(December 1, 2020) Beedie Luminaries welcomes Dr. Candy Ho as the newest member of its 2021 Selection Committee. Dr. Ho is the inaugural Assistant Professor, Integrative Career and Capstone Learning in the University of the Fraser Valley in British Columbia, Canada. She also holds teaching positions in Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Educational Studies department and in Douglas College’s Career Development Practitioner Program, and has taught at the University of British Columbia in their Department of Counselling Psychology and Special Education.
“As a first-generation university student, I know firsthand what it’s like to figure things out for myself, develop resourcefulness and adaptability, and engage role models to show me the way. I’ve been impressed by the Beedie Luminaries Foundation to not only financially support students, but to also provide resources and mentorship to ensure they are successful. I’m thrilled to be joining the organization as a selection committee member.” – Dr. Candy Ho.
Prior to becoming a faculty member, Candy has also worked extensively in university student affairs in areas such as first year experience and student transition, campus and residence life, career and volunteer services, co-operative education, academic advising, and university advancement. Her collective professional experiences to date have culminated in her doctoral dissertation investigating the conceptions of post-secondary career influencers in student career success, and she readily shares her expertise locally and globally. Finally, she currently serves as Vice Chair of CERIC, a Canadian charitable organization that advances education and research in career counselling and career development, in order to increase the economic and social well-being of Canadians.Back To Top