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Access undergrad student publishes paper in scientific journal

April 12, 2021 — 
“I was very grateful to work with Kevin. He was an excellent teacher. He helped to shape me into a better researcher. He inspired me.” - Christie Lavallée

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student smiles

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Father goes back to school to be a dietitian

March 26, 2021 — 
“I was thinking of university and Access was just what I was looking for. It is what someone like me needs. I was very excited to know it was here for us.” - Mark Mercer

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student smiles

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Access student makes her grandfather proud

March 26, 2021 — 
“I am doing it for my grandfather. He was really proud of me." - Kiana Tait

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The path to Migizii Agamik in winter

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Manitoba Indigenous Youth Achievement Awards for Access Program students

February 17, 2021 — 
“I really love living in the North, being on the land, near the water, with the people. This is my home. These are my people. I want to give back." - Sandi Hart

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Taylor Tutkaluke outside in winter

Kinesiology student appreciates support and resources of Access Program

January 28, 2021 — 
I definitely recommend "Access to anyone starting university. Access goes above and beyond to provide us with support. I can’t imagine my university experience without it." - Taylor Tutkaluke

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Emily McKinnon

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Access instructor recognized with 2019 Merit Award

September 28, 2020 — 
“I hope it helps to shine a light on Access. It’s the best teaching gig. This has been a unique opportunity to take the science I have learned and direct it in an important way, providing our students with extra support. I am helping more students to have access to a science education.” - Emily McKinnon

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Victoria McIntosh smiles as her art is unveiled.

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A Creation Story illustrated on glass

October 18, 2019 — 
“Pay attention. Don’t get ahead of yourself. The moment is right now. That’s what the stories are about.” - Victoria McIntosh

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Prairie-Rose Hapa, Access Program student

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Student works on degree, making a difference

October 18, 2019 — 
"Access gave me the confidence to go to university and pursue my dreams" - Prairie-Rose Hapa

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Brandon Wozniak, Access Program student

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From chemistry to medicine and helping others succeed

October 18, 2019 — 
“I find I share a lot of the same values as different students attending Access. So with that, I’m able to create cultural relationships, make friends, and it gives me a sense of purpose on campus.” - Brandon Wozniak

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Stick with your dreams, pursue your goals

October 7, 2019 — 
“I had so many obstacles and barriers that I had to break through, but I just stuck with it and the Access Program was a really big help for me for that.” - Kaitlin Fosseneuve

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