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

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’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

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?

Dr. Maha Salman Appointed New Chair of Yorkville’s Bachelor of Interior Design

Dr. Maha Salman Appointed New Chair of Yorkville’s Bachelor of Interior Design

Dr. Maha Salman has been named chair of Yorkville University’s Bachelor of Interior Design degree program. After a decade of service to Yorkville University, Salman called the appointment a “crowning” moment in her career as an LEED-accredited professional with more than 25 years of industry and academic experience in Canada and abroad.

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.