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Summer Fun at RDC

Written by Leah Strand on May 11, 2016

With over 1,200 youth taking part in a variety of summer camps at RDC this past summer, there is surely something for everyone. One enthusiastic summer camp ambassador is sixteen-year-old Joey Stedman.In his first year of summer camps in 2014, Joey attended four straight weeks. In 2015, he spent five weeks in a row on the Red Deer College campus. And this summer, he plans to return for six...

Teaching, mentoring and connecting in the Cook Apprentice program

Written by Shelley Newman on April 22, 2016

If you’ve been near the Cornerstone Dining Room on the west side of RDC’s main campus, chances are you’ve seen Garnett Schoettler and Patrick Bauer. The two Red Seal Chefs have a unique history, one that started as teacher and student, and they prove each day that Red Deer College really does have your back.As the instructor for the Cook Apprentice program, Garnett has been the face of the...

#pinkshirtday at RDC

Written by Jasmyn Solberg on February 24, 2016

Today Red Deer College celebrated #pinkshirtday in support of anti-bullying initiatives! The College showed their support by handing out 210 cookies, 400 cotton candy cones, 70 t-shirts, 40 pins, 24 large pizzas, 100 flowers, and most importantly, spread endless amounts of kindness. We would like to thank everyone who participated in #pinkshirtday.  A special thank you to Campus...

Student Stories: Natasha

Written by Natasha Goodship, RDC Student on February 23, 2016

We love sharing our student success stories here at RDC! Donald School of Business student and local entrepreneur, Natasha, shares how her education and learnings at RDC has helped further the success of her company.My name is Natasha Goodship and I am a 28 year old part-time business student at the Donald School of Business in Red Deer, Alberta, enrolled in the Business Admin Program. Business,...

Keep Moving Forward

Written by Toby Nwabuogor, RDC Student on February 12, 2016

Once upon a time there was a stranger in a new world.The stranger had seen many strange lands but he knew this would be his greatest adventure. It would be a new chance to prove his worth. His future had never seemed so unsure.Like many of his peers, he had journeyed from the comfort of his parents to College in a distant city with one mission, grow up.Like a roller-coaster, college life was...

Winter Walk Day at RDC

Written by MyRDC on February 3, 2016

It was a beautiful day to be outside and get active on campus! Our College community, along with Honourable Ricardo Miranda, Minister of Culture and Tourism, got active and joined Be Fit For Life at RDC on a walk around campus in support of Winter Walk Day. Winter Walk Day is an Alberta initiative, encouraging all Albertans to embrace the winter months, and to get moving outside. This is the...

School of Health Sciences Celebrates Recent MLA Program Success

Written by MyRDC on January 27, 2016

As an institution, RDC is proud of all our Schools and want to share in their successes and accomplishments along the way. We’re throwing out a special congratulations to the School of Health Sciences as the Medical Lab Assistant (MLA) program has recently been granted a six year accreditation status!Their journey began in the fall of 2012 as they applied for accreditation with the Canadian...

RDC Theatre Society Helps a House in Need

Written by MyRDC on January 27, 2016

Last month, the RDC Theatre Society hosted a fundraiser during the School of Creative Arts production, Shrek the Musical. The Theatre Society wanted to hold a fundraiser during the production to help out during the holiday season. From selling postcards, buttons and flags, the Society successfully raised $1000 towards the charity of their choice, the Ronald McDonald House Central Alberta.In the...

A Warm Welcome Back from RDC

Written by MyRDC on January 26, 2016

The first month back at RDC was a success and we’re ready to keep the momentum going this winter term!To kick off the first week, the Students’ Association supplied free coffee, snacks, swag items and activities to break up the day in the Forum. As well, Campus Recreation welcomed back students with free food. Approximately 200 students attended the event for free taco in a bag and had the chance...