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Insider Tips for Success in Your Studies  

Insider Tips for Success in Your Studies  

On September 5th, Yorkville University will welcome another cohort of graduate studies students who have taken the first step to achieving their personal and professional goals. Whether you are entering a Master of Education in Educational Leadership program, on the cusp of starting a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology, or pursuing a Master of Education in Adult Education, graduate school requires significant commitment, effort and planning for success.  Who better to advise then those who have made it through the thick? The Alumni Relations Office at Yorkville University has reached out to graduates for their top tips for success and here is what they had to say: 

Dr. Roberta Neault, Associate Dean, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences Retires from Yorkville University

Dr. Roberta Neault, Associate Dean, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences Retires from Yorkville University

On August 31, 2017, Dr. Roberta Neault will retire from her position as Associate Dean, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences. Roberta was one of the first faculty members associated with the Master of  Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP).

BBA Alumnus and Securities Expert Matt Longo Lands His Dream Job

BBA Alumnus and Securities Expert Matt Longo Lands His Dream Job

Thanks in part to his ability to complete his BBA degree online, Matt Longo now has his dream-job, and a new position in securities for a large company in the Maritimes.

MACP Graduate and Author Cheryl Bradshaw Wins Inaugural Outstanding Alumni Award

MACP Graduate and Author Cheryl Bradshaw Wins Inaugural Outstanding Alumni Award

It was during one of her teaching practicums while completing her Bachelor of Education, that 30-year old Cheryl Bradshaw witnessed a tragic event that made her realize being a therapist was her true calling. Now she has completed her MACP, she has authored several books and was recently named Yorkville's 2017 Outstanding Alumni Award winner.

In her Final Term, MEd Student Reflects on the Program and Heightened Passion for Life Long Learning: Guest Blog by Victoria Momoh

In her Final Term, MEd Student Reflects on the Program and Heightened Passion for Life Long Learning: Guest Blog by Victoria Momoh

Victoria Momoh is in her final semester of the program. In her native Nigeria Victoria was one of the Medical Officer of Health in Edo State. She had the opportunity to be involved in the planning and execution of many health promotion programs like national immunization programs, flood disaster management, world health organisation projects and nutrition programs before migrating to Canada. Now in her final course of the program, Victoria shares this reflection.

MEEL Alumnus Ian Matheson Proves His Leadership Abilities as Valedictorian

MEEL Alumnus Ian Matheson Proves His Leadership Abilities as Valedictorian

Yorkville University Master of Education in Educational Leadership graduate Ian Matheson’s 21-year experience in the military had already equipped him with many examples of effective leadership, but Yorkville’s MEEL allowed him to identify and contextualize different leadership styles, and to articulate and expand on his leadership abilities.

Dwayne Zandbergen, BBA Valedictorian Goes Above and Beyond

Dwayne Zandbergen, BBA Valedictorian Goes Above and Beyond

Dwayne Zandbergen came to Yorkville for the accreditation, but soon found a true love of learning.  Zandbergen is now the valedictorian for the Yorkville BBA program 2016/2017 graduating year!

MACP Valedictorian Fatemeh Heshmati Finds Her Path

MACP Valedictorian Fatemeh Heshmati Finds Her Path

Fatemeh Heshmati's journey to finishing her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University was a long and challenging one. Now, Iranian-born Heshmati will be the MACP valedictorian for the 2017 graduating class.

Alumni Party!

Alumni Party!

Calling all alumni (new and established) to join us for the first official alumni after-grad party, including the announcement of the inaugural alumni award, on June 23rd.

Alumni Office Launches Website and Inaugural Alumni Achievement Award

Alumni Office Launches Website and Inaugural Alumni Achievement Award

After much anticipation, Yorkville University has finally launched a beautiful new Alumni website.  The website also happens to be where Yorkville alumni can find the application form for our inaugural alumni award, the winner of which will be revealed at the Alumni Award & Welcome Party Celebration,