• Shinerama: WE FIGHT

    Why CF SUCKS  From Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s Website: “Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common fatal genetic disease affecting Canadian children and young adults. There is no cure. Cystic fibrosis causes various effects on the body, but mainly affects the digestive system and lungs. The degree of cystic fibrosis involvement differs from person to person. […]

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  • Are You Healthy?

    Did you know that.. – “Mental illness strikes more Albertans than breast cancer, diabetes or Alzheimer’s disease”. – “1 in 4 people will be diagnosed with a mental illness at some point in their lives”. – “The suicide rate in Alberta is higher than the Canadian average. In Alberta, more people die by suicide than […]

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  • Media Release regarding New Executive Director

    The Students’ Association of Grande Prairie Regional College (SAGPRC) recently completed its Executive Director selection process and is pleased to announce the hiring of Hywel Williams. Mr. Williams replaces Meagan Strachan who will be returning to Edmonton effective May 23, 2015. Thomas Petersen, President of SAGPRC, says “Our Students’ Council is proud of our accomplishments […]

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  • What the Vote? Your Guide to Provincial Election

    There are 4 candidates I can vote for, how does that work? Election results in Canada are determined by a system of voting called “first past the post” in which the successful candidate only has to receive more votes than anyone else not the majority of the votes, this is also referred to as a […]

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  • As We Go On We Remember all the Times We Had Together

    With the 2014/2015 school year coming to an end here at Grande Prairie Regional College, we wanted to take this time out to thank our outgoing Executive Team. Throughout their terms each Executive worked very hard to make this year exceptionally amazing for all GPRC students.  From our Mental Health week to our De-Stress events […]

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  • Just the Gist: Alberta Candidates Plans for Post Secondary

    Below are the policies of the 5 provincial parties in Alberta as they relate to post-secondary education: The Alberta Party “Provide stable funding and improve access to post-secondary education” Cap tuition increases at the rate of inflation Ensure all Alberta students who qualify for post-secondary education have access to a space Restore the Summer Temporary […]

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  • Post-Secondary Funding and You

    Students were not surprised March 26th when the Alberta budget was unveiled which included a 4.1% decrease in funding to post secondary education over two years. Albertans will see continued decreases in funding for post secondary in future budgets. This will ultimately create a new funding model for post secondary: one in which relies less […]

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  • The Alberta Students’ Executive Council Takes over the Legislature during Lobby Week

    This past week in Edmonton, The Alberta Students’ Executive Council (ASEC) engaged in our annual Lobby Week. The Lobby Team was comprised of student leaders from across the province, myself included. Together we advocated on behalf of Alberta’s post secondary students.  What does this mean? Lobby Week is executed through a series of meetings with […]

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  • Check out what your Executive Committee Candidates have to say!

    On March 11th, SAGPRC held a forum for all Executive Committee candidates. Each candidate was asked 3 randomly selected questions which they answered in front of a group of GPRC Students. Each candidate was filmed during the forum and here they are! Candidates For Vice-President Outreach Jon Miller Erik Derose Candidates for Vice-President Internal Mona […]

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  • EC Election Campaigning has begun!

    Hey GPRC Students! It’s the most wonderful time of the year – it’s Election season!  Nomination packages have been handed it in and it is our pleasure to introduce you to your Candidates for the 2015/2016 Executive Committee: President: Thomas Petersen VP Internal: Mike Moman Mona Grace VP External: Kristen George VP Outreach: Erik Derose […]

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