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Jessica Lohmann receives Governor General's Academic Medal

Written by Shelley Newman on June 6, 2016

Jessica Lohmann receives the Governor General's Academic Medal
On Friday, June 3, Red Deer College celebrated its 52nd Convocation ceremonies. Throughout the day, outstanding students were recognized for their exceptional contributions to academics and to the community.During RDC’s afternoon Convocation ceremony, the Governor General’s Academic Medal (Collegiate Bronze Level) was presented to Jessica Lohmann. She is the RDC student who had the highest...

Maryanne McGrath receives Red Deer College Foundation Outstanding Student Award

Written by Shelley Newman on June 6, 2016

Maryanne McGrath receives RDC Foundation Outstanding Student Award
 On Friday, June 3, Red Deer College celebrated its 52nd Convocation ceremonies. Throughout the day, outstanding students were recognized for their exceptional contributions to academics and to the community.During the morning ceremony, the Red Deer College Foundation Outstanding Student Award was presented to Maryanne McGrath for her outstanding leadership and commitment to RDC. ...

Alberta Health Services receives Community Partner Award at 2016 Community Awards

Written by Shelley Newman on May 25, 2016

Red Deer College and Alberta Health Services have had a strong relationship since RDC’s Nursing program first began in 1968. The two organizations have partnered and collaborated on many projects and health care programs during this time, helping to educate and train many local students for a wide variety of careers in the health care industry.Through practicum and clinical placement...

Kathryn McKenzie receives Distinguished Alumnus Award at 2016 RDC Community Awards

Written by Shelley Newman on May 25, 2016

Kathryn McKenzie has a vision to make the world a better place, and she is helping to do this by sharing stories of resilience and hope.  Kathryn’s career path began at Red Deer College, where she was a student in the Transfer Program before obtaining her Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education through the University of Lethbridge. While at RDC, Kathryn won many awards, including...

Andrew Kooman receives Distinguished Alumnus Award at 2016 RDC Community Awards

Written by Shelley Newman on May 25, 2016

Andrew Kooman strives to tell exceptional stories that have a lasting impact on the world. Andrew’s storytelling journey has led him to Red Deer College in different ways, first as a student and then as an employee. He graduated from the Bachelor of Arts collaborative degree program between Red Deer College and the University of Calgary in 2003. He later graduated from the Multimedia Web...

Joe Bower posthumously recognized with Alumni Legacy Award at 2016 RDC Community Awards

Written by Shelley Newman on May 25, 2016

The 2016 Alumni Legacy Award was presented posthumously to Joe Bower, who graduated with a Bachelor of Education from Red Deer College in 1998. Joe was passionate about teaching and, within three years of starting his career, he was already leading the charge to change the education system to better meet the needs of all students.Joe’s influence on education in Red Deer was profound, as his...

Tanya Schur receives G.H. Dawe Memorial Award at 2016 RDC Community Awards

Written by Shelley Newman on May 25, 2016

RDC Alumna Tanya Schur is a well-respected leader in Red Deer and across central Alberta. As a Blackfoot-Metis mother of two grown children, Tanya follows the traditional teachings of the Blackfoot culture and lives the teaching of Chief Seattle: we all belong to the web of Life, what we do to others we do to ourselves. This principle guides her work in social justice and education. Tanya is...

RDC faculty engaged in a wide variety of scholarly activities

Written by Shelley Newman on May 25, 2016

Spring term is well underway at Red Deer College, with students from a wide variety of programs taking courses in May and June. But people may be surprised to learn that students aren’t the only ones involved in scholarly pursuits during the warmer months: faculty from across the College are also engaged in a wide variety of academic endeavours.“RDC faculty really are experts in their fields, and...

Summer Fun at RDC

Written by Leah Strand on May 11, 2016

With over 1,200 youth taking part in a variety of summer camps at RDC this past summer, there is surely something for everyone. One enthusiastic summer camp ambassador is sixteen-year-old Joey Stedman.In his first year of summer camps in 2014, Joey attended four straight weeks. In 2015, he spent five weeks in a row on the Red Deer College campus. And this summer, he plans to return for six...

Teaching, mentoring and connecting in the Cook Apprentice program

Written by Shelley Newman on April 22, 2016

If you’ve been near the Cornerstone Dining Room on the west side of RDC’s main campus, chances are you’ve seen Garnett Schoettler and Patrick Bauer. The two Red Seal Chefs have a unique history, one that started as teacher and student, and they prove each day that Red Deer College really does have your back.As the instructor for the Cook Apprentice program, Garnett has been the face of the...

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