CMU student receives prestigious Terry Fox Humanitarian Award
Thursday, July 21, 2022 @ 11:14 AM
CMU student Katrina Lengsavath is one of only 17 Canadians to receive the 2022 Terry Fox Humanitarian Award. She was chosen from 503 applicants across the country for the prestigious scholarship, which honours Terry Fox's legacy by encouraging young people who are passionate about helping others and who demonstrate perseverance in the face of adversity.
CMU Centre for Career and Vocation receives grants for student work-integrated learning
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 @ 12:00 AM
CMU students pour hours, six credit hours to be exact, into their practicum placements and yet many don't get paid. But that is changing. The university's newly launched Centre for Career and Vocation has already developed partnerships with numerous organizations and networks, and recently received two grants to support work-integrated learning at CMU.
Faculty: In Their Own Words - Dr. Christine Kampen Robinson
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 @ 9:00 AM
Dr. Christine Kampen Robinson has worked at CMU part-time since 2018 and full-time since 2020. She is Director of the Centre for Career and Vocation, Director of Practicum, and Teaching Assistant Professor of Practicum and Social Science.
CMU launches new centre for career, vocation
Saturday, March 13, 2021 @ 8:55 AM
At a time when so much of society and work is being "cracked open" by the pandemic, a liberal arts education is more important than ever.
That's the view of Christine Kampen Robinson, director of the new Centre for Career and Vocation at Canadian Mennonite University.
"What work looks like in the future is being redefined," she said. "We don't yet know what it will look like."
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CMU becomes first Canadian member of NetVUE
Friday, March 12, 2021 @ 9:21 AM
CMU is the first Canadian post-secondary institution to join the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE), a North American network of colleges and universities that offers grant funding, resources, and support to enrich the intellectual and theological exploration of vocation among undergraduate students. It is run by the Council of Independent Colleges.
CMU launches new Centre for Career and Vocation
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 @ 10:04 AM
CMU celebrated the launch of its newest initiative, the Centre for Career and Vocation, as work-integrated learning month kicked off across Canada on March 1.
The Centre for Career and Vocation's mission is "to equip members of the CMU community to purposefully connect calling, courses, and career through curriculum-integrated academic and vocational advising, experiential and work-integrated learning, and encouraging interdisciplinary exploration and creativity."
CMU alumna works for gender equality in practicum turned career
Friday, January 22, 2021 @ 9:48 AM
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.
Practicum student helps shape Anabaptist worship
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 @ 9:30 AM
When Amelia Pahl envisioned how her practicum would go, she didn't expect she would be dissecting an 18th century prayer book and seeing how it could be used for worship today. Yet this was one of the many tasks she took on this summer.