Experiential Learning Fund Recipients Announced

Fri. Mar. 1, 2013

Congratulations to Associate Dean Glen Bergeron (also on this project Valerie Pelleckand Rob Pryce); and Professor Nathan Hall who are among the inaugural recipients of support from the new Experiential Learning Fund. Both faculty members and a number of UWinnipeg students have been awarded funding to support for-credit experiential learning opportunities (in alpha order):

  • Jessy Ardern (Student - Theatre & Film; working with Per Brask)
  • Glen Bergeron (Kinesiology and Applied Health)
  • Shelby Bohn (Student – Biology; working with Craig Willis)
  • Jim Clark (Psychology)
  • Carlos Colorado (Religion and Culture)
  • Nathan Hall (Kinesiology and Applied Health)
  • Matthew Maher (Classics)
  • Jeffrey Newmark (Religion and Culture)
  • MirjanaRoksandic (Anthropology students) - Meg Antoine, Ania Dolin, Robin
  • Henderson, Richard Klassen, AmarpreetRehal and Anastasia Tanasichuk
  • ShaileshShukla (Indigenous Studies)
  • Jim Silver (Urban & Inner City Studies)

“A significant amount of experiential learning is under way at UWinnipeg, as evidenced by the large number of applications we received,” said JodeneBaccus, Chair of the Experiential Learning Fund selection committee. “We look forward to the successful outcomes of these projects and sharing the results with the UWinnipeg community."

The Kinesiology Faculty will use the funds received by Bergeron, Pelleck and Pryce to upgrade the online practicum system to provide more opportunities for athletic therapy students. The funds received by Dr. Hall will be used in the Outdoor Recreation and Education Class (KIN 2104) to allow students to experience outdoor activities such as canoeing, kayaking, and camping.