The complicated history of Paldi, B.C.’s earliest multicultural community 

Two Douglas-funded scholars have spent years researching an old Vancouver Island logging town hailed as an early “multicultural utopia.”

Douglas College launches Canada’s first Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management

A new generation of highly specialized professionals is on the rise with the new BSc-HIM.

A guiding voice: Youth Justice grad helps secure the futures of teens at risk

Kayla Gambler spends day and night in the community, lending a hand to the local youth she works with.

“Space, not place”: A Geography Open Lab tech opens up about the human side to geography

Sasha Djakovic manages the geography lab, cultivates a space for safe learning and brings Indigenous knowledge into studying the landscape.

This Child and Youth Care student overcame her shyness to help others succeed

Becoming a Student Assistant helped Myat Noe Pwint develop her public speaking skills while guiding students on campus.

Grounded in growth: Jeff Ross coaches women’s volleyball with a focus on the players’ future

Jeff Ross prepares student athletes in women’s volleyball for lifelong success and aims to encourage fellow Indigenous coaches.

From Kenya to Vancouver Island: Irene Jesso’s marathon journey to improve the lives of marginalized communities  

Bachelor of Social Work alum Irene Jesso wanted to advocate for marginalized people. Now she helps struggling families as a social worker in Alert Bay, B.C.

‘Tis the season for frightful weather

Taking classes during the winter months? Be prepared for winter weather and know what to do in the event of a snowstorm.

Are you ready for the Big One?

On Oct. 20, in an effort to prepare for a potential earthquake, Douglas College students, employees and visitors can take part in the Great British Columbia ShakeOut – a province-wide earthquake drill.

The truth unzipped: Why it’s time to ditch fast fashion

Naomi Higo, Urban Ecology Coordinator, writes about the harms of fast fashion and how Waste Reduction Week is sharing tactics for change.