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Red River College Receives Social Development Award

October 24, 2014 3:30 PM | News

Red River CollegeRed River College has received an International Award of Excellence for its commitment to community engagement, diversity, and sustainability.

The award comes from the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) and was handed out Friday at their World Congress in Beijing, China.

“This is another outstanding achievement for the college,” said David Rew, interim president and CEO of Red River College. “Sustainability, international collaboration, and diversity are key focus areas for the College. Our staff and students make substantial investments in these areas, it is very satisfying to receive this type of recognition.”

The college’s award applications focused on its international applied research collaborations related to the Zero Emissions Transit Bus project, the Science of Early Child Development (SECD) initiative, sustainable infrastructure, and clean water technologies.

— Staff