Opportunity Fund

Obby Khan Hits the Mat for Inner-City Junior Wesmen Basketball Team

Former Blue Bomber slides into downward facing dog   –photo: Coach Bob with Inner-City Junior Wesmen For the entire month of August, Yoga Public is donating proceeds from its Karma Yoga classes to UWinnipeg’s Inner- City Junior Wesmen Girl’s Basketball program. On Friday, August 9th at 3:00 pm, former Winnipeg Blue Bomber-turned-restaurant owner Obby Khan …Read more >

Eco-Kids on Campus Graduate

 130 inner city children receive certificates of completion  Eco-Kids receive their certificates, June 25, 2013  A very special graduation took place at The University of Winnipeg on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 as 130 inner city students in grade six at Strathcona Elementary School, William Whyte Elementary School and Sister MacNamara School received certificates for completing …Read more >

Two Extraordinary Students Graduate

Photos:  Muuxi Adam, Somalian refugee and Vanessa Laurent, Haiti earthquake survivor earn BA degrees at UWinnipeg WINNIPEG, MB – Two extraordinary young people were among the 1,200 students who graduated today from The University of Winnipeg: Muuxi Adam arrived in Winnipeg as a teenage refugee from Somalia, struggling to overcome the effects of working 16-hour …Read more >

Governor General campus visit focuses on Indigenous inclusion

The Governor General was recently on campus and took part in a discussion about UWinnipeg’s partnership with First Nations, Metis and urban communities to help close the graduation gap.

Fourth Annual I Heart UWinnipeg Dinner Raises Over $100,000

University of Winnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Lloyd Axworthy and his wife Ms. Denise Ommanney, with the support of honorary co-chairs alumna Ms. Chantal Kreviazuk and Mr. Michael Bruneau, hosted a sold out fundraising event on May 23, 2013. The fourth annual “I Heart UWinnipeg” dinner attracted more than 600 people and raised over $100,000 …Read more >

I Heart UWinnipeg Dinner May 23 supports inner city youth

The fourth annual “I Heart UWinnipeg” Dinner will be held on Thursday, May 23rd at Canad Inns Polo Park.