By Earl Zukerman
Published May 20, 2015, McGill Athletics
CALGARY, Alta. -- Hockey Canada announced Wednesday that Jamie Kompon (BEd (PE) 1989), a McGill University graduate from Thunder Bay, Ont., is among three head coaches named to lead the three Canadian teams at the 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in August.
On May 29th, close to 450 Faculty of Education students walked across the stage to receive their degree at the convocation ceremony held on McGill’s main campus. The Hon. Michael A. Meighen, Chancellor of McGill, opened the ceremonial proceedings with the colourful customary procession led by piper Jeff McCarthy. The convocation tent was filled to capacity with proud family members cheering on the graduates as they were ‘capped’ by Principal, Suzanne Fortier, before receiving their academic degree.
As part of the Faculty of Education's 2015 Spring Convocation ceremony, L. Jacques Ménard, lifelong advocate of the importance of education for all, was selected to receive an honorary degree. "We are honouring... individuals with a diverse range of backgrounds, expertise and experience who are united by their exceptional contributions to improving the lives of so many," said Principal Suzanne Fortier. "I am delighted that mcGill is recognizing their vision, achievements and leadership by awarding them the University's highest honour."
OBIT: Ray Baillie, former CFL player and McGill football coach, was 80
By Earl Zukerman
Published by McGill Athletics, May 11, 2015
Marika Guérin, Kinesiology major with the Faculty of Education, was named McGill University’s female rookie athlete of the year at the 38th annual varsity sports awards gala. Saint-Lazare’s Kelly Donivan, a 3rd year Secondary English Education major, was named MVP of McGill’s women’s rowing unit.
The 2015 Spring Convocation for Education students is Friday, May 29th, 2015 at 2pm.
The Faculty of Education recognized the pedagogical excellence of Drs. Drapeau and Savard this week, bestowing annual teaching awards upon each professor.
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Heralding significant positive change, the Honourable Paul Davis, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, introduced his first Cabinet at Government House today.
... Hon. Steve Kent, Member for Mount Pearl North
Mr. Kent holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and Certificate in Public Administration from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and a Masters degree in Management from McGill University.