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.

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.

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.

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.

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.