Portage College is working diligently to lessen the impact of COVID-19 while still helping our students to finish their training. The College is working closely with Alberta Health and the Ministry of Advanced Education to comply with directives while also ensuring students have access to instruction and resources they need to complete their courses on time.
“We have adjusted our course delivery and assessments while maintaining program quality to ensure our students can complete their training on time,” said Guy Gervais, Vice President Academic at Portage College. “I am confident that our Faculty will respond to the changes in delivery by continuing to work with our learners.”
Some measures the College has implemented in the last week include:
In the midst of the global COVID-19 crisis, the College will do its utmost to help students complete their programming.
“The College is acting responsibly to protect the health of our students and staff and help to flatten the curve of COVID-19 spread in our communities,” said Nancy Broadbent, President and CEO of Portage College.
The Portage College Emergency Notification app, launched in January, has proven to be very helpful during the outbreak. Subscriptions have quadrupled in a week, from 170 on March 11 to more than 800 on March 18. To download the app, simply search “Portage Alert” in your app store or follow this link: https://apparmor.apparmor.com/clients/portagecollege.ca/.
On behalf of everyone at the College, Broadbent conveyed an important message to our students, employees, partners and communities.
“Take care and stay well everyone!” she said.
Jaime Davies, Corporate Communications Manager
780-623-5581 or email