Gillian Florence (BEd 1998, Physical Education) was the first woman inducted into the Canadian Rugby Hall of Fame. In 1998, she was named by The McGill Tribune as one of McGill’s top 20 athletes of all time. A decade after graduating from McGill, she served with the team as an assistant coach.
The Right Honourable Paul Martin was Canada’s 21st Prime Minister from 2003 to 2006 and Minister of Finance from 1993 to 2002. As Finance Minister he eliminated Canada’s fiscal deficit setting its debt ratio on a steady downward track; he led the turnaround of the Canada Pension Plan and created the Canada Foundation for Innovation. As Prime Minister he promoted early learning and childcare, promoted a ten-year plan to improve healthcare, created a new financial deal for municipalities, redefined marriage to include same-sex couples and reached a historic agreement with Canada’s indigeno
The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Fiona Benson has been appointed as Associate Dean, Academic Programs, effective July 1st, 2017. In this position she will be responsible for the governance of academic programs across the Faculty, and coordinating and facilitating the monitoring, evaluation and development of academic programs.
by Earl Zukerman (McGill) & Matt Tidcombe (Rugby Canada)
The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Professor Nancy Heath has been appointed as the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, effective June 1st, 2017.
In a special article contributed to the Montreal Gazette, Safia Ahmad interviewed Mélodie Daoust, graduating student in our
Sepehr Pouresa, a third-year B.Sc. Kinesiology student with our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, and Isabelle Leduc-Cummings, second year M.A.
Dennis Jensen, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been named Canada Research Chair, Tier 2, in Clinical Exercise and Respiratory Physiology.
Mélodie Daoust and Patrick Delisle-Houde, both students in our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, took home two of the university's most prestigious athletic awards for the 2016-17.
McGill University's Faculty of Education is glad to announce that Professor Lindsay Duncan, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has received recognition as a William Dawson Scholar. This esteemed internal recognition is conferred by the university upon "a scholar developing into an outstanding and original researcher of world-class caliber who is poised to become a leader in his or her field, similar to that of a CRC Tier 2 chair holder," and is effective from May 1, 2017.
Samantha Rapoport, alumna of the Faculty of Education's B.Ed. program in Physical Education, was recently interviewed by USA Today as part of a series featuring some of the most influential female athletes, coaches and celebrities in the sports world.
McGill Martlet hockey star centre Mélodie Daoust was interviewed by McGill Tribune recently for their "Know Your Athlete" feature. Daoust is currently studying for her B.Ed.
MONTREAL - Two McGill University athletes -- forward Melodie Daoust, student in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, and goaltender Tricia Deguire -- are among the major awards winners as the 2016-17 university women hockey all-star teams were announced by the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec on the eve of the league's best-of-three semifinal playoffs, which begin this week.