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Education alumna Gillian Florence (BEd, PE, 1998) first woman elected into Canadian Rugby Hall of Fame

Gillian Florence (BEd 1998, Physical Education) was the first woman inducted into the Canadian Rugby Hall of Fame. In 1998, she was named by The McGill Tribune as one of McGill’s top 20 athletes of all time. A decade after graduating from McGill, she served with the team as an assistant coach.

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Published: 13 Jun 2017

Hon docs offer their words of wisdom: Paul Martin, LLD, Education, Wednesday, June 7, 2017

The Right Honourable Paul Martin was Canada’s 21st Prime Minister from 2003 to 2006 and Minister of Finance from 1993 to 2002.   As Finance Minister he eliminated Canada’s fiscal deficit setting its debt ratio on a steady downward track; he led the turnaround of the Canada Pension Plan and created the Canada Foundation for Innovation.  As Prime Minister he promoted early learning and childcare, promoted a ten-year plan to improve healthcare, created a new financial deal for municipalities, re...

Published: 9 Jun 2017

Faculty of Education appoints Fiona Benson as Associate Dean, Academic Programs

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Fiona Benson has been appointed as Associate Dean, Academic Programs, effective July 1st, 2017. In this position she will be responsible for the governance of academic programs across the Faculty, and coordinating and facilita...

Published: 9 Jun 2017

Education alumna Brianna Miller to play for Canada at World Cup tune-up series

by Earl Zukerman (McGill) & Matt Tidcombe (Rugby Canada) MONTREAL: Two McGill University graduates -Brianna Miller (BEd’14  Physical and Health Education, KPE) of Pointe Claire, Que., and Julianne Zussman of Montreal and are among a 28-member squad named by Canada's senior head coach Francois Ratier for an exhibition tour in New Zealand as part of the International Women's Rugby Series.
Published: 8 Jun 2017

KPE's Nathan Chiarlitti merits Guy Lafleur Award of Excellence

Earl Zukerman, McGill Reporter photo by: Allen McInnis, The Gazette  
Published: 5 Jun 2017

Faculty of Education appoints Professor Nancy Heath as Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Professor Nancy Heath has been appointed as the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, effective June 1st, 2017.

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Published: 2 Jun 2017

"Graduating hockey star Mélodie Daoust focuses on 2018 Olympics," writes Montreal Gazette

In a special article contributed to the Montreal Gazette, Safia Ahmad interviewed Mélodie Daoust, graduating student in our

Published: 23 May 2017

Sepehr Pouresa, Isabelle Leduc-Cummings receive Lieutenant Governor of Quebec Medals

Sepehr Pouresa, a third-year B.Sc. Kinesiology student with our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, and Isabelle Leduc-Cummings, second year M.A.

Published: 11 May 2017

Professor Dennis Jensen named Canada Research Chair in Clinical Exercise and Respiratory Physiology

Dennis Jensen, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been named Canada Research Chair, Tier 2, in Clinical Exercise and Respiratory Physiology.

Published: 11 May 2017

KPE's Mélodie Daoust, Patrick Delisle-Houde honoured at McGill varsity awards gala

Mélodie Daoust and Patrick Delisle-Houde, both students in our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, took home two of the university's most prestigious athletic awards for the 2016-17. 

Published: 2 May 2017

Lindsay Duncan recognized as William Dawson Scholar

McGill University's Faculty of Education is glad to announce that Professor Lindsay Duncan, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has received recognition as a William Dawson Scholar. This esteemed internal recognition is conferred by the university upon "a scholar developing into an outstanding and original researcher of world-class caliber who is poised to become a leader in his or her field, similar to that of a CRC Tier 2 chair holder," and is effective from May 1, 2017.

Published: 10 Apr 2017

NFL Director of Football Development Samantha Rapoport (BEd 2004) on "growing the game and following your passion"

Samantha Rapoport, alumna of the Faculty of Education's B.Ed. program in Physical Education, was recently interviewed by USA Today as part of a series featuring some of the most influential female athletes, coaches and celebrities in the sports world.

Published: 7 Apr 2017

KPE's Mélodie Daoust featured in McGill Tribune article: Know Your Athlete

McGill Martlet hockey star centre Mélodie Daoust was interviewed by McGill Tribune recently for their "Know Your Athlete" feature. Daoust is currently studying for her B.Ed.

Published: 17 Mar 2017

KPE's Mélodie Daoust wins RSEQ Player of the Year honours for third time in four seasons

MONTREAL - Two McGill University athletes -- forward Melodie Daoust, student in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, and goaltender Tricia Deguire -- are among the major awards winners as the 2016-17 university women hockey all-star teams were announced by the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec on the eve of the league's best-of-three semifinal playoffs, which begin this week.

Published: 28 Feb 2017

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