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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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Episode 2: Polarization

Monday, February 1, 2021 @ 3:00 PM

The gap between "us" and "them" seems to be getting wider. Professional mediator Sandy Koop Harder says we need to shift the goal of conversations from agreement to understanding. Editor and journalist Will Braun practices these ideas by moving toward people with opposing beliefs.

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CMU announces new Vice President, External

Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 4:04 PM

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is delighted to announce Sandy Koop Harder as its incoming Vice President, External, starting on June 1, 2021.

Koop Harder has diverse and demonstrated experience that positions her well in this executive role at CMU. She is Business Manager, Co-owner/Partner, and Senior Mediator at Facilitated Solutions. A Chartered Mediator with the ADR Institute of Canada, she also holds a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in leadership.

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Us and Them: How did we become so polarized?

Monday, January 27, 2020 @ 4:11 PM

Us versus them. Left versus right. One religion versus another. Who have we become? At Canadian Mennonite University's upcoming Face2Face conversation, four panelists will reflect on the polarization prevalent in our society today and how we can engage with people whose opinions are opposite from ours.

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