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IHSP is launching its first issue of IHSP News!

Inside the Spring 2015 Issue: Bill 10/Bill 20, physician-assisted dying, recent research, IHSP in the media, upcoming events, student and alumni interviews

Published on : 31 Jul 2015

School of Information Studies alumna & McGill Librarian April Colosimo awarded Librarian Excellence Award

McGill School of Information Studies alumna April Colosimo (MLIS '05), Liaison Librarian at the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering, has been awarded the McGill Library's 2015 Librarian Excellence Award. The award recognizes a McGill librarian who has demonstrated excellence in academic librarianship and has shown efforts to improve library services through innovative practice, initiative and resourcefulness.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, alumni
Published on : 07 Jul 2015

Jamie Kompon (BEd 1989) to coach for Canada at 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

By Earl Zukerman Published May 20, 2015, McGill Athletics CALGARY, Alta. -- Hockey Canada announced Wednesday that Jamie Kompon (BEd (PE) 1989), a McGill University graduate from Thunder Bay, Ont., is among three head coaches named to lead the three Canadian teams at the 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in August.  

Published on : 23 Jun 2015

Education graduates celebrate Spring Convocation 2015

On May 29th, close to 450 Faculty of Education students walked across the stage to receive their degree at the convocation ceremony held on McGill’s main campus. The Hon. Michael A. Meighen, Chancellor of McGill, opened the ceremonial proceedings with the colourful customary procession led by piper Jeff McCarthy.  The convocation tent was filled to capacity with proud family members cheering on the graduates as they were ‘capped’ by Principal, Suzanne Fortier, before receiving their academic degree.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, alumni
Published on : 03 Jun 2015

L. Jacques Ménard receives honorary degree from Faculty of Education

As part of the Faculty of Education's 2015 Spring Convocation ceremony, L. Jacques Ménard, lifelong advocate of the importance of education for all, was selected to receive an honorary degree. "We are honouring... individuals with a diverse range of backgrounds, expertise and experience who are united by their exceptional contributions to improving the lives of so many," said Principal Suzanne Fortier. "I am delighted that mcGill is recognizing their vision, achievements and leadership by awarding them the University's highest honour."

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, alumni
Published on : 29 May 2015

Ray Baillie (DipEd '61), author, educator, historian, CFL player and Redmen coach, was 80

OBIT: Ray Baillie, former CFL player and McGill football coach, was 80 By Earl Zukerman Published by McGill Athletics, May 11, 2015

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, alumni
Published on : 19 May 2015

Education students fêted at 38th McGill sports awards gala

Marika Guérin, Kinesiology major with the Faculty of Education, was named McGill University’s female rookie athlete of the year at the 38th annual varsity sports awards gala. Saint-Lazare’s Kelly Donivan, a 3rd year Secondary English Education major, was named MVP of McGill’s women’s rowing unit.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, alumni
Published on : 14 Apr 2015

Faculty teaching awards recognize Professors Savard, Drapeau

The Faculty of Education recognized the pedagogical excellence of Drs. Drapeau and Savard this week, bestowing annual teaching awards upon each professor.

Published on : 09 Apr 2015

Premier Paul Davis Unveils New Cabinet, Innovative Approach

Heralding significant positive change, the Honourable Paul Davis, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, introduced his first Cabinet at Government House today. ... Hon. Steve Kent, Member for Mount Pearl North  Mr. Kent holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and Certificate in Public Administration from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and a Masters degree in Management from McGill University.

Published on : 02 Oct 2014

SIS alumni, join us for the SIS Alumni Homecoming Cocktail event on Oct. 17!

Alumni of the School - celebrate Homecoming with old friends and classmates, students and professors. Join us for the McGill School of Information Studies alumni cocktail reception which will include a tour of our premises and a presentation on what's happening at the School. RSVP/Pre-Register September 30 - October 15, 2014.

Classified as : External, alumni, Homecoming
Published on : 30 Sep 2014

Warp Speed: 6 CEOs who climbed the corporate ladder crazy fast

At 34, Daniel Schwartz isn’t exactly a child anymore. But it’s certainly tempting to label him as some kind of “wunderkind” given his meteoric career trajectory. He was 33 when he landed the top executive job at Burger King.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

Appointment of Cristiane Tinmouth as Interim Assistant Vice-Principal, Financial Services

Cristiane Tinmouth (DPA'87) has agreed to serve as Interim Assistant Vice-Principal, Financial Services – effective June 2, 2014, following the departure of Albert Caponi.

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Published on : 26 May 2014

eXplorance Named in Gartner’s “Cool Vendors in Education, 2014” Report

Providing course evaluation and Learning Experience Management tools, eXplorance is being designated by Gartner as innovative, intriguing and impactful in the arena of adaptive learning. ... “We are proud to be recognised by Gartner, a globally renowned analyst firm, as a Cool Vendor. We are committed to assisting academic leaders in improving the teaching and learning experience,” says Samer Saab (MBA'96), eXplorance’s CEO. 

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Published on : 23 May 2014

5N Plus Holds Its Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Appoints New Chairman of the Board

5N Plus Inc., the leading producer of specialty metal and chemical products, held its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders yesterday in Montreal, Quebec.  ... Ms. Nathalie Le Prohon (BCom'84) is a professional board member with over 30 years of extensive experience in management and consulting including 20 years in senior executive positions at IBM in Montreal, Québec City, Toronto and Paris including her last position as Vice President Strategic Outsourcing Sales, IBM Global Services. 

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Published on : 09 May 2014