Brandon University is set to receive a significant donation.
Mining company Vale will contribute to a research project aimed at
helping educate Northern Manitoba Youth
The President and Vice-Chancellor of Brandon University, Dr. Deborah C. Poff
will meet with Vale representatives in Thompson on Monday to accept
the company’s $400,000 donation.
The funds will be used to fund the Vital Outcomes Indicators for Community
Engagement for Children and Youth (VOICE) project led by Brandon University,
in cooperation with the University College of the North.
Vale, the global mining company, has committed to a five-year contribution
in the amount of $400,000 to a multi-partner research project led by
Brandon University. This project aims to develop capacity of teachers,
school divisions, educational authorities, government and others in a joint goal to help First Nations, Métis and Inuit youth be successful in education.