Education Development and Alumni Relations Office

by Ying-Syuan (Elaine) Huang, Dept. of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), and Morganne Blais-McPherson, Neuroscience

Classified as: DISE, education for sustainability, mcgill sustainability project
Published on: 29 Mar 2016

Rachel Zellars, PhD candidate in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, wrote a recent article for the CBC's ongoing Real Talk on Race series, published earlier this week.

Classified as: graduate, race, McGill, education, rachel zellars, postcolonial, black canadian history, critical race, third eye collective
Published on: 24 Mar 2016

UK national newspaper The Guardian today published a list of their favourite blogs and social media accounts for academics. To no one's surprise Dr. Nathan Hall, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, topped the list with his popular @AcademicsSay twitter handle, where he has amassed over 180,000 followers. 

Classified as: news, ECP, McGill, education, nathan hall, twitter, social media, UK, shitacademicssay, guardian, ame
Published on: 24 Mar 2016

"Mélodie Daoust is one of the most exciting hockey players in Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS)," writes Har Journalist in a recent feature on the star Martlet forward, published online on Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

Published on: 17 Mar 2016

Rachel Zellars, PhD candidate in our Department of Integrated Studies (DISE), has been appointed Executive Director of the Girls Action Foundation, the board of the Canadian non-profit organization announced earlier this week: 


Published on: 17 Mar 2016

VANCOUVER- Vincent Dufort (B.Ed. (Physical Education)), a guard with the McGill University Redmen, was named recipient of the Ken Shields Award in recognition of his excellence in basketball, academics and community involvement, Wednesday night.
Dufort, a four-time all-star from Smiths Falls, Ont., becomes the first McGill player and only the third from the RSEQ conference to receive the Ken Shields Award, presented since 1994.

Published on: 17 Mar 2016

Professors Aziz Choudry and Dilson Rassier of the Faculty of Education have been awarded Canada Research Chairs (CRC), announced the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, at the University of British Columbia this week. CRCs are granted to "outstanding researchers acknowledged by their peers as world leaders in their fields." The program was created to help Canadian universities retain world-class researchers.

Classified as: news, Research, canada research chair, McGill, education, CRC, Choudry, path, 2016, rassier
Published on: 18 Feb 2016

SHARP, Ronald David (B.Sc.(Physical Education) 1951, M.Ed. (Educational Administration) 1971)

"In his 91st year, Ron Sharp (1925-2016) passed away after a short illness in Ottawa. Born in Ottawa, May 1, 1925, Ron achieved much in his life as an athlete, teacher, coach, mentor, husband and father. 

Classified as: alumni, McGill, education, football, redmen, cfl, sharp
Published on: 15 Feb 2016
MONTREAL – When Mike Babcock (B.Ed. (Physical Education) 1986) steps behind the bench on Thursday for Toronto's home game against the New Jersey Devils, he will become the 25th coach in National Hockey League history to reach the 1,000 plateau for regular season games coached.

Published on: 15 Feb 2016

McGill University launches a Teaching Greek Language and Culture Option within the Bachelor of Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (B.Ed. TESL) Elementary & Secondary

Classified as: culture, education, Montreal, Quebec, greek, teaching greek, greek language, hellenic
Published on: 12 Feb 2016

Dr. Lora Giangregorio, winner of 2015 Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health -administered by the Faculty of Education- was interviewed by The Montreal Gazette recently regarding her research.

Classified as: IHDW, path
Published on: 8 Feb 2016

Dr. James Naismith is acclaimed as the inventor of basketball. Born in 1861 near Almonte, Ontario, Naismith studied physical education at McGill, "completing his BA with honours in Physical Education in 1888," according to a recent McGill Tribune article on the subject.

Published on: 21 Jan 2016

You can excuse Mélodie Daoust if she may a little tired these days.

On Thursday, Jan. 7 (Daoust’s 24th birthday), she was in Füssen, Germany, lacing up her skates as part of the Canadian national development team in the gold-medal game against Finland at the Nations Cup.

Classified as: education, athletes, Martlets, daoust, team canada, nation's cup, women's hockey
Published on: 14 Jan 2016


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