Stories of Impact

  • February 19, 2019
    The days were filled listening and talking with Zambian local experts from diverse stakeholder groups that included community service provision professionals and volunteers. The stories she gathered were inspiring and heart-breaking. For two weeks in May under the... more
  • 20 UNBC Timberwolves student-athletes who were recognized s Academic All-Canadians
    Athletics, Award
    November 27, 2018
    The support from donors is so instrumental in the success of UNBC student-athletes, says Emily Aase, who spent five years on the women’s basketball team as a student-athlete. “Their continued support on and off the court made my university experience so memorable, and created... more
  • Picture of UNBC student Sara-Lynn Harding
    Aboriginal, Award, Future Leaders
    November 1, 2018
    The semester was fast approaching and Sara-Lynn Harding was in a bind. Entering her final year of studies for her undergraduate degree in Public Administration and Community Development at the University of Northern British Columbia, Harding was facing a series of challenges and... more
  • Opportunity Fund, Experiential Learning
    September 1, 2018
    For two weeks in May under the hot African sun in Zambia, Hannah Magee learned about major health issues and gained insight into analyzing health situations, and how people come together to plan, implement, and evaluate health promotion responses. This included an understanding... more
  • Student recipients of the Northern Pathways to Medicine Bursary 2018
    Award, Student
    September 1, 2018
    For students with dreams of a career in health care but who face financial challenges, the road to becoming a doctor, physiotherapist or other health professional can be very difficult, if not impossible. With your help, the Northern Medical Programs Trust has created the... more
  • Ann Marie and Steve Henderson
    Donor Story
    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

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