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 Some of our newest scholars attended one of the many student send-off parties, a good head-start to the school year in a casual and fun environment hosted by Alumni Association branches.
New McGill students at a send-off in Toronto.

Parents around the world are remodeling their kids' bedrooms after many of them left the nest to take up residence in Montreal this fall and study at McGill. Some of our newest scholars attended one of the many student send-off parties, a good head-start to the school year in a casual and fun environment hosted by Alumni Association branches.

 Some of our newest scholars attended one of the many student send-off parties, a good head-start to the school year in a casual and fun environment hosted by Alumni Association branches.
A reception in Philadelphia.

 Some of our newest scholars attended one of the many student send-off parties, a good head-start to the school year in a casual and fun environment hosted by Alumni Association branches.
A reception in Taiwan.

Canada Day in California


The Northern California branch of the Alumni Association got together for some expatriate celebrations and a Canada Day picnic at Huddard Park in Woodside, California.

The Northern California branch of the Alumni Association got together for some expatriate celebrations and a Canada Day picnic at Huddard Park in Woodside, California.



MSE on the Road


Director of the McGill School of Environment Nigel Roulet is thanked by Alexandra Cowie, BSc'50, after he gave a lecture on climate change to the Alumni Association branch in Victoria in May at the University Club, University of Victoria.

Director of the McGill School of Environment Nigel Roulet is thanked by Alexandra Cowie, BSc’50, after he gave a lecture on climate change to the Alumni Association branch in Victoria in May at the University Club, University of Victoria.


Visit from the Auditor

Auditors don't usually find themselves as guests of honour, but with Auditor General Sheila Fraser, it's another story.The McGill alumna has become something of a folk hero for taking the government to task, and members of the Ottawa Alumni branch were delighted to have her as their guest at their Annual General Meeting at the National Arts Centre in June.

From left: Patrick Stephenson, BSc(Agr)’93, MSc’95; Arthur Graham, LLB’78, President, Ottawa branch; Sheila Fraser, BCom’72, Auditor General of Canada; Frances Fleming-Ross, BA’68, MEd’72, Past President; James Reilly, BA’60, Treasurer, Ottawa branch; and Paul White, BSc’89, PhD’96, Vice-President, Ottawa branch.
From left: Patrick Stephenson, BSc(Agr)'93, MSc'95; Arthur Graham, LLB'78, President, Ottawa branch; Sheila Fraser, BCom'72, Auditor General of Canada; Frances Fleming-Ross, BA'68, MEd'72, Past President; James Reilly, BA'60, Treasurer, Ottawa branch; and Paul White, BSc'89, PhD'96, Vice-President, Ottawa branch.

Blossoms in Brooklyn


New York alumni took in a spring tour of the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens in April and enjoyed a buffet lunch in the Garden’s Steinhardt Conservatory.

New York alumni took in a spring tour of the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens in April and enjoyed a buffet lunch in the Garden's Steinhardt Conservatory.



Anniversary Evening


The tenth anniversary of the McGill Head and Neck Cancer Fundraiser was held at the McCord Museum in May to support research initiatives in the Department of Otolaryngology at McGill. Pictured here are Saul Frenkiel, BSc'67, MDCM'71, Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology, and Dean of Medicine Abraham Fuks, BSc'68, MDCM'70.

The tenth anniversary of the McGill Head and Neck Cancer Fundraiser was held at the McCord Museum in May to support research initiatives in the Department of Otolaryngology at McGill. Pictured here are Saul Frenkiel, BSc’67, MDCM’71, Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology, and Dean of Medicine Abraham Fuks, BSc’68, MDCM’70.


A View of the Bay Area


Members of the Northern California branch went hiking in May to one of the most picturesque spots in the San Francisco Bay area – the top of Mount Livermore on Angel Island.

Members of the Northern California branch went hiking in May to one of the most picturesque spots in the San Francisco Bay area - the top of Mount Livermore on Angel Island.



Victoria Picnic


The Victoria branch of the Alumni Association joined in the annual Canadian University Alumni Picnic in July. Hoisting the McGill flag are branch president Tim Houlihan, MUP'76, and David Rodger, MDCM'35.

The Victoria branch of the Alumni Association joined in the annual Canadian University Alumni Picnic in July. Hoisting the McGill flag are branch president Tim Houlihan, MUP’76, and David Rodger, MDCM’35.


A French Connection

Principal Heather Munroe-Blum visited the McGill France branch in May for a special evening at the Délégation générale du Québec, with over 80 alumni in attendance.

From left: Louis-Pierre Guillaume, MBA’92, President McGill France, Heather Munroe-Blum, ClE9ment Duhaime, Quebec delegate general, and Len Blum.
From left: Louis-Pierre Guillaume, MBA'92, President McGill France, Heather Munroe-Blum, Clément Duhaime, Quebec delegate general, and Len Blum.

At the Yacht Club


Nova Scotia alumni gathered for an evening of McGill memories at the Lunenburg Yacht Club in June.

Nova Scotia alumni gathered for an evening of McGill memories at the Lunenburg Yacht Club in June.

From left: Barbara Wuertz, BA’69, Gary Wuertz, Sherrill Harrison, BA’62, and Honora Shaughnessy, MLS’73, Executive Director, Alumni Relations /Advancement.
From left: Barbara Wuertz, BA'69, Gary Wuertz, Sherrill Harrison, BA'62, and Honora Shaughnessy, MLS'73, Executive Director, Alumni Relations /Advancement.

Toronto Takes the Cake


Russ Merifield, BA’38, BCL’40, is presented with the Outstanding Alumnus Award by Andrea Alexander, BPE’60, honorary president of the Toronto branch and last year’s recipient of the award.
Russ Merifield, BA'38, BCL'40, is presented with the Outstanding Alumnus Award by Andrea Alexander, BPE'60, honorary president of the Toronto branch and last year's recipient of the award.

Over 100 members of the McGill Alumni Association of Toronto were welcomed by John, BCom'68, and Nancy Kellett, BA'70, MLS'73, in their home for the Annual General Meeting and Garden Party.

        The cake at the Toronto Annual General Meeting and Garden Party.

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