College News

Posted On Thursday, May 30, 2024

SO102139_small The General Educational Development (GED) program is a significant educational milestone, providing those who did not complete high school an opportunity to obtain an equivalent certification. Keyano College, in partnership with the Athabasca Tribal Council (ATC), offers this program to First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people living in Fort McMurray, aiming to enhance their educational qualifications and broaden their career opportunities.
Congratulations to the ten...

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Posted On Monday, May 27, 2024

IMG_9660In the world of skilled trades, few competitions are as prestigious and impactful as Skills Canada and its provincial counterpart, Skills Canada—Alberta. These competitions provide a platform for students to demonstrate their technical expertise, innovation, and dedication to their chosen fields. They play a crucial role in bridging the gap between academic learning and industry standards, ensuring that the upcoming workforce is competent and skilled.
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Posted On Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Suncor Truk and ShovelOne year ago, Abdi Farah arrived in Canada from Africa with a rich background as a professional driver and a hope for better opportunities. His story is about transition and transformation, supported by the innovative Haul Truck Operator program at Keyano College. Today, he stands on the verge of a promising new career with Suncor, ready to join Canada's thriving mining industry.
Abdi recalls his initial days in Canada as a brief of adaptation and learning. " My first...

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Posted On Thursday, May 02, 2024

Enviromental Project in Fort McMurray SchoolsThe Environmental Technology program at Keyano College, led by its Chair, Dr. Marie-France Jones, has been actively promoting environmental education in the Wood Buffalo region for 15 years. Dr. David Smith has implemented the environmental program in several schools. The latest initiative, a partnership with École Boréale, features the launch of an Environmental Club that aims to deepen students' connection with their natural surroundings.
At École Boréale,...

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Posted On Wednesday, April 03, 2024

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From the banks of Newfoundland to sprawling golden prairies, from Toronto lights to the awe of the Rocky Mountains, and from the tree-lined beaches of Vancouver Island to the endless summers of the North, Canada’s beauty shines bright.
 Keyano Gala 2024, presented by Bouchier, will draw inspiration from Canada’s natural wondersand include performances from Canadian rock supergroup The Trans-Canada Highwaymen with the award-winning Alberta...

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