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Connect Magazine Summer 2020

June 19, 2020

Check out our latest Connect Magazine Summer 2020.Featuring: Our 2020 Graduation and Graduates; a recap of We Will Rise Worship Night by alumna Kailey Gillis (BA/20); Business student Josh Tampai; alumnus Cody Rogers (BA/17), and much more! To be added to our mailing list to receive a printed copy, please visit our Publications page.

Booth UC Statement in Response to the Death of George Floyd

June 1, 2020

The Booth University College community is deeply troubled by the tragedy last week that resulted in the death of George Floyd. We hurt for those who have been personally traumatized and affected. We pray for those who mourn.  We stand with those who seek justice and peaceful communities. Booth University College believes in the dignity and inherent value of every person. We are concerned when broad groups of people are denied these principles on the basis of faith, culture, ethnicity or race.  As a Christian

Booth University College Fall 2020 Course Delivery

With news of provincial reopening, many in the Booth University College community are wondering about what the Fall term will look like. Our top priorities are the health and safety of all members of the Booth UC community and providing the highest quality education for our students.  All of the decisions we have made are in line with federal and provincial public health advice and restrictions and recognize that conditions could change.  The Fall 2020 term will be virtual with limited in-person delivery (at the

2020 General’s Medal Recipient – Lieutenant Courtney Kelly

May 15, 2020

Congratulations to Lieutenant Courtney Kelly (BA/20), for receiving the 2020 General’s Medal from Booth University College. The General’s Medal was established by General Shaw Clifton as a result of his presence with us for our 25th Anniversary Celebrations in 2007.  The General’s Medal is awarded to an extended learning graduating degree student who has achieved a high academic standing (minimum AGPA of 3.6), who has demonstrated potential for leadership in The Salvation Army, and who has demonstrated a clear intellectual and experiential grasp of the


May 1, 2020

Booth University College continues to support the health and safety of all Students, Faculty, and Staff as we work in partnership with public health officials with regards to COVID-19.  The Crisis Management Team continues to meet regularly. We have been working diligently to respond to this constantly changing situation. At this time, Booth UC will remain closed to non-essential personnel.   As the province begins to re-open, we look forward to the provincial government’s statement on post-secondary education in the coming weeks. MOVING FORWARD Cabinet, supported

Dr. Donald Burke Named Interim President and Vice-Chancellor of Booth University College

April 27, 2020

Booth University College has announced that Dr. Donald E. Burke has been appointed Interim President and Vice-Chancellor of the University College with effect 10 June 2020.  Dr. Burke will replace outgoing President Dr. Marjory Kerr, who leaves Booth UC to take up new responsibilities as President and Vice-Chancellor of Tyndale University. For most of the past 38 years, Dr. Burke has served as a Professor of Biblical Studies and is widely acknowledged as a biblical scholar whose studies and teaching have focused on the Old Testament. His

2020 Chancellor’s Medal Recipient – Zachary Marshall (BBA/20)

April 26, 2020

Congratulations to Zachary Marshall (BBA/20), for receiving the 2020 Chancellor’s Medal at Booth University College. The Chancellor’s Medal was first awarded at Booth UC’s 25th Anniversary Graduation in 2007 and is given to a graduating Winnipeg campus degree student who has achieved a high academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.6), demonstrated significant spiritual development, and contributed in significant ways to the life of the University College and the wider community. Dr. Marjory Kerr, President, Booth UC shares the announcement by video:

Congratulations to the Graduates of 2020!

Today is a special day. Although different from what we had planned, it is still a day filled with excitement and celebration.First, we’d like to wish each and every one of our grads congratulations, prayers and blessings as they move beyond Booth University College to the next stage of their journey. Second, while the Booth University College community cannot gather in person for Spring Convocation, we have gathered our hearts, prayers and community voices together in a video compilation, which you can access by clicking on

Admissions Department’s COVID-19 FAQ’s

April 21, 2020

If you are applying to Booth UC for Fall 2020 and have questions that pertain to the COVID-19 pandemic, check out our FAQ’s at https://boothuc.ca/admissions/faqs/. They will be updated as required, so bookmark the page!

“Dealing with Fear, Anxiety and Grief”

April 15, 2020

A Short Guide to Living with the COVID-19 Pandemic This booklet, created by our student services team, is a collection of ideas and resources to keep in mind and engage with in the days ahead. It is divided up under the headings: On Staying Informed, Self-care, and Grief. The resources are offered to help you feel the emotions and grief surrounding what is happening, and encourage you to keep going. We have no doubt that we will make it through this, and the things we learn will equip