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Entertainer Ray St. Germain to Receive Honourary CreComm Diploma

Entertainer Ray St. Germain to Receive Honourary CreComm Diploma

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Ray St. Germain (GRANT MARTIN PHOTOGRAPHY)

Winnipeg-born singer-songwriter Ray St. Germain is being honoured by Red River College as its 2018 Honourary Diploma recipient.

The award-winning entertainer, voice actor, radio host and producer is the 25th person to receive the award since 1995.

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Red River College Launching Five Indigenous-Focused Programs

Red River College Launching Five Indigenous-Focused Programs

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Red River College’s Princess Street campus (RRC.CA)

WINNIPEG — Five new programs launching as part of Red River College‘s curriculum will advance Indigenous education in Manitoba.

RRC worked closely in consultation with internal and community stakeholders to reflect the growth of Indigenous education, as well as the development of 12 new staffing positions.

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Red River College Acquires Aviation Campus to Take Aerospace Program to New Heights

Red River College Acquires Aviation Campus to Take Aerospace Program to New Heights

Red River College Stevenson Aviation Campus
Red River College’s Stevenson Aviation Campus (RRC.CA)

WINNIPEG — Red River College has purchased a campus it had been leasing near James Richardson International Airport, allowing it to now grow its aviation and aeronautics programs.

RRC’s Stevenson Aviation Campus comes as the college borrowed $8 million from the province to make the purchase, saving nearly $1 million over the term of the mortgage from its landlord, Hubert Kleysen.

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Refugee Students Get Hands-On Construction Training

Refugee Students Get Hands-On Construction Training

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WINNIPEG — Nineteen newcomer refugee students from Red River College picked up tools on Wednesday to help Habitat for Humanity put the finishing touches on a new home for a Winnipeg family.

The students are part of RRC’s Language Training Centre’s Pathway Program to Construction Skills. The students come from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Sudan.

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RRC Students Entering Battery-Electric Vehicle into International Race

RRC Students Entering Battery-Electric Vehicle into International Race

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SpaRRCky, Red River College’s battery-electric vehicle. (RRC.CA)
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A team member works on Red River College’s battery-electric vehicle. (RRC.CA)

Mechanical engineering students at Red River College are off to the races in a battery-electric vehicle they designed and constructed.

The students are revving up for the 2018 Shell Eco-Marathon Challenge Americas in Sonoma, California this April, where they will race “SpaRRCky” against more than 1,000 student-made cars from other high schools, colleges, and universities.

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