News Archives

UWinnipeg DCE Brochure Wins National Marketing Award

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Division of Continuing Education’s innovative brochure “Know 2006/2007” was recognized with a national marketing award by the Canadian Association of University Continuing Education (CAUCE), the professional association for continuing educators in universities across Canada. The Marketing Award, in the small brochure category, was presented to The University of …Read more >

Guess Who’s Coming to UWinnipeg? Robert Shawcross

Retired Military Man to Pursue BA at UWinnipeg Retired military man Robert Shawcross has decided to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in History at UWinnipeg. “I decided on The University of Winnipeg because I find it is very accessible, and very open and welcoming,” said Shawcross. “They have a very wonderful program for mature …Read more >

Eagle & Hawk to Land at Great Winnipeg Social

Two-time Juno Award winners to play Homecoming event. WINNIPEG, MB – Two-time Juno award-winning band Eagle & Hawk will perform at the Great Winnipeg Social, Sat. Sept. 15 as part of UWinnipeg’s 40th Anniversary Homecoming. Eagle & Hawk are known for their distinct style of music, which will certainly have the social soaring that night. …Read more >

Fred Penner, Robin Chestnut to Star at Birthday Picnic

Top performers to headline UWinnipeg’s 40th Birthday Party & Charter Day bash WINNIPEG, MB – UWinnipeg alumni and revered entertainers Fred Penner (LLD ’95, BA ’70) and Robin Chestnut (BA ’98) will perform at the 40th Anniversary Homecoming birthday party at the Charter Day Picnic, Sat. Sept. 15 at 12:00 Noon. This event celebrates the …Read more >

Rocki Rolletti to Rock at Homecoming Kickoff Party

WINNIPEG, MB – Entertainer, comic, journalist and UWinnipeg alumnus Peter Jordan (BA ’72) will rock your socks off at The University of Winnipeg’s Homecoming Opening Reception Thurs. Sept. 13. Homecoming 2007 officially opens with a Wine & Cheese Reception featuring entertainment from our students and alumni. In the persona of the wild and crazy Rocki …Read more >

Educator Dianne Leggatt to Receive Honorary Doctorate

Leggatt honored for inspiring young people, promoting education, peace & harmony WINNIPEG, MB – Dianne Leggatt’s 30-year teaching career is marked by her generosity, creativity, compassion and vision. As a classroom teacher, guidance counselor, vice-principal and principal with York Region District School Board, Leggatt focused on helping students reach their full potential. Leggatt – who …Read more >

Guess Who’s Coming to UWinnipeg? Lauren Sears

Nova Scotia Wesmen Recruit to make UWinnipeg new home Newly recruited Lauren Sears hails from Nova Scotia. She is making her way West this September to join the Wesmen Women’s Volleyball Team and to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology. Lauren’s athleticism, strength and competitive edge have helped to propel her to being a …Read more >

Geologist Recognized as a Gem

Harvey Thorleifson to receive an Honorary Doctorate of Science Degree from UWinnipeg WINNIPEG, MB – Distinguished geologist Harvey Thorleifson is a dynamic, widely sought out scientist in water research. His vision and diligent work towards sustainability and towards the water history of the Red River Basin and Lake Winnipeg has made him an international expert. …Read more >

Shawna Holm Wins National Award

DCE student takes 3RD place in CPRS Communications competition. WINNIPEG, MB – Shawna Holm – a recent graduate of the Public Relations Program at UWinnipeg’s Division of Continuing Education (DCE) – took 3RD place in the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) Frontline Risk & Crisis Communications Student Competition, June 19. Holm, who completed the full-time …Read more >

‘Hair’ Lets the Sun Shine In

WINNIPEG, MB – Don’t miss HAIR, The Rock Musical during The University of Winnipeg’s Homecoming Event Sept. 13-16, 2007. There will be two more performances of the critically acclaimed production in case you missed the sell out shows during the Fringe Festival. HAIR – a UWinnipeg Theatre Program production that sold out several of its …Read more >