Stories of Impact

  • Carmen, Shanda and Mateo Rojas, lying on a blanket in a field

    Shanda Rojas passed away on April 6, 2021. Before she died, Shanda shared her story, from her decision to become a nurse to her lifelong connection to UNBC to her terminal cancer diagnosis. She also... more

  • Lesley Schwab
    Award, Donor Story

    Lesley Schwab beams as she describes what it means to be a physical therapist, “It’s someone who loves life, they love helping people – and they want to show people how to love life.” That passion... more

  • 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... more

  • 20 UNBC Timberwolves student-athletes who were recognized s Academic All-Canadians
    Athletics, Award

    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... more

  • Picture of UNBC student Sara-Lynn Harding
    Aboriginal, Award, Future Leaders

    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... more

  • Opportunity Fund, Experiential Learning

    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,... more

  • Student recipients of the Northern Pathways to Medicine Bursary 2018
    Award, Student

    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... more


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