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.

Setting up a career: How one former Douglas College Royals found success as a coach

Physical Education alum Paul Funk uses his education and experience on the court to coach varsity athletes.

Keeping an eye on Douglas: How this alum helps give the gift of education

May is Vision Health Month, which is about raising awareness of eye health and ways to prevent vision loss. In honour of this month, we’re highlighting Dispensing Opticianry alum and Regional Sales Manager at HOYA Vision Care Canada, Sherry Klassen, whose company has donated over $150,000 worth of optical lenses to opticianry students at Douglas College for the past 14 years.

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.

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.

Framing education with experience gave this Dispensing Opticianry grad a head start in her career

Prabhjot Sandhu gained valuable, real-world experience during her practicums, giving her a clear view of her future in the field of opticianry.

Striking the right chord: How this music alum found his calling in film and TV

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Daniel Cardona uses his ear for music to succeed behind the scenes for Disney, Hallmark, Lifetime and more.

How we work now: Alumni edition

Nursing and Child and Youth Care alumni share how the nature of their work has shifted in the wake of a global pandemic.

Investing in Douglas put this grad on the path to financial and career success

BBA alum Jeremy Spiridigliozzi chose carefully when planning his education, and boosted his learning with real-world practice.