Thursday, July 4, 2019

Innovative Scholar Appointed Visiting PACS Professor

Eric Lepp, Visiting Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Grebel

Eric Lepp, a familiar face at Conrad Grebel University College, will be returning to the University of Waterloo for a two-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) at Grebel. Lepp recently completed a PhD at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at the University of Manchester. Previously he attended the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at University of Notre Dame where he earned an MA in Peace Studies, and the University of Waterloo where he earned a Bachelor of Social Work.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

A New Chapter for Anabaptist Learning Workshop

The creators of the Anabaptist Learning Workshop (ALW) are starting a new chapter for Anabaptist-Mennonite education in Eastern Canada. As a program offered by Mennonite Church Eastern Canada (MCEC) in cooperation with Conrad Grebel University College (Grebel), the ALW has been a strong champion of active, organized learning events at the intersection of Christian faith and contemporary life for laypeople, pastors, new Canadians, and others.

Monday, May 13, 2019

New Exhibit Features the Art of Mennonite Family Trees

Daniel and Maria (Suter) Steiner family tree by Sam Geiger, 1906

A new exhibit at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario showcases painted family trees, hand-drawn charts, and other ways Mennonites have visually remembered family. The exhibit is called Growing Family: Design & Desire in Mennonite Genealogy

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Neufeld Appointed Visiting Assistant Professor of History

David Neufeld

It is always a delight to welcome Grebel alumni back to the College as employees. Beginning July 1, 2019, David Y. Neufeld will serve at Grebel as Visiting Assistant Professor of History for two years. He will also hold a research fellowship during his first year.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Grebel will Break Ground to Make Space for Community

Ground Breaking Invitation

In the fall of 2020, Conrad Grebel University College students will start the school year equipped to be more welcoming and inclusive than ever before!  On April 1, the Board of Governors approved the budget and final plans for a brand-new kitchen and an expansion of the dining room. To celebrate the start of this essential project, a Ground Breaking ceremony will be held on Tuesday, April 23 at 4:30pm on the site of the new kitchen.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

MPACS Application Deadline Extended to May 1

The Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPACS) program has extended the deadline for Fall 2019 Canadian and Permanent Resident applications to May 1, 2019. If you are interested in pursuing a career in the field of peace and conflict by learning with a small cohort and field-experienced faculty, apply now!

Friday, March 1, 2019

Renowned Vocalist Ysaÿe Barnwell to Visit Grebel

Renowned Vocalist Ysaÿe Barnwell

Music builds community! In an effort to strengthen relationships and connections between individuals and groups in academic and local settings, Conrad Grebel University College at the University of Waterloo is privileged to welcome an extraordinary musician as the 2019 Rodney and Lorna Sawatsky Visiting Scholar. Ysaÿe M. Barnwell, Ph.D.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Grebel Gets Grant for Green Roof

Grebel Green Roof

Monday, December 17, 2018

Formalized Partnership will Deepen Connections in Pursuit of Peace

Paul Heidebrecht, John Head, Rick Cober Bauman, and Marcus Shantz pose with signed Memorandum of Understanding

On December 17, Conrad Grebel University College (Grebel) and Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) formalized their partnership to advance peace through the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) by signing a Memorandum of Understanding.

The CPA is home to peace-oriented innovators and established organizations from Waterloo region’s vibrant peacebuilding ecosystem. Over the past four years, the CPA has enabled Grebel and MCC to partner in new ways through, for example, consultations, conferences, and gallery exhibits. This agreement builds on that foundation by deepening this unique partnership over the next three years.

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