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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Meaningful change comes from collective efforts

June 18, 2024 — 
Bree Cruise hopes that during Indigenous History Month, people will want to learn. She says June is only one of twelve months in which she believes learning about Indigenous history and culture should happen. "Learning can happen all times of the year, any time of the day," says Cruise. "We need to continue this learning every month of every year."

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Asper School of Business

Asper community remembers Peter Cooney, beloved instructor of accounting

June 14, 2024 — 
The Asper School of Business community mourns the loss of former instructor of accounting and alumnus, Peter Cooney [BComm/70, MBA/79]. Cooney passed away on January 18, 2024, with community members quickly reaching out to share their memories of his time as a student in the 1970s and his instruction in the department of accounting and finance from 1978 to 1999.

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Gerald Nemiroff 1985 Law Yearbook photo

Faculty of Law

Remembering Professor Gerald Nemiroff

June 13, 2024 — 
With sadness, we share news of the passing of retired Faculty of Law professor, Gerald Nemiroff. Known to colleagues as “Gerry,” he taught at the Faculty of Law from 1968 to 2008, serving as Associate Dean from 1977 to 1982.

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Antonina Kanidurin hold up her her entrance letter

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Inspired by her community, driven to make change

June 11, 2024 — 
Antonia Kandiurin, a graduate of the Bachelor of Kinesiology in Athletic Therapy, says finding out she was accepted into the Max Rady College of Medicine was a bittersweet and overwhelming experience.

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John Allegro

Giving back to give others a step forward

June 11, 2024 — 
UM alum John Allegro’s planned gift is helping mature students achieve their dreams

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Arthur Cameron and Delaney Ross Burtnack

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Alumni celebrated for contributions to community with Certificate of Merit

May 30, 2024 — 
Two alumni were honoured for their outstanding professional and personal contributions to Manitoba’s agricultural community.

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Asper School of Business

Pride, a celebration of authenticity free from fear

May 30, 2024 — 
You might say that Asper BComm alum Kevin Chamagua [BComm(Hons)/18] runs a small business outside of his fulltime role as a Property and Casualty Specialist at Columbia Insurance, leveraging his Asper education in unique ways. He invests time, money and creative energy into this side gig; creating business plans, doing his own marketing, networking and managing a busy schedule for Marquesa, who is actually much more than a business.

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St. John's College

Max Sandred embarks on an experience of a lifetime

May 29, 2024 — 
The UM and SJC alum studied Environmental Design during his undergraduate degree, spending countless hours at St John's studying for exams and eating food with friends in the Daily Bread Cafe. He also received several SJC scholarships and bursaries to support his education.

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Headshot of Steve Kroft

Alumni

Meet the 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award for Lifetime Achievement recipient

May 29, 2024 — 
Steve Kroft [BA/88] is the recipient of the 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award for Lifetime Achievement.

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Asper School of Business

Asper BComm alum leading business development at New Media Manitoba

May 28, 2024 — 
Manager of Business Development at New Media Manitoba and Asper alum Corinne Gusnoski [BComm(Hons)/18] spends her days doing everything from consulting with Ubisoft Winnipeg to learning new applications for virtual reality (VR) technology. Despite Gusnoski’s tech-oriented work, her background is in business. Day-to-day, she works with interactive digital media companies and leverages her business expertise to support their goals.

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