BRANDON, MB – Two Brandon University students have received Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) offered through NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada). These awards are valued at $17,500 a year per student.
BRANDON, MB – Brandon University’s Bachelor of First Nations and Aboriginal Counseling (FNAC) will be revising its name. The program will now be known as Bachelor of Indigenous Health and Human Services (IHHS).
BRANDON, MB – Dr. Janet Koprivnikar, from the BU Biology Department has been awarded NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) Discovery Grant. The grant is worth $100-thousand spread across five years.
BRANDON, MB – Brandon University is pleased to announce that world renowned advocate and former U.N. Ambassador, Stephen Lewis will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate at the 99 th Spring Convocation in May.
A Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) will beconferred upon Mr. Lewis during the afternoon ceremony.
BRANDON, MB – Brandon University has been given the go-ahead to establish a Masters of Psychiatric Nursing (MPN) program – the first of its kind in Canada.
“This is a unique program in Canada and one that will serve Manitoba and Canada well,” says Dr. Deborah Poff, President and Vice-Chancellor.
BRANDON, MB – Brandon University is pleased to announce that Phil Fontaine, champion for facilitating change and advancement for First Nations people, will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate at the 99 th Spring Convocation in May.
A Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) will beconferred upon Mr. Fontaine during the morning ceremony.
“It is a great honour for Brandon University to bestow an honorary doctorate upon such a distinguished Manitoban,” says Dr. Deborah Poff, President and Vice-Chancellor.
Brandon University and its Board of Governors invite all Brandon University employees, retirees, and their guests to attend the annual Long Service Recognition Event on Tuesday, May 4, 2010. A reception will begin at 2:30 p.m.
BRANDON, MB – Following the success of last year’s first ever Senior Colloquium, Brandon University is set to host the second annual event, Tuesday, April 13.
“Brandon University offers senior undergraduate students a unique opportunity to engage in research activities that are often reserved for graduate students at other universities. This event highlights some of the research accomplishments possible here,” said Dr. Scott Grills, Vice-President (Academic and Research).
BRANDON, MB – After four years of planning and construction, Brandon University officially opened its brand new, spacious $3.9-million Physical Plant.
“This is a wonderful addition to BU that will assist in increased functionality across the entire campus,” said Dr. Deborah Poff, BU President and Vice-Chancellor.