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Notes from an alumna auntie

September 8, 2021 — 
Alumna Sonya Ballantyne offers tips for Indigenous UM students

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UM community members honoured with Indspire Awards

May 20, 2021 — 
Congratulations to vice-president (Indigenous) Dr. Catherine Cook [MD/87, MSc/03], Faculty of Arts student Justin Langan and alumna Nahanni Fontaine [MA/01], who have received 2021 Indspire Awards – the highest honour the Indigenous community bestows upon its own people

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Honouring First Nations, Métis and Inuit graduates

May 3, 2021 — 
Indigenous campus community celebrated graduates virtually on May 8

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Connecting culture and community

April 5, 2021 — 
Developed by the Indigenous Student Centre, the Qualico Bridge to Success program provides culturally based resources to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit students as they begin their post-secondary journeys at UM

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Indigenous students invited to apply for summer internships

March 22, 2021 — 
Students must be full-time Indigenous U of M students, who are either graduating this spring or returning to full-time studies in the fall.

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Shaping the future of Indigenous business in Manitoba through education

March 12, 2021 — 
Since 1994, the Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP) has created a sense of community for Indigenous students studying at Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba

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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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Faculty of Science introduces the Wawatay program for Indigenous students

December 1, 2020 — 
The new Wawatay program will see the first cohort of Indigenous students at the University of Manitoba journey together through a bachelor of science degree. The long-term goal of the program is to see Indigenous scientists doing research and working in Manitoba.

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Building confidence and community connections for Indigenous students

August 25, 2020 — 
After wrapping up a successful year later this past spring, applications are now open for the 2020-2021 ICE program.

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‘Almost every resource imaginable’

July 7, 2020 — 
Qualico Bridge to Success program supports first-year Indigenous student success

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