Arts and Sciences News & Events

English Instructor and Department Chair Elected as ACCUTE's new Member at Large

 

Dr. Laura Davis, the Chair of Humanities and Social Sciences at RDC, has recently been elected as a 'Member At Large' for the executive committee of the Association of Canadian Colleges and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE). During her three-year term in this role, Dr. Davis will...

New RRU Transfer Opportunities for Media and Justice Studies Students

The School of Arts and Sciences is excited to announce two new transfer opportunities with Royal Roads University (RRU) in Victoria, BC. Students who complete the Media Studies and Professional Communication Diploma with a minimum 3.0 GPA average are now able to transfer into the third year of...

Justice Studies Diploma Launch

 

The official launch for the new School of Arts and Sciences program, the Justice Studies Diploma, will take place on the evening of May 24; the event will celebrate the community members and stakeholders who helped shape the diploma. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss this...

Students Recognized at the Annual Writer Awards of Excellence Reception

On the evening of May 16, RDC celebrated the academic achievements of thirteen multidisciplinary students during the Student Writer Awards of Excellence. Nominated by Humanities and Social Sciences faculty, and reviewed by a panel of judges, the evening's winners were awarded either gold, silver...

Psychology Alumna Presents Survey Findings on Poverty in Central Alberta

 

On April 30, Melissa Hillman, a recent graduate of the Red Deer College/University of Calgary Bachelor of Arts Collaborative program, presented her findings on poverty awareness in Central Alberta. Melissa and her supervisor, Dr. Anomi Bearden, collaborated with the Central Alberta...

2018 Innovation Challenge Winners

 

On Friday, April 27, RDC students presented their designs to a panel of faculty judges for the 2018 Innovation Challenge.This year's themes included Assisted Living technologies, and “Make it Green”, or “Up-cycling" technology. Competing for individual cash prizes up to $1000.00,...

AGORA and Student Science Conference: April 6 & 7

On Friday April 6 & Saturday April 7, the annual Arts and Sciences symposiums, Agora and the RDC Student Science Conference, will take place at Red Deer College. These events allow RDC students to present their research and connect with peers, faculty and community members in a conference...

Communications Instructor Analyzes Media's Effect on Access to Abortion Pill

Trish Campbell RU486 Article

 

Dr. Trish Campbell recently published her article, "Making Sense of the Abortion Pill: a Sociotechnical Analysis of RU486 in Canada" in the international journal, Health Sociology Review. Dr. Campbell's case study looks at the public negotiation surrounding the RU486 abortion pill, and...

New School of Arts and Sciences Program: Justice Studies Diploma

 

The School of Arts & Sciences is pleased to announce that a new, two-year Justice Studies diploma will be offered at RDC this Fall. The Justice Studies Diploma is designed to help learners attain an understanding of the different elements of the justice system in Canada, and how the...

Social Work Students Engage RDC Students and Staff in Social Work Week

RDC Social Work Week

During the week of March 5 to 9, RDC Social Work students engaged peers and faculty with their exhibit on this year's Social Work Week theme, "Bringing Change to Life." The student-led initiative, organized by Keira Shendaruk and her colleagues at the Social Work Student Society, raised campus-...

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