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“Festschrift” honours CMU President Emeritus Gerald Gerbrandt

“Festschrift” honours CMU President Emeritus Gerald Gerbrandt

CMU Press is pleased to announce the release of a Festschrift honouring Dr. Gerald Gerbrandt, who served as Canadian Mennonite University’s first sole President. Titled A University of the Church for the World: Essays in Honour of Gerald Gerbrandt, the… [More]

CMU celebrates start of school year with Fall Festival and opening program

CMU celebrates start of school year with Fall Festival and opening program

For Eric Wiebe, attending Canadian Mennonite University’s annual Fall Festival event this past weekend was like coming home. Wiebe, a retired high school physics teacher who lives in Kamloops, BC, graduated from Canadian Mennonite Bible College, one of CMU’s predecessor… [More]

CMU Discussion Series Kicks Off with Screening of Award-Winning Documentary

CMU Discussion Series Kicks Off with Screening of Award-Winning Documentary

Directed By Alumnus Brad Leitch, ‘Reserve 107’ Explores Indigenous-Settler Reconciliation Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will host the Manitoba premiere of the new documentary short Reserve 107: Reconciliation on the Prairies during its first Face2Face community discussion event of the 2016-17… [More]

CMU Recognizes Distinguished Alumni with 2016 Awards

CMU Recognizes Distinguished Alumni with 2016 Awards

A former penitentiary warden, an international development worker, a pastor-academic committed to leadership development, and a 30-year-old who combines filmmaking with peacebuilding are the recipients of Canadian Mennonite University’s (CMU) 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards. CMU President Cheryl Pauls is pleased… [More]

Getting to Know CMU’s 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Getting to Know CMU’s 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

On Saturday, September 24, CMU President Cheryl Pauls will present the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards to Peter Guenther, Adrienne Wiebe, Ron Toews, and Brad Leitch. The Distinguished Alumni Awards celebrate alumni who, through their lives, embody CMU’s values and mission… [More]

2015 Alumni Award Stories – Cheryl Woelk (video)

2015 Alumni Award Stories – Cheryl Woelk (video)

Peacemaking, language, and education are interests that have continually woven together in the life of Cheryl Woelk (CMU ‘03). From 2002-08, she was a Mennonite Church Canada Witness Worker in Seoul, South Korea where she worked as education coordinator at… [More]

2015 Alumni Award Stories – Arno and Lena Fast (video)

2015 Alumni Award Stories – Arno and Lena Fast (video)

Last year, Arno and Lena Fast (MBBC ‘55) celebrated their 85th birthdays, their 60th wedding anniversary, and 45 years of ministry at Salem Community Bible Church in Winnipeg’s North End. At a time when many are enjoying retirement, the Fasts… [More]

2015 Alumni Award Recipient Stories – Gerry Dyck (video)

2015 Alumni Award Recipient Stories – Gerry Dyck (video)

Since graduating from MBBC, Gerry Dyck (’82) has fused his interest in business with his interest in international development to make a difference. Dyck is the co-founder and president of Kalora Interiors International, a business that specializes in décor solutions… [More]

Alumni Award Recipient delivers chapel message (video)

Alumni Award Recipient delivers chapel message (video)

Lawyer, teacher, coach, musician, Olympic athlete – Larry Plenert (CMBC ’78) has worn many hats. His 6’6” frame and prowess on the volleyball court earned him a spot on Canada’s national volleyball team starting in 1973, which led to competing… [More]

CMU Community Celebrates at Fall Festival 2015

CMU Community Celebrates at Fall Festival 2015

Reunions, Concerts, Alumni Awards, and Donor Recognition Highlights of Annual Event Although it’s only been five months since she graduated from Canadian Mennonite University, Amber Neufeld was eager to return to campus for Fall Festival. Neufeld performed at the festival’s… [More]