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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:

MACP Alumna Ashley Kreze Runs Private Practice and Hosts TV Talk Show – Masters Counselling Online

MACP Alumna Ashley Kreze Runs Private Practice and Hosts TV Talk Show – Masters Counselling Online

When Yorkville University Alumna Ashley Kreze started seeing the same questions and concerns bubbling up amongst a certain segment of her clientele it gave her an idea for a television talk show. Now, the show is in its third season and Kreze said it has been a very interesting side project in addition to her professional work in counselling.

Anthony Rumolo Uses His BBA to Grow the Ontario Deaf Hockey Association

Anthony Rumolo Uses His BBA to Grow the Ontario Deaf Hockey Association

Anthony Rumolo’s goal is to make a difference in the lives of others and he is certain the skills and knowledge he gained in Yorkville University’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) will help him do just that.

Yorkville MEd Alumna Named Dean of Media, Arts + Design and Continuing Education at Loyalist

Yorkville MEd Alumna Named Dean of Media, Arts + Design and Continuing Education at Loyalist

Bazkur graduated from Yorkville University’s MEd in Adult Education in 2016 and, in the same year, was appointed Dean of Loyalist College’s School of Media, Arts + Design and Continuing Education. Prior to the appointment, Bazkur had been Acting Dean and before that, the co-ordinator of and professor in the Television and New Media Production program.

Why General Studies? Faculty thoughts…

Why General Studies? Faculty thoughts…

In this article, instructors of general studies courses in the Bachelor of Business Administration discuss the value of the material they teach and why general studies are important to their students.

Yorkville Dean, Rita Kop, Wins Best Paper at Conference in Morocco

Yorkville Dean, Rita Kop, Wins Best Paper at Conference in Morocco

Yorkville University’s Dean of the Master of Education in Adult Education, Rita Kop, recently won the Best Paper Award at the Europe, Middle East and North Africa Conference on Technology and Security to Support Learning (EMENA/TSSL’16).

Fostering Space for the Teaching and Learning Self: Guest Blog By Dr. Ellyn Lyle

Fostering Space for the Teaching and Learning Self: Guest Blog By Dr. Ellyn Lyle

Dr. Ellyn Lyle is Associate Dean of the Faculty of Education at Yorkville University. With deep connections to the land and animals, she embraces metaphor to untangle lived experience as a way to inform teaching and learning as autobiographical experience. In this guest blog Ellyn discusses fostering space for the teaching and learning self.