A warm thank you

McGill Engineering greatly appreciates the yearly support it receives from alumni far and wide. This 2013 Alma Mater Fund impact report presents an overview of the many benefits that your annual gifts provide and profiles two direct recipients of your giving and a generous annual fund alumna. McGill Engineering greatly appreciates the yearly support it receives from alumni far and wide.


Message from our Faculty’s Advisory Board Chair

Ram-Panda-100331-185523-8734 RETI am a proud McGill alumnus, MEng’71 and MBA’77, who is writing in my capacity as Chair of our Faculty’s Advisory Board, the 12-member body that advises the Dean on strategic development issues. Two important elements of that role are building a healthier annual giving program and promoting lifelong alumni engagement.

Leadership Donors

The following list honours 2012-2013 Leadership Donors to the Faculty of Engineering (i.e. those who made an annual gift of $750 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.

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“McGill makes a compelling case for individual support.”

Chemical Engineering alumna Lynn Byrd, BEng’92, has been a loyal McGill Alma Mater Fund donor for 20 years. She currently manages a portfolio of power plants that spans Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the regulated markets in the United States. Her employer, GDF SUEZ Energy North America, Inc., is a major player in this continent’s energy markets. The firm also generously matches her annual gifts to McGill.Byrd alone

Morgan Grobin combines academics and extracurricular

The Alma Mater Fund at the Faculty of Engineering helps support many student initiatives and clubs. The following profile of one of our Faculty’s 2,986 undergraduate students shows how her life has been enriched through her involvement in student-run activities.
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Undergrads discover interests and skills that suit them best

Galagusz cropAlumni donations fund programs and services that aren’t covered by government operating grants. Because of this added support, our students’ educations are more comprehensive and meaningful. The following story highlights how the Alma Mater Fund impacted the life of one recent graduate, Ashley Galagusz.

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