Get on board: This Human Resources alum found and cultivated her talent — for talent acquisition

Riddhi Shah enrolled in Douglas’s Post-Degree Diploma in Human Resource Management to explore a newfound passion and left confident in her ability to find the right fit for any team.

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.

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.