Kathleen J. Wootton (BEd (Elem) 1985, MA (Ed. Leadership) 2002), Chairperson of the Cree School Board, was among four Cree leaders featured in a recent article written by The Nation Magazine's Amy German.
[source: McGill Athletics by Earl Zukerman]
photo: Marie-Philip Poulin (L) and Melodie Daoust (R)
Human rights activist, journalist and author, Sally Armstrong (BEd’66, DLitt’02) was appointed as Officer of the Order of Canada by Governor General Julie Payette (BEng’86) at the annual year-end ceremony in December, 2017.
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Mélodie Daoust (BEd (Phys Ed) 2017), former Martlets captain and three-time McGill female athlete of the year, will be donning a Canadian jersey once again in mid-February, at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.
Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky has been reappointed as Chair of our Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology (ECP). The appointment is for a three-year term, effective January 1st, 2018, and was announced by Professor Dilson Rassier, Dean of Education, earlier this week.
The 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings have placed McGill University at 35th overall internationally in the subject of education.
In an airy open area at the back of the first floor of the former library of the Faculty Education is a colourful space filled with art supplies and work tables. Along the wall there are bins and boxes of fabric, coloured pencils and paints, sketch pads, paper, and all manner of recycled objects, ready to be remade into anything the visitor desires. Welcome to the McGill Art Hive Initiative (MAHI).
The Martlet Foundation's annual general meeting was a cause for celebration among students and faculty in our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE). Of 11 students university-wide who received scholarships and awards, three study with our KPE department. Two of these were winners of the prestigious Jean Béliveau Award.