Alumni

Ann Louise Carson BScAgr’81 immersed herself in Mac traditions. She’s now supporting them for the next generation through a legacy gift.

Read more in the August 2021 edition of Focus on Macdonald

Classified as: Ann Louise Carson, Donor
Published on: 3 Sep 2021

As a young Macdonald College student, Alton McEwen, BSc(Agr)’66, had plenty of opportunities for experiential education during the summer months, working seven days a week on the family dairy farm in the Chateauguay Valley. Thanks to a generous gift from McEwen, internships will continue to play an essential part in the education experience at the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Read more in August 2021 issue of Focus on Macdonald

Classified as: Focus on Macdonald, giving, Alton McEwen
Published on: 3 Sep 2021

McGill alumnus Marc-André Isabelle (Dip.FMT, BEng. Bioresource) is a course lecturer in the Farm Management & Technology program. The Isabelle farm in Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec, has evolved and expanded throughout the years, from dairy to strawberries to produce, and most recently launching FestiFleurs, a popular pick-your-own bouquet event.

Classified as: isabelle, farming, alumni
Published on: 4 Aug 2021

Sonder, one of the first unicorn startups from the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship community, is partnering with Investissement Québec (IQ) to build a centre for global growth in Montreal. The project will create more than 700 jobs to support Sonder’s mission to provide next-generation hospitality in 35 cities around the world.

Classified as: McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship
Published on: 16 Dec 2020

In November this year, around 400 people gathered at the McGill Faculty Club for the Faculty of Science’s annual scholarship reception. The evening’s celebration was an opportunity for donors to the Faculty to meet the students who have benefitted from their generous support.

Confidence-building opportunities

Addressing the guests, Joëlle Begin Miolan, recipient of a McGill Alumni & Friends Undergraduate Research Award, described the opportunity to do research as a defining moment for her self-belief as an undergraduate physics student.

Classified as: Bob Wares
Published on: 21 Nov 2019

On Canada Day, July 1, 2017, Canada's newest astronauts were announced: Dr. Jennifer Sidey (B.Eng. Honours '11) and Mr. Joshua Kutryk, both from Alberta. The Department of Mechanical Engineering at McGill is very proud of Jennifer's achievement.

Published on: 7 Jul 2017

Five McGill graduates in Mechanical Engineering are candidates participating in the 2017 Canada Space Agency astronaut selection process. Vincent Beaudry (M.Eng. '09), Julie Bellerose (B.Eng. Honours '03), Shane Jacobs (B.Eng. '04), Jennifer Sidey (B.Eng. Honours '11) and Geneviève Vallières (B.Eng. '02) are running for the chance to be the next Canadian astronauts. Two individuals will be chosen among 70 exceptional candidates. Read more.

Published on: 7 Jul 2017

 

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Classified as: alumni, McGillConnect, #McGillConnect, Ten Thousand Coffees, McGill career network
Published on: 25 May 2016

 Michael Johnson) The Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED) is pleased to announce that Dr.

Classified as: Sustainability, TISED, Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design
Published on: 8 Jan 2015

Rachel Martinez’s literary translation career started with a bang, in the form of a Governor General’s Literary Award. While trying to find her niche as a freelancer, she wrote to Éditions du Boréal offering her services. They declined, citing her lack of experience. A contract for an art catalogue for Les Presses de l’Université Laval helped her get her sea legs, and soon Boréal was knocking on her door asking whether she could translate Kevin Bazzana’s Wondrous Strange: The Life and Art of Glenn Gould. They didn’t need to knock twice.

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Published on: 18 Apr 2013

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