Supporting Desautels

Samer Saab: Helping Desautels MBA students seize opportunities

3 Jun 2021

For Samer Saab, McGill provided more than an education. His studies in engineering and business were critical steps on his path to founding a successful company. Headquartered in Montreal,...

Alberta Cefis: Enriching Desautels students and programs with a global mindset and diverse support

21 Apr 2021

Alberta Cefis, BA’75, MBA’79, had a global mindset and sensibility long before she rose to become executive vice-president and head of global transaction banking at Scotiabank from 2006 to 2014....

Pierre LeBrun: Five decades of support for emerging student needs

18 Feb 2021

After taking the “Royal” road to McGill, Pierre rose through the ranks in banking and has supported business students with annual and legacy gifts into McGill’s third century.

Jean E. Douville: Making an impact by broadening access for students to Finance education

18 Jan 2021

After overcoming barriers to attending McGill in the 1950s, Jean Douville has boldly and generously supported diverse investments in business, higher education and healthcare

Terry and Bonnie Jackson: Making their mark with a 200 Legacy Gift

7 Dec 2020

Since attending McGill as students in the Class of ‘69, the couple have been setting an example by volunteering and giving back

New award honours Professor Richard Donovan’s legacy

11 Nov 2020

Students, colleagues, friends and family of the late Professor Richard Donovan have paid tribute to his legacy with the new Richard Donovan Graduating Prize in Case Excellence at McGill University....

Marcel Desautels: 15 years of support broadens horizons in business education

10 Nov 2020

The impact of Marcel Desautels’ giving is dramatic, both on individual students who receive his awards, as well as on the Faculty’s programs. Two previous scholarship recipients and the Director...

Negotiating Change

10 Nov 2020

Mohammed Mohammedi (IMHL’19) had more than 25 years of public health experience under his belt when he enrolled in the International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL) program at McGill...

Celebrating 100 years of BCom at the At-Home Virtual Homecoming

9 Oct 2020

Homecoming is a wonderful time to catch up with your classmates, reconnect with your alma mater and broaden our perspectives—and this year’s At-Home (Virtual) Homecoming celebrations did not...


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