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Are fringe communities the canary in the AI coal mine?

June 3, 2024 The Paradox of Early Adoption: From Fringe to Mainstream Throughout history, those who have embraced new ideas, technologies, or lifestyles before the general population have often been met with skepticism, ridicule, or even outright rejection. However, time and again, these “early adopters” have paved the way for societal shifts that eventually become …
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Our participation at BCSCA Conference

The BC School Counsellors Association (BCSCA) conference took place October 20th and 21st at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver. Virtual sessions were also available, increasing accessibility for all. This year’s theme was Hope and the conference was well attended by school counsellors across the province. Many of City University’s current M.Ed. in School Counselling students were able to …
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Navigating Tomorrow’s Leaders

Navigating Tomorrow’s Leaders: AI, Integrity, and the Evolution of Education by  Dr. Heather Henderson  (Author), Dr. Truman Spring  (Author) Exciting News!!! Our members from the CityU Family, Heather Henderson, and Truman Spring have published a book! It is meant as a primer on the subject for that are trying to grasp the new reality of working with Artificial Intelligence as an ever-present …
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Updates on BAM Student Activities

 On August 18, 2023, our faculty member, Vicky Nie, provided a talk on export and import procedures in Canada to several BAM students interested in exploring the business of cross-border trading. With much experience in this field, Vicky explained the procedures, guidelines, programs, and services related to the importation and exportation of products to and …
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Truth and Reconciliation Week: Day 4 

As Truth and Reconciliation Week at CityU comes to a close, it is important to acknowledge that Truth and Reconciliation consists of a shared history and a shared future. We must all commit to being active participants in creating change.  This week space was held to talk about the historic and on-going impacts colonization and …
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Truth and Reconciliation Week: Day 3 

Decolonizing and indigenizing are terms that are often intertwined with meaningful Truth and Reconciliation. These terms represent a focus on belonging, building a future where the rich and diverse cultures of Indigenous peoples are honoured and celebrated in all spaces.  Today’s Indigenous voices will focus on sharing what indigenizing and decolonizing looks like and how …
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Truth and Reconciliation Week: Day 2 

In response to yesterday’s sharing of the truth, the voices shared today will focus on the reconciliation of Truth and Reconciliation. It is important that both sides of this term are recognized as they are both necessary to building a harmonious future. Acknowledging and accepting the truth must come first as reconciliation is a commitment …
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Great news for the Master of Counselling Virtual Program

We’re excited to announce that CityU Canada’s Master of Counselling Virtual Campus has been formally recognized by the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).  All recognized programs are rigorously assessed by CRPO, to ensure they meet the minimum education requirements for registration. City U graduates in Ontario may now fast-track their CRPO applications, as …
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Assessing the Effectiveness of Leadership

Development Programs in Enhancing Educational Leaders’ Skills and Performance Heather Henderson and Truman Spring Introduction Strong leadership is the driving force that propels institutions towards excellence in the ever-changing world of education (Smith, 2022). Educational leaders have a significant impact on the future of students, teachers, and the learning environment as a whole. As the …
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Micro-Credentials in Higher Education

Unlocking Opportunities for Lifelong Learning Heather Henderson, Truman Spring & Gloria Antifaiff Introduction: Micro-credentials are garnering considerable attention in recent years as an alterative credential in higher education, offering short, focused, and stackable learning experiences. They have gained popularity as an alternative pathway for learners, providing flexibility and recognition of specific skills and competencies through …
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Ensuring Sustainability and Security for the Philippine Water Sector

Dr. Philamer Torio’s Participation in the Forum Entitled ” Philippine Water Management Agenda: Ensuring Sustainability and Security” While the Philippines is endowed with an abundance of rainfall, it is still beset by problems of water scarcity and insecurity. Towards this end, the Philippine government created the Water Resources Management Office to integrate and harmonize the …
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Graduation Spotlight!

It is with great joy that we share photos of Indigenous graduate, Crystal Lameman at the  graduation ceremony in Seattle this past June. Crystal proudly honoured her Cree ancestry and invited her community to celebrate in this accomplishment by wearing traditional regalia, including a beaded graduation cap and moccasins.  A symbol of cultural identity and …
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Does Personality Type Effect Your Approach to Leadership Coaching?

Effective leadership coaching is vital for the growth and development of individuals in leadership roles. While a coach’s personality traits may play a role in coaching effectiveness, research has shown that other factors such as coaching competencies, feedback, and the client-coach relationship are more important (Kochanska, 2021). Coaching competencies are essential for effective leadership coaching. …
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Virtual Reality and Its Use in Autism Support

Imagine a world where children with autism spectrum disorder can develop social communication skills through the use of virtual reality technology. It may sound like a futuristic dream, but recent research has shown that this is not only possible but also highly effective. In his book Outliers, Gladwell (2008) suggested that success is not just …
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Dr. Ali Noorafshan new publication

Dr. Ali Noorafshan, our faculty member for the BAM program just published a new article on The effects of curcumin and sertraline on stress-induced changes in the stomach tissues of rats. Dr. Nooorafshan obtained his Ph.D. in neuroscience from Tehran University of Medical Sciences and his MBA from the University of Canada West.  Dr. Ali …
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Joint Statement by Ministers Rodriguez, Miller, Hajdu, Vandal on the National Indigenous Languages Day 

From: Canadian Heritage Statement OTTAWA, March 31, 2023 This statement is also available in the following languages: Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage; Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations; Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services; and Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, PrairiesCan and CanNor, release the following statement: National Indigenous Languages Day provides an opportunity …
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Good Business Leaders Marvel at How Little They Understand

Leadership is a complex and multifaceted concept, and many experts have different opinions on what makes a great leader. One such expert is Adam Grant, an organizational psychologist and professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In one of his famous quotes, Grant says, “Great leaders don’t boast about how much they …
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The Future of Continuing Education: Trends to Watch

Continuing education has always been a vital part of professional development, but with the advent of new technologies and the changing needs of the workforce, the landscape of continuing education is rapidly evolving. Here are some of the most significant trends to watch in the future of continuing education: 1. Online Learning Online learning has …
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The Corporate Use of Murder Boards

The Corporate Use of Murder Boards: Identifying Traits of Board Members and Examples of Success In the corporate world, the use of “murder boards” has become a common practice to evaluate proposals, ideas, or plans. Companies use murder boards to evaluate high-risk projects or initiatives, and to ensure that all possible issues and challenges have …
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Awareness of Leadership in Education

Effective leadership is fundamental to the success of any educational institution, and its impact on students and teachers alike cannot be overstated. Educational leaders are responsible for the strategic planning, resource management, decision-making, and guidance that shape the direction and outcomes of their organizations. As such, an awareness of leadership in education is essential for …
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Improving Mental Health and Well-Being for Seniors

City University’s Continuing Education Department is dedicated to providing educational opportunities to individuals in a variety of fields, including elder care. As part of this commitment, the department is actively seeking presenters who are knowledgeable and experienced in working with the elderly population. One potential topic for future webinars is the important work of ElderDog …
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Commemorating Black History Month

CityU Canada commemorates the contributions that the Black community has made to society. Every February, people across Canada participate in Black History Month, a month to honor the legacy of Black Canadians and their communities. Black History Month is meant to recognize the contributions, struggles, adversity, strength and history of the Black experience History Black …
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Art Workshop – BAM

Second Art Workshop – December 16, 2022 A second art workshop was conducted by our resident BAM artist, Jacob Divinagracia, on December 16, 2022. Jacob shared more techniques on pencil and charcoal sketching to the participants, which included Maika Tshimbalanga, Director of Enrollment and Student Services; Phil Torio, Associate Program Director; and Jalissa Schimdt, Indigenous …
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Graduation Celebration 2022

Last August, the CityU family celebrated the success of our new graduates. Students, family, friends and faculty gathered together at the Nat Bailey Stadium in Vancouver. It was a great afternoon full of joy and smiles. Congratulations to all the 2022 graduates. …
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City University in Canada Statement on the Missing Children of the Kamloops Indian Residential School It is with the deepest sense of sadness that City University in Canada pays our respects and extends our condolences to the families, loved ones and communities of the 215 children recently discovered at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. We …
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Graduation Celebration in Vancouver

Join us to celebrate your success! This reception will be an exciting moment at which students, faculty and alumni join together in recognition of the City University community in BC. Date: June 12, 2024Location: Italian Centre, VancouverDoors Open at 6:15 pm Light refreshments and desserts will be served. …
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Solar Eclipse

As you are likely aware from news reports, there will be a solar eclipse on Monday, April 8th, that will impact Vancouver from approximately 10:40 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Environment Canada’s forecast for the day is for cloudy with a chance of showers, which should somewhat obstruct the solar eclipse but does not completely block the sun.  …
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Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome, characterized by a persistent fear of being exposed as undeserving of one’s achievements and is a prevalent psychological phenomenon affecting high-achieving individuals (Cameron, 2020). Despite not being classified as a mental disorder, imposter syndrome is notably common, especially in academic and professional settings (Cokley, Awad, Smith, Jackson, & Awosogba, 2020). This psychological pattern …
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Learning Together Series

Learning with Rolando Islas on Thursday, February 22, at 3:30pm  Beliefs, the main gear into action: An exploration of Ethics in a complex world The realm of rules is essentially static, “objective” under a dominant ideology, structured according to the interests of those who dominate and govern the situation; every ordinary situation is structured in dominance, …
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HealthMind

Welcome to the HealthMind Clinic, Counselling, Training and Education Centre, an integral part of City University in Canada, a not-for-profit institution with a rich legacy of training exceptional counsellors for over 25 years.  HealthMind offers a safe and inclusive environment for everyone in our diverse communities to access compassionate counselling support and innovative clinical training, …
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