January 10, 2013: Booth University College has announced a new financial award for new students admitted to its Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program. The first fifteen business students who are accepted for September 2013 admission by March 31st will receive an automatic $2,000 off of their first year's tuition. Combined with other available financial awards, students are now eligible to receive up to $6,000 off their tuition. For more information, please visit BoothUC.ca/first15.
November 16: To coincide with the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion (AAR) and the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL), Booth University College and Booth College (Australia) co-sponsored the first-ever gathering of Salvationist scholars and friends at the annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois. The AAR/SBL annual meeting is the largest gathering of scholars of religion in the world.
November 16-20: Professor Roy Jeal attended the Society of Biblical Literature Annual General Meeting in Chicago, IL. He led an analytical seminar focused on his forthcoming sociorhetorical commentary on the New Testament Letter to Philemon. Dr. Jeal also participated in the Rhetoric of Religious Antiquity Research Group Meeting and in a meeting of the steering committee of the SBL Intertextuality in the New Testament Section.
Get into the spirit of the season on Friday, December 7th! The public is invited to join Booth University College students, faculty and staff for a special Christmas Carol Sing event, featuring the special musical guest - the Vincent Massey Collegiate Wind Ensemble. Located in the Heatherington Chapel on the second floor of Booth UC, 447 Webb Place, the event runs from 11:20 a.m. until noon. Punch and cookies will be served afterwards. Come join us for this special celebration!
October 2012: Two professors in Booth University College’s religion department—Dr. Andrew Eason and Major Wendy Swan—recently participated in an academic panel on William Booth at Gordon College, which played host to the 28th biennial meeting of the Conference on Faith and History, an international association of Christian historians. Dr. Eason presented his paper “William Booth as Missionary Strategist: An Overlooked Aspect of His Legacy.” Along with Dr. Roger Green, a professor at Gordon, Dr.
18 October 2012: Dr. Allyna E. Ward, Assistant Professor of English at Booth University College has her first book, Women and Tudor Tragedy: Feminizing Counsel and Representing Gender, forthcoming with Fairleigh University Press.
14 September 2012: Recently, Dr Andrew Eason, Assistant Professor of Religion at Booth University College, presented a paper entitled “Embracing the Brother to Representing the Other: The Salvation Army’s Promotion of Foreign Missions in Victorian London” at the 13th Quadrennial Conference of the International Association for Mission Studies at the University of Toronto. Almost two hundred scholars from six continents attended this influential event, which featured groundbreaking research on various aspects of World Christianity.
May 2012: “Graced Practices of The Salvation Army” was the title of a paper presented by Major Wendy Swan at the 4th Annual Wesleyan Studies Symposium held at Tyndale University College, Toronto on March 13, 2012. More than 100 academics from Canada and the United States met to attend the one day meeting where four papers were presented and discussed. This was the first time a paper was presented by a Salvationist examining individual and corporate practices of The Salvation Army using the theological framework of the means of grace.
2 May 2012: Professor Bonnie Bryant recently attended The Salvation Army National Social Services and Disaster Management Conference in Phoenix Arizona. The theme of the conference this year was “Ready for Mission: Equipped for Service” which fits well with the overall mission of Booth University College to bring hope, social justice and mercy into our world.
20 April 2012: Booth University College Spring 2012 Convocation Events. All events are open to the public and take place on Sunday, 29 April 2012 as follows:
Clifford Hetherington Chapel
447 Webb Place, Winnipeg, MB
Knox United Church
400 Edmonton Street, Winnipeg, MB
4:30 – 6:00 pm
447 Webb Place, Winnipeg, MB