Alumni Stories

In Support of our Ukrainian-Providence Family

In Support of our Ukrainian-Providence Family

Photos above: Taras Paslavskyi with his fellow Ukrainians (left), and Anastasiia Saniuk & husband Charles Vidler (right) who are currently making t-shirts to sell and all funds are going towards the Canada-Ukraine Foundation. As many of us have been watching the...

Alum Mike Thom Reaching People Through Radio

Alum Mike Thom Reaching People Through Radio

OTTERBURNE, MB - Those of us who live in Southern Manitoba know Mike Thom as CHVN 95.1 FM’s radio morning show host. Listeners appreciate his upbeat and fun-loving personality. While he views part of his job is to encourage believers, he also sees his role as an...

Tis the Season to be Jolly, fa la la la la la la la la

Tis the Season to be Jolly, fa la la la la la la la la

Do you need a little inspiration during this Christmas season? Has the pandemic and all its restrictions on your daily life gotten you feeling a little down? Well then, you need to meet difference maker Joan van der Linde, a Prov graduate with a BA in Christian...

Remembering Jim Scobbie

Remembering Jim Scobbie

Providence recently lost a great friend in alumnus Ewan James ‘Jim’ Scobbie. Jim died on November 13, 2020, at the age of 84, living a life rich in Christ right until his passing. Jim was born and raised in the highlands of Scotland. He accepted Christ as his Savior...

A Frontline View of COVID-19

A Frontline View of COVID-19

Nancy (McDougall) Wells graduated from Providence in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She pursued further studies in nursing, and is now working as a Registered Nurse at the Health Sciences Center in London, ON. She spoke to us about what it is like to be a...

In Memory of Rev. Dr. Lawrence Wilkes

In Memory of Rev. Dr. Lawrence Wilkes

On March 31, 2020, Rev. Dr. Lawrence Wilkes, age 80, passed away from COVID-19. Wilkes was a graduate of Providence, then known as the Winnipeg Bible College (WBC). He leaves this world a better place as he was a difference maker for the Kingdom of God. Here is a look...

Providence Graduate, Candyce DeKruyff, Making a Difference

Providence Graduate, Candyce DeKruyff, Making a Difference

At Providence, from time to time, we like to feature stories about how our graduates are making a difference for Christ in their lives, careers and communities. Sometimes, it’s the extraordinary things that people accomplish on a large scale that “wow” us, but it’s...

The Late Dr. Wendy Beauchemin Peterson’s Legacy To Providence

The Late Dr. Wendy Beauchemin Peterson’s Legacy To Providence

The Providence library recently acquired a large donation of books, DVDs and CDs from the estate of the late Dr. Wendy Beauchemin Peterson. Wendy had always made it clear to Terry Kennedy, Director of Library Services, that her collection would someday make its way to...