Whitney Ogle, MHC social work graduate


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Selena Coates, visual communications graduate

Visual communications program leads to creative careers

Selena Coates discovered the Medicine Hat College (MHC) visual communications program included two work terms, she was sold on her decision to make MHC her first choice for post-secondary education.

Like many of her fellow alumni, Coates knew that having the opportunity to get her foot in the door with employers and gain practical, hands-on experience before graduating was a big advantage. Being able to explore new ways of thinking and experiment with different mediums were also key in preparing her for a career.


Cancarb employees share their alumni connection to MHC

The Cancarb - College Connection

For many Cancarb employees, their place of employment isn’t the only thing they have in common. At least 30 of the 80 people working at the local manufacturing plant have studied in a variety of programs at Medicine Hat College (MHC) over the years, including power engineering, business administration, information technology, and welding.


MHC alumnus, Blaine Woodcock

Top 40 Under 40

Students’ Association president Blaine Woodcock was honoured as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 in November. This prestigious award recognizes leaders, visionaries and innovators from across the country who are committed to giving back to their communities and improving the lives of Canadians.


Patrick Tolchard and Krista Berg pose on a zipline platform

Valley Zipline Adventures soars to new heights

Patrick Tolchard and Krista Berg’s passion for the outdoors inspired Valley Zipline Adventures, but it was their hard work and entrepreneurial spirit that took the business from a small start up to an award-winning success story in two short years.


Schae Philpott, alumna and award winning photographer

Life in Focus

Capturing the essence or emotion of a moment equals ‘pure happiness’ for Medicine Hat College business graduate and award-winning photographer, Schae Philpott. Whether she is witnessing a couple’s happily ever after or a family’s special bond, being asked to share and secure those irreplaceable memories is an honour for the young storyteller.