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"When I first joined the Student Ambassador program, I didn’t know what I was getting myself into. But once I did, I knew I had to stay. 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."
The Student Leadership Awards is an annual event that brings the Douglas College community together to celebrate exceptional students, faculty and staff who have made an outstanding contributions to leadership. An award ceremony was hosted online on April 29 to honour the 2021 award winners and nominees.
When the pandemic hit, James Zhou was among the many instructors scrambling to convert a very hands-on subject – in his case, chemistry - to an online format. How could students practise chemistry at home without a lab?
When @DouglasTherapeuticRec alum Danielle Axton posted on social media asking people to send holiday cards to residents at the assisted living facility she works at, she had no idea the post would go viral – and global.
“The more experience I got from school, the more responsibilities I got at work. I started by mostly working on vehicles and writing quotes. Eventually, I started doing a little bit of everything, from talking to customers, to communicating with company representatives, to coming up with ideas to improve efficiency and productivity.”