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NWCC College Advancement is creating relationships with foundations, corporations, community members, and alumni. The purpose of College Advancement is to increase revenue sources that will support and enhance the educational needs of students and future students who attend Northwest Community College. 


Brian Badge
Director of College Advancement
Northwest Community College
E-Mail: | Telephone: 250.635.6511 ext 5402

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Advancement News

News Release

August 18, 2016

NWCC Appoints Executive Director of Advancement and Foundation CAO

Terrace, BC—Northwest Community College (NWCC) announced today that Brian Badge has been appointed to the role of Executive Director of Advancement and Foundation CAO.

Since 2014, Badge had been the acting Director of College Advancement. This position was recently revised to include the administration of an endowment foundation and other responsibilities.

“Mr. Badge has worked diligently over the last two years to build strong relationships between the College, industry partners, and employers in the region,” said Ken Burt, President and CEO. “We are thrilled that he can continue to work as a community liaison, developing more opportunities to support our goals for student success.”

Prior to working in the advancement field, Badge was Chair of the Trades department at NWCC. Badge will start in his new role on September 1, 2016.

"I’m looking forward to developing new bursary and scholarship funding that can be sustained long-term,” said Badge of his new appointment. “This kind of ongoing support for skills training and education is critical for maintaining a healthy economy in Northern BC.”

Previous advancement projects that Badge worked on include community golf tournaments, fine dining fund raisers, donor recognition events, new scholarships and bursaries for NWCC students, and a funding partnership with TransCanada and the provincial government for a Mobile Trades Training Unit.


Media Contact:

Sarah Zimmerman
Director, Communications and Public Relations
Northwest Community College
E-Mail: | Telephone: 250.638.5494