Opportunity Fund

Tip a Cop: Come Out and Support Our Inner-City Youth

On Wednesday, March 15, the Winnipeg Police Service is holding its fourth annual Boston Pizza Tip A Cop event in support of education for inner-city youth. Uniformed officers will be serving food over lunch (11:00 am – 2:00 pm) and dinner (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm). Below are the event locations and phone numbers to …Read more >

The Winnipeg Police Service committed to education

UWinnipeg student Taina Theano-Pudwill is this year’s recipient of the Winnipeg Police Service Opportunity Scholarship in Memory of Injured and Fallen Officers.

Nine more Model School students graduate

Photo: Marik Beraki is graduating this Wednesday – Note: media welcome to attend WINNIPEG, MB –Nine inner-city youth are poised to graduate from The University of Winnipeg  Collegiate Model School  with high school diplomas this Wednesday, May 13 at 7:30 pm in the Duckworth Centre. The Model School began in September 2008 for students from …Read more >

UWinnipeg Brings Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program to the Prairies

Eye-opening program brings incarcerated women and post-secondary students together to learn as peers, behind correctional facility walls. UW RELEASE – 2014/073 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday, May 8, 2014 WINNIPEG, MB – This week six University of Winnipeg students boarded a bus to meet with their new classmates: six inmates at the Women’s Correctional Centre …Read more >

UWinnipeg Collegiate grad Chantal Kreviazuk to be honoured at 2014 Juno awards

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk and her husband Raine Maida who will receive the 2014 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the Juno awards in Winnipeg in March. The talented Kreviazuk is a UWinnipeg Collegiate graduate (Class of ’90) who helped launch UWinnipeg’s “Opportunity Fund” in 2006, in conjunction with Dr. Lloyd …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 >

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.