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2017 CMU Distinguished Alumni Story | Ken Esau (video)

2017 CMU Distinguished Alumni Story | Ken Esau (video)

Born and raised in Coaldale, AB, Ken Esau was planning to become an engineer before studying at MBBC led him in the direction of becoming a teacher. Since 1991, Esau has been part of the Biblical Studies faculty at Columbia… [More]

2017 CMU Distinguished Alumni Story | Joanne Thiessen Martens (video)

2017 CMU Distinguished Alumni Story | Joanne Thiessen Martens (video)

Joanne Thiessen Martens is an agricultural research technician in the Plant Science Department at the University of Manitoba (U of M) in Winnipeg. For the past 13 years, Thiessen Martens has worked on ecological and organic agriculture research, including a… [More]

2017 CMU Distinguished Alumni Story | Henry Neufeld (video)

2017 CMU Distinguished Alumni Story | Henry Neufeld (video)

Henry Neufeld has spent more than six decades building positive relationships among Mennonite and Indigenous peoples. Born in Moscow, Russia and raised in Leamington, ON, Neufeld studied theology at CMBC. He and his late wife, Elna, began working as teachers… [More]

2017 CMU Distinguished Alumni Story | John Longhurst (video)

2017 CMU Distinguished Alumni Story | John Longhurst (video)

John Longhurst is a communicator, marketer, author, editor, columnist, and media relations specialist in Winnipeg. In his current role as Director of Resources and Public Engagement at Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Longhurst is responsible for the overall communications, marketing, and fundraising… [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]

CMU Discussion Series Kicks Off with Screening of Award-Winning Documentary

CMU Discussion Series Kicks Off with Screening of Award-Winning Documentary

Directed By Alumnus Brad Leitch, ‘Reserve 107’ Explores Indigenous-Settler Reconciliation Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will host the Manitoba premiere of the new documentary short Reserve 107: Reconciliation on the Prairies during its first Face2Face community discussion event of the 2016-17… [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]

Getting to Know CMU’s 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Getting to Know CMU’s 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

On Saturday, September 24, CMU President Cheryl Pauls will present the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards to Peter Guenther, Adrienne Wiebe, Ron Toews, and Brad Leitch. The Distinguished Alumni Awards celebrate alumni who, through their lives, embody CMU’s values and mission… [More]

2015 Alumni Award Stories – Cheryl Woelk (video)

2015 Alumni Award Stories – Cheryl Woelk (video)

Peacemaking, language, and education are interests that have continually woven together in the life of Cheryl Woelk (CMU ‘03). From 2002-08, she was a Mennonite Church Canada Witness Worker in Seoul, South Korea where she worked as education coordinator at… [More]