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Connect Magazine Winter 2020

February 14, 2020

Check out our latest Connect Magazine Winter 2020.Featuring: Assistant Professor Dr. Aaron Klassen; Students and friends Yuly Johnson and Kate Martinez Torres; a recap of Booth Bound 2019; alumni Majors Al (DP/85) (BA/03) and Karen (DP/85) (BA/03) Hoeft, and much more! To be added to our mailing list to receive a printed copy, please visit our Publications page.

Booth UC Announces Departure of President and Vice Chancellor, Dr. Marjory Kerr

January 2, 2020

On December 12, 2019, the Board of Trustees announced the resignation of the University College’s fifth President and Vice Chancellor, Dr. Marjory Kerr. Dr. Kerr will leave Booth University College in June 2020 after serving four years in this role, to pursue a new opportunity as President and Vice Chancellor of Tyndale University College and Seminary. “The Board supports Dr. Kerr as she moves to take up her new role, and we wish her only the very best,” said Linda Colwell, Chair of the William

Manitoba Aboriginal Education Award Goes to Booth UC Student

December 12, 2019

For the second year in a row, Psychology student Valentina Mckay was awarded a Business Council of Manitoba Aboriginal Education Award. Valentina is from Grand Rapids Misipawistik Cree Nation and is in her final year of a Bachelor of Arts degree. Recipients of the award are chosen based on personal achievement and academic standing. Congratulations Valentina on this well-deserved accomplishment!

Booth UC Student Joshwill Tampai Wins MCIE Award for Outstanding International Student

December 9, 2019

Booth UC School of Business student, Joshwill Tampai, was awarded the International Student Award on November 18, 2019. Rhonda Friesen, Dean of Students at Booth UC, states “When encountering a bright, enthusiastic and gifted student like Josh Tampai, it is easy to see how they are able to make a significant contribution to our Winnipeg community in a short period of time. Now entering his third year in the Booth UC Business Administration program, Josh has demonstrated a confidence and sense of engagement in this community

Connect Magazine Fall 2019

November 5, 2019

Check out our latest Connect Magazine Fall 2019.Featuring: Student, Maryam Rahimi and alumna, Mihret Zeduwe (BSW/19); a recap of Welcome Week at Booth UC; Prof-files; a School for Continuing Studies feature; farewell to Commissioner Susan McMillan as Chancellor of Booth UC, and much more! To be added to our mailing list to receive a printed copy, please visit our Publications page.

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.