“Building relationships is incredibly important,” says Nursing professor, Dr. Megan Aston. “It’s a two way street when it comes to learning and teaching.” This philosophy is the basis of a successful 30-year partnership between Dal and Muhimbili University in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania that has impacted the lives and careers of Nursing students from both institutions.
Jenn Mason (BScOT’85) grew up in Halifax and attended Acadia University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She planned to be a physician but as she got closer to finishing her degree she realized that she wanted to work directly with people in a more hands-on way. She applied to Dal the first year they opened the School of Occupational Therapy.
The first Homecoming of our third century will be filled with many celebrations, family-friendly events, musical performances, the annual 5th President’s Fun Run/Walk, Tigers and Rams games, Ignite: Dal’s Third Century gala dinner, parties, and so much more…a celebration not to be missed.
When clients come to the Dalhousie Social Work Clinic, they are often in crisis. They may be without shelter, food or money. They might be dealing with untreated physical or mental health issues. It might be all of these things, and more. Whatever the issues, whether straightforward or complex, the Community Clinic is there to help.