Posted: 02/06/2018 12:47:55 PM
Rima Al Tawil has become something of an expert in the theory and implementation of communication strategies in online learning, and has found her calling as a senior instructional designer. Read here how an interest, piqued during her time as a student at Yorkville, has become her calling. READ BLOG
Posted: 02/02/2018 5:51:19 PM
VIDEO: Chelsea Hazel Marie Fraser, a bombardier in the Royal Canadian Artillery, and a second-year student in Yorkville University’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is quickly seeing the pursuit of her dream of a university education paying off.
Posted: 01/09/2018 9:14:24 PM
When I heard about the mass mindfulness meditation session being held on Parliament Hill in commemoration of the International Day of Peace being led by seminal scholar Jon Kabat-Zinn, I jumped at the opportunity to participate! Not only was this once in a lifetime experience the first of its kind, but the timing of it was also quite remarkable.
Posted: 10/16/2017 8:29:48 PM
A few years ago, Sudbury, Ontario native Mary Beswick wouldn't have anticipated she would be living in balmy Chapel Hill North Carolina, working as a Human Resources specialist at a prestigious post-secondary institution. This past July however, Beswick received a promotion to the position of Employment Consultant at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and has just created a robust new employee orientation program with her colleagues. Beswick credits these exciting developments in her career, in part, to her completion of the Master of Education in Adult Education at Yorkville University in 2016. Beswick’s MEd. in Adult Education not only gave her the accreditation necessary to advance in her career, but the practical skills required to develop a reputation for being an authority in her area of expertise.
Posted: 10/04/2017 3:36:22 PM
At 70 years old, Charles Pitts has just realized a long-term dream: a new psychotherapy practice recently launched in a restored century farmhouse on the island of Montreal. The building is now home to a multi-disciplinary healing centre, including a massage therapy clinic, a physiotherapy business and Pitts' own counselling practice. Read all about this amazing alumnus here.
Posted: 09/01/2017 4:05:27 PM
"I wake up every day so excited to work," said registered counselling psychotherapist and Yorkville University Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology alumnus Christine Hakkola (nee Lee). "It’s pretty great. I can live in the middle of nowhere, and have access to clients all across the country. Once or twice a month I am either hosting international workshops or attending them. All my clients are amazing. The online world opens up a whole world of potential. " READ BLOG
Posted: 09/01/2017 4:01:30 PM
On September 5th, Yorkville University will welcome another cohort of graduate studies students who have taken the first step to achieving their personal and professional goals. Whether you are entering a Master of Education in Educational Leadership program, on the cusp of starting a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology, or pursuing a Master of Education in Adult Education, graduate school requires significant commitment, effort and planning for success. Who better to advise then those who have made it through the thick? The Alumni Relations Office at Yorkville University has reached out to graduates for their top tips for success and here is what they had to say: READ BLOG
Posted: 08/25/2017 7:53:16 PM
On August 31, 2017, Dr. Roberta Neault will retire from her position as Associate Dean, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences. Roberta was one of the first faculty members associated with the Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP).
Posted: 08/16/2017 10:19:10 PM
Thanks in part to his ability to complete his BBA degree online, Matt Longo now has his dream-job, and a new position in securities for a large company in the Maritimes.