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CMU announces fall 2021 enrolment

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 @ 3:39 PM

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) launches into the 2021-22 academic year with fall enrolment holding strong and steady. Preliminary results for all CMU programs indicate a student complement of 875 (full-time equivalent). This includes 615 FTE at the Shaftesbury main campus, and 260 FTE at the Menno Simons College campus.

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A message from the CMU president regarding fall 2021 vaccine requirements

Thursday, August 19, 2021 @ 10:30 AM

Canadian Mennonite University is committed to honouring the health, safety, and well-being of the community as a whole. Our collective health is reliant on shared habits and responsibilities of students, staff, and faculty in this time of COVID-19 and always. As we move into the 2021-22 school year the ongoing health risks of COVID-19 remain highly concerning, even with exemplary vaccination rates in Manitoba. Thus, all CMU students, staff, and faculty are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 in accordance with the schedule listed below. We make this announcement with recognition that many members of the CMU community already have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Summer 2021 alumni updates

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 @ 8:55 AM

Readers of CMU's The Blazer magazine often say they flip right to the Alumni News section before reading anything else.

Unfortunately, the past several issues of The Blazer were not able to include alumni news. Below is a compilation of news from a few of our alumni (including the most adorable baby photos).

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Germinating Conversations: CMU alumna harvests a decade of content to produce book

Monday, May 31, 2021 @ 10:21 AM

The spring of 2021 saw the release of Germinating Conversations: Stories from Sustained Rural-Urban Dialogue on Food, Faith, Farming, and the Land. Edited by Marta Bunnett Wiebe, a recent graduate of Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) and current Peace and Advocacy Coordinator at MCC Manitoba, and collaboratively published by CMU, A Rocha, Canadian Foodgrains Bank, and Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba, the book emerged out of over a 10-year-long period of class discussions, listening events, and public dialogues between urban and rural farmers in Manitoba. The book surfaces out of these various initiatives producing germinating conversations centred around reconciliation, food production, and ecological crisis. With over 30 participants of both rural and urban contexts, the book attempts to mirror the kind of dialogue, and most importantly, the kind of listening that is required for real conversations to take place.

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CMU announces 2021 Leadership Scholarship recipients

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 @ 3:33 PM

David Nelson, Mia Loeppky, Matthew Pahl, and Eleanor Reimer are awarded this year's endowments: $3,500 annually up to four years, to a maximum value of $14,000 each.

CMU takes great pride in announcing the four winners of this year's Leadership Scholarships: David Nelson of Winnipeg, MB (Westgate Mennonite Collegiate); Mia Loeppky of Selkirk, MB (Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School); Matthew Pahl of Morden, MB (Morden Collegiate Institute); and Eleanor Reimer of Winnipeg, MB (Sisler High School) are the winners of up to $14,000 each.

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A message from the president: preliminary planning for Fall 2021

Friday, April 9, 2021 @ 1:45 PM

The CMU learning community has been amazing all year in collectively honouring one another's health, safety, and well-being. I'm deeply grateful to all CMU students, staff, and faculty for sharing so much good learning, laughter, care, and generosity in the midst of all that's been awkward and hard.

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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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2020 alumni updates from The Blazer: a longtime favourite

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.

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Notice of confirmed case of COVID-19 at CMU Shaftesbury Campus on November 3 (low risk)

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.

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Notice of confirmed case of COVID-19 at CMU Shaftesbury Campus on November 2 (low risk)

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.

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