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Common Unity: Perseverance and Growth

by MSC Staff  •  Monday, November 4, 2019 @ 4:31 PM

Every November for the last four years, the Menno Simons College Student Association (MSCSA) has organized and hosted an evening at Menno Simons College (MSC) with a diverse group of inspirational speakers from throughout the community.

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Kluane Buser-Rivet, a 4th year CRS major, attended the Association for Conflict Resolution's Annual Conference in Tucson, AZ

Student Report: Association for Conflict Resolution Annual Conference

by MSC Staff  •  Tuesday, October 22, 2019 @ 10:56 AM

By Kluane Buser-Rivet, 4th year CRS student

From September 18–21, 2019, I was one attendee amongst a congregation of mediators at the Association for Conflict Resolution's Annual Conference in Tucson, AZ. For the first time in my life, I was surrounded by hundreds of people who held the job title I have been pursuing for years: mediator. One of my favourite things about this field is how diversity blooms within it. I was surrounded by politicians, business owners, civil servants, and curious students like me from all walks of life.

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The Hearts of Freedom project team

Hearts of Freedom: Dr. Stephanie Stobbe and team awarded major funding for nation-wide research

by MSC Staff  •  Friday, October 4, 2019 @ 2:14 PM

Between 1975 and 1980 Canada resettled 69,200 South-East Asian refugees. This project aims to ensure their experiences will be preserved for generations to come.

Dr. Stephanie Stobbe, of CMU's Menno Simons College, together with a team of four senior researchers, has been awarded major funding to complete a three-year research and preservation project that will span the country.

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The ECHO team conducting an interview of a goat recipient

Nainoto’s Story: a step further in life

by MSC Staff  •  Monday, July 8, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

by Samantha (Shayna) Shpeller

Nainoto is a widow living in the village of Likamba, in northern Tanzania. She farms her two and a half acres of land and cares for a few livestock animals as means to provide for her five children, all of whom are in their teenage years or early adulthood. Due to lack of resources, despite her large efforts, the family is currently only able to eat two meals per day.

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Menno Simons College hosts 13th annual Social Justice Fair

by MSC Staff  •  Tuesday, July 2, 2019 @ 3:11 PM

On January 30, the coldest day of the year, Menno Simons College (MSC) Student Services hosted its 13th annual Social Justice Fair.

Despite the frigid temperatures, brave Winnipeggers from more than 30 local and international organizations gathered at The University of Winnipeg's Riddell Hall to be part of the annual fair. Little by little, the room filled up with a lively buzz and positive exchanges between organizational representatives, students, community members, and alumni.

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