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Author: Kristen Einarson

Innovation Centre in the works at RRC Exchange District campus

By Rick Clement Red River College is tearing down buildings and digging a hole in the heart of the Exchange District. The College is planning development of the new $95 million Red River College Innovation Centre located on Elgin Avenue. “We are now in the design stage and we expect to be building within twelve months,” said RRC President Paul Vogt in September. According to Diamond Schmitt Architects, the centre will be a 100,000-square-foot development repurposed downtown heritage building, used to provide state-of-the-art facilities. At this time no deadlines have been finalized and the college is not releasing any...

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Therapy dogs at the RRC Roblin Campus

By Jenn Walker Pepper the therapy dog visits with Red River College students on November 6, 2017 at the Exchange District Campus./JENN WALKER Creative Communications student, Ryan Taylor, pets St. John’s Ambulance therapy dog Trooper on November 6, 2017 as part of Thrive Week./JENN WALKER Red River College student, Wendell Llado, meets Trooper the therapy dog on November 6, 2017 as part of Thrive Week./JENN WALKER Poko the therapy dog visits the Exchange District Campus on November 7, 2017. Poko is a therapy dog with St. John’s Ambulance, and visited Red River College as part of Thrive Week./JENN WALKER Creative Communications student, Kristen Einarson, takes a moment to pet therapy dog, Trooper. Trooper came to visit the Exchange District Campus on November 6, 2017 as part of Thrive Week./JENN WALKER Exchange District Campus students take a break from school work to pet therapy dog, Trooper. Trooper is a therapy dog with St. John’s Ambulance, and visited campus on November 6, 2017 as part of Thrive Week./JENN...

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Theatre Project Manitoba works hard to build relationships with students

Theatre Projects Manitoba one of many Winnipeg theatres offering student discounts By Suzy Gilbert The theatre season is approaching, and Theatre Projects Manitoba (TPM) stands out for the discounts and special events it provides to students. Ardith Boxall, artistic director at TPM, said the company is dedicated to mentoring emerging students and recognize it is important that students see creative work. This dedication is why it has a student representative program where students from the Universities of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba theatre programs can actively work with the theatre community to understand and participate in all aspects of...

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