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Daily Roundup

April 17, 2020

RRC introduces new grading options for 2019/2020 academic year

Students can now convert traditional letter grades they receive for most courses at the end of the current academic term to “Credit” or “Not Complete”. “Credit” indicates that a student has fulfilled the minimum requirements of the course, while “Not Complete” indicates the student has not. Neither grade will count towards a student’s grade point average (GPA).

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Changes to Campus Access

RRC is closing down or limiting access to parts of several buildings on its campuses. Buildings and areas not currently being used because of the transition to online program and service delivery are being designated as Limited Access to help reduce maintenance needs for the College until campuses reopen to students and staff.

If you’re a College employee who needs to access campus, the procedures have changed.

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RRC boosts support to community efforts against COVID-19

Red River College has ramped up its contributions to the fight against the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak by donating more equipment, and dedicating more people and resources, to public health services throughout Manitoba.

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Cabinetry Instructor makes big impact, wins International Women’s Day prize

Aubrey Doerksen, Instructor in Cabinetry and Woodworking, was recently nominated by her student as an inspiring woman for Appelt’s Diamonds International Women’s Day contest.

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Where’s Watson

Dr. Christine Watson, our interim President and CEO, hosts a regular video series where she shares a behind-the-scenes look at what she’s up to on and off campus.

Supporting Students

After moving services online, the Academic Success Centre continues to ensure students are receiving the supports they need. Christine checks in with two team members from the Centre who share how they’re staying connected to students through activities like virtual workshops and meetings.

Will you be one of Red River College’s first e-sports champions?

Recreation Services is pleased to launch our first video game leagues. Leagues are open to students, staff, alumni and families.

PS4, XBOX 1, Switch? Noob or pro? We have a league for you.

Start practicing, because on April 27, you’ll be able to compete head-to-head in games like NHL 20, Rocket League, Mario Kart, COD, FIFA 20 and Madden 20. We’ll be handing out great prizes to champions and holding random draws for all competitors.

Here are the details:

  1. Download the free Mission Control app—(go to missioncontrol.gg/play)
  2. Create your profile
  3. Find Red River College and choose your league(s)
  4. Check your schedule, chat with your league mates, and keep track of your standings

After you join, you’ll receive a schedule the week of April 27 with who and when you’re playing.

Click here to get started for free. Registrations begin to close on Friday, April 25.