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Archive for Category: "Student Profiles"

CMU student records announcements for the Canada Summer Games

CMU student records announcements for the Canada Summer Games

If you attend the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg this summer, chances are good that you’ll hear Jason Friesen’s voice. This past spring, Jason recorded announcements that will be broadcast over the PA systems at venues throughout the games, which… [More]

Graduate student explores his Mennonite roots at CMU

Graduate student explores his Mennonite roots at CMU

“What does it mean for me to be a Mennonite?” That’s the question that brought Daniel Rempel to CMU. Rempel is finding the answers to that question as he works toward a Master of Arts in Theological Studies in CMU’s Graduate School of Theology… [More]

CMU students contribute to play about conscientious objectors’ experiences

CMU students contribute to play about conscientious objectors’ experiences

Three Canadian Mennonite University students are conducting research and assisting in the development of the upcoming Theatre of the Beat (TOTB) play, Yellow Bellies. “TOTB creates thought-provoking and socially relevant theatre to raise awareness of or get people thinking about… [More]

It is God who makes the music

It is God who makes the music

A lifelong love of music and a fascination with worship led Anneli Loepp Thiessen to pursue a Bachelor of Music at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU). Loepp Thiessen says her studies offer opportunities to explore questions such as: why do we… [More]

CMU, Camps with Meaning develop students into strong leaders, faithful Christians

CMU, Camps with Meaning develop students into strong leaders, faithful Christians

Summer may be a distant memory for most people, but Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) student Jonas Cornelsen fondly recalls how he spent July and August – working as the Bible instructor at Camp Koinonia. The camp is one of three… [More]

Practicum Experience about Embracing the Moment

Practicum Experience about Embracing the Moment

Kathleen McCullough describes her practicum placement as a “home away from home.” While completing the final year of her BA in Psychology at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU), McCullough volunteered with L’Arche, “an international organization of faith-based communities creating homes and… [More]

Applying business principles in the non-profit sector

Applying business principles in the non-profit sector

Katie Daman had the opportunity to apply business skills in a non-profit setting during her practicum with Canadian Mennonite University (CMU). Daman, who graduated from CMU’s Redekop School of Business with a Bachelor of Business Administration in April 2015, completed… [More]

Practicum an interface between education and experience

Practicum an interface between education and experience

CMU student Marc Regier encourages his fellow students to make the  most of their practicum experiences. “Give it your all, give it your best,” he says. “You’ll learn about your own capacity in doing so.” A Biblical and Theological Studies… [More]

Play Therapy in Practice

Play Therapy in Practice

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) psychology student Becky Longhurst wants to work “all day, every day” in the field of play therapy. The fourth year student had an opportunity to gain practical experience with play therapy during her nine-month practicum placement… [More]

CMU a safe space for conversations about faith

CMU a safe space for conversations about faith

Ayla Manning initially wasn’t sure she’d want to study at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU). But attending CMU on a Campus Visit Day helped change her mind. “I interacted with the professors who would be teaching me, which hadn’t happened at… [More]