Alumni Association Board Update

Greetings Michener Alumni. I hope you are enjoying the summer and more importantly, I hope that you and your loved ones are doing well. While we are not quite back into the swing of things, we are certainly getting there with increased vaccinations. Since our last update, Michener held their second virtual graduation on June…

Michener alumna uses skills gained in her program to support colleagues during pandemic

Health care workers were plunged into a crisis in 2020 when the pandemic reached North America, and as the pandemic evolved, many were forced to make major shifts in their roles. Jennifer Snowdon, a 2014 graduate of Michener’s Medical Laboratory Science program, experienced this shift firsthand. As the Regional Manager of Laboratory Quality Assurance and…

Alumni Association Board Update

Hello Michener Alumni, Happy Spring to you all! It is now over a year since we have been living under this new normal. While it is reassuring that the provincial vaccine rollout is well underway, the challenge of increasing COVID-19 numbers still exists in many local areas. May you stay safe. This my first alumni…

Alumni Association Board Update

Hello Michener Alumni. All the best to you and your loved ones as we start a new year. The challenge is greater now more than ever with COVID-19 numbers climbing in many local areas. May you stay safe wherever you are. For those who are interested in engaging our current students, the board is looking…

Fall 2020 Alumni Association Update

Hello, Michener Alumni. I hope you are well and staying safe. I know fall has been an especially challenging time for the Michener community as the institution rises to the demands placed on the educational and clinical programs amidst the increased burdens brought by the ongoing pandemic. Within the Board, we have been fortunate to…

Message to the Michener Alumni

The most important product of any college or university is its graduates. That is why I am so pleased to be writing to you, the alumni of the Michener School of Applied Health Sciences. You are our most important and precious products and contributions to Canada. I hope that your experience at Michener, and the…

Alumni Association Update – Summer 2020

Greetings, Michener Alumni. I hope you are enjoying your summer. But more importantly, I hope that you and your loved ones are doing well in these trying times. As I mentioned in my last update, our board reformatted our meetings so that we could better adapt to changes made from Michener regarding how we, as…

Alumni Association Board Update

Hello, Michener alumni. It has been a challenging spring so far. COVID-19 has had a significant impact on all Michener activities, including many that involve our Board. Most notably, the pandemic has resulted in changes to our calendar of events. One of the cancelled events was this year’s career fair. As the career fair is…

Aging Well Suzuki Style

In September 2019, David Suzuki and his team from The Nature of Things met with Jane Mattson, Manager, Continuing Education, to film an episode showcasing Michener’s frail aging suit. In this episode, which aired on February 28, Suzuki takes viewers along on his journey to discover if he’s still alive and kicking at 83 years…

Dr. Daniel Andreae Selected for Humanitarian of the Year Award

Michener Board of Governors member Dr. Daniel Andreae was recently selected by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for the esteemed Humanitarian of the Year Award. Dr. Andreae was honoured at IAOTP’s 2019 Annual Awards Gala for the Male Visionary of the Year Award and also as the Man of the Year. He will…