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Early Closure Due to Weather

October 11, 2019

Booth UC will close early today, October 11, 2019, at 3:00 p.m.

World Mental Health Day – Suicide Prevention Booth UC Director, School of Social Work, offers insight

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

2019 Opening Convocation

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,

2019/20 President’s Prayer Calendar

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.

Connect Magazine Spring/Summer 2019

July 3, 2019

Check out our latest Connect Magazine Spring/Summer 2019.Featuring: Student, Japhlet Lolo; a recap of Spring Convocation and Conferring of Degrees; Prof-files; a Student Services feature by Dean of Students Rhonda Friesen, and much more! To be added to our mailing list to receive a printed copy, please visit our Publications page.

Jaime “Jimboy” Adao To Receive An Honourary Diploma In Business Administration from Booth UC

June 28, 2019

June 28, 2019 Winnipeg — On March 3, 2019, Jaime Adao lost his life to a senseless act of violence while protecting his grandmother during a home invasion. Jaime had great aspirations of taking over the family business after earning a diploma in Business Administration. Today Dr. Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg Centre, along with Dr. Marjory R. Kerr, President of Booth University College, will present the parents of Jaime Adao with an honourary Diploma in Business Administration from Booth University College. You

Booth UC Professor Wins Canadian Church Press Award

May 13, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Donald E. Burke for winning First Place at the 2019 Canadian Church Press awards ceremony, held on May 2, 2019, in the category of Biblical Interpretations for his article “The Perils of Power” featured in Salvationist magazine. This is the second year in a row Dr. Burke has won in that category. Read his winning article.

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

April 29, 2019

April 28th was a day full of excitement, celebration, family and festivities as Booth University College held its 2019 Spring Convocation and Conferring of Degrees. The day began with a Baccalaureate Service in Hetherington Chapel, followed by lunch and an official class photo. Then the ceremonies moved to Knox United Church where 61 graduands walked the stage to receive their certificate or diploma (or in some cases, both!). A total of 126 students graduated in 2019 and we’d like to congratulate each and every one

Introducing Booth UC’s 2019 Valedictorian

April 15, 2019

We’d like to extend congratulations to Patricia Braun who was chosen to give the valedictory address on April 28th at Booth UC’s Spring Convocation. Patricia will be graduating with a Bachelor of Social Work and we wish her, and the graduating class, every success in the future. Watch for an article about Patricia in the next Booth UC Connect.

Booth UC Statement in Response to the Tragedy in New Zealand

March 15, 2019

Just over two years ago we mourned for those who were killed, harmed and impacted by the attack on a mosque in Quebec City. This past fall we grieved for those who were were victims of the attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh and yesterday we learned of an attack on two mosques in New Zealand. Tragedies like these continue to occur and there are many other examples. As news of this latest attack unfolds, three of our faculty are attending a conference called Striving