|April 23, 1999||Volume 6, Number 15|
Centre for studying Ukrainian heritage opened
A new centre for the study of Ukrainian heritage has been founded on campus.
The opening of the Prairie Centre for the Study of Ukrainian Heritage was officially announced at a function in the Faculty Club last Saturday, with special recognition going to the Honorable Dr. Stephen and Mrs. Michelene Worobetz as its founders.
The Centre, which will work with other agencies and individuals in the province, will be an academic unit in St. Thomas More College.
Its primary function will be to conduct research into social, cultural, political, and religious aspects of Ukrainian Canadian life, especially into aspects of the historic centre of Ukrainian life in Canada - the Canadian Prairies.
A press release on the Centre states that its researchers - academics, exchange scholars, writers, and graduate students - "will work toward documenting, interpreting, deliberating, assessing, and communicating to a wider audience the Ukrainian Canadian experience in its various dimensions."
Specifically, the Centre plans to engage in the following projects and activities:
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