“Every day I went to work and was surrounded by positive youthful energy,” he recalls. “Couldn’t beat it!!”
Her greatest satisfaction was watching the transformations as learners gained competence and, ultimately, became colleagues.
Like many others in the Camosun Family, Linda joined the college as a Community Education instructor.
Blake Handley started work at Camosun’s Carey Road Campus in 1979 as the Branch Library Clerk. In those days, recalls Blake, Lansdowne Campus was like Vancouver – big, formal, and very business-like…
“The college is an amazing community; welcoming diversity, respectful of individuals and individual differences, and working together to provide supportive educational experiences that are second to none.”
Almost immediately, Cathy knew that the college community was where she wanted to work.
In his early years at the college, Carter assisted the Student Society with their Walk Safer Program, providing safety training and protocol for using the college’s portable radio system.
During her 34 years at Camosun, Robin and her team were immersed in challenging and fascinating technological developments. Change was a constant.
In 1983, Karin Kaercher was a single mother with three young boys. Unsure of her future, Karin enrolled in the Employment Orientation for Women (EOW) program at Camosun.
Don’s contributions to the School of Business, and the college at large, are many and varied. He taught Entrepreneurship at William Head Penitentiary, both firsts for the Business Division.