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Dr. Murray Smith added to Schooling Wall of Honour

Dr. Murray Smith added to Schooling Wall of Honour

September 9, 2022

Five women stand with a plaque in front of the Wall of Honour
From left to proper, Dr. Murray Smith’s daughter, Glenda Pratt, his spouse, Sally Smith, BU Dean of Schooling Dr. Heather Duncan, and Dr. Smith’s granddaughters, Lauren Pratt and Haley Pratt, pose along with his plaque in entrance of the Wall of Honour.

BRANDON – The late Dr. Murray Smith has been acknowledged with a spot on the Brandon College (BU) School 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 college divisions in addition to with the Brandon College Northern Instructor Schooling Program (BUNTEP) and the Program for the Schooling of Native Lecturers (PENT) at BU.

Dr. Smith helped develop science and math curriculum for Manitoba faculties and wrote two science textbooks that had been in use within the province. Moreover, he helped to implement the Secondary Faculty Instructor Schooling Program, which was based mostly on PENT’s format, to coach lecturers within the southeastern African nation of Malawi.

Colleagues, members of the family, mates 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 objective in Mamaawii-atooshke aakihkiwiin, Brandon College’s new Strategic Plan, to acknowledge and have a good time the success of BU college and employees.