She’s clearly got a knack for the written word, given the rate at which she’s risen through StandardAero‘s ranks since being hired there only a short time ago.
But while we’d love to take the credit, it’s clear that Red River College grad Loriebeth Quileza has been busy sharpening her communication skills almost since birth.
“(Technical writing) is all about finding a simpler way to explain things,” says Quileza, a 27-year-old Winnipeg native who graduated from RRC’s Technical Communication program in 2005, and now works as Operations Excellence Project Manager (aka Lean Project Manager) for local aerospace firm StandardAero.
“Growing up as a second-generation Filipino-Canadian, I’m always doing that with my parents — trying to say things in a way they’ll understand, since English isn’t their first language!” Continue reading
The Royal Canadian Mint in Winnipeg already serves a high-profile function: producing all of Canada’s circulation coins.
Now, Red River College grad Elise Wood has the opportunity to raise the popular tourist destination’s profile even further, thanks to the skills she picked up while enroled in the College’s Hospitality and Tourism Management program.
“The Royal Canadian Mint is one of the largest and most versatile mints in the world – here in Winnipeg we’ve made circulation coins for more than 70 countries around the world,” says Wood, the Mint’s Supervisor of Boutique and Tour Operations .
“That’s something we should be proud of as Canadians. Many visitors don’t realize what we do here until they visit and take a tour.” Continue reading
Like any writer worth her salt, Red River College grad RoseAnna Schick can pinpoint with acuity the childhood passions that paved the way to her career as a communications expert.
She remembers the diaries she began keeping as a seven-year-old girl, the makeshift office she set up in her bedroom, and the first time she was published — at the ripe old age of nine. (The story in question, a Yuletide tale of a little boy who wants to be an elf, won third place in a rural newspaper’s holiday fiction contest, netting Schick, now the head of local communications firm RAS Creative, an impressive $20 cash prize.) Continue reading
After months of careful consideration, Red River College’s Alumni Board is proud to announce the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award: Regina resident Wayne Morsky, president and CEO of Morsky Group of Companies.
Inspired in equal measure by his passion for his family and for family-run businesses, Morsky has been working for his own family business since the age of 13, and now oversees a thriving infrastructure development operation that for 55 years been involved in diverse sectors of the industry, including general contracting, highway construction, railway maintenance, industrial services, HySpeed soil nailing, and oil and gas development. Continue reading