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COVID-19 UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, May 2, 2022

May 2, 2022

Booth University College remains committed to the health and safety of our campus community. This Bulletin covers the period of time from May 2, 2022 till August 21, 2022, barring any change to provincial restrictions.Effective May 2, 2022, Booth University College will no longer require proof of vaccination for anyone coming to campus (employees, students, contractors and visitors). Employees may return to campus to work; however, they are not required to return over the summer months. This does not apply to summer essential workers. Please

Congratulations Graduates of 2022!

April 25, 2022

On April 24th we held what we hope will be our final Virtual Spring Convocation. Despite staying online for 2022, it was still a day of celebration and festivities (and yes, even some snow). A total of 106 students graduated with either a diploma, certificate, or degree, and we’d like to congratulate each and every one of them and offer many prayers and blessings as they move beyond Booth University College to the next stage of their journey. We’d also like to thank special guest

A Statement on Crisis in Ukraine by Commissioner Floyd Tidd, Territorial Commander of The Salvation Army, Canada and Bermuda Territory and Chancellor of Booth University College

February 24, 2022

Friends, We are all watching the events unfolding in Ukraine with deep concern. Our hearts are with all those who are suffering. We think particularly of Salvation Army officers, soldiers and employees who are serving in Ukraine and Russia. May God grant them his protection and enable them to continue serving those who need them desperately right now. We also pray for world leaders that they will look to God for wisdom and exercise discernment as they work to negotiate an end to the conflict.

COVID-19 UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, February 22, 2022

February 23, 2022

Booth University College remains committed to the health and safety of our campus community.This Bulletin is being released in light of our commitment to reevaluate, during reading week, the decisions provided in the previous update. At this time, employees are not required to return to campus. If fully vaccinated employees (Faculty and Staff) prefer to work on campus, they must speak with their supervisor to confirm a schedule. Booth UC requires all employees, students, contractors and visitors to wear a 3-ply well fitted filtered mask,

COVID-19 UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, JANUARY 6, 2022

January 6, 2022

Booth University College remains committed to the health and safety of our campus community. This Bulletin is being released in light of the new Omicron variant and its increased transmissibility, and as such, there are some changes to our original plans for the Winter term. The Return to Campus Plan has been placed on hold and only previously designated departments (essential services) will be required to be on campus at this time. While we strongly encourage all others to work from home, if employees still

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

December 21, 2021

Booth University College will be closed from December 22 to January 3, re-opening on January 4 at 8am. We wish you and yours a joyful and blessed holy season. May you experience hope, peace, and the light that is Christ Jesus. See you in the New Year!

COVID-19 UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, NOVEMBER 1, 2021

November 3, 2021

Booth University College remains committed to the health and safety of our campus community; therefore, anyone coming to campus (employees, students, contractors and visitors) are required to be fully vaccinated and must provide a one-time proof of vaccination: Manitoba Immunization QR Codes, Manitoba Immunization Cards, Manitoba Immunization Records, or proof from other jurisdictions. Booth UC continues to require all employees, students, contractors and visitors to wear a mask in all common and/or shared spaces, complete a self-screening declaration before entering and adhere to social distancing

Dr. Susan van Duinen Appointed Booth UC President to June 30, 2023

October 26, 2021

On behalf of the Booth University College Board of Trustees, Lieutenant-Colonel John Murray is pleased to announce that Dr. Susan van Duinen has been approved as President of Booth University College to June 30, 2023, with an option to renew for an additional year. Lt-Colonel (Dr.) van Duinen comes to this position with vast leadership and education experience. As Dean of the School for Continuing Studies at Booth University College from 2014-2017, she successfully used project and change management principles to bring about the formation

Booth UC Launches New Speaker Series: TOOLKIT TALKS

October 4, 2021

As part of our ongoing commitment to provide Education for a Better World, Booth UC has launched Toolkit Talks. This new lecture series is designed to share knowledge on a broad range of important and timely topics, with guests who are experts in their fields. The theme of the inaugural 2021/22 series is Self-Care and Personal Well-Being, and we are thrilled to introduce the first two events in our line-up: On November 2, 2021, Captain Barb Stanley will present Helpful Boundaries in Relationships. What are

COVID-19 UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, AUGUST 26, 2021

August 26, 2021

Booth University College remains committed to the health and safety of our campus community; therefore, Booth UC campus will remain closed to the general public for the fall term, with the exception of the Library.Further to communication sent in July 2021 encouraging the importance of vaccines as being the best way to protect against COVID-19, Booth UC will require all employees, students and visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to be permitted on campus. Fall delivery of academic classes will be virtual.

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