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2017 Distinguished Teaching Award Winners

Each year, the students of McGill’s School of Continuing Studies nominate and award instructors with the Award for Distinguished Teaching. Receiving a nomination, let alone winning the distinction, is a testament to the excellence of McGill instructors and their dedication to education.

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Top 3 PR Trends

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A public relations professional will look for strategies to create and nourish quality relationships with targeted groups of people.

5 Digital Marketing Trends to Watch for in the Coming Year

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Working in the fast-paced industry that is digital marketing, it is a necessity to keep up with trends and upcoming products. As specialists in this field, we strive to be ahead of the curve and are happy to share the latest trends.

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“I Just Want to Keep Going”

Christina Parsons’ workday is relatable to many: she works full-time in communications, and she’s a mom to two young kids. It was only recently that she added something else to her to-do list: a Professional Development Certificate in Digital Content and Community Management.

Brush off the Business Cards: McGill SCS’s First Job Fair a Success

This spring, McGill’s School of Continuing Studies held its first job fair. The inaugural event saw over 20 companies actively recruiting and almost 500 professionals in attendance.

Academics, Athletics and Accolades

Christian Barker is a varsity lacrosse player, a civil engineering student, and now an award-winning writer.
He is the winner of the Communication in Engineering Excellence in Written Communication Award for the 2016 winter and summer semesters.

How I Aced my Homework Assignment

Sndra_CalderoniI’m currently enrolled in Current Trends in Digital Communication. As an assignment, we were asked to live-Tweet an event.
Prior to this course, Twitter didn’t interest me. But I registered so that I could learn about social media and bring my digital communications skills up-to-date so, I gave it a go.

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Half the World Away

presentNow here’s something you don’t see everyday in the classroom: a reunion of two long-lost friends from the other side of the world. Yet that’s exactly what happened to Nina Moinzad and Farimah Alizadeh, childhood friends in Tehran, Iran.

Beethoven: A Master’s Magnum Opus

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How is it that Ludwig van Beethoven has been gone for nearly 200 years yet remains one of the most famous musicians of all time? The experts at the Montreal Chamber Music Festivalare partnering with the McGill University School of Continuing Studies’ PRIZMA program to fill you in.

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October 11, 2017: Reap what You Sow, Part 2 – Create Your Own Professional Development Opportunities

IMG_3981How do you make the most out of a less-than-ideal work environment? How can you turn the increasing discouragement of a routine job into a source of excitement?
Consider creating professional development opportunities for yourself. Reinsert joy and growth into your current role so that mornings – and Monday mornings especially! – carry promise rather than gloom.

September 27, 2017: Create Your Own Professional Development Opportunities

IMG_3981 Have you ever developed or followed a Professional Development Plan (PDP)? Arising out of human capital management and organizational psychology theories, PDPs provide a tool for performance evaluations and a direction for the development of key skills to help us reach the next career milestone.

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