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Olds College Co-Curricular Record Application



Olds College Recognizes and records student experiences and achievements that allow students to showcase skills and competencies gained through the completion of co-curricular activities.  

Please complete this form to have your Co-Curricular Record reviewed by the Activity Sponsor and have a Co-Curricular Record issued to you.


 Please Note: The CCR Validation Form is open until May 15. Students who participated in an eligible CCR activity between September - April must apply before May 15.

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Academic Council Representative

Competencies
Description
Collaboration, Teamwork, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving


Academic Council is the governing body that represents the academic community of faculty, students, and administrators at Olds College. Student representatives are responsible for all student advocacy related to academic concerns.




Admissions Ambassador

Competencies
Description
Collaboration & Teamwork
Leadership

Admission Ambassadors commit to 6 hours per week. They lead Campus Tours, participate in events like Open House & Preview Days, and assist with tasks within the Communications Plan (Prospect & Welcome Packs, poster mail outs, etc).



Black Canada’s Scholars

Competencies
Description
Leadership,Collaboration & Teamwork,Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Building Community Global Citizenship, Diversity and Inclusion, Health and Wellness


The Black Canadas Scholars is a mentoring, advocacy, and empowerment group. It is one part learning, one part support, and one part leadership. The group engages in explorations in Canada’s Black history, offers a space for questions and support, and encourages members to take their knowledge and experience out into the wider world to provide a voice for marginalized groups/people where necessary.





Broncos Game Day Ambassador

Competencies
Description

Leadership Collaboration & Teamwork Building Community Health and Wellness



Broncos game day ambassadors will play a vital role in the delivery of all Olds College Broncos home games and events. There are various roles including, Varsity sport coordinator, score clock operator, shot clock operator, score sheet coordinator, statistician, ACACTV camera operator, ACACTV live stream operator, announcer/DJ.






Broncos Men’s Basketball

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork, Building Community,
Health and Wellness.
Basketball Student-Athletes compete in the ACAC/CCAA and commit to 6 hours/week of  training and a minimum of 2 hours/week of conditioning.  They also benefit from mental skills training, fitness testing, nutrition, team building, community engagement, video analysis and study sessions.



Broncos Women’s Basketball

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork, Building Community, Health and Wellness.
Basketball Student-Athletes compete in the ACAC/CCAA and commit to 6 hours/week of training and a minimum of 2 hours/week of conditioning.  They also benefit from mental skills training, fitness testing, nutrition, team building, community engagement, video analysis and study sessions.



Broncos Men’s Volleyball

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork, Building Community, Health and Wellness
Volleyball Student-Athletes compete in the ACAC/CCAA and commit to 6 hours/week of training and a minimum of 2 hours/week of conditioning.  They also benefit from mental skills training, fitness testing, nutrition, team building, community engagement, video analysis and study sessions.



Broncos Women’s Volleyball

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork, Building Community, Health and Wellness
Volleyball Student-Athletes compete in the ACAC/CCAA and commit to 6 hours/week of training and a minimum of 2 hours/week of conditioning.  They also benefit from mental skills training, fitness testing, nutrition, team building, community engagement, video analysis and study sessions.



Broncos Men’s Soccer and/or Futsal

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork, Building Community, Health and Wellness
Soccer/Futsal Student-Athletes compete in the ACAC/CCAA and commit to 6 hours/week of training and a minimum of 2 hours/week of conditioning.  They also benefit from mental skills training, fitness testing, nutrition, team building, community engagement, video analysis and study sessions.



Broncos Women’s Soccer and/or Futsal

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork, Building Community, Health and Wellness
Soccer/Futsal Student-Athletes compete in the ACAC/CCAA and commit to 6 hours/week of training and a minimum of 2 hours/week of conditioning.  They also benefit from mental skills training, fitness testing, nutrition, team building, community engagement, video analysis and study sessions.



Broncos Women’s Hockey

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork, Building Community, Health and Wellness

Women’s Hockey Student-Athletes compete in the ACAC and commit to 5 hours/week of  training and a minimum of 2 hours/week of conditioning.  They also benefit from mental skills training, fitness testing, nutrition, team building, community engagement, video analysis and study sessions.





Broncos Badminton

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork, Building Community, Health and Wellness

Badminton Student-Athletes compete in the ACAC/CCAA and commit to 4.5 hours/week of training and a minimum of 1 hour/week of conditioning.  They also benefit from mental skills training, fitness testing, nutrition, team building, community engagement, and study sessions.





Broncos Curling

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork, Building Community, Health and Wellness

Curling Student-Athletes compete in the ACAC/CCAA and commit to 4.5 hours/week of  training and a minimum of 1 hour/week of conditioning.  They also benefit from mental skills training, fitness testing, nutrition, team building, community engagement, and study sessions.





Broncos Rodeo

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork, Building Community, Health and Wellness

Student-athlete representatives have developed outcomes and strategies for the mutual best interest of all sports and promote a positive Bronco environment within Olds College and the Community of Olds. SALT members commit a minimum of 1 hour per week.





College Consultant

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork, Building Community,
Global Citizenship, Diversity and Inclusion


Returning students (domestic or international) touch base and answer first-year international students' questions about Canadian college life and academics from a student perspective. First-year international students gain cultural insight and tips to ease their transition and academic success, while returning students develop mentorship and global citizenship skills.  Whenever possible, students are paired with someone from a culture different from their own.  






Communications Assistant - Social Media

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration &, Teamwork Critical Thinking & Problem Solving,
Building Community, Global Citizenship, Diversity and Inclusion,
Health and Wellness


Students will create and implement one social media campaign per month per academic year. The student will be given a list of topics to choose from each month and create a campaign using photo and/or video to post on Olds College social media accounts. During their time as a Communications Assistant, they will receive training and guidance to gain valuable skills and experience for their resume. There will be three positions available each academic year.







Cor Van Raay Case Competition

Competencies
Description
Collaboration, TeamWork

Students practice several times per week to prepare for the Cor Van Raay case competition.  This is a two day competition that requires a range of disciplines including agriculture, business and economics.  A team of four students analyze a written case and develop recommendations and solutions which are then presented to a panel of judges.






Conversation Club

Competencies
Description

Collaboration & Teamwork, Leadership, Diversity and inclusion, Global Citizenship



The Conversation club gives international students a resource on campus to practice their English skills in a low-stakes, supportive environment. The Canadian participants will gain both international experience within a local context by learning from their peers, as well as leadership experience in small-group facilitation. Both international and native English-speaking participants will develop skills in cross-cultural communication.






Dean’s Case Competition

Competencies
Description
Collaboration, TeamWork

Students practice twice per week for several months to prepare for the Alberta Dean’s business case competition.  This is a three day event where teams of four or five students are presented with a variety of business challenges in a case study. Student work collaboratively to develop innovative solutions which are presented to a panel of judges.






Drone Projects

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork, Entrepreneurship & Innovation,
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Global Citizenship



Students will learn how to fly drones and apply these skills to various real-life projects at the college.







Education Abroad Program (non-credit)

Competencies
Description
Global Citizenship, Building Community, Appreciating Diversity

Education abroad is an enriching and intensive educational experience and includes opportunities such as summer programs, internships, and study tours. Participants in education abroad programs will develop cross-cultural communication skills, create an international network, and enhance their academic profile. Becoming an active part of our globalized world builds independence, initiative and adaptability. These skills are valuable and employable in our global market.  






Enactus Team Member

Competencies
Description

Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Building Community



Enactus uses entrepreneurial thinking to solve social problems. Students work on a project over the year and present it at regionals in Calgary and Nationals in either Vancouver or Toronto. 



International Buddy

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Global Citizenship, Building Community, Appreciating Diversity

The International Buddy Program gives new international students a resource on campus to be able to learn about the College and community from a student perspective but also to have a contact on campus before they arrive to ease the transition into Canadian life. The Canadian buddies will gain international experience while at home by learning from their buddies, as well as skills in cross-cultural communication.



Peer Learning Circle

Competencies
Description

Collaboration & Teamwork Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Building Community



Peer Learning Circles involve reciprocal academic coaching and collaborative problem-solving. The regularly scheduled meeting times include goal-setting, strategic planning, focused work time and reflection on learning. Students support one another in their academic goals and build supportive networks with peers.






Red Angus Show and Judging Team

Competencies
Description

Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork,
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Building Community



Daily chores to be conducted from October to April and completed twice a day.  The chore schedule is spread across the members of the club/team.
Preparation of show cattle - including halter breaking, rinsing, training hair and clipping.
Promotion of the Olds College Red Angus herd and Olds College programming at three different cattle shows throughout Alberta.






Research Volunteer

Competencies
Description

Collaboration & Teamwork Entrepreneurship & Innovation Critical Thinking & Problem Solving



The Olds College School of Innovation (OCCI) has a mandate to enhance innovation in agriculture, apparel, horticulture, land and environmental management sectors through market-focused applied research and the development of enabling processes and new products. Students can work with Olds College Researchers and assist them with various duties as dictated by time of year and availability. Activities could include crop and plot trials field work, data collection, lab preparation and analysis, data entry and other duties






Smart Farm Calving

Competencies
Description

Collaboration & Teamwork, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving,
Building Community




Students are provided the opportunity to sign up for evening and overnight calving sessions. During this time they are responsible for health and calving checks of the OC cow herd.  Training is provided for the students to recognize the signs and SOP's have been established to guide the students in proper protocols used on Olds College Smart Farm.  Students on shift are responsible for completing the feeding chores in the barn, keeping the environment as clean as possible.  Calves will be processed following the animal care guidelines.







Residence Assistant (CHOC)



Competencies
Description

Leadership, Building Community, Collaboration & Teamwork, Diversity and Inclusion 



Resident Assistants (RA) are student leaders within Campus Housing that strive to enhance the overall student experience while working to increase school and community spirit through community building activities. RAs provide ongoing support to ensure a positive experience with Olds College and Residence Life.


SAOC Sanctioned Student Club Leadership

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration and TeamWork, Building Community

Student Clubs sanctioned through the SAOC range from program orientated to recreational and there are numerous to choose from. It’s a great way to balance the busy student lifestyle and have some fun! Club Presidents organize meetings, events, fundraisers and collaborate with their team and Olds College students.






Student Athlete Leadership Team (SALT)

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork, Building Community, Health and Wellness, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Diversity and Inclusion

Student-athlete representatives that have developed outcomes and strategies for the mutual best interest of all sports and promote a positive Bronco environment within Olds College and the Community of Olds. SALT members commit a minimum of 1 hour per week.





Student Board of Directors

 
Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, 
Building Community, Diversity and Inclusion
SAOC representatives serve on a variety of committees and boards within the school and can therefore make their opinions and voices heard, giving the student body as a whole greater power in decision making.  They have the ability to lead change by influencing programs, events, and the college at large.



Student Mentorship Program

Competencies
Description
Collaboration & Teamwork, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving,
Building Community

This mentorship program will broaden Olds College students’ understanding of careers in their respective industries and encourage future goal development.  With an industry mentor’s support, guidance, and collaboration, Olds College student mentees identify their future goals and possible careers in their industry and discuss potential opportunities. The student mentees and their mentors can also establish potential strategies and methods to meet these goals and possibilities.  






Student Union Council Member

Competencies
Description
Leadership, Collaboration, Teamwork, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
SAOC representatives serve on a variety of committees and boards within the school and can therefore make their opinions and voices heard, giving the student body as a whole greater power in decision making.  They have the ability to lead change by influencing programs, events, and the college at large.



Unibuddy Ambassador Program

Competencies
Description

Leadership, Collaboration & Teamwork, Building Community,

 Diversity and Inclusion




Answering questions & conversing with prospective students about campus life, program information, and college experience through the use of a smart phone app. Sharing useful information about being an Olds College student in the form of blogs/picture posts. Represent Olds College in a positive virtual presence.







Upstander Self- Directed Program

Competencies
Description

Leadership, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Building Community,
Diversity and Inclusion, Health and Wellness






The Upstander self-directed training is made up of 9 modules and a reflection paper. Students will have the opportunity to take each module at their own pace. It creates a foundation of how to step up and step into a situation that people may otherwise avoid. The topics include how to step into a situation where another individual is being harassed, where a potential gender based violence situation is taking place, and when someone discloses gender based violence.








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