Author Archives: Andrea Bellamy

Andrea Bellamy

About Andrea Bellamy

Managing editor of the BCIT Update blog, Andrea is also an award-winning writer and published author. She works in Marketing and Communications for BCIT.

Mission Transition offers civilians opportunity to show support for soldiers

Jennifer Scott

With Remembrance Day just around the corner, Canadians are keen to support Canadian men and women devoted to serving their country at home and abroad. Aside from pinning on a poppy, however, there aren’t many ways civilians can show their … Read more →

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In memory of Jim O’Brien

BCIT is saddened by the passing of Jim O’Brien on October 24, 2014. Jim worked in the Print Services department of BCIT’s Burnaby Campus for many years. He was a quiet man who flew under the radar and was well … Read more →

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STEM Academy launches: BCIT to provide laddering opportunities to high-school students

STEM Academy

Job openings for workers skilled in science, technology, engineering, and math continue to grow, however, fewer young people are choosing to pursue education in these fields. But a new program—the result of a collaboration between BCIT, the Vancouver School Board (VSB), … Read more →

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A message from BCIT President Kathy Kinloch

Photo credit: Dennis Archer

The events in Ottawa yesterday are shocking and tragic and BCIT extends our heartfelt condolences to family and friends of the victim, Corporal Nathan Cirillo, and those members of our community, the Armed Forces, and government who are affected by … Read more →

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BCIT grad’s sitcom in running for CBC’s ComedyCoup

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A down-on-his-luck guy is forced to take a dangerously unpredictable, all-powerful ninja as his roommate. Sound like the plot of a TV sitcom? It is. Or, to be accurate, could be. Written by Jeremy Abbott, a 2011 graduate of BCIT’s … Read more →

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Medical Radiation Technologist’s Association recognizes BCIT faculty and grad

Rachel Bloomfield

Congratulations are due to Rachel Bloomfield, a BCIT Radiation Therapy grad, for achieving the highest mark on the certification exams required for registration with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT). Rachel was honoured at the CAMRT Conference this … Read more →

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BCIT’s 50th Anniversary Gala a sold-out success

Kathy Kinloch and Dal Richards

Thirteen hundred guests flocked to the Vancouver Convention Centre the evening of October 6 to mark BCIT’s fiftieth anniversary at a very special fundraising gala. Notable local personalities; key business, political, and industry leaders; public and private sector partners; alumni; … Read more →

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BCIT’s 50th anniversary featured in the Sun

BCIT student Danilo Dal Cengio works in BCIT’s Mechatronics and Robotics lab at BCIT’s Burnaby campus. Photo by Ian Cameron/BCIT.

BCIT’s fiftieth anniversary celebrations and our record of job placements were the focus of a feature story in the Vancouver Sun October 3. The article highlights notable BCIT grad and recently retired London Drugs CEO Wynne Powell as well as … Read more →

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