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WHITEHORSE— To be an effective manager you need to understand your own strengths and your weaknesses first. This foundational approach is the basis for a new made-in-Yukon series of Skillful Manager Seminars from Yukon College.

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WHITEHORSE—Four ideas from Yukon innovators have been shortlisted for the 2019 Yukon Innovation Prize. This year’s theme is clean technology. Each finalist will receive $10,000 to further develop their idea and compete for the $60,000 grand prize. 

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WHITEHORSE—Following the recommendation of the Campus Alberta Quality Council (CAQC), the Government of Yukon has given approval to the new Bachelor of Business Administration degree program at Yukon College.

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March 19, 2019 Yukon College today welcomed the Government of Canada’s announcement of $26M over five years for the construction of a new science building for the future Yukon University (YukonU) as part of Budget 2019. The vision for the new science building is to allow science learning through two lenses - using both Indigenous knowledge and western science. Yukon College will officially become YukonU, Canada’s first university North of 60 in May 2020.

Ken McKinnon
Ken McKinnon served as Yukon College Chancellor from 2000 to 2004.

The Yukon College community is saddened by the passing of former chancellor Ken McKinnon. We offer our heartfelt  condolences to his family and friends.

Ken was our chancellor from 2000 to 2004, during a time where the College expanded its reach and reputation through becoming a founding member of the University of the Arctic.

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WHITEHORSE—Yukon College is launching an oral history of its journey towards reconciliation this week. 

Students attending WestCAST 2019
(l-r: Charlene Baker, Brian Lewthwaite, Johanna McClements, David Skelton, Bryan Laloge, Judy Leamon, Susu Robin, Carrie-Lyn Robinson, Meg Henderson and Colleen Latham)

WHITEHORSE—Eight Bachelor of Education students in the Yukon Native Teacher Education Program (YNTEP)

Faith Whiting CEES instructor/coordinator
Faith Whiting, Community Education and Employment Support certificate program (CEES) instructor/coordinator.

WHITEHORSE—Yukon College has announced a new program starting in September aimed at preparing students to take on front-line roles within First Nations

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Whitehorse – The 2019 Yukon Innovation Prize (YIP) competition offers Yukoners a chance at $70,000 for ideas that improve sustainability by using clean technologies.

WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon has appointed Judy Gingell, Tom Ullyett, Jocelyn Curteanu

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(l-r) Associate Vice President Indigenous Engagement and Reconciliation Tosh Southwick, Yukon MP Larry Bagnell, Associate Vice President Research Operations Clint Sawicki.

WHITEHORSEThe Government of Canada is committed to renewing its relationship with Indigenous peoples—one based on the recognition of rights, respect, collaboration and partnership.