Front of the Class

BRANDON, MB –– The dream of two Melita women has come true. Earlier this month, the Serruys sisters — Darci and Danielle —both graduated with education degrees from Brandon University (BU). They chose BU for a variety of reasons, including its proximity to their hometown. “BU has some fabulous professors and great course selections. The […]

Big Plans for BU History Graduate

BRANDON, MB — With Toronto shimmering on his horizon, new Brandon University alumnus Chris Bentley is content to close the current chapter of his life. After four years of studying at his hometown university, the 24 year old has graduated with honours. In fact, he is the 2012 recipient of the Silver Medal in History […]

New York Athlete Commits to BU Men’s Volleyball Team

BRANDON, MB –Rob McLean’s volleyball career has spanned North America, but he’s about to log even more miles as his career will see him head north of the border. The 6-foot-4 outside hitter has verbally committed to the Brandon Bobcats men’s volleyball team. Growing up in East Northport, New York (about an hour down the […]

Bobcats Men’s Basketball Team to Lead “Hoops for Hope” Camp

BRANDON, MB – The Brandon University Bobcats men’s basketball team will be taking their love of the game of basketball on the road this summer. The ‘Cats will be hosting the first “Hoops for Hope” basketball camp in Swan River, Manitoba on Sunday, August 26. The one day camp is open to all boys and […]

Kudos for Brandon University Volunteer Gardener

BRANDON, MB — One of the volunteer gardeners on the Brandon University Beautification Committee, Barbara-Jean (B.J.) Jackson was lauded for some of her entries at the recent Can-West Iris Society Show in Winnipeg. Retired from her position as an office assistant in the School of Health Studies since 2010, she has continued to work in […]

Roy Ching to Join Bobcats Men’s Volleyball Team

BRANDON, MB – Just a few short weeks after losing import sensation Ben Glue, the Bobcats men’s volleyball coaching staff has found a new recruit in the same place they found Glue. Roy Ching of Nelson, New Zealand has committed to the Bobcats starting in the 2012-13 season. Ching and Glue are not only countrymen, […]

Versatile Vercaigne Commits to Bobcats

BRANDON, MB – One week after stepping aside as men’s volleyball coach, Russ Paddock is still putting his touch on next year’s line-up. Part of Paddock’s responsibility is to put together the roster for the 2012-13 season, and Paddock is doing exactly that in adding 6-foot-3 left-side Scott Vercaigne of Winnipeg. Vercaigne will be graduating […]

Paddock Steps Aside; Wilson To Take Over

BRANDON, MB – After seven seasons as an assistant coach with the Brandon University Bobcats men’s volleyball team, Grant Wilson is set to take over the reins as head coach on a one-year term. Wilson has been an assistant to Russ Paddock since the program was added to BU’s athletic program in 2005, however this […]

Brandon University’s Graduation Powwow 2012

BRANDON, MB — More than 200 people were attendance at the annual Brandon University Graduation Powwow on May 31. Designed to honour graduating aboriginal students, the event assembled dancers, singers and drummers. The graduating students — Tia Nienhuysen (B.A.), Johnson Apetagon (B. Creative Arts), Sylvia Harper (B.Ed.), Kelly Meikle (B.Ed.), Rhonda McPherson (B.Ed.), Kelsey Grindey […]