Brandon University Convocation kicks off with Faculty of Education ceremony

Beaming smiles, hugs, and enthusiastic fist pumps were all on eager display as newly minted Brandon University alumni received their degrees at Convocation today. Today’s initial Convocation ceremony conferred degrees on 181 graduates from the Faculty of Education, including 61 who received Master of Education degrees. The valedictorian was Gordon Tanner, who also received the […]

BU to recognize diverse group of female students

BRANDON – The community is invited to help Brandon University (BU) kick off International Women’s Day celebrations early by honouring 19 outstanding female students at a reception next week. The students will be presented with a certificate of commendation at a reception on Thursday, March 7. The reception will begin at 4:30 p.m., in the […]

Brandon University celebrates longtime employees (photo gallery)

More than 1,100 collective years of commitment to Brandon University were recognized on Thursday, during BU’s annual Long Service Recognition event at Harvest Hall. During the event 63 members of the BU faculty, staff and administration were presented with pins in appreciation of their service for terms ranging from 10 to 45 years. Please see […]

Alumni Award presentations to highlight Homecoming banquet

BRANDON – Graduates of Brandon University (BU) and Brandon College will be in the spotlight at the BU Homecoming Dinner and Awards on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Harvest Hall. Gerald Brown and Nathan Peto will be recognized with Alumni Awards at the annual celebration. Brown, who graduated from the Teacher Training Certificate (TTC) program in […]

Information evening introduces early childhood services research project to Brandon

BRANDON – An extensive new research partnership looking at families’ experience with early childhood disability services will be introduced to the community at an event on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at Brandon University (BU). Dr. Patty Douglas, who is the lead for BU’s portion of the project, will be joined by project director and creator Dr. […]

Medical Humanities Symposium brings emerging field to BU

BRANDON – Public talks by a pair of internationally renowned academics will be among the highlights of the Medical Humanities Symposium, taking place this week at Brandon University (BU). Dealing with the connection between the arts and medicine, the symposium will be held on Thursday, Sept. 20 and Friday, Sept. 21. On Thursday, Dr. Daniel […]

BU professor honoured with national award

A member of Brandon University’s Faculty of Education has been lauded for her unique look at the development of leadership. Dr. Alysha Farrell, an Assistant Professor in BU’s Department of Leadership and Education, is the 2018 recipient of the T.B. Greenfield Dissertation Award. The award, presented annually by the Canadian Association for the Study of […]

Dr. Heather Duncan re-appointed as Dean of Education

Dr. Heather Duncan has been re-appointed to a second term as Brandon University’s Dean of Education. The re-appointment was confirmed at the most recent meeting of BU’s Board of Governors. “I am delighted by Dr. Duncan’s re-appointment,” said BU Interim President Dr. Steve Robinson. “She has been a devoted and inspiring leader as Dean of […]

Brandon University celebrates success as graduates receive degrees at Convocation

With the symbolic shift of a tassel from one side of their mortarboards to the other, nearly 600 Brandon University students became Brandon University graduates, receiving their degrees at today’s Convocation ceremonies. It was Brandon University’s largest graduating class in six years. The pair of ceremonies at BU’s Healthy Living Centre conferred degrees on 583 […]

BU celebrates largest graduating class in 6 years

BRANDON – Nearly 600 students will receive degrees on Friday as Brandon University’s (BU’s) largest graduating class in six years takes part in the Spring 2018 Convocation. Two ceremonies at BU’s Healthy Living Centre (HLC) will confer degrees on 583 graduates. The morning ceremony will begin at 10 a.m., with students from the Faculties of […]

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