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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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CMU and Kenji Dyck Present: Reflections on Student Life (video)

As a self-directed project, CMU student Kenji Dyck recently shot and produced a video which highlights an significant part of any student's post-secondary education and sense of belonging—student life.

Here's a look at what Kenji, a 3rd year Communications and Media major, chose to capture as a reflection on what makes the CMU experience special. 

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CMU to offer Concert Band starting this fall

Brass, woodwind, and percussion instrumentalists have a new opportunity to make music as part of CMU’s newest ensemble, the CMU Concert Band. The auditioned group, which is open to both CMU students and community members, will begin rehearsing in September.

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L-R: Cheryl Hirsh Katz, Manager of Adult Services, JCFS, Lee-Anne Adams, Instructor of Music Therapy, CMU, and Einat Paz-Keynan, Manager of Volunteer Services, JCFS, celebrate the collaboration between CMU’s Music Therapy program and JCFS’s Music and Memory program.
(photo courtesy of JCFS).

JCFS honours CMU Music Therapy practicum collaboration

On June 19, Jewish Child and Family Service (JCFS), honoured Canadian Mennonite University’s (CMU) Music Therapy program, for their collaboration with JCFS’s new Music and Memory program.

In January, staff at JCFS approached CMU about partnering in a brand-new program for older adults in different stages of memory loss.

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Chris Klassen: From IDS student to aspiring lawyer

Earning an undergraduate degree at CMU prepared Chris Klassen well for the academic rigours he faces in law school at the University of Manitoba.

“The ability to think critically, and the ability to develop ideas in an academic context...are valuable skills that the program (at CMU) as a whole offered,” Klassen says.

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Business minds driving social change: the Collaborative MBA

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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