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Christie Lavallee, Access Program student

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Don’t let anything hold you back

April 4, 2019 — 
“There was always someone to talk to, to help with my courses. It can be a bit daunting at first to ask for help, but I am not afraid to ask for help anymore. If I am struggling, everyone is there to help.” - Christie Lavallee

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Dr. Marcia Anderson, Dawn Lavand, and Shohan Illsley talk addiction.

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Let’s focus on people, not drugs

April 4, 2019 — 
“We need to be willing to address addiction as an illness. We are still less willing to recognize the people, who need the support of public services,." - Dr. Marcia Anderson

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Every organization needs a Business Analyst (BA), and everyone is looking for a good one.

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Business Analysis

April 1, 2019 — 
"In business analysis, I find out how an organization works, collaborate with people,.. . It allows for some creativity. It’s interesting. One day is not like the next.” - Maureen McVey

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Fred Shore demonstrates the complexities of loading a musket during your buffalo hunt.

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Indigenous storytellers share history and experience

March 29, 2019 — 
“I love telling stories. That’s my thing. Where did I learn to do that? There are many teachers in my family. I am also part Irish, so, of course, I have the gift of the gab.” - Fred Shore

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Nelliane Cromarty (left to right), Wanbdi Wakita, and Stella Neff at the Feburary storytellers event

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Indigenous stories share culture and identity

March 4, 2019 — 
“We had our own beliefs about the world. We didn’t wait for the stories to come to us. We had our own. There was a lot of wisdom in what the storytellers told to us.” - Stella Neff

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Victoria McIntosh, Access student and artist

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Grandmother from Sagkeeng goes back to school

February 27, 2019 — 
"Access allowed me to have confidence in myself, to know I can do this. Someone is always here. I don’t feel alone.” - Victoria McIntosh, Access student

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Tatiana Galetcaia, TESL instructor

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Teach English as a Second Language

January 31, 2019 — 
“Teaching English is about more than speaking it. The program’s practicum is very important, to build on your learning and experience.” - Tatiana Galetcaia

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The Dean's Lecture on Opioid and Crystal Meth Addiction: How to Regulate the Problem

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Connecting the university and the community

January 31, 2019 — 
"The idea is to engage with the community. That’s what the Dean’s Lecture Series is all about.” - Bill Kops

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Curtis and Nicolas Leclair, Access Program students

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Métis brothers discover their path at the U of M

January 31, 2019 — 
“I had a passion for biology. I discovered microbiology and working in the lab is a joy. I want to help people through research.” - Nicolas Leclerc

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Keep learning, online from anywhere.

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Online courses fit into your life and advance your career

December 18, 2018 — 
“An online course can benefit your future. There’s flexibility, so you can work on it around your schedule. With no commute to the classroom, you don’t need to worry about or pay for parking,. Extended Education has a variety of courses, and, at the end of the day, online education is very important for adults. They can’t put their family and other commitments aside. It’s a great option.” - Yasser Shaker

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