just her graduation from the University of Northern BC this month. At her ceremony, Sarah was awarded a pin for demonstrating strong leadership in the Northern Collaborative Baccalaureate of Nursing Program while attending the first two years at Coast Mountain College
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  • CMTN Engineering Students Prepare to Continue Degrees at Universities in the Fall

    Coast Mountain College students in the Engineering Certificate Program wrapped up their courses earlier this month with an automated-claw competition. Two groups of students designed, programmed, and built an automated claw that would close around an object as it approached the floor and could transport the object over a makeshift wall.
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  • CMTN Gitksanimx Instructor Cheyenne Morgan Teaches the Importance of Language in the Home

    Originally from the Gitxsan village of Gitwangak, Cheyenne is a Gitksanimx Sim Algyax speaker and recently started teaching Intro to Gitksanimx Language Conversation (GITK 101) at Coast Mountain College’s (CMTN's) Hazelton campus.
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  • CMTN Manager of Student Recruitment Attends Conference in Montreal, Quebec

    In April, CMTN's Manager of Student Recruitment, Hyeyoung Kang, participated at the World Congress 2023 hosted by Colleges and Institutes Canada and the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics in Montreal, Quebec, with this year's theme being Collective Intelligence.
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  • “Trust the children and their creative minds”: ECCE Students Work With Local Daycares to Make Space for Indigenous Knowledge in Education

    CMTN Early Childhood Care and Education students took part in the annual Youth Art Show at the Terrace Art Gallery this May, getting the opportunity to work alongside the Early Childhood Pedagogy Network at local daycares to understand the concept of "invisible bodies".
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  • CMTN Alumnus Roman Brochu Encourages Others to Pursue Education in Business

    CMTN alumnus Roman Brochu is currently serving as the Executive Director of the Prince Rupert Chamber of Commerce. He shares insights into mentors he was fortunate to have in life, working in business, and offers advice to those considering business.
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  • Town of Smithers: Welcome to New Coast Mountain College International Students

    Coast Mountain College and the Town of Smithers extend a warm welcome to the new cohort of business students beginning their studies at the Smithers campus.
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