With the symbolic shift of a tassel from one side of their mortarboards to the other, nearly 600 Brandon University students became Brandon University graduates, receiving their degrees at today’s Convocation ceremonies. It was Brandon University’s largest graduating class in six years.
BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) students will benefit from $330,000 in additional support this year through two valuable new bursaries approved on Tuesday by the BU Senate.
The bursaries were created to realize the benefits of changes to the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursaries Initiative (MSBI).
BRANDON – Dr. Bernadette Ardelli has been appointed as Dean of Science at Brandon University (BU). The BU Board of Governors has approved the appointment for a term of five years, beginning January 1, 2018.
BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) students, faculty and staff have a new safety tool, and they’re likely to carry it everywhere they go.
The University has launched BSAFE, an app available on Apple and Android platforms that provides members of the BU community, on campus and elsewhere, with safety aids and information that’s just a tap away. Users will be able to contact security and emergency services through the app, as well as find links to information on safety procedures, counselling supports and updates from the University.
BRANDON, Man. – New resources at Brandon University (BU) will help all faculty, staff and students address issues of discrimination and harassment in the work and learning environment, and differentiate these from interpersonal conflict.
A committee comprised of union, Brandon University Students’ Union, Student Services and Human Resources representatives worked together for well over a year on the new Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Policy and accompanying procedures.
BRANDON, Man. – The efforts and accomplishments of exceptional students and educators were recognized as part of the Brandon University (BU) 2017 Spring Convocation ceremonies on Friday, May 26.
Over the course of two ceremonies, 520 graduates received their degrees on Friday. Each graduate in attendance was also presented with a scarf by the Brandon University Alumni Association (BUAA).
BRANDON, Man. – Dr. Dennis Anderson, the longest-serving Brandon University (BU) President since BU received its charter in 1967, will be honoured this month.
The BU Board of Governors will confer the title of President Emeritus on Dr. Anderson at the University’s Spring Convocation on May 26. Dr. Anderson served as President and Vice-Chancellor of the University from 1990 to 2000.
BRANDON, Man. – More than 100 faculty and staff members were honoured this week by Brandon University (BU) and its Board of Governors at the BU Long Service Recognition Event.
Those recognized included 15 departed faculty and staff members, many of whom have recently retired.
Brandon University (BU) has reached agreements through the approval and support of the City of Brandon and Renaissance Brandon to expand its downtown footprint significantly.
“This is a truly exciting opportunity that we are ready to seize,” said BU President Dr. Gervan Fearon.
Up to 80 emergency managers and local government officials from across western Manitoba will come to Brandon University (BU) this Thursday for an annual Brandon Emergency Support Team (BEST) conference looking at emergency preparedness.
The daylong conference will tackle three main topics under the heading “Managing the Future.