Alumni of Brandon University to be recognized at 2021 virtual Homecoming

Six of Brandon University’s most distinguished alumni will be recognized with awards during this weekend’s virtual Homecoming celebrations. Homecoming, which is traditionally a time for in-person gatherings, class reunions, and festive revelry, has been moved online again this year, due to ongoing public health concerns, as well as to accommodate alumni from around the world […]

School of Music alumnus wins national award

From the Canadian University Music Society (MusCan):   The Canadian University Music Society is pleased to announce that Luis Ramirez is the recipient of the 2021 SOCAN Foundation George Proctor Prize for his presentation entitled “The Online Composer-Audience Collaboration.”  The George Proctor Prize is awarded for the best paper presented by a graduate student at […]

Giving thanks: Dr. Merv and Marilyn Letts pay homage to prairie roots with new BU award for Minnedosa students

Life has taken Merv and Marilyn Letts to cities around the world, and they are celebrating their prairie roots by creating a new award that will help future generations of Brandon University (BU) students achieve their goals. By generously donating stock, valued at approximately $45,000, they are funding the endowment of the Minnedosa Valley Scholarship/Bursary […]

Premier Brian Pallister presents significant gift to alma mater, Brandon University

Students and student-athletes at Brandon University will benefit for years to come thanks to a series of scholarships set up by one of the school’s most distinguished alumni. Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister today announced gifts of nearly $260,000 that will endow two new scholarships at BU, as well as increasing the value of existing scholarships […]

Brandon University will host virtual Fall Homecoming

Brandon University will hold a virtual and online Homecoming this fall, sharing campus memories, naming alumni award-winners, and facilitating digital class reunions. However, the University hopes return to hosting smaller in-person events as early as this spring. It’s the second virtual Homecoming to be held during the pandemic, and BU’s Director of Advancement and Alumni […]

Women’s Week at BU begins with celebration of outstanding female students

Brandon University (BU) students are choosing to challenge inequality to mark International Women’s Day on Monday, March 8. International Women’s Day will kick off Women’s Week at BU as the university’s Status of Women Review Committee (SWRC) recognizes 17 outstanding female students as nominated by faculty and staff members. Profiles of the students appear on […]

Brandon University alumni pay tribute to outstanding graduates, faculty

BRANDON – The Brandon University Alumni Association (BUAA) is continuing a tradition for this year’s virtual Homecoming by honouring some outstanding individuals. Teresa Flannery is the 2020 recipient of the BUAA Award for Exceptional Service, while Distinguished Young Alumni Awards are being presented to Dr. Melissa Anderson, Graydon Cramer, Lindsay Filewich and Alissa Watson. Normally […]

Brandon University launches ‘BU Café’ for virtual networking

Brandon University is inviting alumni, industry partners, and friends of the university community to join a new virtual networking site for career-related conversation and mentoring. Run through BU’s alumni office, the new ‘BU Café’ is a safe and supportive environment to build community when people can’t come to campus and is the newest way to […]

BU Homecoming starts today! Join us all weekend long

There are four full days of fun at Brandon University this weekend as we celebrate Homecoming. Everyone is invited to this celebration of community connection, with a special welcome to alumni, as well as faculty, staff and students. Homecoming starts today and runs through Sunday. More information is available online at BrandonU.ca/Homecoming. An information booth […]

Brandon University alumna named to leadership team at Philadelphia Orchestra

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Orchestra has appointed Brandon University alumna Tanya Derksen as vice president of artistic production, effective October 28, 2019. Derksen comes to The Philadelphia Orchestra from the Regina Symphony Orchestra, where she serves as executive director. A trained musician and executive leader, Derksen brings extensive experience in orchestra management to her new […]

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