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  • News & Announcements | About CMU | MSC
    class of 2012 2013 View Photos Menno Simons College Alumni Improve Access to Education for Refugees in Kenya 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 Read More In Photos Menno Simons College Re Opening Celebration September 14 2012 Our renovations at MSC are complete Click below to see photographs taken at our September 14 Opening Event View Photos Menno Simons College Celebrates Its Graduates June 14 2012 On June 7 66 students graduated having completed one of the two programs offered by CMU s Menno Simons College MSC in International Development Studies IDS or Conflict Resolution Studies CRS At a special MSC celebratory event Dr Julie Pelletier Chair of Indigenous Studies at The University of Winnipeg delivered the keynote address in Convocation Hall following graduation ceremonies Read More MSC students recognized for Making a Difference March 30 2011 Two Menno Simons College MSC students have been recognized for their part in making the world a better place During International Development Week which had as its theme I am Making a Difference the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation MCIC named eight youth as Young Global Citizens including MSC s Tyler Morden of Morden MB and Zoe Gross from Barisford MB Read More Menno Simons College Celebrates 20th Anniversary January 28 2011 A respected leader in peace and conflict resolution and international development studies worldwide CMU s Menno Simons College MSC began its 3rd decade with expressions of gratitude and confidence at its 20th Anniversary Celebration This special event was held November 12 2010 at the West End Cultural Centre in Winnipeg Read More Faith Leaders Continue Dialogue on Truth and Reconciliation January 20 2011 When a tornado watch was announced during the first National Event of Truth and Reconciliation Canada held in Winnipeg on June 16 19 2010 several important events were suddenly cancelled One of these has been rescheduled and will be held in Winnipeg next month The event is a Round Table Discussion on Reconciliation it would have been a key moment in the popular Interfaith Tent The round table invites people to explore what various faith traditions teach about healing and reconciliation Read More Menno Simons College And UWinnipeg s Global College Co Host International Peace And Justice Conference October 1 2 2010 September 30 2010 Inaugural Gandhi Peace Award will be awarded to Dr Izzeldin Abuelaish The Peace and Justice Studies Association PJSA s 8th Annual Conference gets underway this October 1 and 2 in Winnipeg with Menno Simons College and UWinnipeg s Global College serving as co hosts for this important international conference Read More International Peace And Justice Conference Welcomes Peacebuilders To Winnipeg October 1 2 2010 September 22 2010 The Peace and Justice

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  • Employment Opportunities | MSC
    First Year International Development Studies Conflict Resolution Studies Frequently Asked Questions Arrange a Campus Visit Employment Opportunities Student Service s Academic Advising Student Community Relations Student Events Conference Workshop Bursaries Student Association Volunteer Opportunities Community Support Resources Academic Resources Alumni Graduate Programs Graduate Programs International Development Studies Conflict Resolution Studies Professional Development Alumni Events Career Opportunities Currents Magazine Alumni Giving Give to MSC Employment Opportunities Available Positions Thank you for

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  • Contact Us | About CMU | MSC
    Advising Student Community Relations Student Events Conference Workshop Bursaries Student Association Volunteer Opportunities Community Support Resources Academic Resources Alumni Graduate Programs Graduate Programs International Development Studies Conflict Resolution Studies Professional Development Alumni Events Career Opportunities Currents Magazine Alumni Giving Give to MSC Contact Us Address 520 Portage Avenue Winnipeg MB R3C 0G2 Canada Tel 204 953 3855 Fax 204 783 3699 msc uwinnipeg ca Academic Advising Gina Loewen Academic Advisor

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  • International Development Studies | Academics | MSC
    in an increasingly interdependent global community and are encouraged to envision paths towards a transformed just world The IDS program focuses on development processes at the global national and community levels but gives particular emphasis to development at the community level and to the work of non governmental organizations and popular movements International Development Studies can be taken alone or it can be effectively combined with another program at The University of Winnipeg such as Anthropology Conflict Resolution Economics Environmental Studies Politics or Sociology Programs Bachelor of Arts 4 Year International Development Studies The 4 Year IDS major is designed to serve students who plan to work in the field of development whether overseas or in North America Bachelor of Arts 4 Year Honours International Development Studies The IDS Honours major is designed to prepare students for graduate studies in IDS or a related field Bachelor of Arts 3 Year International Development Studies The 3 Year IDS major is designed to serve students with an interest in international issues who intend to pursue related professional degrees such as law journalism nursing education etc This degree will also support you in attaining an entry level position in the field Bachelor of Arts Minor International Development Studies The BA minor in International Development Studies is designed to serve students with an interest in international issues who are completing majors in a related field such as conflict resolution economics environmental studies gender studies politics etc Downloads Resources International Development Studies brochure View degree requirements a list of course options and course descriptions Online Resources for IDS Research In 2006 Louise Simbandumwe a visiting academic undertook a research project to identify key skills needed to engage in International Development Download a copy of this report Career Possibilities Graduates find careers in human rights agencies

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  • Conflict Resolution Studies | Academics | MSC
    understand the nature and dynamics of human conflict and to look at appropriate alternatives for dealing with conflict in ways which develop healthy relationships and prevent violence Conflicts are analyzed from an interdisciplinary perspective together with topics such as violence power justice peace communication culture war conflict transformation and dispute resolution CRS prepares students to understand and interact constructively in response to personal local and global conflict situations Conflict Resolution Studies can be taken alone or it can be effectively combined with another program at The University of Winnipeg such as Business Administration Economics Environmental Studies International Development Politics or Sociology Programs Bachelor of Arts 4 Year Conflict Resolution Studies The 4 Year CRS major is designed to serve students who plan to work in the field of conflict resolution A Bachelor degree with a CRS major will also prepare you for graduate studies in peace and conflict studies or in a related field Bachelor of Arts 3 Year Conflict Resolution Studies The 3 Year CRS major is designed to serve students with an interest in conflict resolution who intend to pursue related professional degrees such as law journalism nursing education etc A degree with a CRS major will also support you in attaining an entry level position in the field Bachelor of Arts Minor Conflict Resolution Studies The minor in Conflict Resolution Studies is designed to serve students with as interest in issues of peace and justice who are completing majors in a complementary field such as Business Administration International Development Studies Gender Studies Rhetoric and Communication etc Downloads Resources Conflict Resolution Studies brochure View degree requirements a list of course options and course descriptions here Online Resources for CRS Research Career Possibilities Graduates build careers in human resources meditation human rights social work counseling corrections law More Information

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  • Intersection of Conflict Resolution & International Development Studies | Academics | MSC
    relationships and just communities Community empowerment and welfare is at the heart of both restorative justice and community development work Restorative justice can be described as an alternative vision of justice through healing rather than punishment In restorative justice an offender is held accountable to those most directly affected the community and must work to restore their wellbeing Similarly community development is concerned with the welfare and empowerment of communities and their members Community based development sees the community as the most important aspect of socio economic activity Students interested in working with communities to influence positive change will benefit from taking courses in the stream of Restorative Justice Community Development RESTORATIVE JUSTICE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CRS 2221 RESTORATIVE JUSTICE CRS 2241 CONFLICT CULTURE CRS 2251 61 CONFLICT IN THE FAMILY I II CRS 2252 CONFLICT COMMUNICATION CRS 2262 CONFLICT FAITH COMMUNITY CRS 2271 CONFLICT WITHIN GROUPS CRS 3240 WORKPLACE CONFLICT RESOLUTION CRS 4224 INNER PEACE AND CONFLICT TRANS IDS 2110 PART LOCAL DEVELOPMENT IDS 2171 CRISIS HUMANITARIAN AID DEV IDS 2243 CONF DEV IN INDIGENOUS COM IDS 2521 STUDY OF VOLUNTARY SIMPLICITY International Development Peacebuilding Students taking courses in this stream will be equipped with theory and practice to build strategic capacities for peace and wellness across international and community contexts Development and peacebuilding concepts complement each other at both the international and community level Stable communities that experience low levels of violence are able to devote their efforts and abilities to address inequalities or injustices thus potentially preventing future conflicts According to peace practitioner Lisa Schirch peacebuilding aims to create societies that affirm human dignity through meeting human needs and human rights Relational in nature peacebuilding encourages the development of relationships across all levels of society Communities can advocate for structural and systemic changes that may enhance development or

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  • Practicum | Academics | MSC
    a 4 year degree in Conflict Resolution Studies Students completing a 3 year Bachelor of Arts in International Development Studies or Conflict Resolution Studies have the option of participating in practicum In order to register for a practicum students are required to have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2 75 and must have completed the following courses Prerequisites for CRS Practicum CRS 1200 6 Introduction to Conflict Resolution Studies CRS 2210 3 Conflict theory Analysis CRS 2211 1 5 Coaching Skills Workshop CRS 3220 3 Models for Conflict Transformation CRS 3221 1 5 Mediation Skills Workshop Prerequisites for IDS Practicum IDS 1100 6 Introduction to International Development Studies IDS 2110 3 Participatory Local Development Additional 6 Credit Hours of IDS Core Courses Where Do I Start Consult with the Menno Simons College Academic Advisor to ensure that you have the prerequisites needed to apply for a practicum Do some research to find a suitable placement and present your idea s to the Practicum Director or the MSC Academic Advisor for approval Do this at least three months before the start of a local practicum and at least six months before the start of an international practicum If you are having difficulty finding a placement the MSC Academic Advisor can provide you with some possible organizations and identify people to contact Ultimately it is the student s responsibility to find a suitable placement Submit a local or international practicum application form If you apply for an international practicum you also need to submit a budget form Menno Simons College offers partial financial assistance to each International Development Studies or Conflict Resolution Studies student participating in an international practicum Application Forms Local Practicum Application Form International Practicum Application Form Budget Form Receive permission from the Practicum Director to register for the appropriate practicum course and register for the course Local Placements Local placements are available for both Conflict Resolution Studies and International Development Studies students A local practicum can be completed on a part time basis over one or two academic semesters Students must volunteer with an organization for approximately 80 hours In addition to written requirements for all practicum placements local practicums require participation in two practicum seminars Local practicums cover a wide range of organizations For possible local placements see the following lists Conflict Resolution Organizations International Development Organizations International Placements International placements are available to both International Development Studies and Conflict Resolution Studies students Menno Simons College students have traveled to over 50 different countries and have recently returned from placements in Ethiopia Uganda Kenya India Nepal Cambodia and Ireland among others All costs are the responsibility of the student including airfare accommodation insurance and immunizations Some financial support is available for international practicums Pre departure orientation and re entry debriefing sessions are held for each Menno Simons College international traveler The Practicum Director helps with logistical and cultural preparation for an international placement see International Practicum Checklist Possible international organizations include those with on going relationships to Menno

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  • Tuition and Fees | Academics | MSC
    with Prerequisites Courses That Are Full Auditing a Course Future Students Undergraduate Programs Application Your First Year International Development Studies Conflict Resolution Studies Frequently Asked Questions Arrange a Campus Visit Employment Opportunities Student Service s Academic Advising Student Community Relations Student Events Conference Workshop Bursaries Student Association Volunteer Opportunities Community Support Resources Academic Resources Alumni Graduate Programs Graduate Programs International Development Studies Conflict Resolution Studies Professional Development Alumni Events Career Opportunities Currents Magazine Alumni Giving Give to MSC Tuition and Fees All tuition and fees are paid directly to The University of Winnipeg The University of Winnipeg s 2014 2015 fees are Per 6 Credit Hrs Per 3 Credit Hrs Arts Tuition Fees Regular Students 660 60 330 30 Arts Tuition Fees International Students 2 4575 60 1 228 80 Registration Fee Non Refundable 33 60 16 80 Student Life Fee 35 10 17 55 Facilities Fee 122 20 Wellness Centre Fee 30 65 per term Menno Simons Student Services Fee 50 70 25 35 Access more information on The University of Winnipeg s tuition and fees International Development Conflict Resolution Intersection of CR IDS Practicum Tuition Fees Scholarships Bursaries Scholarships Bursaries Scholarships Bursaries Entrance Scholarships Returning Student Scholarships Academic

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