It’s no secret that McGill faculties and schools do a phenomenal job in their respective domains, regularly winning prestigious awards and attaining the highest rankings on Canadian and international lists. The newly formed Faculty Partnerships and Summer Studies unit has a laudable mandate to create synergies between Continuing Studies and various academic units to deliver McGill’s renowned expertise to university and external audiences.
If there’s anyone who embodies our principle of “lifelong learning” better than Col. Finestone, we’ve yet to meet that person. Col. Finestone first enrolled at McGill as a Commerce student in 1937, almost three-quarters of a century ago. From the late 1950s till the early 1980s, he taught two General Insurance courses. Today, Col. Finestone’s [...]
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“That means I dropped out,” joked Mitch Joel about Dean Judith Potter’s gracious summary of Joel’s education path during her introduction to his talk at the Faculty Club. Some dropout: Joel is currently the President of Twist Image (recently named one of Canada’s top-10 agencies by Marketing Magazine), a newspaper and magazine columnist, and author of the bestselling business book Six Pixels of Separation. He spoke to several hundred alumni, instructors and staff in the fall.