Beyond the face: Meet Adelia

Nursing grad Adelia Paul is a fighter; she fought to achieve her own goals, and now she’s fighting to improve health-care for Indigenous people.

The Royal treatment

Brian McLennon, Manager of Athletics, participates in Make Some Noise for Mental Health event at Douglas College

Brian McLennon, Manager of Athletics and CCAA’s Athletic Director of the Year, is leading the Royals to glory. But it’s not just about the sports.

Standing, as a country, with Humboldt

16 Hockey sticks standing upright in the concourse in tribute to Humboldt

Douglas employee and former student athlete reflects on the recent tragedy and why it touches so many.

Refugee story comes to life in comic

Malena, refugee to Canada, basketball scholarship student to Douglas, sits on a beach with tall grass in front and a bridge behind her

Douglas student Malena Mokhovikova and her family thought they were just on holiday in Canada. They never dreamed they wouldn’t be going home.

Basketball star finds her calling with the Nursing program off the court

Douglas College Bachelor of Science in Nursing student working with a medical mannequin.

By Sucheta Singh, Marketing and Communications Photo by David Denofreo She’s already a star on the court with the Royal’s Women’s Basketball team. Now, Simran Bir is taking that drive and determination to help the youngest patients at the hospital with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. But it wasn’t until her pediatric rotation at BC Children’s Hospital that Simran found what she really wanted to do: work with kids. “The connections I made with these children and their families was very rewarding,” she says. “And, on the pediatric ward, you work… Read More

Humans of DC: Fighting for a future

Humans of DC, Humans of Douglas College, student holding basketball

“When I was 4 years old I would fight outside for money. My older brother bet on me in street fights with neighborhood kids.”