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Post Tagged with: "Practicum"

In darkness, dwell

In darkness, dwell

By April Klassen, 4th-year Interdisciplinary Studies: Community Development This past semester I had the opportunity to walk with the Bear Clan Patrol as the practicum for my Community Development degree. The Bear Clan Patrol embodies an Indigenous-led, community-based approach to… [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]

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]

Gratefully Uncomfortable – A Reflection on the CMU Experience (video)

Gratefully Uncomfortable – A Reflection on the CMU Experience (video)

Raven Nickel, a CMU student in her final year of studies, reflects upon her practicum placement and the impact it has had on her life and her studies at CMU.

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 practicum student credits B. Ed acceptance to placement experience

CMU practicum student credits B. Ed acceptance to placement experience

In April 2014, Scott Sawatzky graduated from Canadian Mennonite University, with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in Psychology. He delivered the valedictorian address and was also awarded the President’s Medal for leadership and outstanding academic achievement…. [More]

Daniel Paetkau – Practicum in Georgia

Daniel Paetkau CMU English Major Interview Date: March 11, 2012 In this audio feature from a CMU Chapel service, Daniel Paetkau shares about his practicum with Jubilee Partners teaching English to refugees and newly landed immigrants in Atlanta, Georgia during the… [More]

Belinda Morales – Practicum in Thailand

Belinda Morales Social Sciences Major Interview Date: March 3rd, 2012 On March 3, 2012, Belinda spoke in a CMU chapel service about her recent practicum experiences in Thailand.  Belinda worked with StepAhead, a Christian-based Community Integrated Development Organization.  Listen to… [More]

Adam Klassen – Prison Visitation Practicum

Adam Klassen – Prison Visitation Practicum

Adam Klassen CMU Alumnus (’09) Interview Date: September 27, 2010 In this interview, David Balzer, host of Sunday@CMU, speaks with Adam about his Practicum with Open Circle, a prison visitation and community integration program of Mennonite Central Committee. Adam shares stories… [More]