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Celebrating Success

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Celebrating Success

Dean Judith PotterSuccess can take many forms. And at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies, we’re surrounded by it.

Celebrating Milestones

This past year, the School has achieved many new milestones. Throughout the academic year, staff and faculty have welcomed new students, diversified programs and offerings, and introduced technical innovations. As a result, there is much to be celebrated.

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Instructor Profile: Recipients of the 2015 Award for Distinguished Teaching

The School’s Spring 2015 Convocation Ceremony will include a presentation recognizing the recipients of the 2015 Award for Distinguished Teaching. All three teachers were selected based on their outstanding contributions as instructors, and were strongly supported by both letters of nomination from their students and student feedback from course evaluations.

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Business Succession Planning

Marc Deegan is the facilitator of the upcoming workshop Business Success Planning: Preparing for the sale or transfer of your business. Here’s the trends he sees emerging among small and medium-sized businesses, their owners, and potential buyers.

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Andrea Emrick: Online and en français

Andrea Emrick was part of the very first cohort to receive the Certificate of Proficiency in Written French – Workplace Communication (Online).
“I was looking to work in a French environment, and I think I could do that now. For anyone that would be hesitant or skeptical of taking an online course, this is it.”

Richard Pagé: Updating his Professional Profile

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Richard Pagé managed to stand out among his fellow alumni graduating from McGill’s School of Continuing Studies with the class of 2015. How did he do it? By posting the following update on LinkedIn: “Today is the day that I obtain my Graduate Certificate in Marketing from McGill University School of Continuing Studies.”

Stephanie Jonah: Finding her Place

Stephanie JonahStephanie Jonah is a Cree woman from Waskaganish who works as a project administrator.
Although she loves her job, she’d been looking for an opportunity to return to school and pursue higher education. “I’m always trying to learn,” says Stephanie, “but I don’t want to leave my job.”
She found exactly what she was looking for when she discovered McGill’s online courses in Business Management and Entrepreneurship for Indigenous People.

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McGill University School of Continuing Studies’ Receives $1.2M in Support of Indigenous Programming

McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies will receive a multi-year grant totaling over $1.2 million from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) to continue designing and delivering education programs for indigenous people. The AANDC accepted two proposals that are part of the School’s Online Courses for Northern Aboriginals in Canada project.

Immigration and Professional Transitions: Rebuilding Your Resume

emilieoption2There are many different reasons for rebuilding your resume. You may be pursuing a promotion, looking to transition into a new industry, or starting over with a completely new career.
No matter your motivation, even the most experienced job hunter can benefit from some professional resume advice. Emilie Nketiah, the Career and Transition Advisor at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies, is willing to help.

The Perks of McGill Accounting

JeremycropJeremy Palevsky is studying for his Diploma in Accounting while also working as a Campus Ambassador for KPMG.
Now he’s sharing his experience with his fellow students by hosting an Accounting Recruitment Season Seminar.

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