Stories of Impact

  • Ann Marie and Steve Henderson
    August 30, 2018
    With the swipe of a finger, registered nurse Kyla Redlon can change the heart sounds of a simulated patient, making it easier for her to lead training sessions for nurses at Northern Health. With the precise movement of a handheld ultrasound sensor, University of... more
  • ara Campbell, Lluvia Lopez, Jennifer Baddeley, Karista Olson and Anna Saenz
    Opportunity Fund
    June 12, 2018
    Gifts to the UNBC Opportunity Fund made it possible for five University of Northern British Columbia students to participate in and contribute Canadian youth perspectives in peacebuilding at the recent Youth as Peacebuilders Forum hosted by the United Nations... more
  • Rebecca Irving
    Northern Medical Programs Trust
    June 12, 2018
    With a demanding career as a family nurse practitioner on the horizon, Rebecca Irving definitely knows what it takes to balance life and work. A former Academic All-Canadian, Irving played soccer with the University of Northern British Columbia Timberwolves for... more
  • Athletics
    June 12, 2018
    University of Northern British Columbia men’s basketball player Tyrell  Laing gets to live out a lifelong dream, every time he suits up for his hometown Timberwolves. A native of Prince George, and a graduate of Prince George Secondary School, Laing recently... more
  • natural resource education training
    Scholarship/Bursary Growth
    April 12, 2018
    The University of Northern British Columbia partnered with the BC Oil and Gas Commission (Commission) to provide 30 Indigenous students with natural resource skills training used in today’s industry projects throughout Northern B.C. This spring, students accessed training to... more
  • Jennifer Coosemans
    Experiential Learning
    March 19, 2018
    When the tidal flats of the Skeena River estuary is your classroom, learning becomes an immersive experience.For Jennifer Coosemans and her classmates in Systematic Biology, that means learning goes beyond looking at slides and identifying plants in a textbook; it becomes a... more
  • Ramona Rose and Kim S
    March 9, 2018
    Meticulously digging through the trove of material available at the Northern BC Archives and Special Collections takes planning, patience and persistence.  Archival research can be equal parts challenging and exhilarating; challenging to pore over old land survey... more