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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.

James Cai appointed associate dean, School of Construction and the Environment

James Cai

BCIT is pleased to announce the appointment of James Cai to the position of associate dean, Industrial Construction in the School of Construction and the Environment effective December 10, 2014. James brings vast experience and knowledge to this position, including 17 … Read more →

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Minerva Foundation honours Dr. Jennie Moore for community leadership

Jennie Moore

The Minerva Foundation honoured BCIT’s Dr. Jennie Moore, director of Sustainable Development and Environmental Stewardship, for her impact in the energy industry. Jennie received the Community Leader in Small-Scale Production Award at the Women In™ Energy awards luncheon, held yesterday … Read more →

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Wayne Hand appointed Dean, School of Construction and the Environment

Wayne Hand 2014

BCIT is pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne Hand to the position of Dean, School of Construction and the Environment effective December 1, 2014. Wayne has been providing leadership within the School as the Associate Dean, Building Design and … Read more →

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New Motive Power Centre of Excellence open

New Motive Power Centre of Excellence open

For Immediate Release 2014AVED0064-001768 November 25, 2014 DELTA – The new $16.5-million Motive Power Centre of Excellence at Annacis Island, built to train British Columbia’s next generation of highly skilled tradespeople for the heavy-duty transportation sector, officially opened today. “To … Read more →

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It’s a numbers game: BCIT Centre of Excellence in Analytics launches with celebration of sports analytics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 24, 2014 BURNABY, BC, 24 November 2014:  BCIT announced today at the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum that it has launched a Centre of Excellence in Analytics. The aim of the Centre is to … Read more →

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Thousands flock to BCIT’s BIG Info

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On November 19, BCIT hosted its hugely popular BIG Information Session & Program Expo at the main campus in Burnaby. This free biannual event provides potential students with a unique opportunity to find out more about BCIT’s full-time, part-time, degree, … Read more →

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BCIT student and Canadian National Racquetball Team member balances academics and athletics

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Christine Richardson has a busy schedule, even for a BCIT student. The first-year Prosthetics and Orthotics student, who moved to BC from Saskatchewan to study at BCIT, is also a member of the Canadian National Racquetball team. Currently ranked fourth … Read more →

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Grads’ assistive device recognized in report contest

The ibTech device with Gazepoint allows users to control an iPad with their eyes.

BCIT Biomedical Engineering grad (and former Life at BCIT blogger) Don Ta, along with project partner Jeff Shinoki, placed third in a national applied research report contest. Don and Jeff entered their Biomedical Engineering final report, “Simple Switch Interfacing Device,” … Read more →

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