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Opening Convocation 2018 Highlights

September 11, 2018

The word convocation comes from the root words con and vocare meaning “to call together.” This past Friday, September 7, the Booth UC community was called together for our Opening Convocation celebrating the beginning of the academic year. Students, staff, faculty, Salvationists and guests walked into Hetherington Chapel to the sound of music filling the room. The air was filled with energy and excitement, as the fall approaches, and we were reminded of our Mission of Christian faith, rigorous scholarship and passion for service. Guest

Preventing Digital Doomsday Free Seminar on October 4, 2018!

August 22, 2018

Register now for Preventing Digital Doomsday! Roy Zur, CEO of Cybint and cyber intelligence expert will be discussing how online security is essential for you and your business. See you there!

NEW INTERNATIONAL STUDENT HEALTH PLAN AT BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

July 27, 2018

In response to the Government of Manitoba’s withdrawal of its Provincial Healthcare coverage for international students, effective 1 September 2018, Booth University College announces a new International Student Health Plan. Purchasing the International Student Health Plan coverage is mandatory for all international students registered at Booth University College. You do not need to register or apply for the International Student Health Plan as this will be done automatically and will be included in your fee payments. The Plan will provide 12-months of coverage from September

DR. MICHAEL BOYCE’S APPOINTMENT AS VICE PRESIDENT AND DEAN EXTENDED

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Boyce on his extension as Vice President Academic and Dean until June 30, 2020. This opportunity will enables Dr. Boyce to continue his initiatives within Academic Services and as a Cabinet member, as well as continuing to provide stability and oversight within the Academic Services area. “I am very appreciative of the leadership Mike has contributed these past two years, first as Academic Dean and then as VP Academic and Dean, and I look forward to continuing to partner with him,”

IN CELEBRATION OF UN’S NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY: BOOTH UC FORMER REFUGEE AND GRADUATE IS A VOICE FOR THOSE WHO HAVE NO VOICE

July 19, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE July 17, 2018  In celebration of UN’s Nelson Mandela International Day Booth UC  former refugee and graduate is a voice for those who have no voice WINNIPEG –“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” – Nelson Mandela Faven Mergia lives and breathes these words of Nelson Mandela. She was once a stranger to Canada and

BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ANNUAL REPORT

June 26, 2018

Booth University College is grateful for the generous support it receives from a number of organizations. The funds provided, often designated for specific projects, allow the University College to extend its reach and to improve the quality of education available to its students. Thanks to their support, we have been able to serve students from Winnipeg, across Canada and from around the world. Click here to view Booth University College Annual Report.

Connect Magazine Spring/Summer 2018

Check out our latest Connect Magazine Spring/Summer 2018. To be added to our mailing list to receive a printed copy, please click here

Appointment of Student Members to Senate and Board of Trustees

May 31, 2018

We are pleased to announce the appointment of student members to Senate and the Board of Trustees for the 2018/19 academic year. Kailey Gillis has been appointed to Senate for a one year term, beginning in August/September 2018. Kailey is a third-year student in the Religion Program and is already active in the Booth UC community as a member of the residence advisory group, a student ambassador in the Admissions Office, and a member of this year’s Booth Bound planning committee. Kaitlin vanDeursen has been appointed to the

Dr. Donald Burke Wins First Prize at Canadian Church Press Awards

May 15, 2018

Congratulations! The Annual Canadian Church Press Awards honoured Booth University College’s faculty member Dr. Donald Burke with a first place award in the Biblical Interpretation category for “Fear and Trembling,” an article he wrote for The Salvationist. Check out the article in the Fall/Winter 2017 edition of Booth UC Connect!  

New Documentary Summer Course at Booth University College

May 14, 2018

We are happy to announce a new and exciting documentary summer course at Booth UC! The course, titled “Documenting the World”, will take place on campus August 13 – 17, 2018 with guest instructor Dr. Bruce Redman. For more information and registration, go to https://www.boothuc.ca/docs