Chantal Vallée (MA 2002, Physical Education) was named head coach and general manager of the Hamilton Honey Badgers basketball team this week, becoming the first woman named to both positions on a men's professional sports team.
MONTREAL -Patrice Tremblay (B.Ed, 1992, Physical Education), who once starred for the McGill University men's hockey team, will have his jersey retired by the Chicoutimi Saguenéens, his old junior team, during a pre-game ceremony at the Centre Georges-Vézina in Chicoutimi, Dec. 29.
The 50-year-old native of Jonquiere, Que., is the all-time leading goal-scorer for Chicoutimi of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey league, scoring 225 goals in 273 games over four seasons, while collecting 467 points from 1985 to 1989.
Martlets hockey coach Peter Smith (B.Ed (Physical Education) 1979, MA (Sports Psychology) 1986) became just the third women's hockey coach in Canadian university history to reach the 500-win plateau.
An eight-time recipient of the Quebec university coach-of-the-year honours (2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014), Smith is also a three-time U SPORTS coach of the year, winning the award in 2012 and 2008, in addition to sharing the honoursin 2003 with Lisa MacDonald of St. Mary's.
Patrick Delisle-Houde (BSc '15 (Kinesiology), MSc ’17 (Exercise Physiology), Strength and Training Coordinator with the Montreal Canadiens, was featured in McGill Alumni News Magazine: "Keeping the Habs fit and fast", by Brenda Branswell.
Branswell writes in part:
Students and alumni from McGill's Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE) have co-founded the non-religious non-profit Centre for Civic Religious Literacy (CCRL) to promote civic religious literacy through educational programming.
Donovan King (BEd (Sec Eng) 2010), founder of Haunted Montreal and Irish Montreal Excursions, "has noticed that many other guides often don’t acknowledge the city’s Indigenous roots in their tours," writes Eastern Door.
Please click here to read the recent article "Guide Wants Full History Of City During Tours," by Lachlan Madill, published Nov 2, 2018
Ryan Golt, who completed his M.Ed degree with our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology in 2018, spoke with CBC News recently regarding student mental health initiatives at McGill University.
Education alumna Mélodie Daoust (BEd, Physical Education, 2017) was featured in a recent article published by La Presse newspaper.
Since graduation from McGill, where she starred with the Martlets hockey team and completed her physical education degree with our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE), she has signed on as trainer with the Carabins of the University of Montreal. In this French-language article she speaks about the challenges of her new career.
The Faculty of Education is pleased to welcome our incoming Associate Deans to the Dean's Office, and our new Director of the Office of Internships and Student Affairs (ISA).
A recent gathering organized by the Faculty of Education’s Dr. Claudia Mitchell brought together voices from around the world to examine and eliminate gender-based violence.
Chan Kwok Wai Foundation shares McGill’s mission to create 21st century digital literacy environment
The QS Top University rankings, "one of the three most-widely read university rankings in the world" (source: wikipedia), have ranked McGill 36th worldwide in Education in their 2018 Rankings By Subject.
In addition to the academic repute of international institutions, these rankings use an “h-index” to help determine the influence and impact of published works originating from McGill’s Faculty of Education.