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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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lariviereMatthew Larivière has a bachelor of commerce, over two years’ experience working for a Montreal-based marketing firm, and is currently working towards a Graduate Diploma in Applied Marketing from McGill’s School of Continuing Studies.
He’s always on the lookout for opportunities to learn, and the most recent example was his time spent at Montreal’s annual International Startup Festival.


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DiegoBausDiego Baus may not know it, but at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies, he’s considered a trailblazer.
That’s because he was the first student to complete the School’s newest online course, Project Management: Practice and Certification.


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The summer of 2015 marked the first time McGill’s School of Continuing Studies hosted the World Bank – McGill International Professional Development Program for Parliamentary Staff. Participants came from all over the world, representing 16 countries.


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The McGill University School of Continuing Studies’ Translation and Written Communication unit has made a special delivery to the city of Montreal and Mayor Denis Coderre; the Hebrew version of the Montreal Charter of Rights and Responsibilities. It is the sixth translation provided by McGill University; previous translations were provided in English, Arabic, Spanish, Chinese and Italian.


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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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Have you heard about Seeds of Change? It’s McGill’s online fundraising platform, and it’s had a big impact since its August launch: 1,743 gifts totalling $314,783 has resulted in 24 successfully funded projects for McGill athletes, musicians, and others. As part of the McGill initiative, the School has launched a fundraising project, the Career Workshops and Networking Series, in support of students who are new to Canada or transitioning in their careers.


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Après une carrière de 50 ans en droit, le nom de René Dussault a figuré à beaucoup d’endroits: sur de nombreuses publications juridiques, dans l’organigramme de ministères et d’organismes, et sur des documents préparatoires à des dizaines de projets de loi pour encadrer les professions au Québec. Sans compter les récompenses qu’il a obtenues. C’est pour célébrer ce travail que l’Université McGill lui décerne un doctorat honorifique. Nous avons posé quelques questions à M. Dussault.


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Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz and Dr. Rebecca Gladding have written a powerful book that is a must-read for leaders who want to create healthy, highly productive work cultures, and for individuals who want to take better control of their lives.


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globe_peopleFiras Alhafidh has an office on McGill campus, but an eye on the world. As Director of Language and Intercultural Communication for McGill’s School of Continuing Studies, he’s been undertaking some major new initiatives as part of the unit’s strategic plan.
“We’ve done a lot to expand our coverage and branding, both internationally and domestically,” says Alhafidh. “It’s part of our goal to establish the Languages and Intercultural Communication unit as collaborators within McGill.”