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Head shot of Lorna Trapp smiling at the camera.


Access student aid advisor and assistant to the director awarded for dedication to students

May 3, 2023 — 
Congratulations to Lorna Trapp, student aid advisor and assistant to the director for the Access and Aboriginal Focus Programs, who will receive the 2023 Migizii Award at UM’s 34th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow on Saturday, May 6.    

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U of M staff at the University of Saskatchewan during the 2018 Support Staff Endowment Fund trip.

Collaborate with fellow support staff

January 31, 2023 — 
Call for applications for UM’s Support Staff Endowment Fund (SSEF) committee

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Student works on computer. // Image from Pixabay

LOD winter workshop registration is open

December 7, 2022 — 
Register now for sessions on mindfulness, pathing your career and working with hybrid teams

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Fort Garry campus in winter, showing Tier Building. // Photo from Chris Reid

Unifor ratifies collective agreement

December 1, 2022 — 
UNIFOR represents active caretakers, power engineers, tradespersons and dining services employees

Update on UM’s informal flexible work arrangement for support staff for Fall Term 2022

August 5, 2022 — 
Units will have the option for Fall Term 2022 of continuing to allow flexible work arrangements currently in place for support staff, based on their specific operational needs

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UM staff at the Awards of Excellence celebration.

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Wow! Awards of Excellence honours the contributions of over 1,000 support staff during COVID-19 pandemic

June 23, 2021 — 
The annual Awards program that recognizes excellence in the work of support staff is now in its fifteenth year, and saw a record number of nominations this year.

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Strategic plan graphic with text: Our Shared Future. Building on our Strategic Plan.

We want to hear from you!

June 8, 2021 — 
The community consultation period runs until June 28

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The University of Manitoba Admin Building in the setting sun on a spring day

Support staff assessor, alternate support staff assessor elected

May 26, 2021 — 
Two-year terms

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UM admin building and sunrise

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Popular Vacation Purchase Plan (VPP) available for 2021/2022

February 2, 2021 — 
The 2021/2022 vacation purchase plan provides eligible employees with an opportunity to purchase one to 10 days of vacation in addition to their current vacation allotment.


UM Awards of Excellence. Recognizing staff for their outstanding contributions.

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Awards of Excellence winners announced

June 29, 2020 — 
Congratulations to the 2020 Awards of Excellence Recipients!

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