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Valdi Johnson

Valdi, brave Viking and longtime instructor in the Accounting and Computer Education department, passed away the morning of May 25th. There will be an obituary in Saturday’s paper and a celebration of his life June 11.

Alice Poyser

Alice taught journalism at Red River Community College until her retirement in 1986. Believing that good journalists are necessary for a responsible press. Alice threw her heart into teaching a new generation of young men and women. Even after retirement, she continued to mentor young women journalists well into her 70s. Alice was active in the…

May 12 Windup: Journey to Churchill

We will participate in a self guided tour of the Journey to Churchill Exhibit which will include The Gateway to the Arctic, the International Polar Bear Conservation Centre & the Polar Playground. After the tour we will meet at the Park Cafe in the Qualico Family Centre for lunch.

New novel from Dave Williamson

Visiting Fellow explores the dynamics of dating in this tumultuous time through the story of Wally Baxter, a history professor who travels to Australia to teach. The ’90s were a time for transition; political powers changed hands, instant messaging became a reality, and third-wave feminism took hold. Add to the mix a disaffected academic looking…