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This Giving Tuesday, Give Education!

November 29, 2022

“I chose Booth UC because of the close relationships that can be formed with faculty and fellow students. Making new friends from different backgrounds really broadens my knowledge of other people’s cultures and ways of life. The award I received allows me to focus on school and perform at my best without having to worry as much about finances. I plan on helping people less fortunate than I am with the knowledge that I gain from Booth UC and hopefully improve people’s lives in the

Meet Larissa Van Deursen, A Booth UC Scholarship Recipient

October 21, 2022

At Booth University College, we strive to make a high-quality education as affordable as possible through programs that recognize and reward students. We asked a few of our scholarship recipients, including Larissa van Deursen, what this meant for them. Why did you choose Booth UC? I choose Booth University College because of the school environment and the programs they offer. Booth UC has a very friendly Christian environment which is beneficial for someone who grew up attending church. From the professors to the other staff, everyone

“God is in the Midst of Everything”

September 26, 2022

Archbishop Deloris Seiveright modestly claims that she retired from her corporate job of 27 years to start a “small” ministry. Today, Deloris is a student, mother, grandmother, full-time chaplain and counsellor for the elderly, and founder of the Shouters National Evangelical Spiritual Baptist Faith International Centre of Canada. Not to mention the fact that she recently completed the Certificate in Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care program at Booth UC’s School for Continuing Studies. She is passionate about her work, family and studies, and boldly professes that “I

Announcement – New Chair of the Board of Trustees

September 14, 2022

Friends, Lieut. Colonel John Murray has completed his term of service as a trustee and as Chair of Booth UC Board of Trustees, effective September 12, 2022, Mr. David Michel was elected Chair of the Board.  As a Salvationist, David brings a unique and important perspective to the role which will be strengthened by his professional experience as an educator.  Additionally, David’s international education work, coupled with his IHQ relationships will only foster the work that Booth UC is doing globally. Congratulations to David Michel

The Colours that Bind Us

September 12, 2022

Red, blue and yellow. These are Booth UC’s “brand colours” and we use them in everything from our stationery and website to promotional materials and even clothing! Recently, Student Services ordered some hoodies and long-sleeved t-shirts in our colours. That got us thinking…how many people in the Booth UC community actually know the background behind those colours. They weren’t chosen at random and hold significant meaning. The colours were chosen to complement those of The Salvation Army, and reflect Booth UC’s goal of bringing together

Announcement – New Interim Academic Dean

August 31, 2022

On behalf of the President, Lieut. Colonel Dr. Susan van Duinen, we are pleased to announce that Buetta Warkentin, Associate Professor of Social Work, will be the new Interim Academic Dean. Her role commences on September 1, 2022. Associate Professor Buetta Warkentin MSW, RSW, MTS joined the School of Social Work at Booth UC in 2006 with a background in child welfare and therapeutic work with at-risk youth. She holds degrees in theology, psychology, and social work, with joint MSW and MTS degrees from Wilfrid


August 30, 2022

NOTE FOR ALL BOOTH UC STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND STAFF:  IF YOU HAVE COLD OR FLU SYMPTOMS, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER YOU’VE TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID, DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS All classes, services, and programs will have virtual participation options. Booth University College remains committed to the health and safety of our campus community.  This Bulletin covers the Fall term, barring any change to the current COVID situation.  Anyone who tests positive for COVID must stay home for a minimum of 5 days, be symptom-free for

Booth UC Launches Online Corporate Learning Academy

July 26, 2022

WINNIPEG, MB Booth University College has launched a new online education platform, the Corporate Learning Academy (CLA). CLA provides on demand, self-paced courses to develop professional and personal leadership skills while ensuring people first. It offers learning excellence through best practices for transformational change while providing effective, efficient, and easily accessible learning resources for mission advancement. “The Salvation Army, Canada and Bermuda Territory wanted flexible training and development opportunities for its Mission Partners (employees, officers, cadets, auxiliary captains, auxiliary lieutenants)”, explains Lieut. Colonel (Dr.) Susan

Connect Magazine Summer 2022

June 29, 2022

Booth UC Announces Fall 2022 Blended Course Delivery

May 20, 2022

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA At Booth University College, students are our highest priority. Certainty around Fall 2022 delivery is an important part of their academic success. We are pleased to announce that the Schools of Business Administration, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Social Work will be delivering courses in Fall 2022 with a blended delivery model. This model will include both in-person and virtual teaching simultaneously. Select courses will be offered on a synchronous virtual basis only. “The faculty is happy to accommodate the needs of our


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