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Part-Time Programs Launched

Part-Time Programs Launched

In 2009, Rhodes Wellness College recognized a need to help individuals who were balancing other work and personal schedules, and who could not attend class full-time, become professional coaches. The college launched its first online Life Coach Certificate on Skype, enabling students to move through...
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First NIC Graduation

15 graduates of the Northern Indigenous Counselling (NIC) cohort participated in a graduation ceremony at the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly. Speakers included Chief Edward Sangris from Yellowknife’s Nation, Jim Antoine, National Chief Geral Antoine, from Dene Nation, Dr. John B....
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What a Year! Rhodes Moves Online, the Launch of the Northern Indigenous Counselling (NIC) Program, and the Acquisition of Vancouver School of Healing Arts (VSOHA)

COVID affects all Canadian schools in the spring of 2020. On March 15, 2020, Rhodes Wellness College became the first private college in B.C. to move all of its programs online, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and to protect its students. This move of full-time programs online was facilitated...
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Ben Colling and Paul Leong Take Ownership of Rhodes

Ben, a professional administrator in post-secondary education for over twenty years, and retired architect Paul Leong acquired Rhodes Wellness College. Ben became the college’s President. Rhodes Wellness College appointed Bea Rhodes to be its Senior Education Advisor and to this day Bea is still...
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Rhodes 20th Anniversary Scholarship Competition

Rhodes decided to hold a competition to celebrate the college’s 20th anniversary. The winner of the competition received a full-ride scholarship to its Professional Counsellor Diploma Program. This competition consisted of having prospective students post a video to show why they wanted to go to...
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Accreditation and Name Change

Rhodes became part of the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association and the  International Coach Federation ensuring that its students could pursue further designation in counselling and coaching with two of the most reputable associations in Canada and the world. Rhodes Career College changed...
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Professional Counsellor Diploma Program is Launched

After consultation with employers and practicum hosts, it became apparent that the industry wanted additional focus on academic studies and professional studies for many counselling programs. With this feedback, the college spent over a year developing its Professional Counsellor Diploma. The new...
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Rhodes Growth Leads to Larger Facilities and the Part-Time Coaching Program is Launched

In 2005, Rhodes growth led to the school moving into its current facilities at 1125 Howe Street (Suite 280). Rhodes was doing very well with its 4 programs and needed more space to facilitate the increase in enrollment. The college now had 4 classrooms, 10 offices, a boardroom, and a kitchen. The...
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Wellness Counsellor Diploma is Launched

In January 2001 the Wellness Counsellor Diploma was launched. This program took over a year to develop. Much attention was paid at the time to this holistic model of helping others; course developers were commissioned to present every module in each wellness counselling course. Many iterative...
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First Diploma Program is Launched

The college launched its first diploma program in 1999, with the Life Skills Instructor Diploma program (now called the Life Coach Diploma program).
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