“I got to see my love for working with kids meet my love of nerdy things (like spreadsheets) in the pursuit of ecological conservation.”
Project to include testimony from former PM Joe Clark
Tuition Freedom Day marks the end of the fiscal year paid for by student tuition, beginning a period made possible by grants and donations
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Videos 2019.12.12 @ 3:38 PM
Stories 2019.12.12 @ 11:59 AM
Graham Peters is completing his fourth and final year of a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies. He arrived on campus in the first year of CMU's expanded Biology program and, though he was not yet sure what he wanted to do, he quickly began to rediscover and expand his love of ecology. This led to a major in Environmental Studies, and a practicum focused on conservation ecology.
Student Profiles 2019.12.11 @ 9:20 AM
There's a reason every time you see Nathan Dueck, he looks like he has somewhere to be. It's because he does. Dueck is on the Youth Advisory Council of Winnipeg's Mayor, Brian Bowman; he is a student representative on Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba's Board of Directors; and he is Vice President Advocacy on Canadian Mennonite University's (CMU) Student Council, through which he sits on CMU's Board of Governors, Senate, and Academic and Program Council, as well as its Sexual Violence Prevention Committee.
Audio 2019.12.01 @ 12:00 AM
Theme: The Advent Season
Speaker: Dr. Paul Doerksen
Stories 2019.11.21 @ 3:18 PM
by Beth Downey, CMU Writer
War-zone reporter and novelist turned climate researcher J. M. Ledgard recently told the New Yorker that, faced with a mess like the one humanity has made, "the only possible thing to do, is to go in an imaginative direction. Imagination at scale is our only recourse."1
Latest Blog Posts
MSC News 2019.12.11 @ 10:51 AM
As Stephanie Stobbe (Menno Simons College) and team prepare for the project's next phase, key players are adding their voices to the record, including Joe Clark, PM during the height of Southeast Asian immigration to Canada.
Between 1975 and 1980 Canada resettled 69,200 South East Asian refugees.
Community & Alumni 2019.11.19 @ 1:18 PM
For Nolan Kehler, building a career in which singing can be of service to others, whether through critical storytelling, powerful encouragement, or creative advocacy, is the goal to strive for.
Nolan Kehler (tenor) completed his Bachelor of Music in 2017, concentrating in Vocal Performance. In his graduating year he placed third in CMU's prestigious Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition, and in 2019 he graduated from University of Victoria (BC) with a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance. New as he is to life as a working artist, Kehler is already booking regular singing work in leading roles, on top of his part-time job as a technical producer for CBC Manitoba.
Community & Alumni 2019.11.07 @ 10:55 AM
From crafting a message, to building a movement
For many, work and passion necessarily become parallel pursuits. But for 2017 grad Bethany Daman, working at Manitoba's Green Action Centre (GAC) enabled her to fuse the two, developing her professional gifts in direct service of her passion for social justice.
MSC News 2019.11.04 @ 4:31 PM
Every November for the last four years, the Menno Simons College Student Association (MSCSA) has organized and hosted an evening at Menno Simons College (MSC) with a diverse group of inspirational speakers from throughout the community.
MSC News 2019.10.22 @ 10:56 AM
By Kluane Buser-Rivet, 4th year CRS student
From September 18–21, 2019, I was one attendee amongst a congregation of mediators at the Association for Conflict Resolution's Annual Conference in Tucson, AZ. For the first time in my life, I was surrounded by hundreds of people who held the job title I have been pursuing for years: mediator. One of my favourite things about this field is how diversity blooms within it. I was surrounded by politicians, business owners, civil servants, and curious students like me from all walks of life.