Alumni

Creating Community in the Fire Protection Services Industry

Written by Jasmine Nelson on November 26, 2018

Mozak visits RDC Oct 2017
Kevin Mozak (Sprinkler Fitter Apprenticeship, 2002) is passionate about his work in fire sprinklersystems, and it shows. He’s spent 21 years in the industry, and operated his company, Meridian Fire Protection, since 2006. Meridian Fire Protection installs and services industrial and commercial fire protection services and is based in Edmonton.Mozak works hard. He built his company from a single-...

Stories of Courage and Strength

Written by Jasmine Nelson on November 26, 2018

Andrew Kooman
Andrew Kooman (Bachelor of Arts, 2003; Multimedia Web Developer, 2008; Distinguished Alumnus, 2016) is an accomplished author, screenwriter, playwright and producer. His most successful project to date, She Has A Name, has been produced as a feature film, stage play and paperback. The story has helped to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to combat human trafficking and support victims of the...

Following Her Passion

Written by Jasmine Nelson on September 17, 2018

Diana Anderson
Diana Anderson’s (Art and Design Diploma, 1974) career in the arts began as a bit of a lark, but she followed her passion into a career that has spanned more than four decades, and created a legacy in Red Deer’s Arts & Culture community.At 22, Anderson had been saving for a trip to Europe with a girlfriend, but the friend pulled out. Not eager to travel alone, Anderson decided to use those...

RDC Reasons - Amy Whalen

Written by Jasmine Nelson on September 17, 2018

Thanks to the feedback of our learners, graduates and community members, we’re able to continually develop and adapt our programming to make sure you’re learning what you need to, how and when you need to learn it. The Donald School of Business offers two graduate certificates designed for working professionals who have already earned a credential. Listen to Amy Whalen (Management Certificate,...

A Creative Capstone

Written by Jasmine Nelson on June 27, 2018

Let the Troubled Monk tell you about the lost cherry who found a new home.Believe it or not, the fruit that struck Sir Isaac Newton’s head was not the apple, but a once sweet cherry. When the apple received credit, the little cherry turned sour and left the orchard. After centuries of wandering in sorrow, the Cherry found its way here; his new home, becoming the perfect addition to our Sour...

Using Your Gifts to Give Back

Written by Jasmine Nelson on June 27, 2018

Zainab Mohamoud (Social Work, 2017) sets out to learn something from everyone she meets. In her experience as a child care provider, she learned about the challenges single mothers can face and decided to pursue a Social Work diploma. In her practicum and work experience, she learned how her passion and talent for fundraising could benefit a variety of groups. Mohamoud dives right...

Bringing the Games to Life

Written by Jasmine Nelson on June 27, 2018

“I say take a risk. Any time it’s presented, do it.”J’Anna Aitchison’s life has been shaped by embracing opportunities. She has taken chances with confidence and had life-changing work experiences as a result. Her major games involvement began with the Vancouver Olympics and, most recently, she’s taken the role of Project Coordinator for the 2019 Canada Winter Games at Red Deer College. RDC...

The Courage to Follow Your Dreams

Written by Jasmine Nelson on June 27, 2018

Alumni Stories give us a chance to connect with our alumni and hear about the exciting things they’re working on. RDC graduates from every School go on to do great things, often diverging from the traditional career paths they expected when they began their program here. Watch our quick chat with Shelby Varughese to hear about how her career has taken shape and what she’s working on now. ...

Storytelling and The Secret Marathon

Written by Jasmine Nelson on June 27, 2018

Alumni Stories give us a chance to connect with our alumni and hear about the exciting things they’re working on. RDC graduates from every School go on to do great things, often diverging from the traditional career paths they expected when they began their program here. Watch our quick chat with Kate McKenzie to hear about how her career has taken shape and what she’s working on now. Kate...

Creating Opportunities in the Red Deer Arts Community

Written by Jasmine Nelson on June 27, 2018

Alumni Stories give us a chance to connect with our alumni and hear about the exciting things they’re working on. RDC graduates from every School go on to do great things, often diverging from the traditional career paths they expected when they began their program here. Watch our quick chat with Jenna Goldade to hear about how her career has taken shape and what she’s working on now.Jenna...

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