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CMU students, faculty, and staff rally for climate justice

Posted in Stories  •  Friday, October 4, 2019 @ 11:45 AM

A multitude of CMU students, faculty, and staff took to the streets with over 12,000 people to strike for the climate on Friday, September 27.

The rally was one of thousands happening around the world as part of the Global Climate Strike, a youth-led movement protesting the climate crisis and advocating for environmental justice.

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Manitoba Youth for Climate Action's 'die-in' at Winnipeg's Canadian Museum for Human Rights on September 20

CMU students expected in numbers at Global Climate Strike

Posted in Stories  •  Wednesday, September 25, 2019 @ 12:07 PM

The world's youth have declared an international Week of Climate Action. In Manitoba, it all culminates Friday, September 27 on the steps of the Manitoba Legislature, where CMU students will add their voices to public outcry for a future and a hope.

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CMU professor and student receive awards from Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission

Posted in Stories  •  Thursday, August 1, 2019 @ 1:40 PM

Earlier this summer, the Mennonite Brethren (MB) Historical Commission awarded CMU professor Dr. Christine Longhurst and CMU student Marnie Klassen a grant and scholarship, respectively.

Longhurst, Assistant Professor of Music and Worship, received an MB Studies Project Grant for the second phase of her research project exploring how worship in Canadian MB churches has changed over the last 40 years, specifically focusing on worship music and the shift from a traditional to a more contemporary style.

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2019 President's Medal recipients Erin Froese (left) and Mackenzie Nicolle (right) with CMU President Dr. Cheryl Pauls

Graduates receive award for scholarship, leadership, and service from CMU president

Posted in Stories  •  Friday, May 3, 2019 @ 3:00 PM

Erin Froese and Mackenzie Nicolle are the 2019 recipients of Canadian Mennonite University's (CMU) President's Medal Awards.

CMU President Dr. Cheryl Pauls presented the awards during CMU's 2019 Graduation Exercises on April 27. Froese and Nicolle received the awards in recognition of their qualities of scholarship, leadership, and service.

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CSOP Participant Profile: Carol McNaughton

Posted in Stories  •  Thursday, March 7, 2019 @ 4:53 PM

Carol McNaughton spent a semester in South Africa with Outtatown, Canadian Mennonite University's (CMU) discipleship program, and has dedicated herself to peacebuilding ever since.

"I did Outtatown right after high school and that kind of sucked me into the Mennonite world I would say." She began working at Camp Valaqua, a Mennonite camp in Alberta, and participated in Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) programs like Serving and Learning Together, where she spent a year in Cambodia. The 25-year-old now works full-time as the Peace Program Coordinator at MCC Alberta.

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