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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Two exhibits at Conrad Grebel offer unfamiliar perspectives on the First World War

Historical Mennonite photo

For 48 days beginning September 25, the names of 661,818 soldiers and nurses on all sides of the First World War will be digitally displayed at more than 60 locations around the world. The Mennonite Archives of Ontario will be one of these locations.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Bauman Family gift focuses on Mentorship and Peace Incubation

Barry Bauman

Peace has been an important value in the lives of Aden and Joanne Bauman and their sons Barry, who passed away in 2016, and Michael.  Lifelong members of the Elmira Mennonite Church, Aden and Joanne were fixtures in the community at their Arthur street jewelry store.    “Peace is a Mennonite thing,” observed Joanne. “Peace is important to our family, and our boys remember that their uncle Elias was a conscientious objector during WW II,” noted Aden.  

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Grebel welcomes applications for Musicology position

Students singing in choir.

Conrad Grebel University College seeks to fill a full-time faculty position in Musicology to begin July 1, 2018. The successful candidate will assume a new position created following the retirement in June of long-time Music professor Dr. Kenneth Hull.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Ensemble auditions for Fall 2017 are open for registration

The University of Waterloo's Music Department invites you to enrich your university experience by joining an ensemble this fall. Choose from four vocal and four instrumental ensembles, including the recently added orchestra@uwaterloo.

These groups are open to all UWaterloo students, faculty, and staff and can be taken for credit or for extra curricular.  

Auditions begin September 7th. Choose your audition time slot today.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

New award to bring diversity to campus

Grebel Students singing

Living in Toronto for 46 years, Mary Groh was increasingly surrounded by a multi-cultural society. As an active member of the Danforth Mennonite Church, following the closure of Warden Woods Mennonite Church, she witnessed the growth of various Mennonite congregations in the east end of Toronto.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Music Builds Community at UWaterloo

orchestra@uwaterloo

Students at the University of Waterloo are an incredibly diverse group, with interests spanning math, health, engineering, science, environment, and arts. Many of these students have spent hundreds of hours of their life learning a musical instrument and, instead of giving up their love of music while at university, they have found a collective place to express it.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Hymn conference will mark Reformation anniversary with hymns

Now Thank We All Our God: Hymn Festival Poster 2017

This summer, a celebration of hymnody will coincide with the 500th anniversary of the Reformation at the annual Hymn Society conference to be held at Conrad Grebel University College in Waterloo, July 16-20. Attracting hundreds of hymn aficionados, the conference will revolve around the theme: “Now Thank We All Our God: Celebrating Congregational Song since the Reformation.”

Friday, May 12, 2017

Grebel names New President

Marcus Shantz.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Grebel embarks on a kitchen and dining room expansion feasibility study

Community Supper

In a quest for increased and updated kitchen and dining room space, the Conrad Grebel University College Board of Governors has approved a kitchen and dining room expansion and renovation architectural feasibility study.  After careful review, the College has engaged Moriyama and Teshima Architects (MTA) to lead the study.  MTA is one of the most prestigious architectural firms in Canada. They have led similar studies for organizations around the world including many colleges and universities in Ontario. They also have significant experience with the assessment, renovation and adaptive reuse of existing buildings.

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