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CMU details plans for 2020-21 education and operations with framework manual

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 @ 1:34 PM

Canadian Mennonite University has released its framework for the upcoming academic year, entitled 'Learning and Living Well in an Era of Pandemic'.

The framework offers details for on-campus learning, teaching, and life for students, faculty, and staff. Overseen by a Pandemic Response and Recovery Committee, the document will be updated as health guidelines and clinical best practices continue to evolve, to ensure the safety of the on-campus and wider community.

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Fall 2020 academic and campus plan

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 @ 1:25 PM

CMU is pleased to confirm that the university will provide on-campus living and in-person classes beginning Fall 2020. CMU is the only fully accredited Manitoba university to do so. All in-person courses will be augmented with hybrid, online learning tools. 

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Plans for Fall 2020 at CMU (video)

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 @ 9:51 AM

President Dr. Cheryl Pauls and Dr. Jonathan Dueck, Academic Dean, explain how the learning community at CMU will operate this upcoming fall. They also answer some frequently asked questions on a number of topics.

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CMU Outtatown program suspended for 2020-21

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 @ 1:13 PM

CMU regrets to announce that the Outtatown Discipleship School program has been suspended for the 2020-21 program year, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Outtatown's priority is the safety of its students, staff, and involved communities. The health risks and challenges that COVID-19 poses to a cohort-based travel program, such as physical distancing requirements, travel restrictions, and the uncertainty of a second wave of the virus, mean the program is unable to proceed.

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CMU education: May 19 update for fall 2020

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 @ 5:00 PM

CMU's educational commitment is distinguished by the quality of personal relationships that characterize staff, faculty, and student interaction and learning—whether these be on-campus or via online learning formats. Forming thinking and character through generous and engaged dialogue with students lies at the heart of CMU learning.

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Outtatown group stranded in Guatemala following border closures, now homeward bound

Saturday, March 28, 2020 @ 9:00 AM

The group of 36 students, five leaders, and two staff left Guatemala aboard a repatriation flight bound for Quebec on Friday afternoon.

BREAKING: The good news is finally in! CMU has received word that the Outtatown group awaiting repatriation secured passage on an Air Transat flight leaving Guatemala on Friday afternoon, March 27, and arrived in Quebec that same night. 

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Changes to the 2020 Canadian School of Peacebuilding courses and schedule

Friday, March 27, 2020 @ 5:31 PM

Due to the ongoing travel restrictions and social distancing directives in place across North America in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, CMU's Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) is announcing the following changes to its June 2020 courses.

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Outtatown site stranded in Guatemala hopeful for speedy repatriation

Monday, March 23, 2020 @ 3:18 PM

While main campus and government officials work together to bring the group home, 36 students, six leaders, and two program staff wait patiently in Guatemala, putting the semester's lessons to the test.

Since early January, CMU's Outtatown Discipleship School 2019/20 cohort have been travelling in Guatemala. Initially scheduled to return April 2, the team booked early flights back to Canada last weekend, amid the swiftly evolving conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 20 COVID-19 update for the CMU community

Friday, March 20, 2020 @ 5:25 PM

Much of the world is in a state of emergency and is working and living collectively to stop the spread of COVID-19. As of 11:00 AM today, the Province of Manitoba declared a state of emergency amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Thus, present CMU activity and operations are subject to the context of emergency provisions.

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March 16 COVID-19 update for the CMU community

Monday, March 16, 2020 @ 4:12 PM

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, we are always considering what is best for the health and safety of our students, staff, faculty, and the communities that we serve. It is important to CMU to play its part in keeping our campus safe.

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