Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
January 12, 2018

Student Appointed to Council on Higher Education

The Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today announced the latest appointment to the Council on Higher Education.

Nicole O’Quinn is appointed as College of the North Atlantic’s student representative, as nominated by the student union. A biography is provided in the backgrounder below.

The Council on Higher Education facilitates collaboration between government and public post-secondary institutions and makes recommendations to improve engagement, share resources, and increase collaboration.

“I am delighted to appoint Nicole O’Quinn as a valuable addition to the Council on Higher Education. Our government recognizes the value of post-secondary education for students, their communities, and the province’s economic development and growth. Our commitment to providing affordable and accessible post-secondary education remains strong.”
Honourable Al Hawkins
Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour

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Nicole O’Quinn
Nicole O'Quinn is a student of College of the North Atlantic's Office Administration (Executive) program. Volunteer experience includes serving on the student council and helping with a variety of campus activities. Work experience includes sales and customer service in Port aux Basques as well as Rocky View and Strathmore, Alberta.

2018 01 12                              2:15 p.m.