What's Happening at Tyndale

Tyndale Breaks Enrolment Record for Fall 2013

Thursday September 12, 2013

On the first day of classes for the fall ’13 term, Tyndale University College welcomed the largest enrolment in its history with over 600 students. This represents a 3% increase from 2012 and a 27% increase over the last 5 years. Tyndale Seminary also welcomed a larger student body, with...

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Shannon Loewen: Equipping Students for Life

Thursday September 5, 2013

Meet Shannon Loewen, Residence Director at Tyndale University College & Seminary since September 2012. The Residence Director’s major role is to equip and mentor Residence Advisors (RAs), who play an important part in the lives of students – especially new students – living...

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Tyndale Faculty Updates

Friday August 23, 2013

Tyndale University College & Seminary has 55 faculty members researching and teaching across a diverse range of academic disciplines. The following are some contributions that faculty members have made to their field of research.  University College Dr. Ken Badley, Professor by...

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TRACE: Equipping Undergrads and Educating the Community

Friday August 16, 2013

Dr. Amanda Azarbehi, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Tyndale University College, founded TRACE (Tyndale Research and Autism and Community Education) when she joined the faculty four years ago. TRACE offers a variety of services including a summer camp, research initiatives, and various...

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Oil and Tourism in Ghana

Friday August 9, 2013

Teachers often ask their students, “What did you do this summer?” This fall, Tyndale’s International Development students will be inspired by their professor’s response. Dr. Leah McMillan, Assistant Professor of International Development at Tyndale University College, went...

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Israel Study Tour: A Trip of a Lifetime

Thursday August 1, 2013

As part of the Spring/Summer semester at Tyndale, a group of 28 University College and Seminary students visited the Holy Land for the Israel Study Tour. The tour was led by Dr. Rebecca Idestrom, Associate Professor of Old Testament at the Seminary, and Dr. Daniel Driver, Assistant Professor of Old...

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Serving Children and Youth around the World this Summer

Friday July 26, 2013

Four Tyndale teams partnered with organizations in Zambia, Alaska, Ireland and India to serve youth and children and gain the experience of a lifetime. Here is a glimpse into the travels of these 23 students. Team Zambia Team Zambia partnered with Serving in Mission (SIM) and Scripture Union...

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Translating God’s Word into the “Heart Language” of Cameroonians

Thursday July 11, 2013

Dr. Myles Leitch, head of Tyndale University College’s Linguistics Department, was invited by the Cameroon Association of Bible Translation and Literacy (CABTAL) to give a workshop from May 27th to June 7th. Dr. Leitch had worked in Francophone Central and West Africa for approximately 20...

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Dr. Nell Maxwell: A Lifetime of Ministry Impact

Thursday July 4, 2013

Dr. Nell Maxwell, founder of Women Alive, led a generation of Christian women in Canada and the world to life-changing experiences through her ministry. Dr. Maxwell continues to encourage Christian women despite having suffered an injury in a serious car accident a few years ago.  Together...

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Tyndale Wins 5 Canadian eduStyle Awards for Web Innovation

Wednesday June 26, 2013

The first Canadian regional eduStyle awards were announced in Vancouver on June 25. The awards celebrated the “most innovative and exciting developments” in higher education web development in Canada. Tyndale was nominated in three categories: Best Overall Website, Best Magazine Site...

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Spring/Summer Enrolment on the Rise at Tyndale

Tuesday June 25, 2013

Enrolment in spring/summer courses is on the rise at Tyndale. Spring/Summer course registrations for Tyndale Seminary have risen by 12 percent over last year, 27 percent over 2011, and 36 percent over 2010 due to enhanced online, intensive, and traditional course offerings. “Many of our...

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Alister McGrath: Challenging the next Christian Novelist

Friday June 14, 2013

“I believe in Christianity as I believe the sun has risen. Not only do I see it, but by it, I see everything else.” These were the words of C.S. Lewis in his classic essay, Is Theology Poetry? On the night of June 8th, the Centre for Mentorship and Theological Reflection celebrated its...

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NAIITS: Shaping Faith Through Language

Friday June 7, 2013

NAIITS’s (North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies) goal is to teach theology from a perspective that “resonates with the culture…of Native North Americans” (NAIITS.com), and their vision is to see Indigenous people flourish in their faith without...

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Worship Grant Awarded to Tyndale

Friday May 24, 2013

Tyndale University College & Seminary is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a worship renewal grant for $12,000 from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship (CICW). This grant provides the opportunity to nurture students in their pursuit to become worship leaders who provide...

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Dr. Las Newman and Eunice Smith honoured at Tyndale’s Graduation

Thursday May 16, 2013

Tyndale University College & Seminary held its spring graduation ceremonies on Saturday, May 11, 2013, where Dr. Lascelles George Newman was awarded an honorary doctorate. Dr. Newman, an alumnus of Tyndale, has spent more than 30 years working in student ministry in the Caribbean and around...

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