CMU recognizes distinguished alumni with 2019 awards A former teacher dedicated to building relationships with Indigenous peoples, a former witness worker invested in intercultural relationships, a long-time pursuer of justice…
CMU president Cheryl Pauls is pleased to present the distinguished alumni awards to Peter Guenther, Adrienne Wiebe, Ron Toews and Brad Leitch on Sept. 24, 2016.
An Olympian-turned-lawyer, an English language educator, a businessman with a passion for international development and a couple who have ministered for more than 45 years in Winnipeg’s North End are the recipients of Canadian Mennonite University’s (CMU) 2015 Blazer Distinguished Alumni Awards.
John Siebert is one of four 2013 recipients of the Canadian Mennonite University Blazer awards for alumni of CMU (or its predecessor colleges) who “embody CMU’s values and mission of service, leadership, and reconciliation in church and society.” Currently executive director of Project Ploughshares, an agency of the Canadian Council of Churches that works to prevent war and build peace, he has also worked in the Canadian foreign service, as a consultant to NGOs, and for the United Church of Canada on the advancement of human rights.
Winnipeg Canadian Mennonite University presented its CMU Blazer Distinguished Alumni Awards on Sept. 28, 2012, in the Laudamus Auditorium, honouring alumni Bill Janzen (CMBC 1966–1967), Sarah Klassen (MBBC ’62), Patrice Nagant (CMU ’01), and Bonita Sawatzky (CMBC…
The CMU Alumni Blazer award celebrates and honours graduates of Canadian Mennonite University (and its founding colleges Mennonite Brethren Bible College/Concord College, and Canadian Mennonite Bible College) who have served their churches, communities, and the world in significant ways, embodying CMU’s values and mission of “service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.”