Thank you to our generous leadership donors

The following list honours 2013-2014 Leadership Donors to the Faculty of Engineering (i.e. those who made an annual gift of $1,000 or more). The Faculty is immensely grateful to them and to all of this past year’s Alma Mater Fund donors, irrespective of the amount of their gift.

A message from our Faculty’s Advisory Board Chair

1-PAPICH-Fil-100331-181632-8674 RET-Mar31-2010-OwenEganPhotoI write to you as a fellow graduate, BEng’83, and as Chair of McGill Engineering’s Faculty Advisory Board, the 12-member body that advises our Dean on strategic development.

Tell us why you support the Faculty of Engineering

We are interested in learning your reasons for giving back to McGill, and we’d like to share your stories with all of our Faculty’s graduates. Please send us your thoughts c/o engineering.alumni@mcgill.ca The item that follows was submitted by Massachusetts alumna Dawna M. Feng, BEng (Civil) ’83

Quick survey: Print or electronic ― which do you prefer?

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Some alumni/ae would rather receive ePublications― rather than paper copies―of Faculty of Engineering newsletters like the Dean’s Report or our Annual Giving Impact Piece. If your preference is to go electronic, please advise us at engineering.alumni@mcgill.ca Thank you.

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Building a sense of community to meet a shared objective

Gersovitz Photo140714-160120-9175A wise person once said that philanthropy is a fancy word for building community. At the McGill Faculty of Engineering this spirit of community enables past graduates to serve as benefactors for today’s students. And if anyone should know, it’s Julia Gersovitz, BArch’75, the daughter, wife, mother, mentor and business partner of McGill grads.

“Alumni see potential in us we don’t always see in ourselves”

6-Main Cameron Photo-July 22-14-9hDave Cameron is emblematic of a new entrepreneurial culture that is taking root at the Faculty of Engineering. The award-winning architecture student is about to graduate with the best academic training our Faculty can provide.

A novel idea spurs young entrepreneurs

Stori screenSTORI is an 11-person software start-up that is developing an app described as the “first platform to share live-tracked experiences.”
A cross between Google Maps, a GPS path-tracker and a Facebook blog, the STORI app will enable users to share first-person, live-tracked accounts from sources as varied as journalists in war-torn Syria to friends’ summer holidays at the Grand Canyon or Monument Valley.

Effective approaches to better safeguard lives and property

Routley 3Building construction and systems engineering techniques that alumnus Gordon Routley studied at McGill later helped him earn a degree in fire engineering from the University of Maryland.

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