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Tish Best
Director of Communications
Booth University College
Office: (204) 924-4866
Tish_Best@BoothUC.ca

BOOTH UC ACHIEVES RECORD FALL ENROLMENT NUMBERS

September 23, 2013: Booth University College is pleased to announce that it has achieved record fall enrolment numbers for both new students on campus as well as the overall number of students on campus.

“A double-digit increase in enrolment is always a good news story – but a near 30 per cent increase in new students is a remarkable achievement that speaks to the hard work of the entire Booth UC team,” said Dr. Donald Burke, President of Booth UC. “I am very proud of our team and of their focused and effective work.”

OPENING CONVOCATION & INSTALLATION OF DR. MARJORY KERR, VP ACADEMIC AND DEAN

September 16, 2013: Booth University College held its 2013-2014 Opening Convocation and Installation of Dr. Marjory Kerr - Vice President, Academic and Dean - on Friday, September 6, 2013. We were pleased that so many guests from across the city were able to attend the ceremony, including representatives from The Salvation Army’s Divisional Headquarters and the College for Officer Training. Also in attendance were Commissioners Don and Joyce Kerr, the parents of Dr. Marjory Kerr.

LINDA J. COLWELL APPOINTED TO BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE’S BOARD OF TRUSTEES

July 4, 2013: Booth University College is pleased to announce that retired Brigadier-General Linda J. Colwell has been appointed to its Board of Trustees for a three-year term.

DR. MICHAEL W. BOYCE PROMOTED TO ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

June 7, 2013: Booth University College is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael W. Boyce, head of the English and Film department at Booth UC, has been promoted to Associate Professor effective July 1, 2013. Advancement to the rank of Associate Professor does not come lightly. It requires commendable publications, commitment to research and significant contributions to education.

CELEBRATING THE VALUE AND CULTURAL CONTRIBUTION OF CHRISTIAN HIGHER EDUCATION

May 31, 2013: More than 100 people took part in the Christian Higher Education Canada (CHEC) annual conference, seminary conference and Native Peoples and Christian Higher Education symposium that were hosted at Booth University College this week. Included in the discussions were representatives from 17 of CHEC’s 33 members.

BOOTH UC LOGO A WINNER AT THE 2013 INTERNATIONAL SUMMIT CREATIVE AWARDS COMPETITION

May 30, 2013: Out of more than 5,000 submissions from 25 countries in the Summit International Awards’ (SIA) 2013 Summit Creative Awards® competition, local design company Propeller Design Inc. placed silver for its redesign of the Booth University College logo.

BOOTH UC TO HOST ANNUAL CHRISTIAN HIGHER EDUCATION CANADA CONFERENCE & AGM MAY 27-28th

May 21, 2013: The annual Christian Higher Education Canada (CHEC) conference will be held at Booth University College May 27-28, 2013.

BOOTH UC FACULTY SHARING THEIR EXPERTISE ACROSS NORTH AMERICA AND BEYOND

May 15, 2013: With Booth UC's 2013 Convocation come and gone, faculty are now heavily engaged in research - and sharing their knowledge and expertise at academic forums across North America and beyond.

WE ARE DONE...BUT WE ARE ONLY BEGINNING

April 28, 2013 was a time to celebrate great accomplishments and milestones, as 39 Booth University College students crossed the stage of Winnipeg’s Knox United Church to receive their degrees or certificates during Booth’s 31st annual convocation ceremony.

A SUCCESSFUL 2013 GANGS AND HOPE COMMUNITY FORUM

April 22, 2013: Approximately 100 individuals attended Booth University College's fourth annual Community Forum on Saturday. Organized by Dr. James Cresswell, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Booth UC, this year's forum topic was Gangs and Hope. The five-person panel discussed the issue of gang activity and gang life in Winnipeg in three areas, including a focus on mercy, a focus on hope, and a focus on justice. 

 

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