Top brass: This music alum and her saxophone build community through their sound

Together with her bandmates, Kaylar Chan strives to make music for those who’ve felt unseen in the world. As a creator, she’s learned that music can connect you with people, networks and opportunities for success in ways you’d have never predicted.

Poet, prosaist, professor: Amber Dawn guides writing students through the art of creating in crisis

As a creative writing professor, Amber Dawn believes the pandemic – and its aftermath – could be a moment for her students to blossom under hardship.

Trail running builds resilience in women, Douglas College study finds

Therapeutic Rec grad Selene Lincoln’s study shows us there is a profound relationship between women and the wilderness.

From the classroom to the frontline: How one Douglas grad combined his education with a career in firefighting

Nick Cirillo’s Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching degree gave him the tools he needed to become a firefighter.

Not only for improving English: how the ELLA program helped this Post-Degree Diploma student’s journey every step of the way

Post-Degree Diploma in Marketing Management student Amie Sarabosing didn’t think she needed to take classes to improve her English at first, but is now the biggest advocate for any non-native speakers to enroll in the ELLA program. She shares her experience on how ELLA helped her academically, introduced her to lifelong friends, and found her the perfect job.

Celebrating my heritage while finding my community at Douglas

In honour of National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day, Bachelor of Social Work student Aly Hillaby talks about the significance of the month of June and her experience at Douglas as an Indigenous student .

Q&A: How one Therapeutic Recreation alum finished off her last semester during the pandemic – and landed a job!

Emma Martina learned the value of therapeutic recreation at a young age. Now a grad of the diploma program, Emma is using her skills to bring healing and hope to others.

Meet Douglas College’s first recipient of the Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Meredith Graham, a former youth from care and a Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care alum, is being recognized for her outstanding work with youth in the community.

Guided by the Raven and Eagle: How this Psychiatric Nursing grad found clarity by following her Indigenous roots

When Brenna Robert learned about the Psychiatric Nursing program at Douglas College – and that it offered designated seats to Indigenous students – she knew she’d found her calling.

Celebrating our student-athletes in Royal fashion

The Douglas College Royals hosted their annual awards banquet for the 2020-21 season.