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Connect Magazine Summer 2023

July 21, 2023

Our latest Connect Magazine is here! Featuring: Our 2023 Spring Convocation; photos from our 40th Anniversary celebration; Social Work student Pat Onah; alum Beth McDonald Funk (BSW/16), and much more. To be added to our mailing list to receive a printed copy, please visit our Publications page.

Welcome Rev. (Dr.) Rob Fringer

July 1, 2023

On March 30, 2023 we announced the appointment of Rev. Fringer as our 7th President and Vice Chancellor, and he officially begins his position today. (And Happy Canada Day!) Rob brings a wealth of experience in higher education, leadership, and innovation to Booth UC. We are confident he will lead us to new heights of academic success as a growing Christian university of choice. “I am so excited to work with you and to grow together toward the shared vision of Education for a Better

A Farewell from Our Outgoing President, Lt-Colonel Susan van Duinen

June 30, 2023

As I write this last message, we have just moved into the beginning of summer. And I am moving toward the end of my time at Booth University College – beginnings and endings. Life is like that! I opened my journal and thumbed through the pages of this past year and noticed the wonderful pieces I wrote about my family, friends, and opening my heart to the Lord for growth and seeking His wisdom and guidance. I wrote about Booth UC. Yes of course, Booth

Chancellor of Booth UC, Commissioner Floyd Tidd, to Step Aside Due to Health Concerns

June 21, 2023

With much prayerful support, we announce that our Chancellor, Commissioner Floyd Tidd will be stepping aside due to health concerns. Commissioner Tidd has been on a difficult health journey since 2021, when he shared with the community that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer and subsequently with ocular cancer. Along with his wife, Commissioner Tracey Tidd, they have made the decision to take a medical leave of absence from September 1, 2023, to January 1, 2024, at which time they will assess their full-time ministry

Tragedy Near the Town of Carberry, A Few Words From Our President

June 19, 2023

I write to you today with sadness of heart over the crash and loss of many lives in Carberry last week. There are few words to express the deep sorrow in the loss of a loved one, a family member, a friend, a community member. As a community here at Booth UC, let us keep those who are grieving close in our prayers. Though their hearts hold deep sadness and their loss, may it also hold the blessings of the life shared and the love

Presidential Bulletin: Inspiring Hope, Driving Innovation

May 30, 2023

Greetings! On April 29, 2023 Booth University College celebrated its 40th Anniversary. We wish to thank all those who attended this celebration. The 40th Anniversary gave the Booth UC community, an opportunity to look back as we reflected on our beginning. We consider the present, giving praise to the One whose wisdom we sought along the way. It’s a good thing to pause, to reflect, to consider, to contemplate, and to celebrate. Booth UC staff and faculty have been very busy at work shaping the

Booth UC’s Filipino Students in the News!

May 29, 2023

From Pilipino ExpressPublished on 16 May, 2023“Filipinos complete the Booth Unversity College’s Community Capacity Building Program“ Seven Filipinos were among a diverse group of students who completed Booth University College’s Community Capacity Building Program, one of Booth UC’s certificate program offerings. The awarding of the certificates occurred during Booth UC’s 2023 Spring Convocation and Conferring of Degrees, held Sunday afternoon, April 30, 2023, at Knox United Church in downtown Winnipeg. MLAs Malaya Marcelino (Notre Dame) and Uzuma Asagwara (Union Station) offered their greetings and exaltations

Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2023!

May 1, 2023

It was a long time coming! April 30th was a day full of excitement, celebration, family and festivities as Booth University College held its first in-person Spring Convocation and Conferring of Degrees in four years. The day began with a Baccalaureate Service in Hetherington Chapel, followed by an official class photo. Then the ceremonies moved to Knox United Church where our graduands walked the stage to receive their certificate, diploma, or degree. A total of 101 students graduated in 2023 and we’d like to congratulate

Introducing Booth UC’s 2023 Valedictorian

April 27, 2023

We’d like to extend congratulations to Marla Warkentin who was chosen by her peers to give the valedictory address on April 30th at Booth UC’s Spring Convocation. In addition to maintaining a record of high academic achievement throughout her studies, Marla has been involved in leadership on the Booth UC Student Council as the graduating student representative. She completed practicum experience with the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba, where she worked with newcomers from primarily French-speaking countries in Africa. Currently, she is working

The CLA is Open for Registration!

April 21, 2023

We are pleased to announce that Booth University College Corporate Learning Academy (CLA) is open for registration to Salvation Army mission partners (officers, employees, volunteers in the Canada and Bermuda Territory) and members of the public. The first 34 courses are available with many more to come. Here are a few course examples: CLA courses are self-paced and can last anywhere from three to six hours, with videos, quizzes and interactive elements, and the participant receives a Certificate of Completion. For a complete course list


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