Month: May 2015

Family, friends, faculty and staff gathered today at Brandon University (BU) to celebrate the success of graduating students at the 2015 Spring Convocation ceremonies held at the Healthy Living Centre. 
Five hundred and thirty-seven graduates received their degrees during two Convocation ceremonies.

BRANDON, MB – Brandon’s Sikh community has established a new scholarship at Brandon University (BU) in honour of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism. The Guru Nanak Dev Scholarship will award approximately $1,400 each academic year to a continuing BU student on the basis of academic merit and a record of significant community service to a volunteer organization.

Music manuscripts have long been a source of information on how composers work. Mozart appears to have written his music out perfectly the first time, while Beethoven and Brahms scratched things out or glued corrections over top of their initial ideas.

BRANDON, MB – The Brandon Regional Health Centre (BRHC) Auxiliary is tripling their financial support for students enrolled in Brandon University’s (BU) Faculty of Health Studies Nursing and Psychiatric Nursing programs.
The BRHC Auxiliary endowment fund will increase from $70,000 to $140,000 when matching contributions are received from the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative (MSBI).

Brenda LePage, Western Diversification, spoke to the need of investing in rural areas. Others on this opening panel at the OECD modern rural policy conference spoke on the need to have integrated policy with rural and urban areas.

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BRANDON, MB – Brandon University’s Mini University (Mini U) summer camp program will receive a $10,000 grant from MTS Future First, a community investment initiative that sought online voting support for a number of community-based organizations working on behalf of youth in Manitoba.
MTS Future First announced Mini U’s top ten placement this morning based on the number of online votes received in support of Mini U’s “Opportunities for Youth” program between April 21st and May 10th.

BRANDON, MB – The Brandon University (BU) community had an opportunity recently to view the work of student artists that was displayed in an art show inspired by BU’s Positive Space campaign. Students of Professor Peter Morin’s Drawing Class II created illustrations to capture their take on the phrase “I only take up Positive Space,” and displayed their work in the University’s Main Dining Hall.