Bobcats announce six Academic All-Canadians

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University Athletics is proud to announce six Bobcats were named Academic All-Canadians from the 2008-09 season. This award is presented to student athletes who maintain an A-minus grade average while playing for a varsity team in the CIS. That translates to a GPA of 3.7 or higher at BU. “Competing in […]

Brandon University Teaching Enhancement Seminar

On Thursday, September 3rd, Brandon University will be inviting staff to a seminar, celebrating and marking the importance of teaching in a university context. The event will start with new President & Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Deborah Poff. She will be the keynote speaker for the session entitled, “Leadership and Learning: The Role and Vocation of University […]

Orientation 2009

Click here to visit the Orientation 2009 website. Orientation 2009 is a program organized to help you become immersed in the life of the University and your new surroundings. Laying the foundation for your future takes time; it is a process, not an event! Your orientation to Brandon University is about knowing how to put […]

Womens Volleyball announce two more Alberta recruits

BRANDON, MB – Working their connections in Alberta, the Bobcat Women’s volleyball team is proud to announce the commitments of Tessa Geurts from Infansil, AB and Keely Stang from Camrose, AB. Geurts is a six-foot left side with great ball control that comes to Brandon by way of Mount Royal College in Calgary. “It is […]

Bobcats past head coach Hemmings off to Cyprus

BRANDON, MB – Jerry Hemmings, the coach with the most victories in Canadian University men’s basketball history, will be taking a leave of absence from Brandon University for the upcoming academic year. Hemmings, the basketball Coach Emeritus at Brandon, has accepted an offer to coach Team AEK for the 2009-10 season in the Cyprus professional […]

Brandon University Bobcats Announce Kids Summer Camp Line-Up

BRANDON, MB – August is a jam-packed month of Bobcat Sports at the BU Gymnasium. BU Athletics has a full line-up of camps available for kids going into grades 4 through 12, including the new “Iron Kids” Conditioning Camp. The camps run through the entire month of August and are coached by Bobcat student-athletes, coaches […]

BU Classical Languages Department introduces new “Litterature populaire” course

BRANDON, MB – The Brandon University Department of Classical and Modern Languages is pleased to announce the availability of a new, experimental course to BU students this fall. In Littérature populaire, students will analyse a mixture of French and Francophone literary works of the 20th century. A theoretical framework will help students understand the social […]

Brandon University welcomes William Ashton as Director of the Rural Development Institute

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University is pleased to announce the appointment of William Ashton as the Director of the Rural Development Institute. Mr. Ashton will begin at BU effective August 17, 2009. “We are very happy to welcome Bill Ashton to Brandon University,” says Vice-President, Academic and Research Dr. Scott Grills. “The Rural Development Institute […]

Brandon University appoints Dr. Deborah Poff as 14th President and Vice-Chancellor

BRANDON, MB – The Brandon University Board of Governors is pleased to welcome Dr. Deborah Poff as the 14th President and Vice-Chancellor of Brandon University, along with her husband, Dr. Alex Michalos. Dr. Poff, a Professor of Philosophy, comes to Brandon University from the University of Northern British Columbia, where she was the founding Dean […]

Dr. Kathryn Hyndman receives CRCRI Research Award

Congratulations to Dr. Kathryn Hyndman on receiving $14,500.00 from the Canadian Tobacco Control Research Initiative for her project entitled, “Research Planning Grant: A Survey of Health Professional Student Training in Tobacco Reduction Counselling on the Canadian Prairies”. Research team consists of: Dr. Kathryn Hyndman, (Principal Applicant), Brandon University. Co-Applicants: Mr. Marino Francispillai, Alberta Cancer Board; […]

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