Red Deer College commits $450,000 over five years to student wellness, leadership, and career programming

Posted on October 24th, 2017

In continuation of our longstanding partnership, Red Deer College is pleased to announce a commitment of $450,000 over five years from RBC and the RBC Foundation to support and enhance student leadership opportunities, career development, and student mental health and wellness services.

RDC is committed to ensuring our students receive exceptional academic programming and access to additional career development initiatives and wellness programming. With the focus being on prevention, RBC Foundation’s support will certify that Red Deer College will be able to continue to support the growing need of these types of programs for our students.

“It is a tremendous opportunity for Red Deer College to develop and provide programs that will directly and positively impact our students in order to ensure their success,” says Joel Ward, President & CEO. “The commitment from RBC and the RBC Foundation to augment current activities that encourage student wellness while providing additional development programming is so encouraging. All of these programs will ensure that our learners have the necessary tools to successfully complete their academic journeys and effortlessly transition into their working lives.”

The funding will focus on three key areas at Red Deer College: student mental health and wellness, leadership and mentorship through the RBC Ambassador Program, and career development.

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