March 17, 2014
The sixth lecture in the series, titled “Post Green Revolution Agrarian Change and the Burden of Malnutrition in South Asia,” is scheduled for March 20 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM in the University of Winnipeg’s Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall and will feature MSC’s own Dr. Kirit Patel.
Dr. Patel, Assistant Professor in International Development Studies, is a key participant in a $3.5 million study supported by Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF) that aims to increase production and consumption of minor millets, pulses, and oil seeds in eight regions in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
February 24, 2014
Delivering a presentation titled Food Rebellions: Crisis and the Hunger for Justice, Dr. Eric Holt-Giménez is scheduled for February 27 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM in the University of Winnipeg’s Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall and as the fifth installment of the Esau Lecture Series .
Dr. Holt-Giménez’s career ranges from grassroots research to policy development in Latin America, South Africa, and the United States where he helped organize and train farm leaders in agroecology.
January 14, 2014
The fourth lecture in the Esau Lecture Series, titled This Land is our Land?: Re-Integrating Earth, Easting and Ethics, is scheduled for January 23 and will feature the University of Saskatchewan’s Dr. Nettie Wiebe. Known as a writer, panelist and speaker on agriculture, environment, public policy and trade issues, Dr. Wiebe has been an advocate for farm families and rural communities in many forums in Canada and abroad.
November 14, 2013
The third lecture in the Esau Lecture Series, titled Feeding the World: Is Hunger Inevitable?, is scheduled for November 21 and will feature Trent University’s Dr. Haroon Akram-Lodhi. In addition to Dr. Akram-Lodhi’s role as Professor, he is also Trent University’s Chair of International Development Studies and the author of several books including the recently published Hungry for Change: Farmers, Food Justice and the Agrarian Question.
October 12, 2013
Over the course of the 2013-14 academic year, Menno Simons College (MSC) will host a series of lectures by distinguished scholars from Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom speaking on the theme “How We Grow, Share & Eat: Moving Towards Just and Sustainable Food & Farming Systems.”
September 18, 2013
Over the course of the 2013-14 academic year, Menno Simons College (MSC) will host a series of lectures by distinguished scholars speaking on the theme of "How We Grow, Share & Eat: Moving Towards Just and Sustainable Food & Farming Systems."
June 6, 2013
Dr. Jay Rothman, mediator and consultant to national leaders in the Middle East, will present his lecture Peacemaking from the Inside-Out to the Winnipeg community on June 18.
June 6, 2013
Congratulations to our 85 graduates who make up the class of 2012-2013
February 26, 2013
Menno Simons College (MSC) students and alumni are active in not-for-profit and humanitarian organizations around the world. One local organization with a powerful global impact – Humankind International – has a significan t number of MSC alumni in its ranks and is working to improve access to education on the other side of the world.
September 14, 2012
Our renovations at MSC are complete. Click below to see photographs taken at our September 14 Opening Event.
April 9, 2010
Major Donation from Friesen Family Foundation Makes it Possible
For the first time in its 20-year history, Menno Simons College (MSC) has found a permanent home. Through a significant legacy gift from the David and Katherine Friesen Family Foundation, which is a long-time supporter of MSC and Mennonite university education in Canada, MSC has purchased the first two floors of 520 Portage Avenue, the building where it has leased space since 2005.