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Victoria McIntosh smiles as her art is unveiled.

Extended Education

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 Happa, Access Program student

Extended Education

Student works on degree, making a difference

October 18, 2019 — 
“I think going into social work, my goal would be to make social work better for Indigenous people and kind of continue the goal that my grandpa had. He raised me and I was able to have a family connection. Now I want to help other families.” - Prairie-Rose Happa

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Brandon Wozniak, Access Program student

Extended Education

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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Extended Education

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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Extended Education

Students on the Path 2 Math

August 23, 2019 — 
Supported by the U of M Indigenous Initiatives Fund, the idea is for new U of M students to build their math skills and connect with some of their peers and instructors, so they are prepared to begin their studies with confidence, says Emily McKinnon.

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Students learned about nursing during the camp.

Extended Education

Camp inspires northern high school student to pursue medicine

July 22, 2019 — 
“At the time, I didn’t understand the importance the camp would have in my life. It showed me, oh wow, I can do this.” - Curtis Leclerc

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Victoria McIntosh and her grandson

Extended Education

Grandmother from Sagkeeng earns education degree

May 28, 2019 — 
“Keep on learning, in every moment. My grandmother was my greatest teacher. She always said watch what’s around you, be kind to people, and pay attention.” - Victoria McIntosh

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Veronica Dueck and Curtis Leclerc, Masters of Ceremonies

Extended Education

Celebrating student success

May 21, 2019 — 
“I am immensely proud of you. Your alma mater is very proud of you. Much is expected of you.” - Emőke Szathmáry

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Taylor Morisseau

Indigenous

PhD student invited to Youth Indigenize the Senate

May 9, 2019 — 
Taylor Morriseau is studying intervention methods of traditional food systems in Indigenous communities

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Christie Lavallee, Access Program student

Extended Education

Don’t let anything hold you back

April 4, 2019 — 
“There was always someone to talk to, to help with my courses. It can be a bit daunting at first to ask for help, but I am not afraid to ask for help anymore. If I am struggling, everyone is there to help.” - Christie Lavallee

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