In the Community

Liz Hammond-Kaarremaa wins "Hero" Award from C2T2

May 2, 1999

Liz Hammond-Kaarremaa, Malaspina University-College's manager of the Educational Technology Centre (ETC), has won the Hero of Support and Service Award. The award is presented by the Centre for Curriculum, Transfer & Technology (C2T2) under their BC Innovation Awards in Educational Technology. The First Annual Innovation Awards in Educational Technology honour and recognize BC public post-... Read more

Malaspina Hairdressing students take first and second in "Up-Do" competition

December 2, 1998

Two Malaspina University-College hairdressing students took first and second place in the B.C. Hairdressing Association's regular show held in Victoria, recently. Fanny Wong of Nanaimo, shown here working on her daughter Nancy, took first place in the Long Hair Styling Competition. Hairdressing student Marlene Moore of Nanaimo took second place in the same competition. Malaspina's Hairdressing... Read more

Arlette Lewis appointed Powell River Campus Principal

November 30, 1998

Arlette Lewis has been appointed Principal of the Powell River campus. Lewis was the Acting Principal from September 1995 to August 1996 while the outgoing Principal Bob Butkus was on a year's leave of absence. She was again Acting Principal from October 1997 to September 1998, when the position became permanent. Lewis said, "I'm really excited about this opportunity and look forward to working... Read more

Malaspina Mariners Men's Soccer Team wins silver at national final

November 30, 1998

The Mariners Men's Soccer Team put up a brave fight right to the end of double overtime in the last match in the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association soccer nationals held in Kamloops, recently. The Mariners went all the way to the last competition but lost to Cariboo Sun Demons 2-0 in two overtime periods, earning a second place silver medal. Going into the last match, the Mariners were the... Read more

Malaspina Graphics Students win awards

November 30, 1998

James Rothoehler, a second year graphics student at Malaspina University-College, has won the Rock Award from the Graphic Designers of Canada. The GDC Vancouver Island chapter's fourth awards night was held at the Empress Hotel in Victoria recently where Roethoehler won the top award in the students category for his presentation of a research paper, the cover of which is an impressive design of... Read more

Malaspina’s Soccer Mariners Win 1998 BCCAA Provincial Championship

November 2, 1998

The Malaspina Mariners Men's Soccer Team have won the 1998 BCCAA Provincial Championship held at The University College of the Fraser Valley last weekend. The Mariner Men will represent B.C. at the National Championship to be held at Kamloops, B.C. beginning November 4. The Mariners defeated Okanagan University-College Lakers 1-0, in the semi-final Friday, October 30, 1998 with a goal from... Read more

Record Gala Sellout Signals Good Start for Festival of Trees

October 19, 1998

The Festival of Trees is headed for a big year. Tickets went on sale last week for the Festival’s highlight pre-Christmas event, the Gala Dinner, Auction and Dance on Nov. 28, and all 320 tickets sold in four days! The Gala has sold out for the last two years, but organizers say this was the fastest sell-out to date. The Gala is a black-tie event at Beban Park, with guests seated among... Read more

Deans' List Honour Top Students at Malaspina University-College

October 18, 1998

Students who placed in the top ten percent of their classes in degree, university transfer, diploma and certificate programs earned a place on the Malaspina University-College Deans' List. This year 242 students were honoured. Full-time students must earn a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 8 (A-) or better, and part-time students must earn a GPA of 9 (A) or better. FULL-TIME STUDENTSPaul Erik... Read more

Malaspina Board Ratifies Gender-Neutral Job Evaluation for Administrators

September 29, 1998

The Malaspina University-College Board has ratified implementation of the results of a gender-neutral job evaluation for administrators. The review established the 'relative worth of positions,' as well as a revised salary grid for 62 regular administrative positions at Malaspina University-College. The process was mandated by the provincial Public Sector Employers' Council (PSEC) in January... Read more

The Barry Elmes Jazz Quintet comes to Malaspina September 20

September 13, 1998

One of Canada’s leading jazz groups, The Barry Elmes Quintet, is coming to Nanaimo to play at the Malaspina Theatre September 20 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Malaspina music instructor Steve Jones has spent a year organizing the group’s visit. Jones said, "Be prepared for some of the best jazz Canada has to offer. This is really exciting music. The group have released three critically acclaimed... Read more