Blazers volleyball coach inducted into the North American Indigenous Athletes Hall of Fame
Posted in Stories Thursday, February 23, 2023 @ 3:54 PM
Jayme Menzies, head coach of Canadian Mennonite University's (CMU) Women's Volleyball team, has been inducted into the North American Indigenous Athletes Hall of Fame.
Menzies is a decorated and celebrated individual within Manitoba sports. She is recognized for her achievements as both athlete and coach, as well as her outstanding leadership both on and off the court.
CMU Blazers win fifth consecutive MCAC women's basketball title
Posted in Stories Monday, February 13, 2023 @ 10:12 AM
Perfect again. The #1 seed Canadian Mennonite University Blazers completed another undefeated season finishing with a fifth consecutive Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) Women's Basketball Championship title in front of a packed Loewen Athletic Centre in Winnipeg.
Dr. Stephanie Stobbe curates national travelling exhibition
Posted in Stories Thursday, February 2, 2023 @ 4:00 PM
According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), as of mid-2022, there are 32.5 million refugees worldwide. That number jumps to 53.1 million internally displaced people and expands yet again to 103 million when considering forcibly displaced people worldwide.
CMU alum recontextualizes art song through queer, ecological lens
Posted in Stories Monday, January 23, 2023 @ 1:18 PM
At first glance, it may not seem like music, climate justice, and queerness would cross career paths. But Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) alum Anna Bigland-Pritchard has built a life that weaves together these strands.
The 30-year-old soprano lives in Victoria, BC, where she divides her time between studying under renowned soprano Nancy Argenta, managing marketing at Vancouver Bach Choirs, directing music ministry at Oak Bay United Church, and teaching through her small business, ABP Music Studio. She also dedicates time to advocating for climate justice and facilitating workshops on eco-mindfulness, which she has done for institutions like KAIROS, University of Toronto, and CMU.
#myCMUlife: “It’s the people that make you feel at home”
Posted in Stories Thursday, December 22, 2022 @ 10:20 AM
I was always a quiet kid—quite aloof, utterly idealistic. My time was primarily spent wandering in my own head rather than engaging with the Big Wide World outside the closed doors. So it was no surprise that the idea of me spending my high school years abroad shocked my parents, even more so since I initiated it.