New information about the Alumni Survey for JAC Pre-University Program Graduates

Calling on all JAC Pre-University Grads from Summer /Fall 2016 and Winter 2017.

A short John Abbott College Pre-University Alumni Survey was recently sent to you by email via Survey Monkey. If you have received it, we would ask that you respond as soon as possible as it will only be open for a few weeks.

We may not have had your correct email, so we also sent a letter to your home. Please click here to complete the survey with the password that was provided to you in the letter.
Thank you for taking a few minutes to contribute your constructive and valuable feedback. Once received, your responses, and those of your classmates, will be compiled to provide valuable information to your Program.

If you would like further information, please contact Lisa Boyle at lisa.boyle@johnabbott.qc.ca or 514-457-6610 ext. 5090.

New information about the Alumni Survey for JAC Career Program Graduates

Calling on all JAC Career Grads from Summer /Fall 2016 and Winter 2017.

A short John Abbott College Career Program Alumni Survey was recently sent to you by email via Survey Monkey. If you have received it, we would ask that you respond as soon as possible as it will only be open for a few weeks.

We may not have had your correct email, so we also sent a letter to your home. Please click here to complete the survey with the password that was provided to you in the letter.

Thank you for taking a few minutes to contribute your constructive and valuable feedback. Once received, your responses, and those of your classmates, will be compiled to provide valuable information to your Dean, Chair and Program.

If you would like further information, please contact Lisa Boyle at lisa.boyle@johnabbott.qc.ca or 514-457-6610 ext. 5090.

CCAA AND JOHN ABBOTT RECOGNIZE A PILLAR OF THE SPORTS WORLD

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC – April 26, 2018 – A pillar of society is described by the Collins Dictionary as: A person who is universally respected- reliable-decent and hardworking…often engaging in voluntary work and taking up worthy causes who neighbors and the community have high regard and esteem for. Glenn Ruiter is that person.

Ruiter has recently been recognized by two institutions for his dedication and diligence in the world of college sports.

Arriving at John Abbott College in 1972, hoping to become a history teacher, he held many different positions, all of which were student focused. His love of amateur sports and his career at Abbott merged as he took the helm of the JAC Sports & Recreation department in 1981. Sports at the college flourished under Ruiter as his leadership and work ethic were recognized on and off the field of play.

Over the next twenty-six plus years, Ruiter would play key roles in the RSEQ (Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec) and the CCAA (Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association), most notably developing a solution to Sport Canada’s funding cuts that threatened the survival of the Association.

May 24, John Abbott College will add Glenn Ruiter’s name to the Hall of Distinction. Established in 2016, the Hall of Distinction recognizes alumni, former employees, and friends of the College who have contributed to life on campus or to the greater community in a significant way.

June 12, Ruiter a former Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association President and Vice-President, will be inducted into the CCAA Hall of Fame in the Builder Category.

Picture courtesy of CCAA

LOONIE LINE AT ABBOTT WOWS EVERYONE!

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC – March 28, 2018 The John Abbott College campus took on a remarkable look and feel yesterday, raising $17,951 for the Student Assistance Fund.

Students and staff jumped in to the annual fundraiser, started in 2003, where loonies are stuck to two-sided tape that runs the length of College – almost 266 m (850 ft)!

Everyone can use some help occasionally and if that means helping a student stay in school, the Assistance Fund at John Abbott is there for them. Twenty-four different activities were run in the days & weeks prior to the day of the Loonie Line. Book and bake sales, plant sales, exercise classes where people donate, so many different ideas – all to help people stay in school. The Fund is set up to help with groceries, textbooks, registration fees and much more.

About John Abbott College
John Abbott College is a public Anglophone college serving students since 1971. Today, the increasingly diverse student body includes 6500 fulltime day students and an additional 2000 continuing education students annually. John Abbott is situated on the western tip of the Island of Montreal.

About the John Abbott College Foundation
Established in October 1999, the Foundation exists to support John Abbott College’s mission and statement of purpose. Through fundraising activities, the Foundation allows the College to respond to the steadily increasing demands for its services, while ensuring that the education students receive and the environment in which they learn are second-to-none.

Pictures: Amy Vincent, Financial Services Officer wearing the Loonie mascot

FAEQ and Les Canadiens de Montréal Present Scholarships: Two Lady Islanders

Audrey Gervais, Social Science student at John Abbott College and 2018 recruit Andriana Calderone, are among the 28 student athletes who received scholarships from the Montreal Canadians and la Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence (FAEQ) on Wednesday, February 28.

Scholarship recipients are selected for their academic standing as well at their talent on the ice.

Picture: courtesy of FAEQ – Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence du Québec

Agency Expo 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 – The biggest real Estate Agency Expo held on campus welcomed ten agencies yesterday. The graduates of the Real Estate program met and interviewed with industry representatives.

According to Sylvie Boucher, Program Coordinator: ” Our Real Estate graduates have a chance to meet and pitch themselves as potential brokers. For the agencies, John Abbott College is a prime source of mature, talented, enthusiastic workers with diverse backgrounds and skill. Agencies can raise visibility while recruiting and screening potential graduates for brokers. This is a great opportunity to bring a human element to the hiring process and to recruit the best-suited candidates.”

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES STUDENTS SHOW THEIR STUFF

Wednesday, February 21 — Engineering Technologies students showed off their original projects.

This was a rare chance to see the projects graduating students having been working on.

The projects reflected the different topics in the program and put the focus on our students’ innovation.

Strong, motivated students keen to share their passion, talked about their projects to school mates, staff and reporters. On hand we had a remote controlled car, a drone, a smart parking lot, a customized music mixing system, an obstacle avoiding robot and much more.

All the projects on hand were designed and built by JAC students.

John Abbott College Foundation Golf Classic

The John Abbott College Foundation Golf Classic, our largest annual fundraiser, will be held June 12 at the prestigious Beaconsfield Golf Club.

Join the many professionals and business people from the region and help make this 2018 event, chaired by Mr Tony Amorosa, a record success.

Don’t delay, register your foursome, become a sponsor or make a donation that will allow us to fulfill our mission.

Click here to view the English registration form.
Click here to view the French registration form.

For additional information, contact Debbie Cribb by email or at 514-457-6610 ext. 5354.

 

Transition Towards a Smoke-Free Environment

In its commitment to cultivate a safe learning environment that promotes healthy lifestyles, John Abbott College has adopted a policy to deal with tobacco control, the whole in accordance with the applicable legislation and guidelines.

Click here to view the complete Policy no. 22.

Click here to view the map of the designated areas.

The College’s Health and Wellness Centre is available to offer support, guidance and referrals to persons wishing to quit using Tobacco Products; the Centre also promotes existing quit services and programs.