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Front and Centre – Indigenous Achievement News Archive

Indigenous students at the U of M

Building community

September 23, 2016 — 
“When I found the Aboriginal Business Education Program, things really changed for me.”

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(Back row L-R) UMSU executives Jessica Smith, Wilfred Sam-King, Dara Hallock. ( Front row l-r) UMSU executives Adam Pawlak, Tanjit Nagra, University of Manitoba President David Barnard and Vice-President (External) John Kearsey.

$15.9M committed for student support

September 22, 2016 — 
The University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) has committed $15.9 million to support student success at the U of M through the Front and Centre campaign

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Secret Path album cover

Gord Downie and University of Manitoba partner on unique Reconciliation project

September 9, 2016 — 
Downie pledges proceeds from project to support work of NCTR in honouring stories of Residential School Survivors

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Nursing grad Heather Waloshuk.

‘If you want to do something, you can’t let your past or your present define you’

June 28, 2016 — 
First Indigenous rep for Nursing Students' Association on impact of bursaries, scholarships

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Free Press, Winnipeg Sun: U of M nearing Front and Centre goal

June 21, 2016 — 
As reported in the Winnipeg Free Press and the Winnipeg Sun, the U of M is approaching a historic landmark for the Front and Centre campaign

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Front and Centre campaign reaches $394,821,382

June 20, 2016 — 
Major milestone in the ongoing campaign, the largest philanthropic investment in the history of Manitoba

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David Barnard at city hall with Mayor Brian Bowman in call to end racism in Winnipeg

‘There’s much still to be done. But we’re on the right path.’

January 22, 2016 — 
One year ago Maclean’s magazine declared Winnipeg Canada’s most racist city. What's changed?

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Podium January 11 announcement

Province announces $30 million for Indigenous achievement, research excellence, student scholarships and bursaries

January 11, 2016 — 
"An investment in the future prosperity of the province and its people"

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Join us for a special funding announcement

January 8, 2016 — 
Jan. 11, 2016, at 9:30 a.m. in Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge

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Presidents stand behind a table after signing the Indigenous Education Blueprint

History made: Manitoba’s education sector unites to advance Indigenous education

December 18, 2015 — 
Indigenous Education Blueprint will lead to action on TRC recommendations

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