Camosun and the Canadian Sport Centre Pacific, along with hundreds of donors, athletes and community supporters celebrate the grand opening of the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence at Camosun’s Interurban campus.
Camosun becomes the only college in B.C. to offer a unique program in Professional Golf Management through its School of Business. In the same year, Camosun announces its first-ever intercollegiate Men’s and Women’s Golf Teams competing in the BC Colleges Athletic Association (BCCAA).
CAD-CAM (Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing) technology is new at Interurban campus.
In the 1970s and 80s, Camosun’s Business Division was growing – offering courses in typing, business fundamentals, accounting, shorthand and business machines practice including: adding machines, calculators and transcribing equipment. In 1980, the Business Division graduated over 300 students with certificates and diplomas in marketing, accounting, finance, hotel/restaurant and office administration.
Camosun’s new Associate of Science in Nursing diploma program started in 1980 with 125 registered students. The program was created by Chair Thelma Brown (who later became Dean of Health and Human Services), along with faculty members Faye Ferguson and Patti Gauchie to prepare students for licensure as Practical Nurses and Registered Nurses. In 1979, the threesome were given eight …