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Students: Why CMU?

Why CMU? There are so many reasons! Want to know more about CMU and why you should consider studying here? Read on!

The following stories will introduce you to current students and alumni who share their CMU experiences and why CMU was the right place for them.

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Business minds driving social change: the Collaborative MBA

by CMU Staff  •  Tuesday, March 14, 2017 @ 11:36 AM

Wezi Ngwenya (Wesley) didn’t set out to write a book about sex workers. But when he returned to his native Zambia after a decade in the United States, he encountered a night life on the streets that wasn’t there before.

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Getting to know the Anabaptist family tree: Hutterite students at CMU

by CMU Staff  •  Wednesday, March 1, 2017 @ 12:28 PM

Kenny Wollmann is committed to education as spiritually transformative. His vocational calling to teaching has led him to pursue a degree part time over the years, balancing life as a young husband and father. He loves to study theology and dreams of doing further studies one day.

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Catching community on and off the courts

by CMU Staff  •  Thursday, February 9, 2017 @ 11:05 AM

The Blazers volleyball and basketball teams are just finishing their seasons and busy recruiting players for the 2017-2018 year.

Men’s basketball has taken the 2017 championship title in their league, the Manitoba Colleges Athletics Coalition (MCAC), while the women came in second place. The men’s volleyball team, which doesn't enter finals until the end of February, is leading the league. Women's volleyball is in second place.

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Forging friendships on the road to reconciliation

by CMU Staff  •  Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 12:11 PM

When Clairissa Kelly started working at CMU as part of the Peguis Transition Program’s inception 18 months ago, she didn’t know a soul on campus. Her work was in its pilot stage, so everything she tried was new and experimental. Now in its fourth semester, however, the program is growing roots on campus and Kelly is finding more opportunities to collaborate with other professors.

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Where two passions meet: studying Music Therapy

by CMU Staff  •  Monday, December 26, 2016 @ 2:17 PM

Heitha Forsyth is not what you might imagine of a “typical” CMU student (if such a type exists). Having gone back to school at 33, there’s a significant slice of life experience between herself and her young classmates. The gap doesn’t bother her, though; she describes her music therapy colleagues as “remarkably mature and dedicated.” 

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