Brandon University celebrates 99th Convocation

BRANDON, MB – On Saturday, May 29, Brandon University will hold its 2010 Spring Convocation with two ceremonies; one beginning at 10:00 a.m. and the other beginning at 2:30 p.m. It will be held at Brandon’s Keystone Centre. Approximately 700 graduands are expected to receive their degrees. In addition, this year’s ceremony will feature the […]

BU places third in national competition judged by top Canadian CEO’s

Calgary, AB – Brandon University’s SIFE team has been awarded third place at the 2010 Students In Free Enterprise National Champion by national charitable organization Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship (ACE) and a 50 person judging panel comprised of top Canadian CEOs. SIFE Brandon was also awarded second place in Canada for the TD Canada Trust Entrepreneurship […]

St. John Ambulance honours work of BU students & prof

BRANDON, MB – Students from Brandon University teamed up with St. John Ambulance and launched the first Advanced Medical First Responder (AMFR) First Aid Group in a Manitoban University. The group has now been awarded a Priory Vote of Thanks for their efforts.   The Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, the Honourable Philip Lee, presented the […]

BU horticultural hotline returns to assist local green thumbs

BRANDON, MB – The Brandon University Hort-Line – the Horticultural Hotline – will be in operation for the 2009 summer beginning on Monday, May 17.   The Hort-Line will be available for local green thumbs to call for help with plant, tree and lawn problems.   This year, Padraic Mahood will be on the other […]

Gift from the Netherlands in bloom

Brandon, MB – As a token of support for a recent visit by BU students, the Netherlands Embassy donated and sent 100 bulbs to Brandon University last fall. They have now been planted at the front of Clark, where they can be a reminder for students and staff alike will be able to enjoy the […]

Pianist Claudia Chan wins 2010 E-Gré National Music Competition in Piano

Brandon, MB – The Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition for the performance of Canadian and contemporary music is pleased to announce its 2010 prizewinners:   1st Prize – Claudia Chan 2nd Prize and City of Brandon Prize – Andrea Lodge 3rd Prize – Christopher Morano Audience Choice Prize – Everett Hopfner The annual “E-Gré Competition,” now […]

Psychiatric Nursing Program wins special award from CRPNM

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University’s Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing (BScPN) program was honoured with a special award Thursday evening in Winnipeg.   The College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba (CRPNM) bestowed upon the faculty, a Special 50 th Anniversary Award, as a thank you for the significant contribution made towards the profession […]

Cheung named new Bobcats men’s basketball head coach

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University and Bobcat Athletics are pleased to announce Gill Cheung as the new head coach for the men’s basketball team.   “Gil Cheung will be a tremendous ambassador for Brandon University in our community and a long term solution to the coaching challenges for men’s basketball. I am thrilled that Gil […]