Thursday, March 21, 2019
New campus homes help Cranbrook students focus on studies

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Photo: College of the Rockies Board Chair, Jesse Nicholas; VP Finance & Corporate Services, Dianne Teslak; Columbia Basin Trust Board Chair, Rick Jensen; and students applaud Minister Melanie Mark's announcement of an additional 96 residence spaces at the College.

Twice as many College of the Rockies students can rest their heads on more affordable, on-campus beds when a new student-housing complex opens in 2020.

Six new cottage-style buildings will provide spaces for 96 more students, doubling capacity at the college and allowing students to focus on their studies instead of where to live. "The struggle to find affordable housing adds pressure to the entire community and affects students by creating barriers to educatio ... View the Full Media Release