Media Releases & News
January 2, 2020
On December 12, 2019, the Board of Trustees announced the resignation of the University College’s fifth President and Vice Chancellor, Dr. Marjory Kerr. Dr. Kerr will leave Booth University College in June 2020 after serving four years in this role, to pursue a new opportunity as President and Vice Chancellor of Tyndale University College and Seminary. “The Board supports Dr. Kerr as she moves to take up her new role, and we wish her only the very best,” said Linda Colwell, Chair of the William…
December 12, 2019
For the second year in a row, Psychology student Valentina Mckay was awarded a Business Council of Manitoba Aboriginal Education Award. Valentina is from Grand Rapids Misipawistik Cree Nation and is in her final year of a Bachelor of Arts degree. Recipients of the award are chosen based on personal achievement and academic standing. Congratulations Valentina on this well-deserved accomplishment!
December 9, 2019
Booth UC School of Business student, Joshwill Tampai, was awarded the International Student Award on November 18, 2019. Rhonda Friesen, Dean of Students at Booth UC, states “When encountering a bright, enthusiastic and gifted student like Josh Tampai, it is easy to see how they are able to make a significant contribution to our Winnipeg community in a short period of time. Now entering his third year in the Booth UC Business Administration program, Josh has demonstrated a confidence and sense of engagement in this community…
November 5, 2019
Check out our latest Connect Magazine Fall 2019.Featuring: Student, Maryam Rahimi and alumna, Mihret Zeduwe (BSW/19); a recap of Welcome Week at Booth UC; Prof-files; a School for Continuing Studies feature; farewell to Commissioner Susan McMillan as Chancellor of Booth UC, and much more! To be added to our mailing list to receive a printed copy, please visit our Publications page.
October 11, 2019
Booth UC will close early today, October 11, 2019, at 3:00 p.m.
October 9, 2019
October 9, 2019 WINNIPEG – “ … Suicide is preventable and can therefore be avoided, which is why all of our efforts and public policies should focus on prevention.” Dr. Alberto Trimboli, President, World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) Dr. Alex Sawatsky, Associate Professor and Director of Booth University College’s School of Social Work agrees. “In my experience as a mental health clinician, I found that the topic of suicide remains difficult for family and other informal supports. Asking if your loved one is thinking…
September 11, 2019
At the start of each academic year, the Booth UC community gathers for Opening Convocation to celebrate new beginnings and officially open the school year at Booth UC. This year, Member of Parliament Dr. Robert-Falcon Ouellette brought greetings to the staff, faculty, students and friends present. “I’d like to remind you that things are not always simple. You are doing great work here,” he stated. “Working with young people can be a very difficult thing… and an inspiring thing!” He also thanked Booth UC’s Chancellor,…
August 30, 2019
The President’s Prayer Calendar is produced annually for friends, supporters and the community of Booth UC. Thank you for praying through the 2019/20 academic year with us.
July 3, 2019
Check out our latest Connect Magazine Spring/Summer 2019.Featuring: Student, Japhlet Lolo; a recap of Spring Convocation and Conferring of Degrees; Prof-files; a Student Services feature by Dean of Students Rhonda Friesen, and much more! To be added to our mailing list to receive a printed copy, please visit our Publications page.
June 28, 2019
June 28, 2019 Winnipeg — On March 3, 2019, Jaime Adao lost his life to a senseless act of violence while protecting his grandmother during a home invasion. Jaime had great aspirations of taking over the family business after earning a diploma in Business Administration. Today Dr. Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg Centre, along with Dr. Marjory R. Kerr, President of Booth University College, will present the parents of Jaime Adao with an honourary Diploma in Business Administration from Booth University College. You…