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Spooky Halloween Tales brewing at NAIT

Published on October 26, 2017

NAIT has some frightfully good holiday experts and plenty of creepy Halloween happenings on campus

EDMONTON – Need to scare up a story for Halloween? NAIT has some frightfully good holiday experts and plenty of creepy Halloween happenings on campus. Check out the haunted spaces set up by NAIT students, or talk to witch-ever NAIT expert you choose about Halloween topics.

Halloween happenings

  • International students’ haunted house – Students from NAIT’s international student club – some of whom have never experienced Halloween – have created a haunted house at Main Campus. There are about 1,800 international students at NAIT from more than 90 countries. Room 200C, Centre for Applied Technology, today until Oct 31, 12-2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.
  • Thrilling moves – Students and staff will be learning the iconic dance from Michael Jackson’s Thriller video. Oct. 31, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. in the main foyer of the Centre for Applied Technology

Halloween experts

  • Healthy Halloween – Trying to stick to a healthy eating plan despite Halloween temptations? NAIT dietician Nick Creelman offers some tips for making it through this nutritionally scary season. Nick can be reached at nicholasc@nait.ca or 780.378.7136.
  • Chocolate overload – Halloween treats can be so much more than grocery-store candies. NAIT chocolate expert and culinary instructor Norman Brownlee has lots of advice on how to choose, and use, great chocolate. Norman can be reached at normanb@nait.ca or 780.471.7646.
  • Halloween marketing – Halloween costumes, candy, decorations and parties add up to big business. NAIT marketing instructor Surj Rai can discuss the booming industry behind the holiday. Surj can be reached at surjitr@nait.ca or 780.471.7791.
  • Take care of those fangs – Be kind to your teeth at Halloween with advice on smile-friendly treats and dental health from NAIT Dental Assisting Technology instructor Sherry Sand. Sherry can be reached at ssand@nait.ca or 780.378.5181.

About NAIT

The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is a leading Canadian polytechnic, delivering education in science, technology and the environment; business; health and trades. With nearly 60,000 credit and non-credit students and a 95 per cent employer satisfaction rate, NAIT grads are essential to Alberta’s prosperity. Known for hands-on, technology-based learning, NAIT engages with business and industry in applied research and innovation and provides corporate training around the world. Recognized as one of Alberta’s top employers, NAIT provides outstanding returns on investment for its graduates, partners, the provincial government and the people of Alberta.