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CMU approaches student wellness with generous hospitality

Monday, July 26, 2021 @ 1:47 PM

The coronavirus turned students' lives upside down. It completely changed life in the classroom, on the court, and in dorm rooms, significantly impacting students' mental health. But CMU's response to supporting students through challenging times didn't change. "The best solution is a community that cares," says Dean of Student Life Charlie Peronto. Luckily, that is who CMU is at its core.

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New initiatives lead to meaningful agency for CMU's Indigenous community

Monday, June 7, 2021 @ 12:11 PM

How do Indigenous students experience CMU? What does it look like to be a community engaged in ongoing reconciliation and to be on-campus allies with Indigenous students and staff? As questions such as these begin to saturate the classrooms, seminars, offices, and public spaces of the CMU community, initiatives to further welcome and include Indigenous voices are gaining momentum.

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CMU announces changes to senior administration team

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 @ 2:16 PM

CMU is pleased to announce new placements within its senior administration team with Charlie Peronto as the Dean of Student Life and John Unger as the Vice President, Administration & Finance.

Charlie Peronto – Effective July 1, Peronto will begin as Dean of Student Life. This follows exemplary work as Director, Student Life in 2020-21. Peronto previously served as CMU Residence Director for six years. Earlier work as the Pastor of Student Ministries at Steinbach MB Church and as Seniors and Indigenous Peoples Activity Coordinator with the Churchill Regional Health Authority also prepared Peronto for this role, given involvement with young adults and others coming from diverse backgrounds and faith homes.

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Get to know CMU’s new Director of Student Life

Thursday, August 20, 2020 @ 12:08 PM

Charlie Peronto became CMU's Director of Student Life on July 1, following the retirement of long-time Dean of Student Life, Marilyn Peters Kliewer. Peronto began working at CMU in 2014 as Residence Director and quickly became an essential part of the campus community.

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