March 2015

RRCSA – We want you to Rock the Vote!

March 26, 2015 • Written by

Hello students!

The Red River College Students’ Association online voting period for elections starts Friday, Rock the Vote KeggerMarch 27 around 3:00 p.m. and lasts until Thursday, April 2 at 3:00 p.m.  As a reminder this is done through students’ academic email.

If you have paid Students’ Association fees with your tuition, as most students do, you can vote in this year’s election! Please check your academic email before March 30, 2015. If you have not received an email with a link to your voting ballot, please come in to the Students’ Association offices (CM20 at the Notre Dame Campus and P110 at the Exchange District Campus) to make sure we send you your link.

Every vote counts! If you are unsure of who to vote for, check out the Red River College Students’ Association website or take a look in The Projector.

Also don’t forget to come out to the Rock the Vote Kegger to hear the winners announced.  There will also be Open Mike Karaoke during the Kegger so bring your singing voice!  Hope to see you all there!

Stay in touch with the RRCSA

  • Follow us on Twitter: @RRCSA
  • Follow us on Facebook: RRCSA

Employer On-Campus: CIBC

March 24, 2015 • Written by

Student Employment Services Employer On-Camnpus. CIBC. For what matters.

CIBC invites all graduating Business Administration students to an information session!

As one of Canada’s largest employers, CIBC offers a variety of career opportunities. Our people are the key to achieving our vision of being the leader in client relationships, which is why we work hard to create an environment where all employees can excel.
If you are interested in learning more about CIBC, please attend the information session. Feel free to also review our website at www.cibc.com

 Notre Dame Campus

Thursday, April 9, 2015, Green Lecture Theatre, 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

Exchange District Campus

Friday, April 10, 2015, P107, 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

Refreshments provided
Bring your resume!


To attend the information session register online at: http://connect.rrc.ca/ses
PLEASE NOTE: DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS April 5, 2015

Sign up online at http://connect.rrc.ca/ses or by phone at 204.632.3966.For additional information, contact Red River College’s Student Employment Services.

Employer On-Campus: Great-West Life

March 24, 2015 • Written by

Great-West Life invites all graduating Business students to an information session! SES logo EOC

 

GWL logoWE ARE HIRING!

We’ll provide you with the training and tools to succeed, including some of the most advanced technology in the business. We’ll encourage you to think for yourself and we’ll listen to your thoughts and ideas. We’ll support your personal and professional development, and reward your success.

If you are interested in learning more about Great-West Life, please attend the information session. Feel free to also review the website at www.greatwestlifeco.com/.

Notre Dame Campus, Thursday, April 16, 2015
Black Lecture Theatre
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

OR

Exchange District Campus, Friday, April 17, 2015
P107 – CGA Manitoba Room 
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

Refreshments provided!

To attend the information session register online at: http://connect.rrc.ca/ses

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: April 10, 2015 
Limited space available so sign up early!

For additional information, contact Red River College’s Student Employment Services.

RRCSA Beyond Borders Event

March 20, 2015 • Written by

Hello everyone!

The Red River College Students’ Association is happy to present to you the Beyond Bordersbeyond borders pink poster event.  Beyond Borders is a multicultural themed event. Imagine folklorama but all at one destination. You will taste authentic cuisine from many different countries. We are pleased to have 3 different entertainment groups including: Ukrainian, Brazilian, & Indian.  There is no cost for entry. But bring some cash because we’re selling the food for $5 for 3 tickets as well as the bar will be open and drinks are only $3. This event is 18+, please bring proper I.D.

Stay in touch with the RRCSA:

  • Follow us on Twitter: @RRCSA
  • Follow us on Facebook: RRCSA

Lunch and Learn Series: Spring Session

March 17, 2015 • Written by

Rebels Athletics and Recreation Services are excited to bring the Lunch and Learn series to the college this school year. Come participate and interact with fitness, exercise, and wellness professionals as they present on wide array of active living topics.

2015 Spring Session

First Session – Nutrition Myths Busted

Date: Monday, March 30
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Location: Green Lecture Theatre
Host: Janelle Vincent

Whole grain bread or rye bread? Butter or margarine?  Gluten or no gluten?  If you’ve asked yourself these questions, come and join us for this exciting Lunch and Learn, where we will discuss healthy eating and bust nutrition myths!

About the HostJanelle Head Shot 1 (1) (3)

Janelle is a Registered Dietitian with a passion for sport!  She completed a Kinesiology degree prior to her Human Nutritional Sciences degree and recently completed the IOC Diploma in Sports Nutrition.  She was a Bison athlete in Cross-Country and Track and Field and is also a Competition Development (Level 3) trained coach in Athletics.  She currently works with various athletes and teams representative of various levels of competition, from endurance to strength/power to precision/skill sports.

Her goals in sport nutrition are to combine both university degrees and her sporting background to help high performance athletes achieve their athletic goals by guiding them in properly fuelling their bodies.

 Second Session –
Running Efficiency: How to Train: Best practices!

Date: Wednesday, April 22
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Location: North Gym
Host: Sheldon Reynolds

Whether you are training for soccer, ultimate Frisbee or a marathon there are basic similarities in running strides. Participants should wear running attire. Dress in layers. Shorts, t-short, sweats or tights and a sweatshirt or light jacket.  You will learn, technique, training, and nutrition in preparation for competition. If you have any specific questions regarding specific training for a 10km, ½ marathon….bring them!

cold7 (2)About the Host

Sheldon Reynolds, a  lifelong runner will facilitate this active session. He has coached learn to train athletes as well as adult instructors in the Athletics Canada Run, jump and Throw program. Sheldon is an endurance athlete in the Active for life stage that has competed in races from 1,500 meters to the marathons and completed Ironman Wisconsin in 2010.

Third Session – Biking 101-Part 1

Date: Wednesday, May 13
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Location: Green Lecture Theatre
Host: Dave Elmore

Biking basics: Sizing and purchasing advise on where to get a bike and as well where to purchase bikes from. Basic maintenance and preparing for your bike ride also discussed.

About the Host

Head shot 1 (2)Dave Elmore is a certified CAN-Bike Master Instructor and was a founding  member of Bike Winnipeg.  He served as the Director of Safety and Education for over 6 years and  remains active serving on several committees. CAN-Bike is a national program run by Cycling Canada offering a variety of courses on all aspects of cycling safety and skills. An avid road and commuter cyclist, Dave has been commuting by bike from Charleswood to downtown for over 25 years. He is also the project manager for Bike Week Winnipeg and the former project manager of Bike to School Winnipeg (now coordinated by Green Action Centre). A regular volunteer at The WRENCH, Dave enjoys building and repairing bikes of all kinds.

 

Fourth Session – Biking 101-Part 2

Date: Wednesday, May 27
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Location: PH Staff Parking
Host: Dave Elmore

Taking it on the road: ABC Quick Check – how to quickly check that your bike is safe to ride.  Skill component: learn some basic and often overlooked skills that can help you be more confident and safe on your bike. (straight line riding (w/shoulder checks and signals), rock dodge, quick turns, panic stops). Please bring your own bike to this session. Rec services has a limited amount of bikes that can be used.

Information Session: Railway Conductor Certificate Program

March 16, 2015 • Written by

Railway Conductor Information SessionLearn more about the Railway Conductor program and careers in the rail industry. 

RRC is hosting an Information Session taking place in the Railway Training Centre, located at 9 – 1500 Regent Avenue W, Winnipeg MB.

Meet instructors, get your questions answered, and learn about entrance requirements.

Date: March 26

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

www.rrc.ca/railway

Programs starts: May 2015

Global News Story on the Railway Program:
http://globalnews.ca/video/912162/learning-the-rails

Read the Fact Sheet:
http://www.rrc.ca/files/file/coned/railwayconductor.pdf

RRCSA Elections – Find out who wants to represent you!

March 12, 2015 • Written by

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Hello students!   As you probably already know, the RRCSA campaigning period for elections has started.  There are 6 candidates running for 4 positions so keep your eyes peeled for their posters and banners and come on down to the speeches and question & answer periods.

  • Opening Speechesvote_button
    March 16th at 12:00 pm in the Roblin Centre cafeteria at EDC
    March 17th at 12:00 pm in the Cave Lounge at NDC
  • Question and Answer Period
    March 23rd at 12:00 pm in the Roblin Centre cafeteria at EDC
    March 24th at 12:00 pm in the Cave Lounge at NDC
  • Closing Speeches
    March 27th at 11:00 pm in the Roblin Centre cafeteria at EDC
    March 27th at 12:30 pm in the Cave Lounge at NDC

As well check out the candidates positioning statements on our website Red River College Students’ Association.  There will also be ads from the candidates in The Projector “Elections Issue” later this month. Online voting takes place from Friday, March 27 at 3:00 p.m. until Thursday, April 2 at 3:00 p.m (this is done through students Academic Email).

Stay in touch with the RRCSA:

  • Follow us on Facebook: RRCSA
  • Follow us on Twitter: @RRCSA

Upcoming information sessions

March 9, 2015 • Written by

Upcoming Information Sessions

Learn more about some of ConEd’s most popular programs and courses at one of the following free information sessions:

Please note: evening parking rates are in effect at RRC’s Notre Dame Campus from 5pm until midnight. During those times, parking is available for a flat rate of $2 in all lots, including those marked as staff lots. The one exception is Lot 4N, which is designated a free lot after 5pm. Click here for a map of all parking lots at NDC.

Check out ConEd’s new Spring/Summer 2015 Course Schedule

March 9, 2015 • Written by

CE Spring 2015 Course ScheduleGet a head start on spring by upgrading your training and career options. Explore the range of personal and professional development courses available through RRC’s School of Continuing Education.

You can learn more by checking out the new Spring/Summer 2015 Course Schedule, which contains the latest information for all ConEd offerings, including dates, times, course codes and fees. Click the above link to download, or pick up a hard copy of the Course Schedule at all Safeway and 7-11 locations in Winnipeg.

Before registering, be sure to check out the 2014-15 Program Guide, which provides an overview of our 100-plus certificate and diploma programs, as well as the availability and delivery method for each course.

Remember that courses fill up fast, so register early to guarantee yourself a spot!

Information Session: General Insurance Certificate Program

March 6, 2015 • Written by

General Insurance Certificate Program Information SessionAcquire the essential business skills to enhance your employment opportunities in the insurance industry. 

Gain the basic skills required for property and casualty insurance sales, claim adjusting, underwriting, and risk management. 

This program is offered in conjunction with the Insurance Institute of Manitoba.

Learn about this 11 month program at our free information session:

Date: April 22, 2015
Location: P-107, Exchange District Campus, 160 Princess Street
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Learn more: rrc.ca/gic