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Leadership announcements starting in 2022

December 13, 2021 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce the following acting dean appointments and extensions: 

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Manzel Nassor added a UM certificate to her UM degree.

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Extended Education celebrates Fall 2021 Virtual Convocation

September 29, 2021 — 
“After doing this program, I have more career options. I want to be a business analyst and a project manager. I am looking forward to what lies ahead.” - Manzel Nassor

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Paul Jenkins talks lifelong learning.

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Lifelong learning is transformative, leading to personal development and success

September 29, 2021 — 
“The skills gap — the gap between what employers seek and what employees have — has widened. That’s driving change. Our role is to respond.” - Rod Lastra

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Professional touches virtual building

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Building Information Modeling is a process not a software

September 14, 2021 — 
“BIM is not a software. It is a process. We need to upskill humans in the management of this process. They can’t simply rely on technology. It changes.” - David Thompson

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Woman by a window contemplates the future as she gazes into her laptop

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Let’s talk lifelong learning

September 1, 2021 — 
“If you have completed a degree and are wondering what comes next, we can help you." - Rod Lastra

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Rod Lastra on a chair

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Helping you to adapt and succeed in a post-pandemic world

August 16, 2021 — 
In the future, in addition to our variety of programs and courses, there will also be micro-credentials complete with what makes them unique the digital documenting of skills and competencies learned.

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Working professional with coffee and laptop takes notes.

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University of Manitoba joins D2L Wave as an education partner

August 10, 2021 — 
“We know how powerful lifelong learning can be to help people take positive steps forward in life and work... We’re so proud to partner with D2L to make professional development opportunities more accessible and seamless.” - David Mandzuk

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Man shares information on a bulletin board with students

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Looking at micro-credentials and alternative digital credentials

June 28, 2021 — 
“It’s the documenting (of competencies) that’s new.” - Julia Denholm, Dean of Lifelong Learning at Simon Fraser University

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Kellie Williams, Extended Education grad, as she appeared in the virtual procession

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Grads celebrate virtual spring convocation

June 21, 2021 — 
"I had some amazing instructors that regularly blew my mind. I am a better person for having this experience.” - Kellie Williams

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Students give the thumbs up

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Courses to brush up on your math and science

June 8, 2021 — 
There’s nothing like being prepared. So if you want to be ready to pursue studies in math, chemistry, or physics at UM, Preparatory Studies is for you.

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