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Archive for Category: "General News"

CMU to celebrate publication of Philippians with book launch event

CMU to celebrate publication of Philippians with book launch event

Commentary by Gordon Zerbe emphasizes citizenship, partnership, and joy Canadian Mennonite University invites the public to a book launch celebrating the release of Philippians, a new Bible commentary by New Testament scholar Dr. Gordon Zerbe. The event takes place Thursday,… [More]

Mary Reimer visits CMU as Pastor-in-Residence

Mary Reimer visits CMU as Pastor-in-Residence

Teacher, pastor, and spiritual director hopes students will ‘courageously look at their lives’ Canadian Mennonite University is pleased to welcome Mary Reimer as Pastor-in-Residence later this month. Reimer, a spiritual director and the former co-pastor at FaithWorks, a Mennonite Brethren… [More]

Dr. Cheryl Pauls reappointed CMU President

Dr. Cheryl Pauls reappointed CMU President

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is pleased to announce that it has reappointed President Dr. Cheryl Pauls to a second term. “We are extremely excited and gratified that Cheryl has accepted the call to a second term,” says CMU Board of… [More]

“Festschrift” honours CMU President Emeritus Gerald Gerbrandt

“Festschrift” honours CMU President Emeritus Gerald Gerbrandt

CMU Press is pleased to announce the release of a Festschrift honouring Dr. Gerald Gerbrandt, who served as Canadian Mennonite University’s first sole President. Titled A University of the Church for the World: Essays in Honour of Gerald Gerbrandt, the… [More]

CMU celebrates start of school year with Fall Festival and opening program

CMU celebrates start of school year with Fall Festival and opening program

For Eric Wiebe, attending Canadian Mennonite University’s annual Fall Festival event this past weekend was like coming home. Wiebe, a retired high school physics teacher who lives in Kamloops, BC, graduated from Canadian Mennonite Bible College, one of CMU’s predecessor… [More]

2016 Fall Enrolment Numbers Show Stability at CMU

2016 Fall Enrolment Numbers Show Stability at CMU

Preliminary fall enrolment at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) shows stability of student registrations across all programs, with an overall Full Time Equivalent (FTE) of 829. Fall registrations at the university’s Shaftesbury campus have increased over last year by 2%, with… [More]

CMU Recognizes Distinguished Alumni with 2016 Awards

CMU Recognizes Distinguished Alumni with 2016 Awards

A former penitentiary warden, an international development worker, a pastor-academic committed to leadership development, and a 30-year-old who combines filmmaking with peacebuilding are the recipients of Canadian Mennonite University’s (CMU) 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards. CMU President Cheryl Pauls is pleased… [More]

CMU thanks philanthropic men’s group for advancing Christian education

CMU thanks philanthropic men’s group for advancing Christian education

Christian Investors in Education makes final donation before disbanding Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is thankful for the generosity of a Winnipeg-based group of men known as the Christian Investors in Education (CIE) who contributed more than $80,000 to the university over… [More]

CMU announces 2016 High School Essay Contest winners

CMU announces 2016 High School Essay Contest winners

CMU is pleased to announce the winners of its 2016 Essay Contest for High School Students. Congratulations to Nathan Dueck, Westgate Mennonite Collegiate; Luke Olfert, Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute; and Ben Shelton, Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute. Students were asked to… [More]

Graduates receive award from CMU president

Graduates receive award from CMU president

Kathleen Bergen and Jonas Cornelsen are the 2016 recipients of Canadian Mennonite University’s (CMU) President’s Medal Awards. CMU President Cheryl Pauls presented the awards during CMU’s 2016 Graduation Exercises on April 24. Bergen and Cornelsen received the awards in recognition… [More]