Practical Nursing
Mariya Voloshyn

Never stay in the intersection

As the visitors said goodbye, Mariya Voloshyn saw the sadness in her patient’s eyes. She approached the hospital bed and said, “I’m going to make you a deal. If I smile at you, you have to promise you’ll smile back.”…
MARIYA VOLOSHYN, Practical Nursing

From if to when

It’s hard to believe that less than 10 years ago, Oksana was terrified to leave Ukraine and start over in Canada… but she did. Today, she is a happy, successful, and confident Registered Psychiatric Nurse who makes a difference in…
Oksana in her grad cap and gown smiling at the camera.

A nurse is born

“When I saw my grandma getting older, I wanted to take care of her, but didn’t know how.” Seeing family members face health challenges cemented Justine’s future. “I finally found my purpose. Nursing would allow me to help my family…
Justine Jimeno Licensed Practical Nurse | Stenberg College

Rewriting her Story

So passionate and driven, it is surprising to learn that for most of her life, Ji’s career aspirations were “to just clock in and out of a mundane job.” How does someone with such indifference toward a career end up…
Ji in graduation gown

A Nurse’s Healing Journey

Lovee Sidhu has always supported and made a difference in the lives of those she loves. As a Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Lovee is now able to help others on a professional level in a career she loves.

Global Change

Lin Bi is a proud Nursing Unit Clerk graduate from Stenberg College. When she moved to Vancouver from China, she was searching for a better life, and she found it. It was not an easy decision to move across the world…
Lin Bi worked hard to graduate as a Nursing Unit Clerk. She now settled in Canada with a job in her area of study.

When Passion Meets Purpose

Marilyn Patterson never expected to return to school at the age of 40 or graduate at the top of her class. “To be honest, it’s hard for me to grasp.” Marilyn is bright, intelligent and strong – so why was…
Marilyn in grad gown, joyful with the new career as an Education Assistant.

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