New Brunswick Community College
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|New Brunswick Community College|
|Type||public community college|
|Students||4,314 regular 10000+ continuing studies|
|Undergraduates||pre-university students; regular, technical, apprenticeship|
|Location||Miramichi, Moncton, Fredericton, Saint John, St. Andrews and Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada|
|Affiliations||CCAA, ACCC, AUCC, CBIE|
The New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) is a community college located throughout various locations in New Brunswick, Canada including Moncton, Miramichi, Fredericton, Saint John, St. Andrews, and Woodstock.
The College’s enrollment for the 2011-12 year was 4,314 students.
On May 29, 2010, NBCC embarked on a self-governance model with the proclamation of the New Brunswick Community Colleges Act. The move established NBCC as an autonomous Crown corporation whereby the President and CEO of the College reports to an elected Board of Governors.
NBCC has over 90 programs, offered at six campuses (Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, St. Andrews, Woodstock, and Miramichi) as well as two First Nations sites, and three regional delivery sites throughout the province of New Brunswick.
NBCC employs approximately 750 faculty, administrators and staff.
Program areas include:
- Academic Services
- Applied and Media Arts
- Business/Office Administration
- Engineering Technology
- Hospitality and Tourism
- Information Technology
- Environment and Marine Systems
- Social and Protective Services
- Trades and Technology: Building and Construction; Metals and Manufacturing; Motive Power; and Industrial
- 911 Emergency Dispatcher Course
International Projects and Research Initiatives
- Pan-Canadian Student Mobility Program (PSMP) (2004-2007), which provided numerous exchange opportunities between New Brunswick students and British Columbia students.
- NBCC was a founding member in the formation of the Atlantic Colleges Tourism Education Consortia (ACTEC), whose membership included post-secondary education institutional representatives from the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. ACTEC provided cross-institutional learning opportunities for tourism students as well as professional development possibilities for faculty and staff in the industry.
- NBCC is a founding member of the Cross-border Higher Education Program, which provides a supported transition for college students who wish to continue academic pathways in post-secondary studies in bachelor’s or master’s degree programs. Member partners also include St. Stephen's University in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Washington Co. Community College Calais, Maine, and University of Maine in Machias, Maine.
- In 1999, NBCC received the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Award of Excellence for its Canadian College Partnership Programs work in Jordan.
- Again in 2002, NBCC was recognized by CIDA (Award of Excellence) for its international partnership with Universidad de Cienfuegos (UCF) in Cuba. Of critical importance for UCF was the development and implementation of the Extension Services Centre.
- For over two decades, NBCC has been a leader in post-secondary education and TVET at home and internationally. The College’s expertise and assistance in thoughtful project management now reaches over 20 countries.
NBCC's Five-Year Strategic Plan
NBCC, in collaboration with the Board of Governors, has devised a five-year plan that they hope meets the needs of modern students, supports industry and labor market demands, fosters community engagement, and is an important component in the overall economic development and prosperity of the province.
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