This week at Douglas College: Gallery exhibit and concert!

David Denofreo Photo Here’s what’s happening at Douglas Feb. 2-8 Ongoing Gallery exhibitNew Westminster Campus, Amelia Douglas Gallery Essence: A Collaboration A series of photographs by Kathryn Gibson O’Regan and ceramics by Robert Shiozaki. January 15 – February 14. More information and gallery Thursday, Feb. 5 Free concertNew Westminster Campus, Laura C. Muir Theatre1pmArts at One presents the Winter 2014 Faculty Recital. Come out to enjoy performances by our talented Music instructors. Free and open to all. More info: Got an event you want listed? Submit it here. See more… Read More

Douglas College talk will look at how to make sense of medical research

When the media tells you, “A new study shows…,” how do you know whether you can believe it? Studies can reach false conclusions for a variety of reasons. Using examples from both mainstream and alternative medicine, Dr. Harriet Hall will demonstrate how to look beyond the results and view studies with a critical eye. Hall is a retired family physician and former Air Force flight surgeon. She writes about medicine, so-called complementary and alternative medicine, science, quackery, and critical thinking. She recently published Women Aren’t Supposed to Fly: The Memoirs of a… Read More

Video: Health Fair visits Douglas College

If you were to list some of the things you should be doing—but aren’t—to improve your health, what would they be? Maybe using that gym pass that just so happens to be hidden in the bottom of your backpack. Or perhaps eating fewer meals at places where they ask, “You want fries with that?” Coming up with a list of health-improvement goals is easy. But actually making the effort to change those habits? Well, not so much. Thankfully, the Douglas College Health Fair was created to give us all the friendly kick… Read More

Varsity athlete shares his love of sport

David Denofreo Photo A senior varsity athlete, Lucas DeCoste has found an outlet for his love of sport in the classroom. The volleyball player is studying in the Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching program at Douglas College. “I started out with an eye towards physiotherapy, but found through the Sport Science program that I was drawn more to teaching and coaching. I followed that draw and now I am learning to be a better teacher and coach,” Lucas says. “I love the instructors’ involvement and focus at Douglas. They are all… Read More

This week at Douglas College: Free concert, workshops, budget forum and more!

Here’s what’s happening at Douglas Jan. 26-Feb. 1 Ongoing Gallery exhibit New Westminster Campus, Amelia Douglas GalleryEssence: A CollaborationA series of photographs by Kathryn Gibson O’Regan and ceramics by Robert Shiozaki. January 15 – February 14. More information and gallery hours: Monday, Jan. 26 Book launchNew Westminster Campus, Aboriginal Gathering Place (room 4650)10:30amJoin to congratulate Douglas Sport Science instructor Robert Lake on the launch of his book, A Social History of Tennis in Britain. The event is free and open to the public. More info: Doug Blog. Tuesday, Jan. 27 Alumni… Read More

Douglas College students invited to president’s budget forum

Douglas College President Kathy Denton. David Denofreo Photo. Want to learn about Douglas College’s annual financial plan? Students are being invited to join President Kathy Denton and Vice President of Finance and Administration Tracey Ternoway for a presentation on the draft 2015-2016 budget and a question-and-answer session. The president’s budget forum takes place on Friday, January 30 in the New Westminster campus boardroom, room 4920. The student forum starts at 2:30pm. The forum will also be connected by video to the Coquitlam campus boardroom, room B3011. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration… Read More

Goodbye snail mail! Find out when registration starts by email

Say goodbye to snail mail! Starting this Summer, you will no longer receive a postcard telling you when registration starts. Instead, you’ll get that information via email. As always, your registration time is posted one month before registration begins each semester. To find out your registration time, go to and select “myAccount” from the Login menu at the top. Questions? Contact the Registrar’s Office at or 604 527 5478.

Douglas College nursing student helped to fight Ebola in West Africa

                                                                  David Denofreo Photo After fighting Ebola on the front lines in West Africa, Ian MacKay says he feels lucky to be home safe but he wouldn’t hesitate to return if asked. The Douglas College Bachelor of Science in Nursing student spent three weeks last year in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, providing treatment to patients with the deadly disease…. Read More

Douglas College in the news: January 2015

Want to find out what’s making news at Douglas College? Then check out this roundup of recent headlines: Kathy Denton named Douglas College president Georgia Straight Opinion: Improve student success by improving post-secondary system Vancouver Sun New book reveals what is behind tennis Burnaby Now Douglas to host 2016 men’s volleyball nationals Burnaby Now You can also find our latest news releases on the Douglas College website.

Douglas College Poem of the Month: January 2015

Poem of the Month showcases outstanding work written by Douglas College students. Each month, the Creative Writing Department displays posters across both campuses featuring a new poem. Click on the image to the right to see an enlarged version of this month’s poster, featuring “Let it be” by John White. All Douglas College students are eligible to enter the Poem of the Month competition. Featured poems are selected by a committee of instructors. To learn more about submitting poems, contact the Faculty of Language, Literature and Performing Arts at 604 527 5465…. Read More