Brandon University’s 101st Convocation To Acknowledge Students and Award-Winning Community Members

BRANDON, MB — Tomorrow and Saturday, the 101st Convocation at Brandon University will celebrate the achievements of 629 students as they assemble in the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium to receive well deserved degrees or diplomas. As well, honorary doctorates and other awards will be presented during each of the ceremonies. Honorary Doctorate Recipients • Annette […]

Jazz Faculty Members and Students Welcome Wisconsin Pianist for Free Concert

BRANDON, MB — Jazz faculty members, saxophonist Greg Gatien, percussionist Eric Platz and two of their senior students, guitarist Josh Winestock and bassist John Baron will share the stage with acclaimed pianist, John Harmon. The Wisconsin-based musician is also a prolific composer of works for orchestra, wind ensemble, choirs, chamber and jazz groups. “I remember […]

Brandon University Foundation Meets to Review Year

BRANDON, MB — The Brandon University Foundation board met this morning for its annual general meeting. On the agenda were various issues, including financial reports. With the help of the Foundation, its members and the individuals who donated to Brandon University this year, more than $2 million was raised for scholarships, bursaries, library and capital […]

Two Plays to be Presented at BU in Early June

BRANDON, MB — Two Brandon University (BU) faculty members, through their company Root Sky Productions, will present two original plays next month. Assistant Professor of Native Studies Darrell Racine and English and Creative Writing Assistant Professor Dale Lakevold will spearhead a production of the plays at the 2012 MayWorks Festival of Labour and the Arts […]

Brandon University Hosts Successful Chemistry Week

BRANDON, MB — Dr. Mark Berry and his colleagues in the Chemistry Department hosted elementary and high school students in three of Brandon University’s laboratories this week. More than 250 Grade 4 to 6 students and almost 150 Grade 11 and 12 students, from Brandon schools as well as from Douglas, Rivers, Deloraine, Grandview, Elkhorn, […]

BU School of Health Studies a Sponsor of Co-occurring Disorders Institute

BRANDON, MB — The Co-occurring Disorders 2012 Summer Institute will be held June 18 to 22, 2012, in Winnipeg. The event is sponsored by the School of Health Studies’ Psychiatric Nursing Program of Brandon University, Manitoba Health, Manitoba Healthy Living, Youth & Seniors, the Addictions Foundation of Manitoba, and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority. Key […]

Articulation Agreement between Brandon University, Mount Royal University

BRANDON, MB — A new option is now available at Brandon University for young musicians with a Performance Diploma from Mount Royal University. Thanks to an articulation agreement between the two Western Canadian institutions, students wishing to continue their studies after obtaining a 63-credit hour diploma from Mount Royal University will have the opportunity to […]

CMU Stand-out Set to Join the Bobcats

BRANDON, MB – In just a few short weeks on the job, Bobcats women’s basketball coach Novell Thomas has been busy on the recruiting trail. Thomas is pleased to announce the commitment of his third recruit of the year in Winnipeg product Carrera Lamoureux. Lamoureux is transferring to Brandon University from Canadian Mennonite University where […]

Thomas Signs Second Regina Recruit

BRANDON, MB – A little over one week after announcing his first recruit as head coach of the Bobcats women’s basketball team, Novell Thomas has gone back to the Queen City for his second recruit. Regina’s Maegan MacKay of Balfour Collegiate has signed a letter of intent to play for Brandon University starting in the […]

Former Team MVP Isaiah James to Jump Back Into Student Life in Brandon

BRANDON, MB – After a one-year hiatus the Brandon Bobcats men’s basketball team is pleased to welcome back 2010-2011team Most Valuable Player Isaiah James. The 6-foot-7, high-flying forward soared into Brandon in September of 2010, leading the team in field-goal percentage, steals, and blocked shots in his first season as a Bobcat. Add those stats […]

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