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Nengi Offurum, who's strong voice and empowerment of Black women lead to her nomination for RevolutionHer's Impact in Leadership Award, was one of 24 finalists chosen from across Canada and the United States.

CMU student nominated for leadership award after creating online community supporting Black women

Posted in Student Profiles  •  Tuesday, January 25, 2022 @ 9:53 AM

In the midst of the pandemic, an Instagram account popped up that quickly created buzz and then skyrocketed. CMU student Nengi Offurum is the founder of @blackwomenowned, an online community that supports and empowers Black women.

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Update on in-person learning and COVID-19 protocols for the 2022 winter term

Update on in-person learning and COVID-19 protocols for the 2022 winter term

Posted in News Releases  •  Thursday, January 20, 2022 @ 5:22 PM

CMU will continue in-person education on the Shaftesbury Campus starting on Monday, January 24, 2022 in a manner that cultivates and sustains high levels of safety, health, and well-being for students, staff, and faculty.

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Cara Isaak, CMU's new Director of Athletics

CMU announces new Director of Athletics

Posted in News Releases  •  Thursday, January 20, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

Cara Isaak has been appointed to Director of Athletics at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU). Isaak will work across all athletics programs and help develop and bolster the already robust athletics programming at CMU.

Isaak has spent the past seven years as a coach of CMUs women's soccer team, and, in 2018, her experience helped lead the Blazers to their first MCAC Women's Soccer Championship since 2009.

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<i>I Am A Mennonite</i> investigates the past to glimpse into the future

I Am A Mennonite investigates the past to glimpse into the future

Posted in Alumni Profiles  •  Monday, January 17, 2022 @ 1:36 PM

Within the first five minutes of Paul Plett's (CMU 2004-05) newest documentary, I Am A Mennonite, he askes his target audience of Mennonites, "Where are we going to spiritually?"

That may be a loaded question for a community whose history is steeped in schisms, immigration, and discernment. But, It's a question Plett says is not rhetorical. "We're not going anywhere else physically. As a community, it does sort of seem that the real adventure is the spiritual one." Plett says that since Mennonite's transient disposition seems to have receded, we need to journey deeper into self-reflection, exploring inward as our spirituality is the most important odyssey of all.

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Sunday@CMU

Sunday@CMU: January 2022

Posted in Audio  •  Sunday, January 2, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

Theme: The Lord's Prayer

Happy New Year! This month on Sunday@CMU, we are hearing from Virginia Gerbrandt Richert, CMU alumna and associate pastor at Altona Bergthaler Mennonite Church in Altona, MB. Throughout this series of meditations, Virginia helps us reflect on the Lord's Prayer and see it in new ways.

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