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SEARCH FOR A NEW VP ACADEMIC AND DEAN

Following the recent appointment of VP Academic and Dean, Dr. Marjory Kerr, as the fifth President of Booth University College (effective July 1, 2016), the search is on for a new VP. Visit our employment page for details.

EARL ROBINSON MEMORIAL LECTURE SERIES

The next lecture series, featuring guest lecturer Dr. Joel B. Green (Dean of the Fuller Seminary School of Theology), takes place February 28-29, 2016. Visit our speakers page for details.

Dr. Michael Boyce Appointed Interim Vice President Academic and Dean

May 23, 2017

Booth University College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Boyce as Interim Vice President Academic and Dean. This two year appointment is effective July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019. “Dr. Boyce joined the Booth University College community in 2007 to oversee the creation of a new program of English and Film Studies, for which he serves as program head. Since October 2016 he has also served as Acting Academic Dean at Booth UC,” said Dr. Marjory Kerr, President of Booth UC.

Booth UC Convocation Weekend unites faith and friendship with hope for the future

May 4, 2017

MESSAGE TO GRADUATES: CHOOSE WELL! From Saturday’s naming and dedication of Booth University College’s main campus building to the profound Convocation Address on Sunday by The Salvation Army’s Chief of the Staff, Commissioner Brian Peddle, the past weekend was a momentous one not soon to be forgotten. WALDRON BUILDING NAMING AND DEDICATION To mark Booth UC’s 35th anniversary, its main campus building was dedicated in honour of the late Commissioners John and Helen Waldron, in recognition of the critical role they played in the establishment

Booth UC main campus building dedicated to honour Commissioners John and Helen Waldron

April 29, 2017

Booth University College today dedicated its main campus building in honour of the late Commissioners John and Helen Waldron, in recognition of the critical role they played in the establishment of Booth UC. Located at 447 Webb Place, the building will now be known as “Waldron Building” and features a plaque in their name on display in the main entranceway. “2017 marks the 35th anniversary since Booth opened its doors to students in September 1982.  We celebrate God’s faithfulness and provision that are evident through

Dr. Roy Jeal’s latest a critical study for those interested in the intersection of art and biblical interpretation

April 26, 2017

Booth University College is excited to announce the release of a new book co-edited by Religion Professor Dr. Roy Jeal, The Art of Visual Exegesis: Rhetoric, Texts, Images. Dr. Jeal wrote a chapter in the book and is co-editor with Vernon K. Robbins (Professor of New Testament and Comparative Sacred Texts at Emory University) and Walter S. Melion (Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Art History at Emory University). Dr. Jeal’s chapter is titled “Visual Interpretation: Blending Rhetorical Arts in Colossians 2:6-3:4.” Published by SBL Press

Congratulations to Dr. Curtis and Dr. Glowasky

February 10, 2017

Booth UC extends sincere congratulations to Dr. Evan Curtis and Dr. Michael Glowatsky on successfully defending their PhD dissertations earlier this year. Dr. Curtis, Assistant Professor of Psychology, completed his PhD in Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Manitoba in January. Dr. Glowasky, Program Coordinator and Instructor at Booth UC’s School for Continuing Studies, completed his PhD in early Christian Theology from Durham University (England) in February. Congratulations to both on this very significant accomplishment.

Booth UC statement in response to the tragedy in Quebec City

January 31, 2017

The Booth University College community is deeply troubled by the tragedy in Quebec City. We hurt for those who have been personally traumatized and affected and we pray for those who mourn and for the victims who continue to recover in hospital. Booth University College believes in the dignity and inherent value of every person. We are concerned when broad groups of people are categorized and targeted on the basis of faith, culture, ethnicity or race.  As a Christian university college, we strive to bring

FROM THE GROUND UP

December 13, 2016

Getting involved is second nature at Heritage Park Temple in Winnipeg! “In the west end of Winnipeg, Heritage Park Temple is a vibrant community of faith, where members of the corps are stepping up to meet needs in their neighborhood and around the world. Here’s a look at the programs – and people – making a difference.”  READ MORE! Please click here to see the entire From the Ground Up article originally published in the January edition of the Salvationist magazine. The story features eight current and

ACFCS & BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE FORGE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO SUPPORT NEW FINANCIAL CRIMES PROGRAM

December 6, 2016

Alliance will foster students’ readiness for CFCS certification and careers in financial crime detection & prevention Booth University College and the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS) have partnered to bring ACFCS expertise into course content and provide Booth UC students with a unique gateway to becoming CFCS-certified, and further their careers in the financial crime prevention arena. “The risk and impact of financial crimes in both private and public sectors has increased significantly over the last few decades, which has served to increase

BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE NOW OFFERING HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES DIRECT ENTRY TO BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM

November 15, 2016

Unique direct entry path is the only one in Manitoba and one of the few in Canada With the introduction of a direct entry option for high school graduates, Booth University College now offers high performing high school graduates the opportunity to be admitted directly into the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program. Booth UC is the only Manitoba institution offering high school graduates direct entry to a BSW program and one of the few in Canada. Similar to other institutions offering a social work

DR. ROY JEAL ADDS TWO MORE ESSAYS TO HIS LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

November 10, 2016

Booth University College extends a warm congratulations to Dr. Roy Jeal for his latest publishing accomplishments. In August 2016 his essay “Clothes Make the (Wo)Man” was included in Foundations for Sociorhetorical Exploration: A Rhetoric of Religious Antiquity Reader (RRA4).  This volume includes essays that represent intellectual milestones that are informing sociorhetorical interpretation during the twenty-first century. A paperback edition is available for $65.95 from the SBL Press. For more details or to purchase a copy, please click here. In September 2016, Dr. Jeal’s essay “Sociorhetorical Intertexture” was published

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