Education Development and Alumni Relations Office

While Spring 2018 Convocation will be a week-long celebration of McGill’s graduating students it will also see honorary degrees conferred upon 14 inspiring individuals. Giants in their respective fields, this year’s Hon Docs have blazed trails in everything from healthcare and human rights to Photonics and philanthropy.

Although some on this list have never stood in front of a classroom, all are teachers. Their respective lives and careers stand as lessons in commitment, ingenuity, public service and the ability to see possibilities where others see obstacles.

Classified as: MIIE, IHDW
Published on: 27 Apr 2018

Olympic heartbreak for Daoust and teammates

Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2018, McGill Reporter

Published on: 1 Mar 2018

 Cree NewsKathleen J. Wootton (BEd (Elem) 1985, MA (Ed. Leadership) 2002), Chairperson of the Cree School Board, was among four Cree leaders featured in a recent article written by The Nation Magazine's Amy German.

Classified as: First Nations and Inuit, fnie, ofnie
Published on: 9 Feb 2018

Human rights activist, journalist and author, Sally Armstrong (BEd’66, DLitt’02) was appointed as Officer of the Order of Canada by Governor General Julie Payette (BEng’86) at the annual year-end ceremony in December, 2017.

Classified as: MIIE
Published on: 18 Jan 2018

 one or more people and indoor Do you want to adopt a healthier lifestyle for the new year?
 Would you like to be more active physically? 
Make those wishes a reality!

Classified as: path
Published on: 15 Jan 2018

Mélodie Daoust (BEd (Phys Ed) 2017), former Martlets captain and three-time McGill female athlete of the year, will be donning a Canadian jersey once again in mid-February, at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Published on: 11 Jan 2018

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky has been reappointed as Chair of our Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology (ECP). The appointment is for a three-year term, effective January 1st, 2018, and was announced by Professor Dilson Rassier, Dean of Education, earlier this week.

Classified as: IHDW, Miepa
Published on: 11 Jan 2018

The 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings have placed McGill University at 35th overall internationally in the subject of education.

Classified as: MIIE
Published on: 5 Jan 2018

In an airy open area at the back of the first floor of the former library of the Faculty Education is a colourful space filled with art supplies and work tables. Along the wall there are bins and boxes of fabric, coloured pencils and paints, sketch pads, paper, and all manner of recycled objects, ready to be remade into anything the visitor desires. Welcome to the McGill Art Hive Initiative (MAHI).

Classified as: IHDW, MAHI, Plantz
Published on: 30 Nov 2017

The Martlet Foundation's annual general meeting was a cause for celebration among students and faculty in our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE). Of 11 students university-wide who received scholarships and awards, three study with our KPE department. Two of these were winners of the prestigious Jean Béliveau Award.

Published on: 30 Nov 2017

Dr. Rachel Zellars, alumna of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, recently spoke to CBC's Mary Hynes, host of the Tapestry radio show, on the topic of cultural appropriation.

Classified as: rachel zellars, news, DISE, CBC
Published on: 30 Nov 2017


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