Helping Alberta Companies Find The Hottest Talent

Written by Rob Gilgan on January 13, 2016

Pleased to share that TAG recruitment group, 2015 RDC Distinguished Alumna Sheila Musgrove's top Canadian recruitment company, has once again made it onto the Alberta Venture 2016 Fast Growth Ranking of Alberta’s fastest growing companies! Sheila is also announcing that the book we've been nagging her about...HIRED!!  How To Get The Zippy Gig.  Insider Secrets from a Top...

Alumni Association recognizes Musgrove and Styner

Written by on August 4, 2015

Earlier this summer, the Red Deer College Alumni Association was pleased to present annual awards to two remarkable alumni who have made a tremendous impact with an inspirational passion and dedication for the various causes they have engaged in.The Distinguished Alumni Award was presented to Sheila Musgrove, a graduate of RDC’s Legal Assistant program in 1988. A proven leader in her career and...

Alumnus matches tradesmen to work and careers

Written by on August 4, 2015

 Working as a tradesman in Alberta, Travis Tidd (Electrical 1996) is keenly aware of the challenges skilled trades face, as well as the opportunities. After working for a decade ‘on the tools’ as a journeyman electrician, Travis made a slight career change and became an inspector for Enbridge Pipelines. He became something of a go-to guy for tradespeople looking for work on construction...

Former Athletic Director ready for the next chapter

Written by on July 31, 2015

By whatever measure you choose, Keith Hansen’s seven-year tenure as RDC’s Athletic Director has been a resounding success. Earlier this summer Hansen announced that he would be stepping down from his post and transitioning to the classroom as a full-time instructor.Hansen led the nationally renowned program through a period of tremendous success, including a remarkable 2013-2014 season,...

10 ways to stay connected to RDC

Written by on July 31, 2015

Earlier this summer, we welcomed our latest members to the RDC Alumni community with our 51st Convocation. It's always an exciting time for Red Deer College, as we reflect on everything that goes into the success of our students each year.As you well know, our graduates worked hard to get to this point, but it was also a time they will cherish for the rest of their lives. As we welcome a new...

Roots. Doug Williamson's home roost

Written by on April 16, 2015

          We've all seen bird paintings and, indeed, there is an abundance of great paintings of all kinds of birds, many with fine detail, photographic accuracy, often in familiar  natural surroundings, colour captured uncannily.Entering the White Fine Art Gallery on Ross, several paintings stand out of what is a fine and varied exhibition....

11th Annual Wine Tasting Festival Spoilers

Written by on April 16, 2015

Wine? Wine wouldn’t you?The RDC Alumni Wine Tasting Festival has a reputation for delighting wine and food enthusiasts and this year is proving to be no exception, with many of central Alberta’s finest restaurants and caterers returning and some wonderful new surprises for our 11th year.Eberhard Tamm’s Enotri Wine Marketing Inc. is the supplier of fine wines to several of Red Deer’s best eating...

Interview with Kate Allen: co-founder of RAD Architecture

Written by on March 9, 2015

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As a founding member of the RAD team, Kate Allen's (nee Andersen, Visual Art, 2003) talents and abilities in the world of architecture come from years of experience both locally and internationally. With a keen sense for the newest movements and trends in contemporary architecture, Kate brings an edge to RAD that is unmatched. She has a strong talent for conceptual process and capturing ‘big’...

The Vockeroths: Keeping the love in the family

Written by on February 9, 2015

          If she were stranded on an island the five things she couldn’t live without would be her family members. For Emma Vockeroth (BA, Psychology, 2013), being the eldest of four meant she carried a love and weight at the same time.The Vockeroth family is really an RDC family, with the youngest aspiring to pursue her RN program this fall. So...

Jack & Elsie: A family love story that began 40 years ago at RDC

Written by on February 2, 2015

It wasn’t love at first sight - it took a bit more coaxing and time.Nearly 40 years of marriage later, they are still a team with six children who have all attended RDC.But let’s rewind back to 1972 for a minute. It was an era when hipsters were fading and political defiance and environmentalism was on the rise.  The College was hovering at 1,200 full-time students and the city of Red Deer...