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Dean’s Message

Dean Judith Potter
We at the School are driven by our core values. We value and respect diversity, we strive for excellence in all that we do, and we are committed to collaborating with multiple stakeholders. In this issue, we highlight some of the many ways in which the School dedicates itself to community engagement.

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The Best of the Best

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For the second time in his 24-year career at McGill, instructor Bruce Manson will receive the School of Continuing Studies’ Award for Distinguished Teaching. Manson teaches part-time and intensive courses for the School’s English language programs.

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Seven IT Trends

Svetlana Sidenko is a leading expert in Montreal’s booming IT industry. “Information technology is my profession, my hobby and my passion,” says Sidenko. “The field is continually changing, with new trends emerging every two to three years.” She provided a list of trends she sees emerging in IT management; keep up if you can.

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Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

“I’m super excited because this is my first diploma from Canada,” says Salma Wafaei, the recipient of a Diploma in Management – International Business

Spring 2016 Award Winners

IMG_3963The School is proud of all our students and alumni, and we are showcasing some who stood out at our Spring 2016 convocation ceremony. Eleven students received awards based on their academic performance, and we had the chance to speak to a few of them on what they’ve achieved and what they’ll do next.

SPEAK Appreciation Lunch – June 3, 2016

Members of the SPEAK program say it’s more than just a way to practice English language skills: “I learn English but also about different people around the world.”

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CAPE Summer Intensive Program

IMG_3750The Summer Intensive Professional Development Program in Aerospace has come to a close with rave reviews. “It’s great for someone new in this field,” said one participant.

Q&A with Zita Cobb

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When you read Zita Cobb’s life journey you may wonder if she’s lived nine lives, but she’s not done yet. This spring Ms. Cobb received an honorary doctorate from McGill as a pioneering social entrepreneur. Here, she shares her journey in her own words.

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À l’échelle humaine: July 13, 2016

IMG_3981Welcome to a series of warm, insightful, and practical exchanges on various facets of your professional transitions. My name is Maia Korotkina, and I am head of Career Advising & Transition Services at McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies. It is with gratitude and excitement that I dedicate this column to each one of you: the aspiring and established adult professional With this column, we’ll help you make sense of, and see the value in, your path.

Q&A with EY

EYheadsFor students who attend the School in hopes of elevating their job prospects, it’s encouraging to hear that your skills are in demand. That’s the feedback provided by EY, one of the world’s most respected professional services firms. Their Montreal office has consistently recruited the School’s accounting students.

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