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Master of Education Grad Tackles Ride to Conquer Cancer in Memory of Late Mother

Master of Education Grad Tackles Ride to Conquer Cancer in Memory of Late Mother

One of the last promises Jackie Densmore made to her cancer-stricken mother as she lay on her deathbed 13 years ago was that, one day she’d make her proud and obtain her teaching degree. And so it was that on Aug. 16 of this year, on the eve of embarking on her third Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer in her late mother Donna’s memory, Densmore received an email from Yorkville University that made her break down in tears.

Meet Yorkville’s Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Student Representative

Meet Yorkville’s Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Student Representative

Networking opportunities. Professional development. Career guidance. Those are just a few of the perks to student membership at the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA), as listed by Alissa Vincenti – Yorkville University’s designated student representative for the national association of professionally trained counsellors.

Propelling Her Career To Higher Educational Heights | Cindy Cook’s MEd Story

Propelling Her Career To Higher Educational Heights | Cindy Cook’s MEd Story

Cindy Cook can count on one hand the number of truly inspiring teachers she’s had the privilege of learning from over the course of her academic career. Yorkville University’s Dr. Ellyn Lyle is among them.

Yorkville University Slated to Open Much-Anticipated New Campus in New Westminster BC This Fall

Yorkville University Slated to Open Much-Anticipated New Campus in New Westminster BC This Fall

Yorkville University’s soon-to-be-opened new, 25,000-square-foot campus location in New Westminster, British Columbia is tentatively slated to open in October 2019 – featuring 17 classrooms, a student lounge and kitchen, and a computer lab and learning commons, among other amenities.

Shifting Her Perspective | Maggie McCormick’s Yorkville University BID Story

Shifting Her Perspective | Maggie McCormick’s Yorkville University BID Story

Before pursuing her Bachelor of Interior Design degree at Yorkville University, Maggie McCormick had a much narrower view of the role designers play and the impact they can have. After three years of studies, the 2019 BID valedictorian that perspective has now shifted dramatically.  

Yorkville’s 2019 President Award-Winning BID Grad Juggled Full-Time Job, New Marriage, Pregnancy and Camper Van Conversion on Way to Top of Class

Yorkville’s 2019 President Award-Winning BID Grad Juggled Full-Time Job, New Marriage, Pregnancy and Camper Van Conversion on Way to Top of Class

As winner of Yorkville University’s 2019 President’s Award for the Bachelor of Interior Design program, Laura Goodsman was already considered top of her class. The fact that the multi-tasking 24 year old from Regina was able to secure the highest cumulative grade point average in her graduating class while also juggling a full-time job, a brand new marriage, and a pregnancy – not to mention an ’80s van-to-camper conversion – only makes her accomplishments that much more impressive.

Yorkville University Graduate Surprises “Awesome” Admissions Advisor With Special Thank You

Yorkville University Graduate Surprises “Awesome” Admissions Advisor With Special Thank You

“We’ve never met, but our souls met in 2016 ­– and it was awesome.” Those were the words of praise that greeted Yorkville University’s Sebastian Bustamante when he stepped into a room at the Delta Fredericton on June 20 to a special surprise meeting with Zainab Abdel-Gawad.

Yorkville University Adds Dope New Business Course With Cannabis Module To Its BBA Curriculum

Attention aspiring potrepreneurs: Yorkville University is now offering a ‘special topics’ course with a Cannabis in Canada component. Contemporary Issues in Business: A Case Approach was first introduced to Yorkville’s Bachelor of Business Administration curriculum in January 2019.

Yorkville University celebrates achievements of 300+ BBA, MACP and MEd students at 2019 Graduation

Yorkville University celebrates achievements of 300+ BBA, MACP and MEd students at 2019 Graduation

Yorkville University recently celebrated its largest-ever graduating class in record-setting style, with a gathering of more than 300 graduates and 1,200 of their loved ones at the school’s home base in New Brunswick. Read the recap and view the video of the event here.

Celebrating Her Cultural Roots | Joanne Reeves-Rood’s Yorkville University MEd Story

Celebrating Her Cultural Roots | Joanne Reeves-Rood’s Yorkville University MEd Story

Joanne Reeves-Rood will be pulling double duty on National Indigenous Peoples Day when she travels across the country to attend Yorkville University’s graduation ceremony. Not only will the 35-year-old full-time mom from Cochrane, Alberta act as valedictorian of her Master of Education in Educational Leadership class in Fredericton on June 21, but she’ll also get the opportunity to celebrate her roots by leading a traditional native tea dance for her fellow grads and their guests.