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CODE: On the Ground

CODE: On the Ground

Since the official launch of Providence’s Centre for On-Demand Education in 2022, one common question has been how it looks “on the ground.” After all, considering a new approach to learning theoretically is quite different from knowing how it functions in practice.

Faculty in Residence: Angelle Arinobu

Faculty in Residence: Angelle Arinobu

While university life can be hectic and wild, Angelle Arinobu, our current Faculty in Residence, has braved the task of living in the same building as many of our residence students. Through her desire to connect with young people, she has helped to foster an environment where students can come together and chat.

Theological Education

Theological Education

What exactly is Competency-Based Education and what advantages might it have compared to traditional methodologies? To help answer this question more comprehensively, President Kenton Anderson recently co-authored and released a book with Greg Henson called “Theological Education: Principles and Practices of a Competency-Based Approach.”

Arts-Based Learning at Providence and Beyond

Arts-Based Learning at Providence and Beyond

From drawing and painting, to creative movement and drama, to writing and music, art is a universal language that not only connects people and is central to culture, but is extremely effective for learning. Especially when dealing with pain and distress, artistic expression can be an invaluable tool when it comes to communication.

International Women’s Day 2024

International Women’s Day 2024

Friday, March 8th is International Women’s Day. The 2024 theme is “Inspire Inclusion,” which speaks to the importance of involving all voices in the ongoing process that’s required to ensure the experience full equality for all people. As described on the official International Women’s Day site, this annual event exists, “to break down barriers, challenge stereotypes, and create environments where all women are valued and respected,” and that, “one of the key pillars of Inspire Inclusion is the promotion of diversity in leadership and decision-making positions.” To this end, let us celebrate the vital work of the following women who occupy key leadership roles at Providence.

Competency-Based Education: Top Ten

Competency-Based Education: Top Ten

Providence is creating new pathways for students to choose from – including its Centre for On-Demand Education (a.k.a. “CODE”). To help meet the need for skilled workers and to serve adults who want to earn credits towards a post-secondary diploma or degree, CODE offers Competency-Based programming that focuses on proficiency rather than time spent in a classroom setting.

Environmental Science at Providence

Environmental Science at Providence

Because of its forested, riverside and agriculturally-adjacent location in Otterburne, the Environmental Science program is uniquely positioned to offer a mix of hand-on field methods and laboratory components.

Advent 2023: LOVE

Advent 2023: LOVE

Let us LOVE in the same way that God has loved. And so, we watch and wait for the One who gives us a model of how we should LOVE one another.