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Commissioner M. Christine MacMillan to receive Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) at Booth University College’s Virtual Convocation on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm (CDT)

February 18, 2021

Booth University College is pleased to announce that Commissioner M. Christine MacMillan will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) during the Virtual Convocation on Sunday, April 25, 2021.  Commissioner M. Christine MacMillan was born in Montreal and raised in Toronto where, following high school, she trained as a social services worker.  Prior to entering The Salvation Army Training College in 1973, she served as a social service worker in Metropolitan Toronto Community Services and later as Director of Social Services with The Salvation Army

Congratulations Jael Jeremano, MCIE International Post-Secondary Student Award Winner!

February 17, 2021

Moving to Canada as a mature student with school-age children to support takes courage, vision and a whole lot of determination.  Jael Jeremano has proven to have an abundance of these qualities.  Embarking on a 4-year B.A. degree in Psychology in September 2019, Jael has demonstrated a remarkable commitment to both her studies and her new Winnipeg community.  In class, she takes initiative to support other international students whose first language is not English, offering mentoring support as she is able.  “Despite her quiet, humble demeanor, or

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, FEBRUARY 16, 2021

February 16, 2021

Manitoba Pandemic Response Level Red – Critical Due to the recent announcement by Manitoba Public Health, the following directives are in place for the present Response Level Red with lifted restrictions. All employees (Faculty and Staff) except those in the departments listed below (essential services) are encouraged to work from home during the present Response Level Red. 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

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

December 22, 2020

Booth University College will be closed from December 22 at noon until January 4 at 8am. We wish you and yours a joyful and blessed holy season. May you experience hope and peace on earth. Oh, hear the angel voicesSing come let us adore HimPeace has comeFor our King is with us.

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