BU appoints Leanne Barcellona as Director of Recruitment and Retention

A familiar face will move across the hall at Brandon University and will bring her admissions experience to the recruitment of new students. Leanne Barcellona has been named the new Director of Recruitment and Retention at BU, where she will lead the university’s efforts to welcome new students and support them through graduation. “Leanne is […]

Student-led business grows into retail location after starting at BU

Courtesy of the Brandon Sun. By Colin Slark A local business formerly run as a student-led enterprise at Brandon University took a step forward late last month when it opened a brick-and-mortar retail outlet on Rosser Avenue. According to founder Parker Easter, ReNu Hygienics — which opened at the 15th and Rosser Mall on July […]

Trio of prestigious awards for BU Master’s student studying ancient pollen and spores

A Brandon University Master’s student who is studying fossilized pollen and spores (called palynology) has been recognized with three awards for her ongoing research and outstanding potential. Nidhi Patel, who is earning a Master of Science in Environmental and Life Sciences (MELS) at BU after previously earning a Bachelor of Science here, said the recognition […]

Brandon University appoints Louise Moss as Manager, Executive and Board Operations

An accomplished post-secondary administrator and project manager will join Brandon University’s senior leadership as Manager of Executive and Board Operations. “I am delighted to announce Louise Moss as our newest team member and look forward to the energy and enthusiasm she will bring to the role,” said BU President Dr. David Docherty. “This is an […]