Archive for Category: "Alumni Profiles"

Royal Canoe guitarist talks about how CMU has shaped his life

Royal Canoe guitarist talks about how CMU has shaped his life

August 22, 2013 – With its forward-thinking blend of pop, rock, hip hop, dance, soul, and electronic music, as well as its energetic live shows, Royal Canoe has made a name for itself as one of Winnipeg’s most exciting bands…. [More]

Alumni Profile – Matt Sawatzky (CMU ’06)

Alumni Profile – Matt Sawatzky (CMU ’06)

May 2, 2013 – Matt Sawatzky likes photography because photos tell stories in ways that words cannot. “Learning to do that well—to be able to capture a story visually—is interesting to me,” says Sawatzky, who participated in CMU’s Outtatown Discipleship… [More]

Alumni Profiles – Kim Penner (CMU ’08)

Alumni Profiles – Kim Penner (CMU ’08)

December 13, 2012 – For Kim Penner, studying biblical and theological studies and history at CMU provided a solid foundation for her graduate studies. From CMU, Penner went on to earn her Master’s degree in Theological Studies at Conrad Grebel… [More]

CMU Business Grad Heading to Zambia

CMU Business Grad Heading to Zambia

April 25, 2012 – One of the first graduates of CMU’s new Redekop School of Business has a placement in Zambia. Christina Scheerer graduated from CMU on April 22, 2012 with a four-year degree in Business and Organizational Administration. And,… [More]

Alumni Profiles: Chris Thiessen (CMU ’05)

Alumni Profiles: Chris Thiessen (CMU ’05)

Being a firefighter or a paramedic is difficult work – and it is work that everybody appreciates. Everyday, people in our communities are being helped by others who have this type of specialized training. But what is it that drives… [More]

Alumni Profiles – Megan Klassen-Wiebe

Alumni Profiles – Megan Klassen-Wiebe

Practicum experiences sometimes take students outside their comfort zones into new territory and new environments, giving them opportunities to do something they otherwise wouldn’t have had the chance to do. CMU alumna Megan Klassen-Wiebe’s practicum took her to Cedar Lane… [More]

Alumni Profiles – Cindy Bass (CMU ’09)

Alumni Profiles – Cindy Bass (CMU ’09)

CMU alumna Cindy Bass’ practicum helped her to create a new job position and employment for herself. As part of her practicum experiences, Cindy, who graduated from CMU in 2009 as a mature student with a Bachelor of Music Therapy… [More]

Alumni Profiles – Bethany Paetkau (CMU ’11)

Alumni Profiles – Bethany Paetkau (CMU ’11)

IDS grad planting urban gardens If there’s one thing Bethany Paetkau learned at CMU, it’s that people are at heart of the solution to every major issue affecting the world. With that in mind, she’s taking on the issue of… [More]

Alumni Profiles – Alexandria Eikelboom (CMU ’11)

Alumni Profiles – Alexandria Eikelboom (CMU ’11)

For alumna Alexandria Eikelboom (CMU ’11), graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Biblical and Theological Studies, Psychology Major, is only one step in her scholastic journey. Her next step takes her to Oxford University in the United… [More]

Alumni Profiles – Joel Peters (CMU ’11)

Alumni Profiles – Joel Peters (CMU ’11)

This video features Joel Peters at In Gratitude, April 16, 2011, a graduation weekend event that celebrates CMU graduates by inviting class members to share their experiences through spoken word or musical performance.  The event brings together family members, graduates,… [More]