2016-2017 Issue 1

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Can understanding your brain make you a better leader? Robert Paris thinks so.
Not only does Paris have 15 years of results-oriented management experience at blue chip companies such as Johnson & Johnson, but he also has a Certificate in the Foundations of Neuroleadership, which uses hard science to transform leaders’ effectiveness in the workplace.


2016-2017 Issue 1

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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.


2015-2016 Issue 1

PierreLaineyInstructor Pierre Lainey has over 25 years of experience as a consultant, and Inna Popova, the School’s Director of Non-Credit Programs, Career and Professional Development, is only half-joking when she claims he may have taught half of Montreal’s management consultants.


2014-2015 Issue 2

The School’s Spring 2015 Convocation Ceremony will include a presentation recognizing the recipients of the 2015 Award for Distinguished Teaching. All three teachers were selected based on their outstanding contributions as instructors, and were strongly supported by both letters of nomination from their students and student feedback from course evaluations.
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2014-2015 Issue 1

Debbie Blythe has had a dual role as both a professional translator and a lecturer in the Translation and Written Communication Unit at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies for over 20 years. This past summer, she dedicated herself to a very special project.TurkeyGhost


2014-2015 Issue 1

As an instructor at the McGill Writing Centre, Michael Leo Donovan checks all the boxes: a graduate of the University of Southern California’s acclaimed Master of Professional Writing program, extensive experience as an author, scriptwriter, and story editor, and an obvious passion for teaching. But when the course you’re leading is Introduction to Scriptwriting for Television and Film, a little street cred doesn’t hurt.
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2013-2014 Issue 2

Carolyn Samuel
In presenting its 21st annual Award for Distinguished Teaching, the School recognizes those teachers who embody the highest attributes of the teaching profession. It is a way of honouring those who are committed to quality teaching, who have the ability to motivate students and who work well with their colleagues in delivering courses compatible with program and School objectives. This year the award has three recipients: Carolyn Samuel, Leanna Turner and Chantal Westgate.


2011-2012 Issue 1

Éric Dupont with McGill Principal Heather Munroe-Blum
An interview with Éric Dupont, winner of the award for distinguished teaching.


2011-2012 Issue 1

Raad Jassim with McGill Principal Heather Munroe-BlumAn interview with Raad Jassim, winner of the award for distinguished teaching.


2011-2012 Issue 1

Photo by: Kathe LieberWith hindsight, his career path makes a certain kind of sense. Start out in a small francophone village in New Brunswick, develop a thirst for knowledge and insatiable curiosity, apply a healthy dose of self-discipline and openness to the world. What do you get? In the case of Herménégilde Chiasson, you get a poet, playwright, artist, editor, filmmaker and former Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick. That’s a bit of a tall order, but Chiasson, who received the honorary Doctor of Letters degree at Spring Convocation on May 30, doesn’t take himself too seriously. He says, with characteristic modesty, that his life has just evolved that way.