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.
Fore! Camosun offers a two-year Professional Golf Management program
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).
Mechanical Engineering added to Camosun’s suite of technology programs
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 …
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
In 1979, the Ministry of Education funded a new two-year Nursing diploma program at Camosun with the requirement the college register the first nursing students by fall of 1980. Thelma Brown was hired as Chair of the new program along with faculty members, Faye Ferguson and Patti Gauchie. This threesome were tasked with developing the philosophical and learning framework for …