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Emily McKinnon

Extended Education

Access instructor recognized with 2019 Merit Award

September 28, 2020 — 
“I hope it helps to shine a light on Access. It’s the best teaching gig. This has been a unique opportunity to take the science I have learned and direct it in an important way, providing our students with extra support. I am helping more students to have access to a science education.” - Emily McKinnon

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Image of a fire burning at night

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Fireside Chats to continue in virtual format

September 22, 2020 — 
Integral programming that highlights traditional teachings with Elders to continue online

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Graduation stoles

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Indigenous community at UM to host virtual graduation celebration

April 23, 2020 — 
The Indigenous community at UM plans an online celebration for Indigenous graduates

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Brenda Lafreniere receives a star blanket at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.

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Campus leaders honoured at fourth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence

March 11, 2020 — 
Family, friends and community gathered this week to celebrate 10 recipients of the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.

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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 Hapa, Access Program student

Extended Education

Student works on degree, making a difference

October 18, 2019 — 
"Access gave me the confidence to go to university and pursue my dreams" - Prairie-Rose Hapa

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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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