Homecoming 2022: October 19-22nd
Join us for Macdonald Homecoming on Saturday October 22nd. We invite alumni from deferred anniversary years (degrees ending in 0s & 5s, 1s & 6s) plus 2s and 7s and all Mac alumni to come to campus to reconnect with classmates and friends.
Schedule of Events Macdonald Campus
|Time & Location||Event||Details|
Centennial Centre Foyer
|Registration||Collect your nametag, sign up for the Honour Shield and visit the campus bookstore|
Centennial Centre CC1-163
|Researchers Changing our Lives, Changing our World||
Meet four professors from the Faculty who will present their research. Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn about the environmental impacts of cities, synthetic biology, insect biodiversity and diabetes self-management.
Anne-Sophie Brazeau Assistant Professor Program Director of Dietetic Education and Practice, School of Human Nutrition
Mehran Dastmalchi Assistant Professor Plant Science
Jessica Gillung Assistant Professor Director Lyman Entomological Museum Natural Resource Sciences
Ben Goldstein Assistant Professor Bioresource Engineering
Centennial Centre, Ceilidh
|Macdonald Sneak Peek||
Macdonald Sneak Peek will allow you to mingle with students and professors in a more hands-on format to learn about research, innovative programs and student initiatives undertaken in the faculty.
Centennial Centre Ballroom
|Sir William Macdonald Luncheon||
Attend our signature event hosted by Dean Anja Geitmann. The Sir William Macdonald Luncheon celebrates anniversary classes, recognizes our Distinguished Alumni recipients, and provides the perfect setting for classmates to reconnect.Lunch $80/person including wine
|Tour the Clinical Nutrition Research Unit||Visit the new CNRU a state-of-the-art facility that facilitates high impact research with tangible benefits to human health and wellbeing. Professor Daiva Nielsen, CNRU Director will lead the tour.|
Lyman Entomological Museum & McGill University Herbarium
|Tour of the Lyman Entomological Museum & McGill University Herbarium||
Did you know that the insect collection at the Lyman Entomological Museum numbers nearly 4 million specimens, the 2nd largest collection in Canada and one of the largest in North America? Director Jessica Gillung will take you on an interesting tour of the vibrant and dynamic research and training centre in insect biodiversity, ecology, evolution and natural history.The Herbarium is a collection of dried plant specimens comprising of more than 140,000 specimens from the past century. Curator Freida Beauregard will explain the cataloguing of our natural history to understand past and present patterns of plant biodiversity
|17h30||Happy Hour and
Gathering of the Macdonald Clan BBQ
Enjoy a relaxed end to the day to continue conversations, meet up with old friends and unwind.
BBQ: $40/person + cash bar
Register for Macdonald Campus events and other McGill Homecoming events!
Double Tree by Hilton Pointe Claire
6700 TransCanada Highway, Pointe Claire, QC H9R 1C2
$169.00 Single/double, $179.00 triple and $189.00 quad occupancy (rate does not include breakfast)
Reservation by phone at 514-697-7110 - Group code: CDTUMH
Booking link: Macdonald Homecoming
Embassy Suites by Hilton Montreal Airport
6300 TransCanada Highway, Pointe Claire, QC, H9R 1B9
$189.00 Single/double, $214.00 triple and $239.00 quad occupancy (rate includes complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast and a nightly Evening Reception (5:30pm@7:00pm) with 2 complimentary beverages and snacks).
The Embassy Suites is an all-suite property, either king or 2 queen suites.
Reservation by phone at 514-426-5060 - Group code: CDTSMH
Booking link: Macdonald Homecoming
Reservation cut-off date: September 30th, 2022
Please note that the group rate is available prior and post the group dates. If Class members would like to reserve before or after these dates, we would ask them to call the hotel directly and ask for in-house reservations.
Consider making a donation in honour of your anniversary! Maybe your class is already supporting a Mac specific project/initiative or you would like to support an existing faculty priority, remember all gifts make a difference.