2013-2014 Issue 2

The McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) held it’s annual holiday reading, performed by Stratford and Shaw Festival actor Barry Baldaro.BarryBaldaro


2013-2014 Issue 2

Magda and André Trocmé Resistance FiguresNelly Trocmé-Hewett has a story people are clamouring to hear, and the McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) was lucky enough to score a front-row seat.


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BBQIt was standing room only at the MACES’ (McGill Association of Continuing Education Students) welcome-back barbecue.
The MACES Building’s spacious back patio, complemented by free food and drinks and afternoon sunshine, served as the perfect backdrop for new and returning students to mix and mingle.

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MimiCaouetteThe McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) is proof that you can head back to school at any age.
Part of the McGill School of Continuing Studies, MCLL is for those who want to continue learning for the joy of it. Currently celebrating it’s 25th anniversary, the organization’s programming includes informal daytime study groups, a Friday lecture series, as well as outings and tech-savvy workshops.


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"Taking Care of Business"The business of education meets the education of business at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies (SCS). The school has reached out to a wide range of industries throughout Quebec to develop new ties. These connections have enabled the School to develop a host of outreach programs for employers, employees and the public.


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At the School of Continuing Studies (SCS), two education-driven initiatives foster connections between our students and the Montreal community. Both help to open doors to new knowledge and experiences for both parties, and both involve language.


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Hervé de Fontenay at the School in 1995Hervé de Fontenay, former Director of Language and Intercultural Communication at the School, died peacefully on January 4, 2014, at home surrounded by his family. Born in France, Hervé moved to Montreal at the age of 18. Hervé undertook undergraduate and doctoral studies at Université de Montréal and received a Masters in French Literature at McGill University. Hervé then began his distinguished career at McGill with a position in the Faculty of Arts in 1975.


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Wade Davis - Recipient of an honorary doctorate at this year's convocation.

As a National Geographic Society Explorer, Davis travels the globe to find stories to share about the human value of aboriginal cultures in our modern landscape. He gives us an anthropologist’s view of their worlds. He alerts us as to how their lives intersect with our very different realities, and he aptly describes their connections with our planet and its fragile ecology.


2011-2012 Issue 1

MWC Faculty Lecturer Carolyn Samuel and studentHow important is good writing in the Twitter and Facebook era? Can today’s students easily make the transition from texting to essay writing? How do you write for an academic or professional audience? The brand-new McGill Writing Centre (MWC) is ready to help answer questions like these, while supporting many key writing activities, both inside and outside the Roddick Gates.


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Screen Shot 2014-05-28 at 11.59.38 AMWhat’s the best place in Montreal to pick up instantly usable career- and life-enhancing skills from professionals, entrepreneurs and business experts, and get a resumé-worthy McGill attestation? The answer: At Career and Professional Development’s newly launched series of workshops and training seminars. Heading up over 40 practical and relevant short-term offerings, recognized industry leaders and educators are sharing their valuable insights and professional acumen in areas ranging from business and communication skills to personal growth and marketing and sales strategies.