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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, NOVEMBER 12, 2020

November 12, 2020

Manitoba Pandemic Response Level Red – Critical Due to the announcement by Manitoba Public Health this week, the following directives are in place for the duration of Response Level Red. All employees (faculty and staff) except those in the departments listed below (essential services) are strongly encouraged to work from home during Level Red. Employees are to notify their supervisor about how this affects their schedule. At this time, the following departments will remain working from campus during regular working hours Monday – Friday:– Facilities–

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, OCTOBER 30, 2020

October 30, 2020

In light of the announcement by Manitoba Public Health this afternoon, the following will be effective immediately: All employees (faculty and staff) except those in the departments listed below (essential services) are encouraged to work from home during Pandemic Response Level Red. Employees must speak with their supervisor regarding how this affects their schedule. At this time, the following departments will remain working from campus during regular working hours Monday – Friday:– Facilities– Hospitality– Student Services– Front Desk (Waldron Building)– Library– Financial Services (limited days)

Booth UC Professor, and Senior Psychology Student, to Study Problem Gambling with the Help of New Research Fund

October 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WINNIPEG, October 29, 2020 – Booth UC Professor, and Senior Psychology Student, to Study Problem Gambling with the Help of New Research Fund Booth University College is honoured to announce that Dr. Evan Curtis, Assistant Professor of Psychology, has been awarded a prestigious research grant through the Dr. Edgar and Ynez Smutny Memorial Fund. Dr. Curtis, along with a senior psychology student, will be studying, Predicting Problem Gambling Using Cumulative Prospect Theory. This year, Booth University College was able to establish a

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, OCTOBER 14, 2020

October 14, 2020

We have now entered Phase 4 of the re-opening plan, organizing and planning for the Winter term. All employees and students are required to wear a face mask in all common and/or shared spaces. This means anywhere outside of offices/classrooms/meeting rooms. Masks may be removed in offices/classrooms/meeting rooms where social distancing guidelines are being maintained. The following requirements are now in place: Training workshop for all employees and students Rotating work schedules An ample supply of recommended PPE available Cleaning and Sanitizing supplies available for use Fixed

Booth UC Set to Host the Earl Robinson Memorial Lecture Series

September 11, 2020

Booth University College is thrilled to announce that this fall and winter we will, once again, be hosting the Earl Robinson Memorial Lecture Series: Christian Faith in the World. The Series was established to honour the memory and contributions of Colonel Earl Robinson of The Salvation Army, especially as the founding President of Booth University College. The first lecture will take place online, September 29 at 7pm. Dr. Donald Burke will be presenting “Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth: Is There a Salvationist Way of

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE (COVID-19) FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, SEPTEMBER 1, 2020

September 1, 2020

On September 8, 2020, Booth UC will enter Phase 3 of the re-opening plan as students return to campus virtually and/or in person.  As of September 1, 2020, all employees and students are required to wear a face mask in all common and/or shared spaces. This means anywhere outside of offices/classrooms/meeting rooms. Masks may be removed in offices/classrooms/meeting rooms where social distancing guidelines are being maintained. The following re-opening requirements are now in place: Training workshop for all employees and students A staggered return-to-campus schedule Rotating work

Welcome (Back) to Booth UC!: A Video Message from our Students Services Team

August 13, 2020

Our top priorities are the health and safety of the entire Booth UC community and delivering high quality education for our students. In this video our Student Services Team talk about what that’s going to look like if you visit campus in the fall.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE (COVID-19) FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, AUGUST 10, 2020

August 10, 2020

Booth UC has now entered Phase 2 of the re-opening plan effective August 4, 2020, which allows employees to start preparing for the return of students for the academic year. The following re-opening requirements are now in place: Training workshop for all employees and students A staggered return-to-campus schedule Rotating work schedules An ample supply of recommended PPE available Cleaning and Sanitizing supplies available for use Fixed property distancing equipment/signs installed (Floor markers, signs, Plexiglass shields, sanitizing stations, touchless garbage cans) Booth UC will be

Fall Class Delivery: A Video Message from Dr. Michael Boyce, VP, Academic and Dean

July 28, 2020

Our top priorities are the health and safety of the entire Booth UC community and delivering high quality education for our students. Dr. Michael Boyce, our VP, Academic and Dean, describes what that’s going to look like in September.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE (COVID-19) FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, JULY 15, 2020

July 15, 2020

July 15, 2020 Booth UC has created a re-opening plan effective July 6, 2020, which allows employees to return to campus gradually with the following safety protocols in place.   Training workshop for all employees and students A staggered return-to-campus schedule Rotating work schedules An ample supply of recommended PPE available Cleaning and Sanitizing supplies available for use Fixed property distancing equipment/signs installed (Floor markers, signs, Plexiglass shields, sanitizing stations, touchless garbage cans) Booth UC will be closed to the public for the fall term,