Faculty at Ontario Colleges, including Humber full-time and partial-load faculty who teach at UofGH, are on strike. Please visit guelphumber.ca/updates for more information
UofGH, Early Childhood Studies (ECS) alumna, Lyssa Keil went on to pursue her master’s degree in occupational therapy and an international internship in Tanzania. She worked with youth who experienced traumatic events living on the streets or from broken homes. The experience made a lasting impact on Keil who hopes to pursue a career working in mental health or the criminal justice system. Read the media story
Why the world needs more global citizens
UofGH Family & Community Social Services program head, Dr. Paul Sherman provided a commentary on recent global leaders' acknowledgement and recognition of the sheer importance of embracing a global citizenship perspective in today's world. This commentary was featured in The Conversation Canada just prior to Barack Obama's speech in Toronto on Sept. 28, 2017. It was also published on the World Economic Forum and National Post.
UofGH Professor, inspector Shawna Coxon, has been introduced as one of three new deputy police chiefs for the City of Toronto, as highlighted in recent media coverage in the Toronto Star, CBC News Toronto and City News.
UofGH Psychology Head, Dr. David Danto's article: "Back to the land: How one Indigenous community is beating the odds," was recently featured in The Conversation Canada, National Post, Nation Talk, Academia Group and Indigenous Lands and Resources. The article is based on a recently published, peer reviewed study, investigating positive mental health outcomes in a Northern Ontario Cree community.
Former University of Guelph-Humber students Ammar Abdul-Raheem and Ahmed Tahir took a challenge to travel across Canada on the kindness of others as featured on CBC recently.
CBC National News: 2 friends test the kindness of Canadians by travelling coast to coast with no money
CBC Radio One, Metro Morning: Two friends travel across Canada for free
UofGH Psychology professor, Dr. Daniel C. Andreae, was selected for the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP), prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for 2018. This is in addition to his recent Top Professor of the Year Award from IAOTP, as featured in Digital Journal.
UofGH Media Studies grad, Mariama Barrie was featured in a recent Toronto Star article, "Mentoring Black youth part of province's action plan." Barrie, runs her own event planning business and gives back through mentoring youth. The program she volunteers for will now be further supported as part of the province’s $47 million Ontario Black Youth Action Plan.
The International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction has published a University of Guelph-Humber funded study led by UofGH's Psychology program head, Dr. David Danto. The study investigated mental health perceptions and practices of an Aboriginal community in northern Ontario, and its significantly lower rates of mental health services utilization and suicide. The study is featured in the August 2017 edition of the journal.
University of Guelph-Humber instructor Joe Couto's study, “Gay. Female. Cop. The Intersectionality of Gender and Sexual Orientation in Police Culture,” investigates the challenges facing gay female police officers in Ontario and how they negotiate their place in a hyper masculine workplace culture, was featured in Barrie Today.
University of Guelph-Humber, Media Studies assistant program head, Kathy Ullyot's article "Spiritual New Zealand. Walking with the Maori," is featured in the recently launched Sotheby's Reside Magazine (pg 42).