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Alumnus receives Lieutenant-Governor's Award for advancing interreligious understanding

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 @ 1:45 PM

On February 16, John Longhurst received the Lieutenant-Governor's Award for the Advancement of Interreligious Understanding, an annual honour presented to a Manitoban who embodies understanding between religious groups.

Longhurst graduated in 1979 from Mennonite Brethren Bible College, one of CMU's predecessor colleges, and was CMU's Director of Communications from 2005-09. He has been a freelance faith columnist and reporter at the Winnipeg Free Press since 2003. Two years ago, he initiated a project to increase religion coverage at the Free Press, one of the reasons he has earned this award.

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2017 CMU Distinguished Alumni Story | John Longhurst (video)

Thursday, October 12, 2017 @ 7:17 AM

John Longhurst is a communicator, marketer, author, editor, columnist, and media relations specialist in Winnipeg.

In his current role as Director of Resources and Public Engagement at Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Longhurst is responsible for the overall communications, marketing, and fundraising efforts of the organization.

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Resilience in practise: 2017 Distinguished Alumni

Monday, October 2, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

A man who has dedicated his life to building positive relationships among Mennonite and Indigenous peoples, an influential media relations specialist, a Biblical Studies professor, and an agricultural researcher are the recipients of CMU's 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards.

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