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.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 @ 12:05 PM
Readers of CMU's The Blazer magazine often say they flip right to the Alumni News section before reading anything else. Unfortunately, the past two issues of The Blazer were not able to include alumni news, as the arrival of COVID-19 resulted in shorter issues and different content.
Thursday, November 12, 2020 @ 4:45 PM
Dear students, faculty, and staff of CMU,
A confirmed case of COVID-19 has been identified at the CMU Shaftesbury Campus. The individual was on campus on November 3 between the hours of 2:30 PM and 4:30 PM. At this point, this is considered to be a low-risk situation.
Saturday, November 7, 2020 @ 4:00 PM
Dear students, faculty, and staff of CMU,
A confirmed case of COVID-19 has been identified at the CMU Shaftesbury Campus. The individual was on campus on November 2 between the hours of 1:30 PM and 4:00 PM, and followed all public health measures instituted by CMU. This is a low-risk situation with no close contacts identified at CMU. No one is required to self-isolate from this exposure.
Monday, November 2, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
During this extraordinary fall, the contributions of students, staff, and faculty have been outstanding in attending to the safety, health, and well-being of all. Your collective efforts have enabled us to learn well together and to sustain a remarkable record of health throughout the learning community. Thank you for the depth of your care for the safety and well-being of yourself and of others, on campus and everywhere you go.
Thursday, September 10, 2020 @ 11:09 AM
This fall, CMU has launched a partnership with REES (Respect, Educate, Empower Survivors), a new online platform for reporting sexual violence on campuses.
Eleven universities and colleges, all the post-secondary institutions in Manitoba except for the University of Manitoba, have committed to signing on to the initiative in 2020 or 2021. Charlie Peronto, CMU's Director of Student Life, says CMU is excited to partner with these other educational institutions and work collaboratively to break down the barriers to reporting sexual violence.
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 @ 4:40 PM
CMU starts the 2020-21 academic year as the only fully accredited Manitoba university to provide on-campus living and in-person classes beginning Fall 2020. As of September 8, undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at CMU's main campus sits at 617 students.
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.
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.
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 @ 3:17 PM
Dr. Jobb Arnold, Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution Studies at Canadian Mennonite University's Menno Simons College (MSC), has received a grant of $5,000 from the City of Winnipeg's inaugural Community Safety and Crime Prevention program.