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CNA loses Environmental Technology Program

“ABE not Alone in being Axed”

As seen on VOCM.com on Monday, April 8, 2013

“Adult basic education is but one of more than 25 programs to be eliminated from the College of the North Atlantic. 702 seats are being removed from the college’s total capacity. CNA President Ann Marie Vaughan says the decisions were made based on programs that had a three-year low enrollment pattern of fewer than 10 students a year. Currently, she says there are 211 students enrolled in programs being eliminated, but 162 of them are expected to graduate this academic year. The College says 49 will still have the opportunity to finalize their program at CNA.

Baie Verte will officially remove Machinist from its list of offerings. In Bay St. George, Visual Arts and Hospitality Tourism Management have been removed. In Bonavista, both Office Administration and Natural Resources Technician have been eliminated. The Burin campus will see the removal of Comprehensive Arts and Science, Electrical Engineering Technology, First Year Engineering Technology FYET, and Business Administration. In Carbonear, the campus will lose Bricklayer and Clarenville will eliminate FYET. Three programs will be removed from the offerings at the Corner Brook campus, including Environmental Technology, Adventure Tourism  Outdoor Recreation, and Electronics Engineering Technology. Grand Falls-Windsor will lose CAS-Trades and the Marketing stream of the Business Management program. At the Happy Valley-Goose Bay location, Automotive Service Technician, FYET, and Office Administration will be eliminated. In Labrador West, the college will remove FYET. The Port aux Basques campus will lose CAS. Both the Machinist and CAS programs will be removed from Placentia. Prince Philip Drive campus in St. John’s is losing Nutrition and Food Service Management and one of two sections of Motor Vehicle Body Repairer. At the Ridge Road campus in St. John’s, the Telecommunications program is being eliminated. Oil Heat Systems Technician will be removed from Seal Cove campus. And FYET will be removed from St. Anthony’s list of offerings.”

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