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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

Connect Magazine Winter 2019

March 8, 2019

Check out our latest Connect Magazine Winter 2019.Featuring: Fourth year student, Valentina McKay; Booth Bound 2019 recap; Prof-files; a faculty feature by Professor Buetta Warkentin; a spotlight on Library Services, and much more! To be added to our mailing list to receive a printed copy, please visit our Publications page.


February 28, 2019

During the month of February 2019, Booth UC initiated a sexual violence awareness campaign as a way for students, faculty and staff to learn more about identifying and preventing sexual violence. Booth UC promotes a safe and supportive community in which healthy relationships can thrive. In this environment, sexual violence in any form is prohibited. Resources and supports have been made available, through Student Services, to help students understand what constitutes sexual violence, and what to do if they experience sexual violence. The campaign also included


December 20, 2018

‘Tis the season! Booth University College would like to wish everyone a blessed Christmas and a joyous New Year. May this Christmas season fill your heart with love, your home with laughter and your life with joy.


November 19, 2018

Valentina McKay (BAPsych/20) is the recipient of the Business Council of Manitoba’s Aboriginal Education Award. Valentina is from Grand Rapids Misipawistik Cree Nation and is enrolled at Booth University College in the School of Humanities and Social Science.  This award means a lot to Valentina. “I cannot believe you can win an award for simply just being yourself. The validation that my hard work is recognized. It’s really an amazing feeling.” Congratulations Valentina!