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André Marchildon, Rennie Zegalski and President David Barnard at a reception on April 17, 2017

Students pay it forward

April 19, 2017 — 
Students from 11 faculties, schools and colleges committed $4.75 million through the Student Referenda Program

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Juliette (Archie) Cooper

Taking their place

March 28, 2017 — 
At the centre of every successful fundraising campaign you will find people whose inspirational stories remind us that we can all make a difference in our community, and beyond

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Every year, the University of Manitoba welcomes more than 2,000 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, one of the largest Indigenous student populations in Canada.

Helping more Indigenous students come to study

March 23, 2017 — 
$1M Donation to Front and Centre campaign creates the Qualico Bridge to success program

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Shawn Preston

An added benefit to giving

March 21, 2017 — 
His job is to take care of Bison athletes, so he thinks it's only natural he'd provide some financial support too

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Shedlmor Sevillo

Supporting the dreams of others

March 15, 2017 — 
Unable to afford post-secondary education for herself, staff member compelled to help students who share her passion for advocacy

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Faculty of Engineering

Friends of Engineering (Manitoba) Inc., pledges $100,000 to the new Stanley Pauley Engineering Building

March 2, 2017 — 
It was announced at the Friends of Engineering AGM & Dinner on February 28th that the Friends have pledged $100,000 towards the new Stanley Pauley Engineering Building at the University of Manitoba.

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To thank The Joyce Family Foundation for their support of youth in care, the University of Manitoba gifted Mr. Ron Joyce a star blanket when they met in November 2016. This blanket represents a gift that is practical and yet wraps the receiver in the spirit and love of the giver. The U of M thanks The Joyce Family Foundation for its transformative support of Youth in Care Tuition Grants, which will help youth in care to succeed at the post-secondary level.

Providing Manitobans with opportunities to thrive

February 14, 2017 — 
More Manitobans will have access to a transformative education thanks to a generous $1-million gift from The Joyce Family Foundation

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Student dinner supports Agape Table

February 3, 2017 — 
Max Rady College of Medicine students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences– raised donations for Agape Table as part of this year’s Rich Man Poor Man dinner.

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Mikayla Preete

Unexpected career trajectory hits target

November 28, 2016 — 
'Student scholarships make even more of a difference than you think. For me, it was the lessening the stress due to a financial burden'

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Arthur Mauro and Harvey Secter received awards at the Manitoba Philanthropy Day, November 18, 2016

Esteemed philanthropists, alumni honoured on National Philanthropy Day

November 18, 2016 — 
U of M Chancellor Harvey Secter and Chancellor Emeritus Arthur Mauro received awards for their outstanding philanthropic leadership

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