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Taking the spring/summer off Not at NWCC

TERRACE Northwest Community College's (NWCC) Spring/Summer semester has kicked into gear with a variety of courses to choose from, including the flexibility of online options. A highlight of NWCC's Spring/Summer semester is the field schools experience, with on-campus and in-the-field learning. In 2012, NWCC offers four such intensive and unique opportunities: the Cultural Heritage of the Skeena and Bulkley Valley Field School from April 30 to May 18 at NWCC Smithers Campus; Kitlope Field School from June 15-28 at NWCC Terrace Campus; Haida Gwaii Field School from July 18-31 at the Haida Heritage Centre atÿKaay Llnagaay, plus Terrace videoconference; and Stewart/Telegraph Creek Field School from Aug.ÿ15-31 at NWCC Terrace Campus. Field school students get the bonus of earning creditseach field school includes one to two different courses with up to six University Creditsthat may satisfy requirements as a core or elective course for a College credential. In addition to the popular field schools, NWCC offers a variety of Spring/Summer semester courses to choose from with starting dates from now until August. A selection of courses is also available for online and distance learning. "Northwest Community College's Spring/Summer semester courses offer flexibility for our students," says Lianne Gagnon, NWCC Dean of Student Development & Instruction. "These courses and the field schools are ideal for those students who want to keep their minds active, get a head start on the fall semester or get additional course credits in a short amount of time, or those who are seeking a hands-on and unique learning experience." Go to Northwest Connect today and find a course or field school that suits you this Spring/Summer semester. Click the "Guests" link, then click "Search for Classes." On the new page, choose 2012 Spring/Summer from the "Term" drop down list and enter search by the "Subject" and/or "Location" drop down lists. Then, scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Submit." NWCC is a valuable community asset, impacting the lives of students and our communities. Through its nine campuses, 500-plus employees and an annual injection of over $30 million into the local economy, NWCC is an economic engine supporting the many communities that look to us to provide innovative programs and services.

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