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Putting Course Theory into Practice

Kimberly Daffern, a student at The Chang School, was able to turn her capstone project in the Certificate in Nursing and Interprofessional Healthcare Leadership and Management into a plan that directly benefited her position as a registered nurse with Emily’s House, a pediatric hospice in Toronto.  As their client care resource nurse she has a […]

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Communication and Design The Chang School

How Learning Photography Can Change Your Life

Joël Bénard, a commercial photographer and Chang School instructor, shares his personal journey with photography and why learning photography is such an enriching experience.

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Business

Bitcoin and Beyond: How Blockchain is Transforming Business

As we begin 2021, many in the business world are watching with interest as cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin reach record highs. Is now the time to learn more about blockchain technology?

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The Chang School

Happy Holidays!

The Chang School Blog is taking a break for the holidays and will resume publishing in the New Year. We want to thank all of our readers for their support and wish everyone a happy and safe holiday.

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Community Services

The Gift of a Pandemic Toolkit to Small Businesses

Like many things in 2020, the holiday season will be far from normal and this will have negative consequences for small businesses, particularly retailers. Here’s how a group of Local Economic Development students hope to help change that by encouraging people to “buy local.”

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Programs for 50+

Why Age Isn’t About Wisdom, It’s About Long Life Perspective

Vrenia Ivonoffski, Artistic Director of The Estelle Craig ACT II STUDIO at The Chang School, is challenging ageist views in our society and showing the power of long life perspective.

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Communication and Design

How Two Publishing Students Pivoted From In-person to Online Learning

Michelle and Josephine describe how they managed the transition from in-person to online while juggling full-time jobs and offer advice to fellow students.

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Business

The She-Covery and the Role of Women in Business and Tech

Women have been disproportionately affected economically by the COVID-19 pandemic. But when this is all over, will their voices be a part of the recovery or left silent?

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Programs for 50+

Connecting 50-Plus Adult Learners During COVID-19

How online learning has enabled Heather and Bob to connect with others in Programs for 50+ workshops during a time when we have to be apart.

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Communication and Design

Why Mentoring Is More Important Than Ever During Uncertain Times

A Chang School publishing graduate talks about how she became involved with the new Chang Career Flash Mentoring program and networking when in-person meetups aren’t possible.