The Business division graduates 300 students

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 Nursing program launches

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 …