Staying connected during a pandemic: my Student Ambassador experience

Student Ambassadors help with school visits, speak to potential new students, direct people to information sessions, and address concerns potential or current students may have. It is an opportunity for me to share my Douglas experience. Most of these opportunities have now had a virtual replacement and I am able to do most from home which has been a pleasant experience.

This alum is bringing joy to seniors with dementia in the midst of the pandemic

Therapeutic Recreation seniors

Therapeutic Recreation grad Danielle Axton’s simple request to spread holiday cheer went viral – and global.

Mechanic shifts gears to business owner with dreams of running one of the most successful auto repair shops in the Tri-Cities

Spending time in his dad’s auto shop gave Robert Zielinski ideas for how to grow the business. Getting a BBA with a concentration in Trades Management helped him put those ideas in motion.

Make connections, grow your skills and promote research at Douglas

Student Research Ambassadors talk about why getting involved in research matters, and why you should get involved, too.

Finding his rhythm: Music Technology grad engineers a career he loves, one beat at a time

Adam Castillo went from playing Guitar Hero and mixing tracks in Garage Band to starting his own studio and creating music with local recording artists.

This Child and Youth Care student overcame personal challenges and now wants to help young people

Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care student, Marie-Patrice Cusson, talks about how her struggle growing up motivated her to pursue her dreams.

Getting set for the next stage: How the pandemic helped this theatre grad rediscover the power of story

Although COVID-19 has meant a hiatus for the performing arts community, actor Julia Siedlanowska has been reflecting on how storytelling can help people heal.

Lights, camera, action: How this Nursing grad found success on and off screen

Marissa Bruchmann uses the skills she gained at Douglas to succeed in the emergency room and on TV and film.

This grad turned her love for martial arts and self-empowerment into a business

Self-Employment program alum Michelle Tremblay is working to combat bullying and build respectful workplace environments through self-defence classes, assertiveness training sessions and conflict resolution seminars.

These Psychiatric Nursing students created an outreach project that won a United Nations Association in Canada award

Inspired by her grandfather, Douglas student Vanessa Reid founded a homeless outreach project for those who struggle with mental health.