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Due to COVID-19, CMU Outtatown Discipleship School discontinued indefinitely

Friday, September 4, 2020 @ 10:20 AM

With lament, CMU announces its decision to discontinue the operations of the Outtatown Discipleship School indefinitely due to the uncertainties perpetuated by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

The evolving scope and effect of the global pandemic and the unpredictability of future conditions have clarified CMU's need to discontinue the Outtatown program. The university cannot anticipate how the ground will settle within church and society, or what kind of program may be feasible and desirable to students in the aftermath of the pandemic. We acknowledge the impact of this decision for CMU, the church, the many students whose lives have been profoundly shaped by Outtatown, and the cherished partners in Canada and Guatemala—many of whom bear a disproportionate burden of these very challenging times.

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CMU continues to invest in practicum program, hires Director of Practica

Monday, June 1, 2020 @ 1:08 PM

The Practicum program at CMU is integral to the learning experience. In fact, every student is required to complete a practicum in order to graduate. It is these opportunities that help students weave together their learning in the classroom with their interests outside of it. CMU is committed to continue growing and enriching this program, which has included appointing Dr. Christine Kampen Robinson as Director of Practica.

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CMU students express gratitude to donors, churches, and Manitoba Government on Tuition Freedom Day

Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

The library is full, the hallways are buzzing, and another busy academic year at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is well on its way. And it is thanks to the generosity of donors, churches, and the Manitoba Government that any of this is possible.

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CMU recognizes distinguished alumni with 2019 awards

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 @ 9:08 AM

A former teacher dedicated to building relationships with Indigenous peoples, a former witness worker invested in intercultural relationships, a long-time pursuer of justice with Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), and a priest and canon theologian in the Anglican church are the recipients of Canadian Mennonite University's (CMU) 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards.

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Peacebuilding school launches 12th year after successful 2019 session

Monday, September 16, 2019 @ 11:29 AM

In the political climate of our world today, a commitment to peacebuilding is more critical than ever. This summer, Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) welcomed 108 students and nine faculty from around the world to the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) held on June 10-21.

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CMU announces increase in fall 2019 Enrolment

Friday, September 6, 2019 @ 11:54 AM

Preliminary fall enrolment at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) indicate an overall 3% increase in CMU students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs. This increase reflects both headcount and full-time equivalent (FTE) course registrations.

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MSC faculty and team awarded $119,000 federal grant

Monday, June 17, 2019 @ 10:03 AM

An instructor from Canadian Mennonite University's Menno Simons College (MSC) and a team of other professors are the recipients of a prestigious federal grant.

Karen Ridd, Instructor in Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies, received a three-year Partnership Development Grant worth $119,000 through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

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Nobel Peace Prize laureate to give public lecture at CMU

Thursday, June 6, 2019 @ 9:37 AM

Dr. Emily Welty, member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, will give a public lecture at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) later this month as part of its annual Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP).

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CMU congratulates winners of the 2019 high school essay contest

Friday, May 31, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

CMU is pleased to announce the winners of its 2019 Essay Contest for High School Students. Congratulations to William Janus of Ottawa, ON (grade 9, École Secondaire Catholique Béatrice Desloges); Robert Hastie of Portage la Prairie, MB (grade 12, Westpark School); and Sarah Veloso of Winnipeg, MB (grade 11, Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute).

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CMU announces increase in fall 2018 enrolment

Monday, September 10, 2018 @ 7:14 AM

Preliminary fall enrolment at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) reflects an overall 3% increase in CMU degree programs, bringing anticipated Full-Time Equivalent for 2018/19 to 675. Together with a steady FTE enrolment of 286 at Menno Simons College (CMU's downtown campus), total registration for CMU academic programs 2018/19 sits at over 961 FTE.

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