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Ennet Bera: “Women do a lot of work but sometimes they are not recognized for it or they face a lot of barriers to actually meeting their goals or to living a better life.”

CMU alumna works for gender equality in practicum turned career

2021.01.22 @ 9:48 AM • Alumni Profiles

Ennet Bera hadn't even donned her graduation cap yet when she got her first job in the non-profit sector.

Bera (CMU '19) graduated with a Master of Arts in Peacebuilding and Collaborative Development. She is program assistant for the Fund for Innovation and Transformation (FIT), which operates through the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation in Winnipeg.

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CMU announces new Vice President, External

2021.01.21 @ 4:04 PM • News Releases

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is delighted to announce Sandy Koop Harder as its incoming Vice President, External, starting on June 1, 2021.

Koop Harder has diverse and demonstrated experience that positions her well in this executive role at CMU. She is Business Manager, Co-owner/Partner, and Senior Mediator at Facilitated Solutions. A Chartered Mediator with the ADR Institute of Canada, she also holds a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in leadership.

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CMU alumni at CITRI (clockwise, from top-left): Chantel Runtz, Tyler Voth, Kloe Mak, and Erin Sawatzky

CMU alumni and the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute

2021.01.19 @ 9:49 AM • Stories

Out of the many pockets of opportunities that come from completing a bachelor's degree at CMU, more and more graduates have turned their attention to the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI) situated in the West Broadway neighbourhood of Winnipeg, MB. With many CMU alumni joining the CTRI community and clinical director Vicki Enns' role teaching in CMU's Canadian School of Peacebuilding, the connection between the two institutions runs deep.

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Return to In-person Hybrid Classes on January 25

2021.01.15 @ 3:45 PM • News Releases

Welcome to the learning community of Canadian Mennonite University winter 2021.

I'm pleased to announce that CMU will be returning to hybrid classes at its Shaftesbury campus on Monday, January 25. Students will have the option to be part of a significant number of courses in-person or virtually. Some courses will continue only online as indicated on the CMU website at www.cmu.ca/timetable.

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So What? A Podcast

So What? A Podcast – Episode 1: Pandemic

2021.01.15 @ 12:16 PM • Audio

"So What?" is a new monthly CMU podcast that draws out key ideas from public events at Canadian Mennonite University. Host Jonas Cornelsen (CMU '16) guides you through these discussions by asking 'So What?".

Episode 1 - Pandemic

What if science was more than a weapon in the fight against diseases like COVID-19? Biologist Rachel Krause talks about the ecology of pandemics: they are a natural result of living with other species. Philosopher and theologian Chris Huebner looks to the past, and opens up an unusual book during lockdown. He concludes that nothing about COVID-19 is "unprecedented."

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Upcoming Events

CommonWord is open limited hours for curbside pick-up service; rest of CMU campus is currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Due to COVID-19 and Winnipeg's code red status, the CMU campus is currently closed to the public, including folio café. CommonWord Bookstore and Resource Centre remains open 9:00 AM–5:00 PM, Monday–Friday for curbside pick-up.

Jan

27

Virtual Open House

Join us for an online tour of CMU's campus, live questions and answers with our Admissions team, and a chance to hear from faculty and current students.

4:00 PM

online

registration and more info

Feb

3

Wednesday Webinar | CMU's Scholarships

Learn how you can receive free money simply by applying to CMU. We will look at the scholarships that CMU offers as well as how to make your application stand out.

4:00 PM

online

registration and more info

Feb

10

Wednesday Webinar | So you want to write a winning scholarship essay…

Finding the time to write a scholarship essay amidst your already busy schedule of assignments is a challenge. This webinar aims to help steer you in the right direction by providing a framework for your writing.

4:00 PM

online

registration and more info

Feb

17

Wednesday Webinar | Exploring Your Options

Do you feel pressure to know exactly what to study in university? Learn how year one can fulfill requirements for many degree majors, elevate future studies, and help each students discover their academic passions.

4:00 PM

online

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Feb

24

Virtual Open House

Join us for an online tour of CMU's campus, live questions and answers with our Admissions team, and a chance to hear from faculty and current students.

4:00 PM

online

registration and more info

Mar

3

Wednesday Webinar | Music at CMU

Studying music at a post-secondary level provides you with the skills and knowledge to be a creative and analytical thinker who is prepared to pursue a range of vocations and careers. Find out more about CMU's music and music therapy programming.

4:00 PM

online

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