Chapeau les filles! Hats Off to You!

The Hats Off to You! Contest showcases the determination and work of young women enrolled in a vocational or technical training program leading to work in a traditionally male-dominated occupation. This year, the Fédération des cégeps presented a $ 2,000 scholarship to Christine Thibault from JAC’s Police Tech program during a special ceremony held on June 12 at the National Assembly. The Fédération awards this prize annually t... Continue Reading.

JOHN ABBOTT COLLEGE FOUNDATION GOLF TOURNAMENT

On June 5, the John Abbott College Foundation held the 15th edition of its annual fundraising golf tournament. Tournament co-chairs Serge Poirier, General Manager, Caisse Desjardins de l’Ouest-de-l’Île and Greg Foss, Alumnus and former John Abbott football player presented a cheque to John Abbott College for $ 50,000 net. “We are incredibly grateful to all those who make this day possible: our title sponsor, Groupe Desjardins, major sponso... Continue Reading.

Dental Hygiene Student Volunteers Making a Difference

Students entering post-secondary education in Dental Hygiene look forward to the day when they can declare, “I am a Dental Hygienist.”(1) Choosing dental hygiene as their profession, completing studies and identifying with our national association are part of the emerging professional. “I educate and empower Canadians to embrace their oral health for better overall health and well-being.”(1)  [1]Staff and students from John Abbott Colleg... Continue Reading.

FRQNT AWARD – 2 winners from JAC

Yu Qi Feng and Camille Pigeon have each been awarded a $5000 summer internship research award from the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT) Yu Qi Feng is an Honours Science student with an interest in Bioengineering and this award will allow her to work in Professor Terry Hébert’s laboratory at McGill University on “The use of conformational biosensors to understand G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) signaling” f... Continue Reading.

JOHN ABBOTT HALL OF DISTINCTION

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Québec – May 26, 2017 – Recognizing those who have made an unforgettable impression on John Abbott College and beyond is a tradition that began just last year. Those nominated to the Hall of Distinction are alumni, employees, and friends of the College. The 2017 alumni honorees unveiled Thursday, May 25, span three decades while the employees represent over 150 years of service to the College. The nine people selecte... Continue Reading.

JAC Biopharmaceutical Production Technology

Posters presented by JAC Biopharmaceutical Production Technology faculty and students at 2017 Canadian Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences annual conference “From Innovation to Patient Solution”. Faculty and students from JAC Biopharmaceutical Production Technology participated in the Canadian Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences annual conference May 10-12. Five students presented 3 posters entitled: 1. Formulation and scale-up manufacturing o... Continue Reading.

GORDON BROWN APPOINTED ACADEMIC DEAN OF JOHN ABBOTT COLLEGE

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, May 23, 2017 – The Board of Governors of John Abbott College is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Gordon Brown as the new Academic Dean, effective August 1, 2017. Mr Brown comes to John Abbott from Champlain College – St. Lawrence in Quebec City. Currently Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs, he spent 20 years teaching Business Administration and Political Science. Over the years, he has served as departm... Continue Reading.

2017 HALL OF DISTINCTION UNVEILED

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Québec – April 28, 2017 – Recognizing individuals who have made an indelible mark on John Abbott College and beyond is a new tradition on campus since 2016. The Hall of Distinction inductees are alumni, employees, and friends of the College. The 2017 list of honorees is being unveiled Thursday, May 25, 2017. The nine people selected for this honour personify the dedication and hard work that has shaped John Abbott Co... Continue Reading.

Julie Caouette (Psychology) and Richard Leveille (Geosciences) awarded research grants.

Julie Caouette (Psychology) is part of a successful team grant application to  FRQSC’s  programme Soutien aux équipes de recherche!  ( FRQSC=  Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture ) This is Julie’s 2nd research grant within a few weeks. The title of the team grant project is  «Identité et dysfonction sociale». The principal investigator of this grant is John Lydon, McGill University. This research grant runs 4 years... Continue Reading.

Giving Back

Student Union of John Abbott College (SUJAC) Gives Back to the West Island Community: On Thursday May 11, the Student Union of John Abbott College delivered three car loads of food, non-perishable goods, toiletries and other essential items to the food bank set up to help those affected by the spring floods. A total of $2250 in supplies were purchased and donated. An additional $2250.00 was donated to the Canadian Red Cross – Spring Flood Appea... Continue Reading.