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

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. 

GANG LIFE IN WINNIPEG: MYTHS. REALITIES. OPTIONS. HOPE.

April 15, 2013: The public is invited to join Winnipeg police, educators, media and other community members who are involved in helping kids stay out of or exit gang life at the April 20th Gangs and Hope Community Forum at Booth University College, 447 Webb Place.

Dr. James Cresswell, assistant professor of Psychology at Booth UC and organizer of this year’s annual forum, said the community forum panel will explore a number of questions and will engage in a Question and Answer session with the audience.

BOOTH UC’S BSW PROGRAM RECEIVES HIGH PRAISE FROM STUDENTS

April 3, 2013: Regardless of the program you pursue at Booth UC, students are guaranteed to receive an excellent education. We are proud of our programs, our faculty and our staff—but we are most proud of our students and their continued success after graduation.

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE FOR WORSHIP

March 25, 2013: Booth UC's Spiritual Life Office is sponsoring special services this week in our 2nd floor, Hetherington Chapel, from 11:20 a.m. until noon. The services are open to the public, so please join us if you can.

Monday/Tuesday: Faith and Forgiveness (Monday's service will be held by CFOT students)

Wednesday: Pardon

Thursday: Tenebrae Service (Liturgy and candles)

DR. MARJORY KERR APPOINTED AS VICE PRESIDENT ACADEMIC AND DEAN

March 11, 2013: Booth University College is pleased to announce that Dr. Marjory Kerr has accepted an appointment as the Vice President Academic and Dean of the institution, effective August 2013.  She succeeds Major Ian Swan who has been appointed as the Officer Commanding in the Hong Kong and Macau Command of The Salvation Army.

BUSINESS CAMPUS VISIT DAY - DISCOVER THE DISTINCT ADVANTAGES OF A BOOTH UC BUSINESS DEGREE

February 28, 2013: Booth University College will be holding a special campus visit day on March 19th specifically for high school students interested in learning more about our Bachelor of Business Administration program. At Booth UC, business students benefit from our unique Service Learning program, exciting travel opportunities, and exclusive active learning meetings with local and national business leaders. Our small classes also ensure that each student receives the mentorship and regular one-on-one attention from professors that they deserve.

SPRING CONVOCATION AND CONFERRING OF DEGREES

February 19, 2013: Booth University College will be holding its Spring Convocation and Conferring of Degrees events on Sunday, April 28, 2013.  All are welcome! The Baccalaureate Service will begin at 10:00 a.m. in the Hetherington Chapel, 2nd floor of Booth University College, 447 Webb Place. The guest speaker is The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda Territory Commissioner Brian Peddle, Chancellor of Booth University College. The Convocation and Conferring of Degrees begins at 3:00 p.m. at Knox United Church, 400 Edmonton Street. This year's guest speaker is Dr.

GLEN SHEPHERD ELECTED CHAIR OF THE BOOTH UC BOARD OF TRUSTEES

January 19, 2013: At its meeting on Saturday, January 19th, the Booth University College Board of Trustees elected Colonel Glen Shepherd as the Chair of the Board for a three-year term. 

Glen Shepherd serves currently as the President and CEO of Health Partners International of Canada, a not-for-profit relief and development organization that works through partnerships, without discrimination and according to Christian values, to increase access to medicine and improve health in the developing world.  He has worked for Health Partners since 2008.

SERMON SERIES: TEXTURES OF EPIPHANY

January 20, 27 & February 3: Join Booth University College's Professor of Religion, Dr. Roy Jeal, at Saint Margaret's Anglican Church for his latest sermon series:

TEXTURES OF EPIPHANY:
The Appearance and Identity of Good in the World

The sermons will be held at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning service at Saint Margaret's Anglican Church - 160 Ethelbert Street (at the corner of Ethelbert and Westminster).

'FIRST 15' FINANCIAL AWARD FOR BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION STUDENTS

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.

 

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