Month: August 2009

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University Athletics is proud to announce six Bobcats were named Academic All-Canadians from the 2008-09 season. This award is presented to student athletes who maintain an A-minus grade average while playing for a varsity team in the CIS. That translates to a GPA of 3.7 or higher at BU.
“Competing in the demanding Canada West conference as well as receiving academic honours is a real example of the ultimate student-athlete,” says Athletic Director Kirk De Fazio.

On Thursday, September 3rd, Brandon University will be inviting staff to a seminar, celebrating and marking the importance of teaching in a university context. The event will start with new President & Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Deborah Poff.

Click here to visit the Orientation 2009 website.
Orientation 2009 is a program organized to help you become immersed in the life of the University and your new surroundings.

BRANDON, MB – Jerry Hemmings, the coach with the most victories in Canadian University men’s basketball history, will be taking a leave of absence from Brandon University for the upcoming academic year. Hemmings, the basketball Coach Emeritus at Brandon, has accepted an offer to coach Team AEK for the 2009-10 season in the Cyprus professional league.

BRANDON, MB – Working their connections in Alberta, the Bobcat Women’s volleyball team is proud to announce the commitments of Tessa Geurts from Infansil, AB and Keely Stang from Camrose, AB.
Geurts is a six-foot left side with great ball control that comes to Brandon by way of Mount Royal College in Calgary.
“It is hoped that Tessa will come in and make an impact with the team right away,” says Bobcats head coach, Lee Carter.

BRANDON, MB – The Brandon University Board of Governors is pleased to welcome Dr. Deborah Poff as the 14th President and Vice-Chancellor of Brandon University, along with her husband, Dr. Alex Michalos.
Dr. Poff, a Professor of Philosophy, comes to Brandon University from the University of Northern British Columbia, where she was the founding Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science and served for 10 years as the Vice-President Academic and Provost.