Brandon University, Canada share significant anniversaries

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) is marking more than one milestone as the country prepares for Canada 150 celebrations this week. While the Canada Day festivities on July 1 will signify 150 years since Confederation, 2017 also represents 50 years since BU received its charter and officially became a university. Founded in 1899 as […]

Olympic gold medallist Jon Montgomery slides into BU Orientation schedule

BRANDON, Man. – One of Canada’s Olympic heroes will help Brandon University’s (BU’s) newest students get out of the starting gate and on the right track in September. Jon Montgomery, a native of Russell, Man., and gold medallist in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, will speak to first-year BU students on Tuesday, Sept. 5 as part […]

Board of Governors selects Steve Robinson as Interim President

The Brandon University (BU) Board of Governors has selected Dr. Steven Robinson to serve as Interim President, following the announced departure of current President Dr. Gervan Fearon. The appointment was confirmed today by the Board of Governors. “Brandon University will be in excellent hands with the leadership and vision that Dr. Robinson brings to the […]

Photo Gallery: Convocation Shout-outs

This year’s Brandon University graduates had a lot of support along the way. Here is a look at who they wanted to thank:

BU Gender & Women’s Studies program caps year of giving

The Gender & Women’s Studies (G&WS) program at Brandon University (BU) supported community programs with more than $15,000 through the Margaret Laurence Community Grants Program in 2017. The grants are made possible by the Margaret Laurence Foundation. The latest grant is $1,000 to support the screening of “Fire Song” at the Evans Theatre on Wednesday […]

Eight people, plus two teams, will be inducted to BU Sports Wall of Fame

Festival brings music to four Manitoba venues

The second week of July marks the 12th season of the Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival, directed by pianists Alexander Tselyakov and Daniel Tselyakov. This year’s festival is comprised of six concerts: a piano recital, three chamber concerts and two jazz concerts. Performances run from Wednesday, July 12 to Sunday, July 16 and feature a […]

BU hosts Brandon High School Computer Science Competition

The Crocus Plains team of Beatrice Nabong, Reilly Keele and Harshal Patel finished in first place locally as Brandon University hosted six teams for the inaugural Brandon High School Computer Science Competition, a satellite of the Manitoba High School Programming Competition. Smiles and stress were visible as these teams, along with 23 other teams in […]

Brandon University thanks President Gervan Fearon for his service and leadership

BRANDON, Man. – Gervan Fearon will move on from Brandon this summer to become Brock University’s next President and Vice-Chancellor. Brandon University wishes President Fearon all the best and thanks him for his years of collaborative and innovative leadership as President and Vice-Chancellor at Brandon. He leaves behind a legacy of community-building, insight and collective […]