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.
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.
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.
By Peggy Revell, Medicine Hat News, The Canadian Press
MEDICINE HAT, Alta. – A former Winnipeg television news director accused of robbing banks in Alberta has been granted bail.
But Stephen Vogelsang remains in custody in Medicine Hat, Alta., because he faces the same charges in Saskatchewan.
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.
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.
Local businesses have harvested a garden at Winnipeg’s airport to ensure clients of Winnipeg Harvest don’t go hungry.
The annual Grow-A-Row program at James Richardson International Airport grew fresh veggies on behalf of the food bank with the support of the Winnipeg Airports Authority, Red River College and Pegasus Publishing.
WINNIPEG — A downtown skyscraper, known for housing some of the province’s most talented culinary students, marked its five-year anniversary on Friday.
Red River College’s Paterson GlobalFoods Institute in the Exchange District celebrated the occasion with a pretzel bake-off featuring Mayor Brian Bowman and the college’s president and CEO, Paul Vogt. Under the watchful eye of Suzanne Gessler, owner of The Pennyloaf Bakery and an alumnus of the program, the two traded their suits for aprons and baker’s hats.