Hall of Distinction

In recognition of the upcoming 50th anniversary of John Abbott College in 2020, the College has established a Hall of Distinction.  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.  Nominees should have sufficient stature and recognition to ensure that their induction into the Hall of Distinction recognizes their con... Continue Reading.

Casgrain Sports Centre Holiday Schedule

The Sport Centre will be closed on December 24, 25, 26, 31 and on January 1. The holiday schedule is valid from December 6, 2017 to January 14, 2018. Weight Room & Courts Monday to Friday 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.   Pool Monday, Wednesday & Friday 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. ... Continue Reading.

Youth and Adult Correctional Intervention

Students visited the Federal Training Centre in Laval earlier this semester as part of their Fieldwork 1 course. In this course, students visit 6 to 8 different facilities ranging from YMCAs, to the Old Brewery Mission, to federal or provincial prisons and penitentiaries. The Federal Training Centre is a minimum to medium security institution. Students visited cell blocks encompassing individual and group housing, were introduced to the procedure... Continue Reading.

Abbott Team Reviews Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal Piece NŌ MASK OF HANNYA

To mark the CEGEP institution’s 50th anniversary, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts collaborated with the Fédération des cégeps, inviting members of its various colleges to produce short videos on works in the Museum’s collection. “I am impressed by how technology is clearly at the service of creativity and reflection in this project. I think this shows how our teachers and students combine technical mastery with an imaginative and cr... Continue Reading.

Seven animated films by JAC students at the Brazil Film Fest Toronto

After participating in the Brazil Film Festival of Montreal, seven animation films produced by John Abbott College animation students will open in Toronto this week. The 2017 edition of the Brazil Film Fest will take place from November 3 to 5, once again, in the prestigious TIFF Bell Lightbox theatre in Toronto. The Festival’s program is composed of internationally acclaimed Brazilian fiction and documentary movies. JAC animation student f... Continue Reading.

Thousands at John Abbott College

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue – October 25, 2017 – Thousands took advantage of the sunny and warm weather on Saturday, October 21 to visit the annual John Abbott College open house. Potential students and their parents asked questions, visited labs and wandered through classrooms. Current students from Police Technology, Pre-Hospital Emergency Care and Nursing programs set the scene outside for a multi-vehicle accident simulation. Actors from the T... Continue Reading.

John Abbott College Science student and Physics Professor to present at Montréal Space Symposium

John Abbott College Science student Emilie Laflèche and Physics Professor Karim Jaffer were invited to speak at the upcoming Montreal Space Symposium to be held on Thursday and Friday, October 5-6, 2017. Emilie will present The JAC Solar Eclipse – An Astronomical First Day of Classes on Thursday at 12:30. Karim will be making two presentations on Friday: – A Student-Directed Approach to Introductory Astronomy at 16:30 – Pu... Continue Reading.

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Montreal Centre presents the 2017 Townsend Lecture

Dr. David Levy A Lifetime of Eclipses… Montreal-born and long-time RASC Montreal Centre Member as well as Honorary President, Dr. David Levy, will present a lecture at John Abbott College on his personal experience that spans many decades of astronomical observations of both lunar and solar eclipses. His first was on October 2, 1959 and culminating with his 90th this past August with the solar eclipse. Dr. Levy is Canada’s foremost comet hunt... Continue Reading.