Month: February 2010

BRANDON, MB – For the first time in its 25-year history, Brandon University’s Mini University program will begin offering popular courses for ages 9-16 during the school year.
  “As part of our expansion plans, year-round Mini U has been a long time in coming,” says Dr. Nancy Stanley, Director of Mini University.

BRANDON, MB – The heated rivalry between Brandon University and Thompson Rivers University is on once again.
The Bobcats and WolfPack will meet in Canada West men’s volleyball playoffs for the third year in a row. Two years ago the TRU WolfPack eliminated the Bobcats, in Brandon and went on to win a bronze medal at the CIS nationals.

BRANDON, MB – On Friday, February 26, the Gender & Women’s Studies Program along with the Department of Philosophy will present a talk by Sarah Hoffman in the ongoing Gender Frontiers Speakers’ Series.
  Hoffman’s talk will be entitled “Pornography, Speech and Meaning.

FORREST, MB – Brandon University professor and former Olympian, Dr. Morris Mott took time out of his schedule to visit Mr. Beaubier’s Grade 9 Canadian Studies class at Elton Collegiate, in Forrest, MB. 
Dr. Mott spoke to the class about the Olympics and his time as an Olympian at the 1968 games in Grenoble, France.  He commented on several photos, discussed his NHL career, and brought several items from the games that he shared with the class including the bronze medal he won as a member of the Team Canada hockey team.

BRANDON, MB – The Brandon University Theatre presents Scorched, by Wajdi Mouawad, February 26-27 at 8:00 p.m., March 5-6 at 8:00 p.m.

BRANDON, MB – As part of “I Love to Read Month”, Dr. Deborah Poff, President and Vice-Chancellor of Brandon University, read to children at the YMCA West Early Learning Years Centre.
Throughout the month of February, early childhood literacy is promoted in schools and day cares through Manitoba and North America.

BRANDON, MB – At a concert and reception celebrating the finale of the three-year Standing Ovation Campaign held at Brandon University’s School of Music on Monday, February 8th, it was announced that $824,510 in gifts and pledges has been raised for the School of Music.
“We are very pleased with the generosity of our donors.