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Archive for Category: "News Releases"

Public invited to launch of new book detailing the life of educator and TV producer Vera Good

Public invited to launch of new book detailing the life of educator and TV producer Vera Good

SIMCOE, ON — The public is invited to a celebration for a new book detailing the life of Dr. Vera Good, a pioneering educator and television producer from Waterloo County. Good and author Nancy Silcox will be on hand to launch The… [More]

CONNECT Campaign reaches $14.4 million goal

CONNECT Campaign reaches $14.4 million goal

A fundraising campaign to build Marpeck Commons, the library, learning commons, and bridge at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU), has reached its goal. “It is our great pleasure and gratitude to announce that the CONNECT Campaign goal of $14.4 million has… [More]

Community invited to celebrate Christmas at CMU

Community invited to celebrate Christmas at CMU

There’s something for everyone at annual create-your-own-concert event Do you hear what I hear? Canadian Mennonite University wants you to join in the festive fun at its annual Christmas at CMU concert. The event takes place on Saturday, November 25 at… [More]

Panelists to explore the implications of legalizing marijuana at upcoming CMU discussion event

Panelists to explore the implications of legalizing marijuana at upcoming CMU discussion event

A police officer, a pastor, a rehabilitation counsellor, and a producer of medical cannabis are set to participate in a panel discussion at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) exploring the implications of legalizing marijuana. Titled, “Our Need for Weed? Sparking Conversations… [More]

Art and Mennonite history book to be launched at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Art and Mennonite history book to be launched at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Nearly 10 years in the making, the official book launch of Along the Road to Freedom – Mennonite women of courage and faith featuring the paintings of artist Ray Dirks will take place at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on Wednesday, November 8 at 7:00 PM. All… [More]

Lecture series to explore Protestant Reformation and its implications for today

Lecture series to explore Protestant Reformation and its implications for today

Acclaimed Anabaptist scholar Dr. C. Arnold Snyder scheduled to speak on campus Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with a special lecture series delivered by the world’s foremost scholar on Swiss Anabaptism.  Dr…. [More]

CMU, community orchestra to celebrate the Reformation at special concert

CMU, community orchestra to celebrate the Reformation at special concert

The public is invited to a concert at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) celebrating the Protestant Reformation. CMU, in collaboration with the Mennonite Community Orchestra, will present “Reformation 500” this coming Sunday, October 22 at 3:00 PM in the Loewen Athletic… [More]

Menno Simons College to host public lecture on interfaith peacebuilding

Menno Simons College to host public lecture on interfaith peacebuilding

Menno Simons College is pleased to present Dr. Jan Bender Shetler in a public lecture on interfaith relations in the city of Harar, Ethiopia, later this month. The result of an eight-year collaborative research project between Dr. Bender Shetler and… [More]

CMU faculty awarded prestigious federal grants

CMU faculty awarded prestigious federal grants

Two professors from Canadian Mennonite University’s Menno Simons College (MSC) are recipients of prestigious federal grant funds through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Dr. Jerry Buckland, Professor of International Development Studies, received a grant worth $263,000. Dr…. [More]

CMU announces 2017 Leadership Scholarship winners

CMU announces 2017 Leadership Scholarship winners

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is pleased to name the recipients of this year’s Leadership Scholarships: Nathan Dueck, Westgate Mennonite Collegiate; Bryn Friesen Epp, Westgate Mennonite Collegiate; Joefin Mildred Peter, Johnston Heights Secondary School; Nicole Ternowesky, Vincent Massey High School. Four… [More]