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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE May 1, 2020

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

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE April 14, 2020

April 14, 2020

Booth UC 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. In accordance with the extended Manitoba Public Health order, only the following essential services will be provided at Booth UC until April 28, 2020: Facilities staff remain on campus to provide oversite to the building systems, cleaning,

Information from mycanadaplan for Booth University College’s International Students

April 1, 2020

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AT BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE: mycanadaplan hopes that you are keeping well and safe during this time. We realize that many of you may be concerned about your coverage while in Canada and if you are planning to travel. Here is a list of frequently asked questions that we hope will help provide you with helpful information about your plans. Do I have coverage to get tested for the COVID-19 virus? If you are experiencing symptoms of the COVID-19 virus and are advised to

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020

Booth UC 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. As of Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 12:01 a.m., in accordance with the Manitoba Public Health order, only the following essential services will be provided at Booth UC.   Facilities staff will remain on campus to provide oversite

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE March 24, 2020

March 24, 2020

Booth UC 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. As of Monday, March 23, 2020, all employees (Faculty and Staff) except those in the departments listed below (essential services) are working from home until further notice. At this time, there is at least one person from