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College of Nursing volunteers, from left to right: instructors Marion McKay and Eleanor Hrabowych, staff member Lai Chun Yee, and students Biobelemoye Irabor, Jenna North, and Ruben Freire.

Recognizing those who go above and beyond to help others

April 24, 2017 — 
National Volunteer Week in Canada runs from April 23 to 29, 2017

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President Barnard’s message on National Volunteer Week

April 24, 2017 — 
'Nationally, locally and within our University of Manitoba community, volunteering is central to our identity'



Faculty of Architecture

Student Ambassador Program is underway in the Faculty of Architecture

October 5, 2016 — 
Student ambassadors are meaningful and engaged students who play an integral role by volunteering their time to promote the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Manitoba.

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Honouring the success of U of M students

September 26, 2016 — 
Be part of the celebration as a volunteer

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Be part of the celebration! Volunteer for Homecoming 2016

September 13, 2016 — 
Homecoming Week 2016 kicks off on Sept. 19 and will include over 30 events for alumni, current students and community members


Fans at the Homecoming Football Game on Friday, October 2, 2015 // Photo by Mike Latschislaw

Be a part of Homecoming excitement

August 29, 2016 — 
Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to party on the turf at Investors Group Field

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Faculty of Engineering

Alumnus, John Bockstael, P.Eng., receives Sovereign Medal for Volunteers

May 13, 2016 — 
Congratulations to John Bockstael, P.Eng., (B.Sc.C.E. 1980) on receiving the Sovereign Medal for Volunteers from His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada

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2016 Student-Athlete Leadership and Community Development Award winners Jordan DePape and Chloe Werle // Photo by Jeff Miller

Every little bit counts

April 11, 2016 — 
Balancing academic studies, training and finding time to volunteer can be difficult but in the end it’s worth it

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Laryssa Sawchuk from the Canadian Diabetes Association (left) and Gavin Pinniger, whose essay won the social psychology essay contest.

Contest uncovers ‘eye-opening’ number of students volunteering to aid community groups

April 11, 2016 — 
More than 40 per cent of students in a class had volunteered in the past year, helping out at more than 30 organizations

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National Volunteer Week – snapshot of efforts

April 10, 2016 — 
Each year, students, staff, alumni and faculty spend thousands of hours volunteering their time and talents

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