Briercrest Grad Transfers to Brandon University

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 BRANDON, MB – Brandon Bobcats women’s volleyball head coach Lee Carter has rounded out his 2011-2012 recruiting class with a college transfer. Alexis Loewen has committed to play for the Brandon University Bobcats starting this fall. Loewen, a 6’0” middle from Winkler, Manitoba, has been playing for the Briercrest Clippers for […]

RDI Signs New Agreement with MAFRI, Receives $545,000 in Funding

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Brandon, MB — The Rural Development Institute (RDI) has once again received financial support from Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives (MAFRI.) On hand to sign the agreement were Drew Caldwell, MLA for Brandon East, Dr. Deborah Poff, President and Vice-Chancellor of Brandon University and Dr. William Ashton, Director of RDI. […]

BU Prof Recognized by National Association

Monday, June 20, 2011   Brandon, MB — Professor Hamid Mumin, of the Geology Department at Brandon University, has received recognition for his work. He was chosen as one of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Distinguished Lecturers during the CIM Conference’s Award Gala, held at the Palais des congrès de Montréal […]

BU Now Member of Circumpolar Group

BRANDON, MB — Motivated by a number of Brandon University professors’ request and previous positive experiences, Dr. Deborah Poff — the University’s President and Vice-Chancellor — has made a successful bid to become a member institution of the University of the Arctic. She recently attended the organization’s annual general meeting, held at the University of […]

Cheung Signs Pair From Montreal

Friday, June 10, 2011 BRANDON, MB – Bobcats men‟s basketball coach Gil Cheung logged almost 4,900 kilometres on the recruiting trail in March, making stops in Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, and Langley over 13 days. After announcing a pair of recruits from B.C. earlier this spring Cheung is now pleased to announce the signing of […]

Brandon University’s 100th Convocation: Honorary Doctorate Recipients, Valedictorians and Award Winners

Thursday, June 2, 2011 Brandon, MB — During the 100th Convocation at Brandon University, four outstanding Canadians — Ambassador Gary Doer, Dr. Ray Bollman, Dr. Buffy Sainte-Marie and Heather Bishop — will be acknowledged for their efforts and accomplishments, each receiving an honorary doctorate. Each convocation ceremony will feature a valedictorian — Chris Pugh (B.Sc. […]

Teagan Hunter Signs Pro Contract

BRANDON, MB – Just as she ends one chapter of her life, graduating Bobcat Teagan Hunter is about to begin another. Hunter has agreed to play professional volleyball in Copenhagen, Denmark next season. The Brandon product just concluded her fifth and final season as a member of the Bobcat women’s volleyball team where she was […]

Ladies’ Spring Basketball to go on, Men’s Cancelled

BRANDON, MB – The Bobcats ladies spring basketball league is set to go for another season. Games will begin Tuesday, May 10 at 5:00 pm in the BU Gymnasium. Game times are 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday until June 30. Opening night on Tuesday, May 10 will be a pick-up game […]

Paddock Named Acting Athletic Director

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University is pleased to announce that Russ Paddock will take over as acting athletic director. Paddock is a former Olympian and the current head coach of the Bobcats men’s volleyball team. Since the team’s inception in 2005 Paddock has led the Bobcats to two national championship appearances, including a third-place finish […]