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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.

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

Booth UC partnership with European Innovation Academy provides its business students with access to extreme entrepreneurship program

November 8, 2016

Booth University College has partnered with the European Innovation Academy (EIA) to offer their leading-edge tech educational programs to Booth’s business students. Booth UC is now one of a few select Canadian institutions eligible to offer this exclusive opportunity through its business program. The EIA is a non-profit educational institution recognized for excellence in tech entrepreneurship education. EIA educates future entrepreneurs and accelerates companies to pursue digital growth. Their educational programs are jointly developed with professionals of world class partner companies and universities, including Google,

LIFE AT BOOTH UC – A SHARING, CARING, FUN PLACE TO BE

October 7, 2016

Hello there! Allow me to introduce myself: my name is Laura Hepditch, and I am a third year Religion Major at Booth UC. This is also my first year as student ambassador, which is why you have not heard from me before. I’m a little new at writing a blog, but I hope you continue to hear (or read) from me! Right now, this school is filled with this same spirit of newness that I’m feeling. A new academic year has begun and new students

INSTALLATION OF BOOTH UC’S FIFTH PRESIDENT SIGNALS THE START OF AN HISTORIC NEW ERA

September 26, 2016

Booth University College’s annual Opening Convocation on September 23, 2016 marked the beginning of an historic new era at the institution with the installation of its fifth President, Dr. Marjory Kerr. “I’m very thankful for those who have been in this chair before me and for the work they have done to get Booth to where it is today,” said Dr. Kerr. “But part of my vision for Booth as we go forward is looking at shifting from maintaining and holding steady, to sustaining and

BOOTH UC LAUNCHES CONNECT MAGAZINE

September 23, 2016

Booth University College’s newest publication – Booth UC Connect – was launched today. To be published twice yearly, this magazine is designed to share news and stories and connect with alumni, donors, The Salvation Army around the world, and other friends of Booth UC. “As the name of the publication suggests, Booth UC thrives on our connections, between instructors and students and between theory and practice. Equally valued are the linkages between the school and learning partners across Canada and around the world. Together we are

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