An Incredible Weekend for John Abbott College Athletes

The LACROSSE team handed Collège Brébeuf their first loss in 3 years breaking their 29 game winning streak. First place Brébeuf was defeated by the third place Islanders in a hard fought game. The Islanders battled back from a 3-goal deficit, twice to win the RSEQ Regional Championship 12-10 Women’s RUGBY team brought home the RSEQ Regional Championship with a 36-19 victory over rival Dawson College. The women’s rugby team completed a perf... Continue Reading.

Master Teacher Program 2018 Graduate Recognition Ceremony

John Abbott  College in Montreal is pleased to announce that 18 of its teachers and staff received recognition of their Master Teacher Program Certificate, Diploma, or Master Degree at the recent 2018 Graduate Recognition Ceremony which was held at Champlain College, St. Lambert Campus, on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 7:15 p.m. This Graduate Recognition Ceremony is an event that is held every two years and celebrates the accomplishments of the Ce... Continue Reading.

Women’s individual national golf champ, Emily Romancew

Excerpts from the CCAA announcement: “Winning a national award and being able to say we have a national title for John Abbott is amazing. I think I played really well and I’m really satisfied with my overall week,” says Romancew. Romancew, led the women’s individual race from wire to wire. Her final total of 298 left her six strokes ahead of runner-up Shaye Leidenius from RDC. Alyssa Stoddart from the Fanshawe Falcons shot a four-day tota... Continue Reading.

Blood Drive this week at JAC

Did you know that to meet the needs of the population of Québec, Héma-Québec must collect 1,000 donations per day and that blood is an irreplaceable resource? In fact, every 80 seconds, someone in Québec needs blood. As a result, maintaining the collective blood supply depends on the generosity of those who feel compelled to share in the wealth of their health. Despite the 60% probability of someone needing to receive a blood transfusion and ... Continue Reading.

Physics Making Class Fun with Smartphones

The use of devices in school is always a popular topic at the beginning of a new school year. Read Profweb’s article: “Accelerated Learning with Smartphones in Physics” about 3 JAC Physics teachers and how they have increased student engagement and made class fun: “…John Abbott College…physics teachers have found a unexpected way to leverage their student’s penchant for smartphone use by incorporating these devices as tools ... Continue Reading.

JAC Academic Dean Appointed to the Conseil supérieur de l’éducation du Québec

Gordon is joining a 22-member council, all of whom are volunteers, for a term of four years. The Conseil supérieur de l’éducation du Québec was created with its current mandate in 2006. Members are nominated from all levels and stages of education by the Provincial Government for the purpose of advising the Minister for Higher Education and the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sport on any matter relating to education.   ... Continue Reading.

Two Grants Awarded to JAC Biology Teacher

Simon Daoust, JAC Biology teacher, has been awarded two grants for the promotion of science by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC). The PromoScience grant supports organizations working with young Canadians to promote an understanding of science and engineering. Hands-on learning for students and teachers alike is the focus of this grant. The second grant from NSERC is a PromoScience Supplement for Science Literacy Week.... Continue Reading.