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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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(L-R) Gerry Price, Katrine Levesque, an engineering student and student leader in the ENGAP program, and Peter Logan, an engineering student who has participated in Price Industries' summer hiring program.

Price Industries supporting future engineers

November 10, 2016 — 
The Faculty of Engineering received a $1.25 million donation from its alumnus Gerry Price, CEO of Price Industries, representing the Price family and Price Industries

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New scholarships and tech for engineering students

November 9, 2016 — 
The Faculty of Engineering will receive a philanthropic gift from Gerry and Barbara Price, and Price Industries tomorrow.

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St. Paul’s College teams up to bring two Syrian refugee families to Winnipeg

October 28, 2016 — 
Sponsoring and supporting refugee families

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Big gift for the Bisons

October 17, 2016 — 
Donation to women’s soccer team will help recruit Canadian talent


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Bridging the gaps: Gord Downie growing support for Reconciliation

October 13, 2016 — 
Following on The Secret Path partnership with the NCTR, Canadian icon Gord Downie and his family are joining forces with the family of Chanie Wenjack to expand Reconciliation.

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