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The Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) is the community college of Nova Scotia. In Canada and the United States, a community college, sometimes called a junior college, is an educational institution providing post-secondary education and lower-level tertiary education, granting certificates, diplomas, and associates degrees. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (One defends and the other conquers) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant Governor Myra A. Freeman Premier John Hamm (PC) Area 55,284 km² (12th)  - Land 53,338 km²  - Water 1,946 km² (3. ...

Originally Nova Scotia's post-secondary specialized training and vocational institutes operated independently, however in 1988 NSCC was created by an act of the provincial legislature as a means to centralize administration and coordinate funding to remove program duplication. Post-secondary education is a form of secondary education that is taken after first attending a secondary school, such as a high school. ... Vocational education prepares learners for certain careers or professions, which are traditionally non-academic and directly related to a trade, occupation or vocation in which the learner participates. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Since that time, the NSCC network of campuses has continued to evolve, resulting in the modern college that it is today. In 2003, the provincial government announced a significant capital investment in NSCC with over $100 million (CAD) announced for renovations to existing campuses, as well as consolidating the Akerley, Halifax and IT campuses into a new $50 million (CAD) campus being built on the Dartmouth waterfront. Campus is Latin for field or open space. English gets the words camp and campus from this origin. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January January 1 - Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ...


Dartmouth is the smaller cross-harbour twin city to Nova Scotias capital of Halifax, now joined through municipal amalgamation into the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). ... There are three Middletons in Nova Scotia. ... Yarmouth is a town and major fishing and ferry port located on the Gulf of Maine in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada. ... Springhill is a small Canadian town in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. ... {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: E Mari Merces (Wealth from the Sea) City Symbol: Kingfisher Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada Location. ... Bridgewater (2001 population 7,621; 44. ... Sydney, Australia Sydney, North Dakota, United States of America Sydney is a former city in Nova Scotia, Canada located on its namesake harbour. ... Stellerton is a town located in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, Canada at a latitude of 45°34 North and longitude of 62°40 West. ... Port Hawkesbury (2001 population 3,701) is a town located on the southwestern end of Cape Breton Island, on the north shore of the Strait of Canso, in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. ... One of Truros tree sculptures Truro (2001 population 11,457; urban area population 44,276) is a town in central Nova Scotia, Canada. ...

Special Institutes

  • Aviation Institute, CFB Shearwater, Dartmouth
  • Centre of Geographic Sciences, Lawrencetown and Middleton
  • Nautical Institute, Port Hawkesbury
  • School of Fisheries, Pictou

Canadian Forces Base Shearwater (CFB Shearwater) is a Canadian Forces base located in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia on the eastern shore of Halifax harbour. ... Pictou is a small town on the northern coast of Nova Scotia, Canada, located in Pictou County. ...

External link

  • Nova Scotia Community College - official website (http://www.nscc.ca)

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