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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,

Connect Magazine Summer 2020

June 19, 2020

Check out our latest Connect Magazine Summer 2020.Featuring: Our 2020 Graduation and Graduates; a recap of We Will Rise Worship Night by alumna Kailey Gillis (BA/20); Business student Josh Tampai; alumnus Cody Rogers (BA/17), and much more! To be added to our mailing list to receive a printed copy, please visit our Publications page.

Booth UC Statement in Response to the Death of George Floyd

June 1, 2020

The Booth University College community is deeply troubled by the tragedy last week that resulted in the death of George Floyd. We hurt for those who have been personally traumatized and affected. We pray for those who mourn.  We stand with those who seek justice and peaceful communities. Booth University College believes in the dignity and inherent value of every person. We are concerned when broad groups of people are denied these principles on the basis of faith, culture, ethnicity or race.  As a Christian

Booth University College Fall 2020 Course Delivery

With news of provincial reopening, many in the Booth University College community are wondering about what the Fall term will look like. Our top priorities are the health and safety of all members of the Booth UC community and providing the highest quality education for our students.  All of the decisions we have made are in line with federal and provincial public health advice and restrictions and recognize that conditions could change.  The Fall 2020 term will be virtual with limited in-person delivery (at the

2020 General’s Medal Recipient – Lieutenant Courtney Kelly

May 15, 2020

Congratulations to Lieutenant Courtney Kelly (BA/20), for receiving the 2020 General’s Medal from Booth University College. The General’s Medal was established by General Shaw Clifton as a result of his presence with us for our 25th Anniversary Celebrations in 2007.  The General’s Medal is awarded to an extended learning graduating degree student who has achieved a high academic standing (minimum AGPA of 3.6), who has demonstrated potential for leadership in The Salvation Army, and who has demonstrated a clear intellectual and experiential grasp of the