Alumni Award presentations planned for Homecoming Dinner

A trio of outstanding Brandon University (BU) alumni will be recognized at Homecoming later this month. Dr. James McAllister, Lisa Ormann and Lorraine Pompana will receive Brandon University Alumni Association (BUAA) awards during the Homecoming Dinner and Awards on Saturday, Oct. 15. McAllister will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award for Career Achievement, while Ormann and […]

Research Manitoba grants support faculty, student projects at BU

A Brandon University (BU) professor and a student will benefit from funding from Research Manitoba to support their work. Dr. Ellen Watson, an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education, is the recipient of a Research Manitoba New Investigator Operating Grant. Reid Opperman, a student in the Master of Sciences (Environmental and Life Sciences) program, […]

Dr. Murray Smith added to Education Wall of Honour

BRANDON – The late Dr. Murray Smith has been recognized with a place on the Brandon University (BU) Faculty of Education Wall of Honour. Dr. Smith is the first addition to the Wall in more than 10 years. He taught at BU from 1989 until his retirement in 2001. Prior to that, Dr. Smith worked […]

PENT celebrates graduates

Brandon University (BU) celebrated the accomplishments of its PENT graduates on Friday evening. PENT is a community-based teacher education program serving students mainly from remote and rural communities. Students in PENT work in their community schools from September to April and take courses at BU from April to July. Upon completion of the program they […]

Faculty of Science, Faculty of Education, and School of Music at BU celebrate graduates

The first day of Brandon University’s expanded Convocation 2022 celebrated this year’s graduates from the Faculties of Science and Education and the School of Music with two ceremonies today and welcomed back graduates from 2021 and 2020 whose own celebrations had been curtailed by the pandemic. Reflections on the challenges of the pandemic and what […]

Brandon University prepares for one of its largest Convocations ever

Brandon University returns to an in-person Convocation this week with one of its largest graduating classes ever. A total of 641 students will receive their degrees at Spring Convocation 2022, a two-day celebration of academic achievement with four separate ceremonies. It’s the largest graduating class since 2010 and one of the largest ever. “We couldn’t […]

Valedictorians represent Class of 2022 at Brandon University Convocation

A total of six valedictorians, representing top academic achievement and community commitment from Brandon University’s graduating students, will be lauded at BU’s Spring Convocation 2022 later this month. Valedictorians have been selected from every faculty and the School of Music, with the Faculty of Education selecting two this year. They will address their fellow graduates […]

Excellence will be recognized at Brandon University Convocation 2022­­­­

Some of Brandon University’s best will be honoured at Convocation 2022 later this month. “Teaching, research, and service to community are at the fundamental core of Brandon University, and we’re proud to celebrate those who exemplify those traits,” said BU President Dr. David Docherty. “It is inspiring to work every day with people who bring […]

RESCHEDULED: Student research in spotlight with Senior Colloquium, Three-Minute Thesis

UPDATE: Due to the storm, which has closed campus and is expected to cause power and internet outages, the Senior Student Colloquium and Three-Minute Thesis event scheduled for Thursday, April 14 has been postponed to Thursday, April 28th. The program and Zoom link remain the same are accessible here: www.brandonu.ca/colloquium A pair of Brandon University […]

BU alumnus Davion Johnson leads Co-op Program in 2022

A skilled educator with experience supporting student success is leading Brandon University’s (BU’s) growing Co-operative Education program this year. Davion Johnson is filling the role held by Cora Dupuis while Dupuis takes study leave for the 2022 calendar year to complete her PhD in Educational Studies. A recent graduate of BU’s Master of Education program […]

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