Students, faculty, staff, former staff, retirees, alumni, and friends are invited to share the collective history of the people and communities impacted by NorQuest College.

My NorQuest Story

We're gathering your stories from inside the college to around the world. Share your story with us! The My NorQuest Story project is a social sharing opportunity and we invite alumni, retirees, former employees, staff, faculty, donors, partners, communities, and students to record and share personal stories of NorQuest and the college's impact on your life.

Tell us:

  • what was your time like at NorQuest?
  • how has the experience impacted your life/work?
  • how has NorQuest impacted you/your family/organization/community?

The best part is it is easy to participate! Share via social media or our simple web form:

We can't wait to hear your wonderful stories and memories!

Special Anniversary Edition Community Report

NorQuest's annual Community Report publication will highlight the 50th Anniversary theme: 50 years of creating inclusive communities and will be published in June 2015.

History and Timeline

Take a look back at NorQuest's beginnings as Alberta Vocational Centre Edmonton through current day.

Celebration Showcases

Each of these showcase events will incorporate the 50th anniversary theme.

Faculty Jamboree

Each year, NorQuest celebrates instructional excellence at the Faculty Jamboree, In addition to a tribute video and poster exhibition highlighting educational programs and curriculum strategies, the event features the presentation of the Jay Frederickson Award for Teaching Excellence. This year gives us a special opportunity to look back and celebrate all the wonderful instructors and educators in NorQuest's history.


The college's 50 year transformation will be highlighted during the college's spring convocation. To celebrate, the college has created a new student award to be presented for the first time in honour of our 50th anniversary. The President's Medal will recognize academic achievement and participation in inclusive communities as a tribute to the 50th anniversary theme "50 years of creating inclusive communities." The award will acknowledge a student who consistently models many of the following selection criteria:

  • Academic achievement
  • Student citizenship
  • Involvement in NorQuest and/or external communities
  • Leadership qualities and behaviours

For more information, visit our Convocation section of the website.


Watch this space for more great sharing opportunities to be added throughout 2015!