BRANDON – The late Dr. Murray Smith has been acknowledged with a spot on the Brandon College (BU) College of Schooling Wall of Honour.
Dr. Smith is the primary addition to the Wall in additional than 10 years. He taught at BU from 1989 till his retirement in 2001. Previous to that, Dr. Smith labored at a number of faculty divisions in addition to with the Brandon College Northern Trainer Schooling Program (BUNTEP) and the Program for the Schooling of Native Academics (PENT) at BU.
Dr. Smith helped develop science and math curriculum for Manitoba colleges and wrote two science textbooks that have been in use within the province. Moreover, he helped to implement the Secondary College Trainer Schooling Program, which was based mostly on PENT’s format, to coach academics within the southeastern African nation of Malawi.
Colleagues, relations, pals and present college gathered for a reception at BU on Friday. Many remembered Dr. Smith for his avid devotion to amassing fossils. He even discovered a beforehand undiscovered species of crab, which was later named after him.
The honour is consultant of a aim in Mamaawii-atooshke aakihkiwiin, Brandon College’s new Strategic Plan, to acknowledge and have a good time the success of BU college and workers.