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Brandon University prepares for one of its largest Convocations ever

Brandon University returns to an in-person Convocation this week with one of its largest graduating classes ever. A total of 641 students will receive their degrees at Spring Convocation 2022, a two-day celebration of academic achievement with four separate ceremonies. It’s the largest graduating class since 2010 and one of the largest ever. “We couldn’t […]

Graduating Fine Arts students showcased by AGSM

The incredible art of three members of Brandon University’s (BU’s) Class of 2022 will be on exhibition this summer at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba (AGSM). Nicole Brasseur, Carly Morrisseau and Faith Rae will be featured in the joint exhibition Reclaiming Our Narratives, from May 26 to July 16. All three are Bachelor of […]

Valedictorians represent Class of 2022 at Brandon University Convocation

A total of six valedictorians, representing top academic achievement and community commitment from Brandon University’s graduating students, will be lauded at BU’s Spring Convocation 2022 later this month. Valedictorians have been selected from every faculty and the School of Music, with the Faculty of Education selecting two this year. They will address their fellow graduates […]

Excellence will be recognized at Brandon University Convocation 2022­­­­

Some of Brandon University’s best will be honoured at Convocation 2022 later this month. “Teaching, research, and service to community are at the fundamental core of Brandon University, and we’re proud to celebrate those who exemplify those traits,” said BU President Dr. David Docherty. “It is inspiring to work every day with people who bring […]

Bill Gordon will be posthumously honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at Brandon University Convocation 2022

An extraordinarily influential music professor who passed away last fall will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award, bestowed posthumously at Brandon University’s Spring Convocation later this month. Professor Gordon, known to so many as “Bill”, joined BU’s faculty in September 1970, retired from the full-time faculty at the end of 2013, and continued to […]

Brandon University welcomes Foundation supporters to first in-person event since 2020

Brandon University’s first major in-person event since the onset of the pandemic was a celebration of supporters to the BU Foundation, whose generous gifts support student and academic success. More than 130 people gathered yesterday for the BU Foundation’s annual luncheon, hearing directly from some of the students their gifts helped support. “The generosity and […]

Heather Coulter will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at Brandon University Convocation 2022

A longtime Brandon University library worker known for her devotion to information literacy, to supporting her colleagues, and to being there for the community, will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at Brandon University’s Spring Convocation later this month. Heather Coulter’s career as a specialized information literacy professional showed her tremendous commitment to equipping others for […]

Brandon University pianist Megumi Masaki named to Order of Manitoba

Brandon University pianist Megumi Masaki has been named to the Order of Manitoba. Masaki is a pianist and music professor at Brandon University who is specially interested in exploring how sound, image, text and movement can be integrated in live multimedia performance and how the creative application of new technologies and approaches can expand how […]

Earl Oxford students visit Geology classroom at BU

The Brandon University (BU) Department of Geology hosted more than 20 Grade 4 students from Earl Oxford School on Tuesday for a Geology Rocks! class visit. It marked the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic began that local elementary school students visited the department. During their visit to the John R. Brodie Science Centre, the […]

Gender and Women’s Studies grants fund community projects, student employment

Four community organizations will benefit from grants from the Gender and Women’s Studies (G&WS) program at Brandon University (BU) this year. The G&WS program is providing $18,000 in funding through the Margaret Laurence Endowment Fund. The Manitoba Harm Reduction Network and the Women’s Resource Centre will both benefit from $6,000 Work-Study Grants. Bear Clan Brandon […]

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