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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.


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Discovering Her Inner Leader | Karen LaRose’s Yorkville University BBA Story


If Karen LaRose were to offer one piece of advice to an incoming Yorkville University Bachelor of Business Administration student, it would be simple: “Be prepared.” “You’re going to have to be devoted to it, because it’s going to take a lot of time and effort,” said the 43-year-old married mom of two young boys, who spent the last two-and-a-half years juggling her online BBA studies with a full-time job and spending quality time with her family.

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Top 6 Tourist Tips for visitors to Fredericton, New Brunswick | Yorkville Graduation 2019


In late June, around 800 Yorkville University graduates and their families will come to Fredericton, New Brunswick for the 2019 Graduation Ceremony. These graduates come from all over Canada and the world, so to help them make the most of their time in New Brunswick's Capital City, we sat down with the manager of Tourism Fredericton, Stacey Russel, and asked to share her top things to do in Fredericton.

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Yorkville University and Toronto Film School celebrate 2019 Graduation


Yorkville University and Toronto Film School awarded degrees and diplomas to nearly 500 newly minted alumni during its 2019 Graduation Ceremony in Toronto. Held on Thursday, May 9 at the Toronto Centre for the Arts, the event drew a near-capacity crowd of graduates’ family members and friends to cheer on their loved ones as they marched across the stage in the George Weston Recital Hall to accept their scrolls.

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Yorkville’s International Students Celebrate Mother’s Day with Long-distance Letters Home


Yorkville University students spent the week running up to Mother’s Day writing letters of tribute to “the most beautiful women” in their lives – their moms. The brainchild of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) professor Iram Tanvir, the Mother’s Day events saw more than 200 tearful students pen heartfelt letters destined to be delivered to their moms all over the world ­– from India, Iran, Afghanistan and the U.S., to Bangladesh, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, China, the Philippines, and beyond.

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