News for Future students

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!

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.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

MEDAx 2018: Creating Pathways for Future Innovators

Students from Conrad Grebel University College who participated in this year’s MEDAx convention.

Contributions by Leah Wouda and Grace Wright

Each year, Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA), a non-profit organization focused on using business and entrepreneurship as a tool to alleviate poverty, hosts a convention to engage its supporters. This year’s convention, held in Indianapolis, IN, included a stream of activities that brought together young professionals and students to connect with innovators and entrepreneurs.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Grebel Sings to Bridge Gaps and Build Community

Grebel students, faculty, and staff will spend this year intentionally singing together as a way of building bridges.

At the beginning of the school year, students, staff, and faculty at Conrad Grebel University College in Waterloo, ON took a deep breath and sang together – first in unison, and then in several different parts to build a new melody. The piece called “We all Sing” was written by Grebel Professor Karen Sunabacka and commissioned for the College’s 2018-19 integration initiative. This year marks the fourth year that Grebel has intentionally planned a year-long series of activities intended to offer meaningful ways for the different people and programs of Grebel to interact with one another, and with the University of Waterloo and the broader community.

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