The Interurban Cafeteria is named the Helmut Huber Cook Training Certnre in honour of Helmut Huber, the coordinator of the college’s Professional Cook Training program from 1974 to 1992.
Construction begins on the $11 million Campus Centre and the $12 million Centre for Business and Access at Interurban.
Camosun hires an Ombudsperson and becomes one of only three community colleges in Canada to do so. Janet Hacker, a former Dean of Residence for Queen Margaret’s School in Duncan and previous Executive Director of Woodstock YWCA, was appointed the college’s first Ombudsperson in 1992 for a term of two years. The Ombudsperson’s role at Camosun is to act impartially …
In 1991, construction began on the Technologies Centre at Interurban. Almost one year later, the Technologies Centre officially opens offering programs in Civil and Mechanical Engineering Technology, as well as Electronics and Computer Systems Technology.
Camosun’s first child care centres open at Lansdowne and Carey Road campuses in 1991 offering affordable, campus-based day care services to assist students in their access to education. In 1995, the college constructed a purpose-built facility at the Interurban Campus and the Carey Road centre was closed.
The $4.8 million Library Media Centre (now the Alan Batey Library Media Centre) opens at Lansdowne Campus. Alan H. Batey was the first Director of Community Services (CE programs) at Camosun College in 1971.
A new $1.3 million Dental Health Education Centre is completed at the Lansdowne campus to house the college’s Dental Assistant certificate program and the brand new two-year Dental Hygiene diploma program that launched in fall 1990.
In 1989, Dr. Dan Cornish is appointed as Camosun’s third president.
Camosun’s first Co-operative Education program began in 1986 in the Business Division. Today, Camosun’s Co-operative Education and Career Services department offers co-op and internship work experiences in a broad range of disciplines including the engineering technologies, sport and exercise education, arts and sciences, environmental technology, psychology, accounting, finance, public administration and many more. These work experience opportunities allow students to …
Camosun’s new Mechanical Engineering program opened in September 1985. Supported by a major grant from the Federal Government Skills Growth Fund and relying heavily on computer applications, this program was unique in BC and introduced CAD/CAM (Computer Aided Design & Computer Aided Manufacuring) to the Interurban Campus. It was later to be used in the pilot Engineering Bridge program which …