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Archive for Category: "News Releases"

CMU faculty awarded prestigious federal grants

CMU faculty awarded prestigious federal grants

Two professors from Canadian Mennonite University’s Menno Simons College (MSC) are recipients of prestigious federal grant funds through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Dr. Jerry Buckland, Professor of International Development Studies, received a grant worth $263,000. Dr…. [More]

CMU announces 2017 Leadership Scholarship winners

CMU announces 2017 Leadership Scholarship winners

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is pleased to name the recipients of this year’s Leadership Scholarships: Nathan Dueck, Westgate Mennonite Collegiate; Bryn Friesen Epp, Westgate Mennonite Collegiate; Joefin Mildred Peter, Johnston Heights Secondary School; Nicole Ternowesky, Vincent Massey High School. Four… [More]

Canadian Mennonite University celebrates Class of 2017

Canadian Mennonite University celebrates Class of 2017

Canadian Mennonite University recognized the accomplishments of the Class of 2017 during graduation weekend, held April 21 to April 23, a time filled with reflection, laughter, and tears. The weekend culminated with CMU President Dr. Cheryl Pauls conferring 70 undergraduate… [More]

CMU to present Christian Peacemaker Teams with CMU PAX Award

CMU to present Christian Peacemaker Teams with CMU PAX Award

Peacemaking organization honoured for its dedication to service, leadership, and reconciliation Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is pleased to announce that it will present its CMU PAX Award to Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) next month. CMU President Dr. Cheryl Pauls will… [More]

CMU community to celebrate Bach’s birthday and World Poetry Day with special events

CMU community to celebrate Bach’s birthday and World Poetry Day with special events

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) students and faculty will celebrate Bach and poetry at two separate special events, both happening on campus this coming Tuesday, March 21.  Both of these events are free and open to the public: Bach on the… [More]

CMU welcomes Dori Zerbe Cornelsen as Director of Development

CMU  welcomes Dori Zerbe Cornelsen as Director of Development

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dori Zerbe Cornelsen as Director of Development. Zerbe Cornelsen comes to CMU following nine years of experience in donor relations as a Gift Planning Consultant with Abundance Canada, the… [More]

CMU Opera Workshop class presents H.M.S. Pinafore

CMU Opera Workshop class presents H.M.S. Pinafore

Canadian Mennonite University’s Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop is proud to present Gilbert and Sullivan’s famed comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore; or, The Lass That Loved a Sailor next month. Directed by David Klassen, the production will run for four shows:… [More]

Sense of camaraderie marks 2017 Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition

Sense of camaraderie marks 2017 Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition

‘We’re all proud of each other,’ first place winner says A pianist hailing from southern Ontario is the winner of the 12th annual Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition at Canadian Mennonite University. Anneli Loepp Thiessen’s performance, which included a piece… [More]

Pastors, lay leaders invited to explore the transitions of young adulthood at conference at CMU

Pastors, lay leaders invited to explore the transitions of young adulthood at conference at CMU

Canadian Mennonite University is inviting pastors and lay leaders to come together and think creatively about young adult ministry at a one-day conference later this month. A Transformative Moment: Seeking God in the Transitions of Young Adulthood takes place from… [More]

Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives & Gallery to continue under new structure

Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives & Gallery to continue under new structure

Joint News Release by: Mennonite Church Canada, Canadian Mennonite University Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies The Mennonite Heritage Centre including its Archive and Art Gallery programs, is being reorganized under a new partnership and name. Discussions over the last months… [More]