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CYC Course On Disability Justice

CYC Course On Disability Justice

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

The Bachelors Program in Child and Youth Care offered an innovative course in Disability and Child and Youth Care for the first time in Fall 2021.

Forensic Identification Labs on Campus

Forensic Identification Labs on Campus

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

Students in the Forensic Identification (FI) Post Graduate program have been participating in some exciting labs on campus this semester.

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CE Courses for Staff

CE Courses for Staff

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

As part of Humber’s Professional Development policy, staff can take advantage of a variety of funded courses, at a reduced tuition cost of only $20.

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Orangeville Archives Launched

Orangeville Archives Launched

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

After 15 years, Humber’s Orangeville campus closed its doors in Summer 2021, but memories from it will live on.

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Welcome to the WIL Centre

Welcome to the WIL Centre

Work-Integrated Learning & Community Partners

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

Do you want to know more about Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) at Humber? Humber has a new Work-Integrated Learning website!

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Spotlight on Community Partners - Bachelor of Behavioural Science

Spotlight on Community Partners - Bachelor of Behavioural Science

Work-Integrated Learning & Community Partners

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

Bachelor of Behavioural Science community partners continue to engage Humber students through virtual and on-site Work-Integrated Learning experiences

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Securing Field Experience Process

Securing Field Experience Process

Work-Integrated Learning & Community Partners

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

The WIL Centre aims to provide students with the resources and tools they need to feel prepared beginning their Field Experience.

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CCID Conference

CCID Conference

Global Learning & International Initiatives

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

From March 4 to March 7, Community Colleges for International Development (CCID) held its 46th annual conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Humber Global Summer School

Humber Global Summer School

Global Learning & International Initiatives

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

Humber’s Global Summer School (GSS) is happening again this summer – with plans of hosting the program in person!

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KGU Virtual Study Exchanges

KGU Virtual Study Exchanges

Global Learning & International Initiatives

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

This Winter semester, KGU once again offered Humber students an opportunity to take a class remotely there as a virtual exchange student. 

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Social Innovation Survey

Social Innovation Survey

Applied Research and Social Innovation

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

Humber’s FSCS launched a Social Innovation Survey to support the development of the CSI, which will be housed at the Lakeshore campus.

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Humber Takes Second Spot in Canadian Research Ranking

Humber Takes Second Spot in Canadian Research Ranking

Applied Research and Social Innovation

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

Humber College is the second top research college in the country, according to rankings released by Research InfoSource Inc.

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Soheila Pashang on Teaching Diversity

Soheila Pashang on Teaching Diversity

Applied Research and Social Innovation

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

Dr. Soheila Pashang, faculty in the Social and & Community Services (FSCS), has taught and researched the topic of social justice for many years. 

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Arun Dhanota co-publishes textbook on Ethics in Criminal Justice

Arun Dhanota co-publishes textbook on Ethics in Criminal Justice

Applied Research and Social Innovation

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

PFP Program Coordinator, Arun Dhanota, co-authored the Fifth edition of the textbook Ethics in Criminal Justice and Public Safety.

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Alumni Stories - Olivia Buffo

Alumni Stories - Olivia Buffo

Advancement and Alumni

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

The skills and techniques that I learned in the FI program are extremely important to my success in my role as a Scenes of Crime Specialist.

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Alumni Stories - Rageni Reddy

Alumni Stories - Rageni Reddy

Advancement and Alumni

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

I’ve always wanted to work in forensics and was blown away with the amount of hands-on experience we were given by industry professionals.

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Alumni Stories - Ksenia Bilas

Alumni Stories - Ksenia Bilas

Advancement and Alumni

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

After graduating from U of T, having taken forensic classes during my BSc, I wanted to learn more, and Humber’s FI program felt like a perfect fit.

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Humber Wellness Skating Days

Humber Wellness Skating Days

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

Over the past month, we were excited to announce the launch of our Humber Wellness Skating Days!

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Humber Lakeshore – Stepping into Spring Challenge

Humber Lakeshore – Stepping into Spring Challenge

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

Join us in the Stepping into Spring 14-day Reading Week Challenge!

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Humber Students over the Holiday Break

Humber Students over the Holiday Break

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

As part of a Welcome Back Giveaway initiative, students were asked to share photos of what they did during Winter break.

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Uncover Hidden Histories in the Interpretive Centre’s New Online Exhibition

Uncover Hidden Histories in the Interpretive Centre’s New Online Exhibition

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

The Lakeshore campus has a long history of mental health care on the picturesque grounds and amongst the iconic red-brick cottages. 

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Sustainability at WEL

Sustainability at WEL

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022

Starting March 8, individual staff and students will be responsible for emptying their recycling and throwing their garbage away at these stations.

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CJS Innovate-a- Thon

CJS Innovate-a- Thon

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

During the weekend of October 22-24, students from Humber and Seneca Colleges collaborated in the Student Innovate-a-Thon Weekend...

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5th Alexandre Boucher Lecture

5th Alexandre Boucher Lecture

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

Juan Bendaña, speaker, author, and DJ, spoke at the 5th Annual Alexandre Boucher Memorial Lecture, which was held virtually on November 4, 2021.

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Stress Management and Burnout Talk During Reading Week

Stress Management and Burnout Talk During Reading Week

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

On October 27th the FSCS held a professional development talk for staff, focusing on burnout and stress management. 

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CYC Student Sarah Simpson Named Civic Action Diverse City Fellow

CYC Student Sarah Simpson Named Civic Action Diverse City Fellow

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

Bachelor of Child and Youth Care (B-CYC) student Sarah Simpson was selected as a Civic Action DiverseCity Fellow for her leadership.

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DSW: We Inspire Week

DSW: We Inspire Week

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

Fall 2021 has been a busy semester for the Developmental Services Worker (DSW) program!

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BBS Graduates are Guests at a Research Event for Current Students

BBS Graduates are Guests at a Research Event for Current Students

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

In late September, Bachelor of Behavioural Science faculty Dr. Tami Rankin, organized an inaugural research event for BBS grads and 4th year students.

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Welcome to the WIL Centre

Welcome to the WIL Centre

Work-Integrated Learning & Community Partners

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

It’s been both an exciting time of re-building partnerships impacted by COVID-19, and a challenging time to find ways for students and partners.

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Spotlight on Community Partners - Agencies Focused on Child & Youth Care

Spotlight on Community Partners - Agencies Focused on Child & Youth Care

Work-Integrated Learning & Community Partners

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

Our community partners have been exceptional as we continuously navigate to changing COVID-19 circumstances.

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WIL Centre Highlight - FSCS Career Mentorship Program

WIL Centre Highlight - FSCS Career Mentorship Program

Work-Integrated Learning & Community Partners

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

The FSCS Career Mentorship Program is turning 2!

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International Education Week 2021

International Education Week 2021

Global Learning & International Initiatives

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

For the second year in a row, International Education Week (IEW) was held virtually from November 15-28, 2021. 

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Global Speaker Webinar Series

Global Speaker Webinar Series

Global Learning & International Initiatives

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

On November 24, 2021, the FSCS hosted a Global Speaker Webinar (GSW) event in partnership with our academic partner, Saxion University.

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Global Skills Opportunity Grant

Global Skills Opportunity Grant

Global Learning & International Initiatives

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

Humber has won two contracts under the GSO fund, which provides bursaries for low-income Canadian students. 

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Social Innovation Consultation: Defining Social Innovation at Humber

Social Innovation Consultation: Defining Social Innovation at Humber

Applied Research and Social Innovation

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

Faculty of Social and Community Services has launched a Social Innovation Survey to support the development of Humber’s Centre of Social Innovation.

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Wolfgang Vachon’s Audio Drama on Child and Youth Care

Wolfgang Vachon’s Audio Drama on Child and Youth Care

Applied Research and Social Innovation

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

Child and Youth Care instructor, Wolfgang Vachon, with help from Shaheen Ariefdien, created a research-based fiction podcast as part of his PhD.

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Knowledge Sharing on the Legalization of Cannabis in Canada

Knowledge Sharing on the Legalization of Cannabis in Canada

Applied Research and Social Innovation

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

Humber’s Harm Reduction Partnership Working group hosted a discussion event for faculty and staff to learn about cannabis legalization in Canada.

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Kerry Watkins on Investigative Interviewing

Kerry Watkins on Investigative Interviewing

Applied Research and Social Innovation

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

Due Process – The Interviews, is a podcast that examines Canada’s Criminal Justice System. 

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Steve Ursel Researches the Prevalence of Countermeasures during Law Enforcement Pre-Employment Polygraph Exams

Steve Ursel Researches the Prevalence of Countermeasures during Law Enforcement Pre-Employment Polygraph Exams

Applied Research and Social Innovation

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

Steve Ursel is conducting a study with Dr. Craig Rivera of Niagara University, on law-enforcement pre-employment polygraph testing.

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Daniel Schwartz Co-Authored book on Crime & Intelligence Analysis

Daniel Schwartz Co-Authored book on Crime & Intelligence Analysis

Applied Research and Social Innovation

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

Daniel Schwartz, PSI program faculty and Program Coordinator, has co-authored the book Crime and Intelligence Analysis in Canada.

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eCampusOntario Releases Second Round of Virtual Learning Strategy Funding

eCampusOntario Releases Second Round of Virtual Learning Strategy Funding

Applied Research and Social Innovation

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

On November 4, 2021 eCampusOntario released its call for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for the Second Round of funding in support VLS.

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Alumni Spotlight - Tasmine Fraser

Alumni Spotlight - Tasmine Fraser

Advancement and Alumni

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

Tasmine joined Humber’s Social Services Worker (SSW) program after realizing she had a passion for helping others find strength and resilience.

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Alumni Spotlight - JD Marchand

Alumni Spotlight - JD Marchand

Advancement and Alumni

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

JD Marchand, Class of ‘96 at Humber’s then Law and Security Administration program, was CBSA’s first Aboriginal Liaison Officer.

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Cobourg Police Services Board Selects DRPS Insp. Jeffrey Haskins as New Deputy Chief

Cobourg Police Services Board Selects DRPS Insp. Jeffrey Haskins as New Deputy Chief

Advancement and Alumni

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

FSCS Police Foundations Program (PFP) graduate, Jeffrey Haskins, was recently appointed as Cobourg Police Deputy Chief.

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Humber Alumni Baldev Mutta 2021 Premier’s Award Winner

Humber Alumni Baldev Mutta 2021 Premier’s Award Winner

Advancement and Alumni

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

Baldev Mutta, CEO/founder of Punjabi Community Health Services is a recipient of this year’s Premier’s Award under the category of Community Services.

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Lakeshore Principal’s Office Launches Initiative in Support of #16days Campaign

Lakeshore Principal’s Office Launches Initiative in Support of #16days Campaign

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

On December 6th, the Office of the Principal, Lakeshore Campus launched an ongoing initiative to collect unopened toiletries to donate to shelters.

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Humber College says Goodbye to Kavelle Maharaj

Humber College says Goodbye to Kavelle Maharaj

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

It is with mixed feelings that we share that Kavelle Maharaj, Events Coordinator and Community Liaison has accepted a new position at Sheridan College

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New President Search Underway

New President Search Underway

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

Humber President and CEO Chris Whitaker has decided to retire upon the completion of his second term at the end of June 2022.

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FSCS Staff & Faculty Book Club

FSCS Staff & Faculty Book Club

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

After the success of last year’s FSCS staff & faculty book club, another round of book club meetings were held this semester.

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Mindful Mondays, Wellness Wednesdays

Mindful Mondays, Wellness Wednesdays

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

Finding time and opportunities to focus on our own personal wellness, while important, is a challenge for many. 

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Humber Wellness Talks: Museums, Movement & Medicine?

Humber Wellness Talks: Museums, Movement & Medicine?

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

Monthly Humber Wellness Talks were also held throughout the Fall 2021 semester, open to staff, faculty, students and community members.

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Virtual Holiday Celebrations

Virtual Holiday Celebrations

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2021

This year, Humber’s Annual Employee Holiday Party, in collaboration with the Lakeshore Principal’s Office and HROE, was once again virtual.

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Introducing June MacDonald-Jenkins as the new Senior Dean (FSCS) and Principal (Lakeshore Campus)

Introducing June MacDonald-Jenkins as the new Senior Dean (FSCS) and Principal (Lakeshore Campus)

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

We are pleased to announce June MacDonald-Jenkins as the new Senior Dean of the Faculty of Social and Community Services and the Principal of the Lakeshore Campus.

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2021 FSCS President's Awards Winners

2021 FSCS President's Awards Winners

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

This year three folks from within our faculty were recipients of the 2021 President’s Awards.

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Julie Young Appointed as Public Director of Women's Shelters Canada Board

Julie Young Appointed as Public Director of Women's Shelters Canada Board

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

Dr. Julie Young, faculty member in the Criminal Justice program in FSCS, has been appointed to the Board of Women’s Shelters Canada (WSC).

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Community Development Capstone Website Launch

Community Development Capstone Website Launch

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

The Bachelor of Community Development program at Humber had its first graduating class in Summer 2021!

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FSCS Virtual Orientation

FSCS Virtual Orientation

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

On September 2nd, Faculty of Social & Community Services (FSCS) kicked off the 2021-2022 school year by welcoming over 1,200 first semester students, at our Virtual Orientation.

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Upcoming CJS Mock Interviews

Upcoming CJS Mock Interviews

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

Fourth semester students in the Community and Justice Services (CJS) program are invited to participate in mock interviews with community partners...

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Forensic Identification Lab

Forensic Identification Lab

Program Highlights

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

Forensic evidence plays a crucial role in the investigative and court process.

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Welcome to the WIL Centre

Welcome to the WIL Centre

Work-Integrated Learning & Community Partners

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

The start of the Fall term has brought a fresh wave of excitement as some activities have shifted back to on-campus.

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CYC Virtual Hangout

CYC Virtual Hangout

Work-Integrated Learning & Community Partners

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

This past summer our Child & Youth Care (CYC) Diploma students engaged in the CYC Virtual Hangout.

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Career Connect!

Career Connect!

Work-Integrated Learning & Community Partners

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

The Faculty of Social and Community Services is excited to now be part of Humber’s job portal website, Career Connect! 

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Space Inventory Project

Space Inventory Project

Work-Integrated Learning & Community Partners

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

The purpose of the Space Inventory Project was to help agencies provide programming and resources to those in Central Etobicoke with unrepresented access to social services.

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Transformational Leadership & Advocacy Global Summer School Course

Transformational Leadership & Advocacy Global Summer School Course

Global Learning & International Initiatives

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

This Summer 2021, Humber’s Global Summer School (GSS) went virtual! 

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Humber FSCS Fall COILs

Humber FSCS Fall COILs

Global Learning & International Initiatives

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

The FSCS recently completed two COIL initiatives with two academic partners in Denmark - UCL University College (UCL), and University College Absalon (Absalon).

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Black Girls and Dolls Navigating Race, Class, and Gender in Toronto

Black Girls and Dolls Navigating Race, Class, and Gender in Toronto

Applied Research and Social Innovation

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

The article explores the racial and cultural meanings of dolls in young people’s everyday lives and how doll play is complicated by racist and classist representations of racial and gendered norms...

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Ongoing Research in the FSCS: Student Research Projects

Ongoing Research in the FSCS: Student Research Projects

Applied Research and Social Innovation

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

Student Research Projects

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Ongoing Research in the FSCS: CCSIF-Funded Research

Ongoing Research in the FSCS: CCSIF-Funded Research

Applied Research and Social Innovation

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

CCSIF-Funded Research

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Canadian Security Announces 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Canadian Security Announces 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Advancement and Alumni

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

Congratulations to Rita Estwick for receiving the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award from Canadian Security.

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Struggle Back Scholarship for PFP Program

Struggle Back Scholarship for PFP Program

Advancement and Alumni

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

The FSCS partners with Emond Publications, providing access to a video (“The Struggle Back”) to instructors who use the Emond Publications text Mental Health Awareness for First Responders.

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Alumni Stories - Valentina Posada-Orozco

Alumni Stories - Valentina Posada-Orozco

Advancement and Alumni

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

Valentina joined Humber’s Community and Justice Services (CJS) program in 2014. After graduating, she went on to complete a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.

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Alumni Stories - Anthony Nguyen

Alumni Stories - Anthony Nguyen

Advancement and Alumni

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

Anthony is a proud graduate of the Bachelor of Child and Youth Care (B-CYC) program, which he joined in 2013.

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Growing Season may be Over but the GARDENS Project Continues Growing

Growing Season may be Over but the GARDENS Project Continues Growing

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

Looking back at the 2021 growing season, there is a lot to be grateful for.

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Creation of the GARDENS Virtual Learning Library

Creation of the GARDENS Virtual Learning Library

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

Three Work Study students worked alongside Kavelle Mahara, to produce short educational videos on YouTube...

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Community Consultation

Community Consultation

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

The GARDENS set out to learn how the community it works to serve experience its services, to ensure it responds to the needs of residents.

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A Mentally Healthy Humber College

A Mentally Healthy Humber College

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

Humber Wellness Talks hosted mental health advocate, Mark Henick virtually in September.

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KGU Virtual Exchange - Fall Semester

KGU Virtual Exchange - Fall Semester

Global Learning & International Initiatives

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

As studying remotely became the norm in 2020, studying abroad also adapted to the new virtual reality...

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Interpretive Centre Updates

Interpretive Centre Updates

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

In the lead-up to the Interpretive Centre’s 5th anniversary in January 2022, the team has been reflecting on how far we’ve come!

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Humber Wellness Talks – Open to the public

Humber Wellness Talks – Open to the public

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

The Humber Wellness Talk Series is a monthly, virtual, live event, during which external speakers address topics around health and wellness...

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Principal's Office Fall 2021 Events

Principal's Office Fall 2021 Events

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

Save the Dates on the Principal's Office Virtual Events Line-Up!

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Mindfulness Mondays

Mindfulness Mondays

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

The Mindfulness Monday’s series is back in an effort to continue to promote health and wellness activities.

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Wellness Wednesdays - For Humber Staff

Wellness Wednesdays - For Humber Staff

Principal’s Office

Vol. 2, Issue 1, November 2021

The Wellness Wednesday Series is aimed at promoting virtual safe spaces for Humber staff...

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