UCN Chancellor Awarded Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal

(Winnipeg, MB) – University College of the North’s (UCN) Chancellor, Edwin Jebb, was awarded Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal. The Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal celebrates the 70th anniversary year of Queen Elizabeth’s accession to the throne and was hosted by Lieutenant Governor Anita Neville and Premier Heather Stefanson. The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee…

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UCN Focuses New Team to Lead Reconciliation Efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2022 University College of the North Focuses New Team to Lead Reconciliation Efforts(The Pas/Thompson, MB) – University College of the North (UCN) has established theDepartment of Indigenous Initiatives and Reconciliation. Dr. Ramona Neckoway is appointed asAssociate Vice President and will lead the new department. The new department represents the next…

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UCN Employees Awarded Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2022 (Winnipeg, MB) – University College of the North’s (UCN) President and Vice-Chancellor, Doug Lauvstad and UCN’s Vice‐President of Academic and Research, Dan Smith, were awarded Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal. The Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal celebrates the 70th anniversary year of Queen Elizabeth’s accession to the…

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New and Returning Members Appointed to UCN Governing Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2022 (The Pas/Thompson, MB) – University College of the North (UCN) welcomes four new and two returning Board Members to the Governing Council. Pam Marsden [Flin Flon], Glen McKenzie [Swan River], Alan McLauchlan [RM of Kelsey], and April Wastesicoot [Thompson Student Rep] have joined the Governing Council. Brea Anderson [The…

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UCN Grows Information Technology Opportunity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 30, 2022 (The Pas/Thompson, MB) – For the first time ever, the University College of the North (UCN) will run three simultaneous information technology (IT) programs with the help of Future Skills Centre. UCN IT projects received additional funding from Future Skills Centre to continue operation through the 2022-2023 academic year.…

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UCN Expands in Thompson with North Forge Partnership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 27, 2022 University College of the North Expands in Thompson with North Forge Partnership (Thompson, MB) – The University College of the North (UCN) recently opened The North Forge North Fabrication Lab (Fab Lab) in Thompson in partnership with North Forge and community partners.North Forge North Fab Lab is a fabrication…

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UCN Information Technology Project Trains Indigenous Women for Technology Careers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2022 (The Pas/Thompson, MB) – University College of the North’s (UCN) information technology (IT) project received additional funding from Future Skills Centre to continue operation through the 2022‐2023 academic year. Future Skills Centre is investing $1.09 million to expand and modify this project following an earlier investment of $996,300. The…

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