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Practicing Verbal Judo: The Art of Adaptive Language

Practicing Verbal Judo: The Art of Adaptive Language

Even in our connected society of mobile devices, Skype, and email, we are mostly unprepared for the variety of conflict and tension that is possible in our daily use of language. In this guest blog, YU Librarian Paul Graham discusses the art of Verbal Judo and how it can help in our dealings with others.

Yorkville’s Dean of the Faculty of Education Presents at International Conference

Yorkville’s Dean of the Faculty of Education Presents at International Conference

Yorkville University's Dean of the Faculty of Education, Dr. Rita Kop, recently attended an international conference on Massive Open Online Courses in Naples and Capri in Italy. The conference was organized by Naples University Federico II under the title: “Where are MOOCs going: the future of distance learning".

Yorkville University Brings its Bachelor of Business Administration to British Columbia

Yorkville University Brings its Bachelor of Business Administration to British Columbia

Yorkville University is delighted to announce it has received consent to operate in British Columbia and offer focused business programs, designed to directly support the economy there. “We are excited about being part of B.C.’s post-secondary education sector and contributing to the province’s bright economic future,” said Dr. Rick Davey, President of Yorkville University.

Secrets of School / Life Balance From One Bachelor of Business Administration Grad

Secrets of School / Life Balance From One Bachelor of Business Administration Grad

Yorkville University’s Bachelor of Business Administration Degree can be rigorous and require a great deal of time and thoughtful work, but graduate Andy Yim found his stride in the program, was able to successfully complete it while maintaining his hobbies and has since been promoted at work.

Yorkville University and Academy Canada Team Up To Offer Students a Business Degree

Yorkville University and Academy Canada Team Up To Offer Students a Business Degree

Yorkville University is making it easier for graduates of Academy Canada Career College to leverage their education into a Bachelor of Business Administration. Yorkville University has entered into collaboration with Academy Canada Career College, whereby students who have graduated from a qualified program are eligible to transfer credits towards their Bachelor of Business Administration offered online through Yorkville University.  

How Do We Motivate For Our Day of Labours? Through History! Guest Blog By Paul Graham

How Do We Motivate For Our Day of Labours? Through History! Guest Blog By Paul Graham

In this Guest Blog, Paul Graham, the head librarian for Yorkville University, discusses how a look at our history can keep us motivated in our day-to-day. 

Meet Cynthia Bondoc: the 2015 Valedictorian of the Master of Education in Adult Education Program

Meet Cynthia Bondoc: the 2015 Valedictorian of the Master of Education in Adult Education Program

Cynthia Bondoc is the 2015 Valedictorian of the Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Adult Education program at Yorkville University. In this Question and Answer with Yorkville University Cynthia talks about her learning journey. 

Meet Steven Smith: the 2015 BBA Valedictorian

Meet Steven Smith: the 2015 BBA Valedictorian

Steven Smith is the 2015 Valedictorian of the Bachelor of Business Administration program at Yorkville University. In this Question and Answer with Yorkville University Steven talks about what kept him motivated and the example he wanted to set for his children.

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.