Media Releases & News
February 18, 2020
Inquiries, applications and nominations invited for the position of President. The Board of Trustees of Booth University College, under the auspices of the Booth University College Presidential Search Committee, invites inquiries, applications and nominations for the position of President. The appointment of the new President will be made with effect on 1 July 2020 Founded in 1982 as Catherine Booth Bible College, Booth University College is, today, a vibrant, growing, Christian liberal arts institution offering on campus and distance learning opportunities. Located in downtown Winnipeg,…
February 14, 2020
Check out our latest Connect Magazine Winter 2020.Featuring: Assistant Professor Dr. Aaron Klassen; Students and friends Yuly Johnson and Kate Martinez Torres; a recap of Booth Bound 2019; alumni Majors Al (DP/85) (BA/03) and Karen (DP/85) (BA/03) Hoeft, and much more! To be added to our mailing list to receive a printed copy, please visit our Publications page.
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.