Walking Our Path graphic

WHITEHORSE—Yukon College is launching an oral history of its journey towards reconciliation this week. 

Students attending WestCAST 2019
(l-r: Charlene Baker, Brian Lewthwaite, Johanna McClements, David Skelton, Bryan Laloge, Judy Leamon, Susu Robin, Carrie-Lyn Robinson, Meg Henderson and Colleen Latham)

WHITEHORSE—Eight Bachelor of Education students in the Yukon Native Teacher Education Program (YNTEP)

Faith Whiting CEES instructor/coordinator
Faith Whiting, Community Education and Employment Support certificate program (CEES) instructor/coordinator.

WHITEHORSE—Yukon College has announced a new program starting in September aimed at preparing students to take on front-line roles within First Nations

clean tech

Whitehorse – The 2019 Yukon Innovation Prize (YIP) competition offers Yukoners a chance at $70,000 for ideas that improve sustainability by using clean technologies.

WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon has appointed Judy Gingell, Tom Ullyett, Jocelyn Curteanu

SSHRC Announcment
(l-r) Associate Vice President Indigenous Engagement and Reconciliation Tosh Southwick, Yukon MP Larry Bagnell, Associate Vice President Research Operations Clint Sawicki.

WHITEHORSEThe Government of Canada is committed to renewing its relationship with Indigenous peoples—one based on the recognition of rights, respect, collaboration and partnership.

Luzelle Nagel

WHITEHORSE—Luzelle Nagel has joined Yukon College as director of Finance & Administration.

Nagel was with Yukon Housing Corporation for nine years as a manager of Financial Planning and Reporting and most recently as manager of Finance.

Trifid nebula by Neil Graham
Trifid Nebula by Neil Graham

WHITEHORSE—An exhibit of new paintings by Neil Graham at Yukon College’s Hilltop Bistro invites us to consider our place in the universe.

WHITEHORSE—Yukon women and girls are showing a high interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields of study and careers, and there is a high level of employment for women in these fields in Yukon. However, this is not always reflected in management positions, successful scholarship applications, or levels of research funding.

Annabel GrantWHITEHORSE—Out of 15 submitted ideas from 15 contest participants, Annabelle Grant has been named the winner of the Yukon CubeSat idea contest.