About the Project
A project that began in 2015 to bring new life to a campus that has served the region for more than a half-centruy was celebrated at the official opening of the refreshed Silver King Campus in Nelson.
The total cost of the project was $23.2 million, with $13.63 million from the Government of British Columbia, $5.84 million from the Government of Canada’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund (SIF), $2 million from Selkirk College, and the remainder from industry partners and donors
Most of the trades training programs offered by Selkirk College are delivered at the Silver King Campus. The College serves over 10,000 students annually with about 500 trades seats at the Silver King Campus.
Offical Opening of Refreshed Silver King Campus
The official ribbon cutting for the Silver King Campus Refresh project was handled by (middle L-R) Selkirk College President Angus Graeme, Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall, Millwright/Machinist Program student Kai Roenspiess, Elder Anne Jimmie, AEST Minister Melanie Mark and Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy.
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