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October 2019

Yorkville Interior Design Grad’s Work Featured on Property Brothers, Love It Or List It

For Azar Sabzevari, the journey from studying interior design at Yorkville University to having her work featured on such hit HGTV shows as Property Brothers and Love It Or List It was a whirlwind one. Still a student when she decided to launch Tango Design Studio, her boutique firm specializing in custom kitchen and bath cabinetry quickly caught the eye of the popular home improvement shows.

Yorkville Bachelor of Interior Design Students Bring Home 2019 ARIDO Awards

The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario has recognized not one, but two Yorkville University students with awards for leadership and volunteerism this year. Bachelor of Interior Design students Haneih Ahani and Janny Do walked away with ARIDO’s 2019 Gary Hewson Memorial Award and CTI Working Environments Student Scholarship, respectively.

CERIC Roadshow Makes Stop at Yorkville’s Vancouver Campus

The Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC) and Yorkville University are set to co-host a free, career theory-focused networking breakfast next month, featuring guest speakers including Yorkville's own Dr. Roberta Neault and Dr. Deirdre Pickerell.

Master of Education in Educational Leadership Grad Publishes Capstone Research

Yorkville University alumnus Monica Hansford recently published Teaching Scaffolding to Early Childhood Educators – a 62-page, self-published “reworking” of the capstone research she completed during her studies in the Master of Education in Educational Leadership program.

Yorkville University Announces Inaugural Winners of its Working Adults Tuition Bursary

Veronica Rubino and Angel Hsiao have been named the first recipients of Yorkville University's Working Adults Tuition Bursary. The pair, who are both studying towards their Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at Yorkville, will have 100 per cent of their tuition fees covered by the university.

Mental Health: What Can I Do? A Guest Blog by MACP Grad Angela Herd

By now, we all understand that mental health is an important and relevant topic, but do we fully understand why and what to do about it? Let’s face it, mental health influences all our day-to-day functions and significantly impacts our lived experience.

Yorkville’s New Student Life Coordinator Aims to Enliven On-Campus Social Scene

Yorkville University has a new Student Life Coordinator – and in just one month on the job, Ali Noor has already slithered, striked and shimmied his way to kingpin status amongst his on-campus charges.

MACP Grad Cree Lambeck Urges New Teachers to Begin Practicing Self-Care This World Teachers Day

As we approach World Teachers Day 2019, we can reflect on this year's theme of Young Teachers: The Future of the Profession. As a teacher-turned-therapist, I wonder how we can ignite a passion for teaching among the younger generation, those who are just beginning to explore their possible career paths. If I was just starting out, what would I want to know?