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Meet Gregg Taylor: 2015 Valedictorian of the Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology Program

Meet Gregg Taylor: 2015 Valedictorian of the Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology Program

Gregg Taylor is the 2015 Valedictorian of the Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP) program at Yorkville University. In this Question and Answer with Yorkville University Gregg talks about how he stayed motivated during the program and how obtaining his MACP at 52-years-old marks a new era in his career. 

Yorkville University Well-Represented at the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Conference in Niagara Falls

Yorkville University Well-Represented at the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Conference in Niagara Falls

The Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP) leadership team had a busy week in Niagara Falls last week at the conference celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). Find out the details in this guest article by Dr. Roberta Neault.

Questions About The Graduation Ceremony? Here is Everything You Need to Know!

Questions About The Graduation Ceremony? Here is Everything You Need to Know!

As Yorkville University's 2015 graduation ceremony approaches, we know students, attending and non-attending, have questions about the details. Well Kady McDonnell, the Registration Coordinator at Yorkville University, has the answers. Kady compiled the most common questions she has been receiving about the big day on June 26.

10 Tips to Help You Excel in University Online! By Dr. Roberta Neault

10 Tips to Help You Excel in University Online! By Dr. Roberta Neault

Having taught thousands of graduate students in both counselling and business programs over the past 15 years, many of them online, I’ve witnessed a wide range of student styles and approaches to learning. This tip sheet of 10 ways to Maximize Success in an Online University Program was originally written as a tool for Yorkville University’s Writing Lab. We’re also sharing it here so that students in all of Yorkville University’s programs can have access to it.

BBA Graduate Takes Leap Towards MBA Goal

BBA Graduate Takes Leap Towards MBA Goal

For as far back as he can remember Mark Rihar had the inkling in the back of his mind that he wanted a Master of Business Administration (MBA). He knew he had the aptitude and the inclination for it, but what he didn’t have was the undergraduate degree required for admission into an MBA program. So, when he heard about the online Bachelor of Business Administration Degree at Yorkville University, he said he knew it was the perfect program to bring him one step closer to his goal.

Yorkville’s Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology Program gains recognition by the Transitional Council of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)

Yorkville’s Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology Program gains recognition by the Transitional Council of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)

It’s a huge milestone for the Faculty of Behavioural Sciences at Yorkville University—Dr. Helen Massfeller, the Dean of the Faculty, said she is delighted to announce the Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP) has gained recognition by the Transitional Council of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).“I am elated our students have the opportunity to move forward and be recognized for all of their hard work,” Massfeller said.

UPS and Yorkville Team up to Help Employees Succeed With a BBA

UPS and Yorkville Team up to Help Employees Succeed With a BBA

Recently, UPS Canada teamed up with Yorkville University, based in Fredericton, New Brunswick, to help make it easier for UPS employees enhance their education and elevate their careers with Yorkville’s online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).  

Yorkville to Celebrate Graduates at Formal Ceremony on June 26 in Fredericton, N.B.

Yorkville to Celebrate Graduates at Formal Ceremony on June 26 in Fredericton, N.B.

Yorkville may not be a traditional bricks and mortar university, but the school’s celebration of its graduates takes on all the pomp and circumstance befitting its students and their accomplishments. Find out all the details about Yorkville University's graduation ceremony here. The deadline to RSVP is March 27.

Yorkville Graduate Uses Her Master of Education to Help Others as a Life Coach

Yorkville Graduate Uses Her Master of Education to Help Others as a Life Coach

Melinda Debergh combines her vast experience in healthcare, her studies of spirituality and now her Master if Education in Adult Education to help others navigate life’s journey. “What I do is life coaching and mentoring people as a as a Certified Life Mastery Coach.” Debergh said. “Because of my credentials, especially now with the Master if Education, I can help people with their physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and intellectual journey.”

Simulations in the Bachelors of Business Administration: a Guest Blog by BBA Faculty

Bachelor of Business Administration faculty Dr. Shelley Rinehart, Dr. Dan Nicholes and Ms. Lisa Allen discuss Yorkville University's use of computer-simulated business environments , an enjoyable and practical way of combining theory with practice and industry expectations.