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October 27, 2017 3:39 pm

CNC Welcomes Students

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 @ 12:24 PM

CNC President henry Reiser  gets a  dish of poutine from Culinary Arts student Kayli Mitchell

Prince George, B.C. –  A perfect day for the College of New Caledonia  to welcome  students to campus.

The sun is shining, the  tunes are being pumped out to the  P.G. campus courtyard,  and  students  are loading up on bacon burgers and poutine, to  recognize Canada’s 150th birthday.

This is the 48th year for the  Prince George campus and it is shaping up to  be a very good one says CNC President Henry Reiser ” Numbers are up,  international students ( numbers) are growing,  domestic students ( numbers) are growing, it’s going to be another great year.”

(at right, students load up their burgers)

In addition  to growing the  numbers of students  attending CNC,  Reiser says the  College itself continues to grow “We’re expanding,  the new building is coming out of the ground,  we are doing expansion in Quesnel,  we’re doing expansion in Vanderhoof,   it’s good.”

Reiser says  the trades courses  are full,  and the largest  numbers typically come from those enrolled in university transfer courses, or trades, and our trades numbers are up.”  Overall  enrolment at  the Prince George campus is sitting at 2260.

Increased enrolment is good news for the community  says Reiser ” Each student spends  probably $10 to $12 thousand dollars a year,  just in buying groceries, clothing, things like that, on top of rent they pay.  So  it’s a real benefit financially  to this community to have  both post secondary institutions here.”



look at all those new customers, 11k per year on groceries + school fees $$$$

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