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Communication and Design The Chang School

How Taking a Certificate Can Build Out Your Professional Network

During your job search, you may have heard an iteration of this phrase before: it’s who you know, not what you know. That’s why so many professionals participate in networking events, attend industry talks, and maintain LinkedIn relationships with people they’ve met in passing. You never know which hand you shake could help get you […]

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The Chang School

What’s the Difference Between Online and Virtualized Learning?

In the world of distance education, there are plenty of unique ways to learn. The Chang School offers two different formats for distance learning – online and virtualized. For both formats, students have access to D2L Brightspace, Ryerson’s remote-learning portal. While both ways of learning are effective, they offer key differences in how you’ll interact […]

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Community Services

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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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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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.

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Community Services

Why Resiliency and Sustainability Are Key to Post-Pandemic Recovery

The Chang School’s local economic development experts explain why skilled economic development professionals are in demand to help municipalities and businesses with post-pandemic recovery planning.