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No Age Limit on Learning for MEd Graduate who is Now Pursuing her PhD

No Age Limit on Learning for MEd Graduate who is Now Pursuing her PhD

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.

Yorkville University’s Alumni Community Event March 10 in BC

Yorkville University’s Alumni Community Event March 10 in BC

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.

Yorkville Student Now Have a New Support in Place for Learning and Academic Success

Yorkville Student Now Have a New Support in Place for Learning and Academic Success

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.

Dean of Academics in BC Spreads Her Vision for Lifelong Learning In Vancouver

Dean of Academics in BC Spreads Her Vision for Lifelong Learning In Vancouver

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.

Yorkville MACP Alumnus Treats Disordered Eating With Compassion and a Multi-Disciplinary Approach

Yorkville MACP Alumnus Treats Disordered Eating With Compassion and a Multi-Disciplinary Approach

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.

Yorkville Alumnus Proves that Being of Service is Rooted in Self-Love

Yorkville Alumnus Proves that Being of Service is Rooted in Self-Love

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.

Yorkville Student and Activist Fights Stigma

Yorkville Student and Activist Fights Stigma

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.

Sisters Self-Publish Handbook on Healing Winter SAD | Focus On Yorkville Alumni

Sisters Self-Publish Handbook on Healing Winter SAD | Focus On Yorkville Alumni

For Yorkville University alumnus and author Talia Camozzi, Yorkville University’s Masters of Counselling Psychology proved to be the catalyst for a much-needed career change and the awakening of a passion for theory and for helping others.Camozzi is rightfully proud of having just self-published “Healing Winter SAD”, a handbook for sufferers of Seasonal Affective Disorder co-authored with her sister, naturopath Theresa Camozzi.

The Yorkville University Community Share Their Best Reads of 2016

The Yorkville University Community Share Their Best Reads of 2016

Although the New Year is well underway, it is never too late to reflect on a year of great literature and perhaps find your first read of 2017! We have compiled a list of some of Yorkville University's faculty, staff, alumni and students’ most beloved books from 2016.  Some of these were newly published in 2016, and others are just perennial favourites.  There is sure to be something here for everyone!

Save The Date! Yorkville’s 2017 Graduation Details Here

Save The Date! Yorkville’s 2017 Graduation Details Here

Yorkville University is pleased to announce that the 2017 Yorkville University graduation ceremony is being held on Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 2:00pm Atlantic time. The ceremony will take place at the Delta Fredericton. All students who have graduated are welcome to participate in the ceremony as well as the following students: