The most underrated horror story is definitely the one where a student starts their post-secondary education and figures out that they absolutely hate the major/program they’re in. A close second to that horror would be the sequel where the student’s younger bro starts school with no idea what he wants to do with the rest of his life. Ahh, but there’s a happy ending! The career counsellors in the Student Services department at Douglas College are an enormous help with students who are in this ‘stuck’ position. The counsellors host a Career… Read More
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.”
“A lot of my tinkering sparks ideas, and I think, why not try that? I’m always in the mindset of, ‘what can we do that’s fun, engaging, but not heavy on the math and physics aspect?’ – Jared Cloutier
“At its best, theatre is an exploration of the unknown. When something doesn’t work, we turn it over and over until we find the thing that does. But nothing gets done until we make a choice to do something, listen for the response to our action, learn something new from it, and then do it again. Do more. Do better.”