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RRC Instrumentation & Control Engineering students attend international competition at SAIT

March 27, 2019

RRC Instrumentation & Control Engineering Technology students earn medals at SAIT International

Four students from the RRC Instrumentation & Control Engineering Technology (ICE Tech) program attended the SAIT ISA international  Student Instrumentation Games, held in Calgary from March 16 – 19, 2019. Instrumentation engineering students from all over the world attended the event and worked in teams to solve instrumentation and control challenges.

It is a great opportunity for students to meet and interact with their peers from around the world. The students enjoyed the experience and RRC was fortunate enough to come home with both a Gold and a Bronze medal: the only school to earn 2 medals! The participating institutions are listed below.

Of course, SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology) was the host institution; thanks to them for inviting RRC again this year to attend a very well planned and executed event.

Participating Schools

  • BCIT
  • Bellingham Technical College
  • Francis Tuttle Technology Center
  • ISA District 12 (Spain/Ireland)
  • ISA District 14 (India)
  • Lambton College
  • McMaster University
  • NAIT
  • Red Deer College
  • Red River College
  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic
  • University of Alberta
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Houston
  • University of Houston Downtown
  • Virginia Tech

2017 Technology Awards

January 29, 2018

The School of Construction and Engineering Technology and The School of Transportation, Aviation, and Manufacturing presented  110 Awards  to successful students.

Skills Canada Competition 2017 / Staff Appreciation BBQ

June 26, 2017

Skills Canada National Competition (June 1-2, 2017)

The 2017 Skills Canada National Competition continued its ongoing objective of highlighting the importance of the nine Essential Skills commonly used in skilled trade and technology careers.

Essential Skills was one of the highlights of the two-day competition. Students and guests engaged in hands-on challenges, presentations, and interactive activities intended to increase awareness of the Essential Skills. In 2017, SCC gave special emphasis to Working with Others.

video credit: Skills Canada (Gloo Studios/Range Road Media)

RRC: from Preparations to Event Proper


RRC Skills Appreciation BBQ (June 15, 2017)

After the very successful culmination of the 2017 Skills Canada Competition that was held in the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg last June 1-2, 2017, Staff, Managers, and Executives alike came together to celebrate.

After all the hard work, dedication, and commitment of everyone who was part and parcel of the preparations for the big event, a BBQ celebration was hosted by the leadership at the RRC Greenhouse last June 15, 2017.

2016 Technology Alumni Reception

September 30, 2016

2016 Technology Alumni Reception

Red River College is hosting a series of receptions this fall to give alumni the opportunity to re-connect and re-engage with one another.

First up is a reception for RRC Technology Program Graduates.


For one night only, we are transforming the Voyageur into a fun and funky retro gaming lounge, showcasing hoe far technology has come over the decades. Graduates can mix and mingle with alumni from industry , enjoy a complimentary beverage , and snack on a few delicious appetizers. The space will feature retro video games and exhibits like RRC’s robot Baxter, the solar car, and instructors’ vintage calculator collections.

This is a free event for the alumni, including RRC staff who have graduated from a technology program. You may also bring a guest, free of charge, but registration is required for all attendees. We encourage you to share this invitation with other alumni, including colleagues and graduates that you keep in touch with.

Event Details:
5:00 to 7:00 PM
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Voyageur | Notre Dame Campus | 2055 Notre Dame Ave.
RSVP Deadline: October 5, 2016
Each guest will receive one complimentary drink ticket | Cash bar to follow

To register, please click here.