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NHL's Senators add McGill Education grad Martin Raymond (BEd '90, MA '96) to coaching staff

The Ottawa Senators announced on Friday the appointment of McGill Education alumnus Martin Raymond (BEd 1990, MA (Physical Education) 1996) as an assistant coach to bench boss Guy Boucher. It marks the second National Hockey League stint for the tandem, which also worked together with the Tampa Bay Lightning from 2010 to 2013.

Published on : 25 Jul 2016

Enrico Quilico (MA, 2015) inspiration to brain injury survivors

Enrico Quilico (MA, 2015), alumnus of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, is helping to raise funds for Brain Injury Canada by participating this weekend's Ironman Triathlon in Lake Placid, VT. Over ten years ago, Quilico was involved in a motorcycling accident. He was lucky to survive. Now, after rehabilitation for his severe brain injury, he is a graduate of education programs at both McGill and Concordia, and will be teaching adult literacy this autumn.

Published on : 25 Jul 2016

ECP well-represented among US gambling council awardees

Faculty and alumni of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP) were well-represented among awardees from this year's National Council on Problem Gambling, which recently concluded their 30th National Conference on Problem Gambling in Tarrytown, NY. 

Published on : 18 Jul 2016

Winnipeg Jets land Jamie Kompon (BEd, Physical Education, 1989) as new Assistant Coach

The NHL's Winnipeg Jets hockey team has named Education alumnus Jamie Kompon (BEd, Physical Education, 1989) as assistant coach. Previously Kompon had served as Head Coach and General Manager of the WHL's Portland Winterhawks (2014-15). Kompon's NHL experience includes stints with the LA Kings (2006-12) and Chicago Blackhawks (2012-14). In 2013 Kompon became the first NHL coach in 78 years to win back-to-back Stanley Cup titles with different teams.

Published on : 06 Jul 2016

McGill Alumni Association launches McGillConnect

  Are you interested in connecting with other McGill alumni, sharing experiences and opportunities, or accessing the McGill network to reach career goals? If so, come check out #McGillConnect, an exclusive career network created for the McGill community.     WITH THIS NEW PLATFORM YOU CAN:

Published on : 25 May 2016

McGill School of Information Studies newsletter - Spring 2016 edition

Announcing the Spring 2016 edition of the McGill School of Information Studies newsletter, featuring updates about the School and achievements of our alumni, faculty, and students. Download the Spring 2016 newsletter as a PDF via our website, or browse articles on our SIS news blog.

Published on : 26 Apr 2016

Dr. Naved Bakali (PhD, Educational Studies, 2016) quoted in Le Devoir article concerning radicalization

Dr. Naved Bakali, recent graduate of our Education Studies PhD program, was interviewed by Le Devoir last week for an article concerning radicalization and islamophobia. "Anti-extrémisme extrême," by Marco Fortier, was published April 16, 2016. [Read the article on Le Devoir's website]

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Published on : 25 Apr 2016

Marc Gélinas (BEd 1983, MA 1989) named Executive Director of McGill Athletics and Recreation

Marc Gélinas is McGill alum with strong sports leadership background at both federal and provincial levels Marc Gélinas (B.Ed. (Phys. Ed) 1983, M.A. 1989) brings over twenty years of sports leadership experience to his new role as McGill’s Executive Director of Athletics and Recreation. A former pitching prospect for the Pittsburgh Pirates, with both undergraduate and graduate degrees from McGill, Gélinas comes to McGill from the Institut national du sport (INS) du Québec.

Published on : 04 Apr 2016

Charline Labonté (BEd 2012, MA 2015) "happy to be back at worlds," writes National Post

Charline Labonté (B.Ed. (Phys. Ed.) 2012, MA (Sport Psych.) 2015) told Steve Ewen of Postmedia News that she "missed playing for Canada," and that she is happy to be at the worlds competition, in a recent article published by National Post.

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Published on : 01 Apr 2016

A McKinsey grad offers eight pointers for success at work

When Shu Hattori started working at McKinsey & Co. in 2008, he constantly jotted down in a notebook insights into how to do his job better, harvested from his own experiences and by watching others around him. At one point, a colleague suggested the native of Britain and McGill University commerce graduate consider writing a book. By then, he had amassed about 70 principles drawn from the firm. He trimmed those to 47, which are featured in his new book The McKinsey Edge.

Published on : 21 Mar 2016

eQube Gaming appoints Murray as board adviser

eQube Gaming Ltd. has appointed Bill Murray as an adviser to the company's board of directors. Mr. Murray will be formally appointed to the board subject to regulatory approval.

Published on : 16 Mar 2016

Portex firms up deal to acquire Direct Metals Recycling

Portex Minerals Inc. has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Walker Norris Capital Partners III, doing business as Direct Metals Recycling (DMR). DMR is company based in Atlanta, Ga., excelling in the procurement of platinum-grade metals (PGM) through the processing of catalytic converters.

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Published on : 16 Mar 2016

CAE’s Sonya Branco appointed Chief Financial Officer

CAE today announced that it has appointed Sonya Branco as the Company's Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective May 23, 2016, after the Company has reported its fiscal 2016 year-end results. She succeeds Stephane Lefebvre who has recently accepted a leadership position with le Cirque du Soleil, a company held by private equity. ...

Published on : 03 Mar 2016