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A year in review at the Asper School of Business

December 23, 2020 — 
It is hard to believe that another year has passed at the Asper School of Business. To celebrate, we are sharing some of our most read stories in 2020.

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Young man smiling at camera.

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Asper student recognized for community involvement and academic excellence

December 5, 2020 — 
Noah Bartlett, a first-year student at the Asper School of Business, is in his kitchen getting ready for a virtual interview in between his online classes at the University of Manitoba “It’s both fun and a challenge,” jokes Bartlett. “I’m pretty grateful that classes are still going on and that I am able to pursue university.” Of French-Métis decent and born in Winnipeg on Treaty 1 land, Bartlett is the 2020 recipient of the Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP) Scholarship, an award valued up to $5,000. It’s given to an Indigenous high school student entering the Asper School of Business who demonstrates a combination of academic excellence and community involvement. Bartlett shined in his application with a high GPA, participation in extra curriculars, and a commitment to his community.

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Peter Pomart at podium

Asper School of Business

Connecting Indigenous values to business practices

June 19, 2020 — 
Congratulations to Asper PhD student, Peter Pomart [MBA/18], who was award the SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Doctoral Fellowship.

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Three Boys on a podium

Asper School of Business

Shaw New Venture Camp

June 13, 2020 — 
Apply by July 10th for this fully-funded virtual summer camp for Indigenous High School Students hosted virtually from July 20-24.

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Grad Pow Wow PP Photo

Asper School of Business

Q & A with an MBA: Peter Pomart [MBA/18]

May 26, 2020 — 
When life happens, the best way to honour those that believe in you is to dig down deep and get it done. For Peter Pomart [MBA/18], this idea is representative of his academic journey, a path that started with a Bachelor of Science from Brandon University, an Asper MBA degree and his current adventure, the pursuit of a PhD from the Asper School of Business.

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Asper School of Business

Turn your education dreams into reality

February 5, 2020 — 
Apply for a $15,000 scholarship for Indigenous business students

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Cassie Phaneuf (left) and Kristi Perrin (right)

Asper School of Business

Asper co-op program makes students shine

November 6, 2019 — 
The Asper Co-op Program helps connect interested students with a job in a field they are studying

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IBEP staff and students at the 2018 VIBE Awards.

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Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP) program celebrates 25 years

September 5, 2019 — 
The Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP) program has provided a sense of community for Indigenous (First Nations, Metis and Inuit) students studying at the Asper School of Business for 25 years

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DueNorth co-founders Jared Kozak (left) and James Warren (right).

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Asper student Jared Kozak on finding your niche as an Indigenous programmer

June 19, 2019 — 
Asper undergraduate student Jared Kozak started working with technology in high school, when he offered to build a system to book tutors for his school district’s peer tutoring program. Kozak started to get a hang of building and the system began to shape up. It was then that Kozak realized he had a real interest for programming.

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Antoine Allard [BComm (Hons)/19] and his mother at the Indigenous Business Education Partners' graduation dinner.

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Meet the grads: Antoine Allard [BComm (Hons)/19]

May 27, 2019 — 
Antoine Allard is an upcoming Asper graduate who is no stranger to accolades. In the past couple of years alone, Allard has received the 2017 Asper Co-op Student of the Year award, a Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Award and, most recently, an Emerging Leader Award for contributing to the well-being of his community and demonstrating leadership.

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