When Zaharchuck assumed the role of principal four years ago, she recognized the need to enrich her skills and education, to bring the very best to her new position. Oddly enough, this led Zaharchuk to Yorkville University’s Bachelor of Business Administration program. Find out why in this blog by our Alumni Relations Officer Yolande Clark
The room was abuzz as guests arrived at Yorkville University’s new Vancouver campus at 1090 Georgia Street, in the heart of the city’s professional district, on the afternoon of March 10th, for the launch of Yorkville’s Alumni Community. Read all the details of this milestone event here.
Lan Hu, who has recently received an impressive promotion to the position of Registrar at Yorkville University in Fredericton, attributes her determination, courage and success, in large part, to her attitude. Read more about Lan here.
For senior law clerk Barbara O’Gorman, the thirst for knowledge has no age limit. From working at a busy Toronto law firm to pursuing her education, sixty-nine-year-old O'Gorman has an inspiring life-long passion for excellence, which led her to Yorkville University.
An upcoming Yorkville University’s Alumni event in Vancouver, B.C. is shaping up to be an exceptional event, where not only will those in attendance hear from speakers Dr. Peter Hall, the Dean of Yorkville’s Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology and the President of Yorkville University, Dr. Rick Davey, but also two of our outstanding alumni.
Learning is always an enriching experience, but it also can be a challenging one. But, the next time a student at Yorkville University is struggling with a discussion post, a paper or critical thinking skills, they will have a new place to turn to achieve academic success.
Among our many stellar faculty at Yorkville University one in particular is proving to be an inspired thought-leader in the area of lifelong learning. Read more about Dr. Deirdre Pickerell's recent media coverage in Vancouver.
Registered Clinical Counsellor Tara Hope understands disordered eating intimately. “For over twenty years, I have been in recovery myself, and I’ve worked [paraprofessionally] with hundreds if not thousands of people, from all across the states and in different countries,” she said. But it wasn’t until she completed her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University in 2013, that Hope was able to translate her passion for helping others, into a profession.
In 2012, Bethany Smith was doing health promotion and wellness coaching for Queen’s University, but she felt something was lacking. “I wanted to go deeper into the mental and emotional and relationship side of things—to acquire more tools for my toolbox,” Smith said.
For most of Valerie Remple’s life, she was told she was “slow” simply because she learns differently than other students. Despite these bleak predictions, Remple went on to become an acclaimed photojournalist and social-justice activist. She has traveled extensively in Haiti and Cambodia, and has dedicated much of her life to helping others. Now, Remple is taking her education and motivation to help to the next level by pursuing her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP) at Yorkville University.