Entries by BrendaSarg

Students’ Association proud to support the Canada Winter Games

The Students’ Association’s membership has donated $500,000 to the Gary W. Harris Centre for Health, Wellness & Sport. “This is truly a monumental time in the history of Red Deer College,” said Students’ Association President Maryanne McGrath, at the construction launch for the Centre Friday, March 11. “Student leaders carry the duty of honoring the […]

Interested in the political process? Volunteer with SA Elections

The Students’ Association is beginning that fun, exciting, and all-important annual process known as Executive Elections. It is the time of year where students exercise their right and privilege to elect their leadership, and you have the opportunity to make it all happen! The Students’ Association is seeking responsible, enthusiastic volunteers to help out with […]

Anti-stigma activity, Tea Talks return in Winter Mental Health Week

Student life can be stressful at times. Many students face constraints of limited budgets, pressures of work-school-life balance, weight of nagging deadlines and looming exams coupled with anxiety, loneliness and other issues. In recognition of these pressures, the Students’ Association of Red Deer College introduced its Mental Health Initiative aimed at promoting a positive atmosphere […]

PostSecret Live! at Red Deer College

“We all carry a secret that would break your heart if you just knew what it was. And if we could remember that, there might be more understanding and peace in the world.” – Frank Warren Frank Warren is the most trusted stranger in North America. He’s creator of the The PostSecret Project, a place […]

Make multiple plans work together to receive 100 percent coverage

Do you have health and dental insurance under more than one benefit plan? You can use more than one plan to maximize coverage.  Student plan, parent’s plan, employer plan and spouse’s plan can work together to make sure that you are getting the most out of your coverage.  One plan becomes your primary plan.  It […]

Safety concerns surround e-cigarettes

You may be hearing a lot about electronic smoking products (ESPs) lately, which are also called electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), electronic cigarettes, e-cigarettes or vaping pens. Because ESPs have not been fully tested for safety, quality and effectiveness, Health Canada warns Canadians not to purchase or use these products. Alberta Health Services supports Health […]

Five simple habits can help you save money

Pungent peppermint informs your nose of your mouth’s first sip. Smooth mocha decorates your throat with a fresh coat of cream and cocoa. Whipped cream blankets your upper lip in white. $5.95 leaves your wallet. Aristotle said that success is a habit, not an action. The small choices we make every day — not the […]

Mental Health Week dedicated to creating positive atmosphere

Students can face a lot of pressure and stress in their academic and personal lives as they try to balance numerous stressors including deadlines, loneliness, tuition costs, exams, anxiety and more. Current studies indicate the three most common factors affecting academic performance are stress, sleep difficulties and anxiety. The Students’ Association wants to help change […]

Giving back – RDC’s All Charities Campaign

Giving back is an important personal choice and making a positive impact on our communities can happen in many ways.  As a College, RDC values the support we receive from our communities and encourages faculty, staff and students to give back in a way that is meaningful to each individual. Each year, RDC facilitates an […]