Month: June 2017

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) is marking more than one milestone as the country prepares for Canada 150 celebrations this week.
While the Canada Day festivities on July 1 will signify 150 years since Confederation, 2017 also represents 50 years since BU received its charter and officially became a university.

The Westman Opportunities Leadership Group’s (WOLG) efforts to attract a world-class soybean processing plant to Manitoba gained more momentum with a funding commitment from the Dennis County Development Partnership (DCDP), a regional partnership that includes the RM of Wallace-Woodworth, the RM of Pipestone and the Town of Virden.
The DCDP was formed to investigate and attract development opportunities on a regional basis.

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The second week of July marks the 12th season of the Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival, directed by pianists Alexander Tselyakov and Daniel Tselyakov.
This year’s festival is comprised of six concerts: a piano recital, three chamber concerts and two jazz concerts.

Brandon University hosted six teams of high school students for the first Brandon High School Computer Science Competition.
The Crocus Plains team of Beatrice Nabong, Reilly Keele and Harshal Patel finished in first place locally as Brandon University hosted six teams for the inaugural Brandon High School Computer Science Competition, a satellite of the Manitoba High School Programming Competition.

BRANDON, Man. – Gervan Fearon will move on from Brandon this summer to become Brock University’s next President and Vice-Chancellor.
Brandon University wishes President Fearon all the best and thanks him for his years of collaborative and innovative leadership as President and Vice-Chancellor at Brandon.