Celebrate the University of Manitoba’s 140th anniversary

This article was posted on February 17, 2017  with UM news today http://news.umanitoba.ca/140th/

Students, faculty, staff and the UM community are invited to a special event that will highlight the University of Manitoba’s 140th anniversary celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 28. The celebration will feature an outdoor winter festival and an opportunity to honour our past, present and future, as well as recognize Canada’s 150th birthday.


mco-00-153-uofm140thanniversary-digitalscreen-fEVENT SCHEDULE – Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017

7 a.m. – 8 a.m.
Sunrise Ceremony – National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
FREE Pancake breakfast – UMSU University Centre & Brodie Centre Atrium

10 a.m. – Noon / 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
UM 140 Video Booth – GSA Lounge

12 p.m.
FREE Lunch – UMSU University Centre Patio

12 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Outdoor Winter Festival– live music, winter activities, food trucks and FREE snacks

12:30 p.m.
Formal Ceremony – featuring University Singers leading Happy Birthday at the Admin Building

1:15 p.m.
Birthday cake and hot chocolate

2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Retirees Coffee and Conversation – Marshall McLuhan Hall

4:30 p.m.
Winter Festival Ends

The University of Manitoba is celebrating our 140th anniversary this year, in conjunction with Canada’s 150. Follow the conversation and hear more about our history, people and celebration events at #UM140

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