Tag Archive | "McGill"

SeedStories: Why volunteer?

Thursday, September 19, 2013

0 Comments

SeedStories: Why volunteer?

Work without pay? The concept may not seem great – at first. But more and more youth are recognizing volunteering as an invaluable experience in their lives. It’s a double win: Your community benefits from your help and you benefit from the practice and involvement.

Continue reading...

SeedStories – Making Music: The McGill Choral Society

Monday, July 29, 2013

0 Comments

SeedStories – Making Music: The McGill Choral Society

As one of the largest student groups on the McGill Campus, the McGill Choral Society (MCS) is a non-profit student organization that provides members with the powerful and enriching experience of making music together. Currently, MCS has over 160 members and performs for audiences of 500 to 1,000 people at l’Église Saint-Enfant-Jésus.

Continue reading...

OMG guess who won?!

Thursday, July 25, 2013

0 Comments

OMG guess who won?!

We recently drew the names of the winners of the Seeds of Change prizes for the graduation class of 2013. If you recall – and the 3,700 of you who entered the draw should recall – there was a chance to win one of three prizes: The Grand Prize, a travel voucher worth $1,500 to visit anywhere in the world (for real!), and the other two prizes were gift cards redeemable at any Apple store in Canada, one valued at $200 and the other at $100.

Continue reading...

SeedStories: Our lucky winner has a trip of a lifetime

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

0 Comments

SeedStories: Our lucky winner has a trip of a lifetime

Sarah Boucher, who graduated in 2012 with a BSc, majoring in Biology, was the lucky ‘OMG! Win a free trip!’ grand prize winner from our 2012 Convocation Contest. She won a $1,500 travel voucher, and used it towards a trip of the Western US. Sarah is currently doing her Master of Teaching in Elementary and Secondary Education at the University of Toronto. Read on to hear about her trip of a lifetime.

Continue reading...

SeedStories: A McGill night to remember

Monday, January 7, 2013

0 Comments

SeedStories: A McGill night to remember

On November 16, 2012, the 12th Annual CASCO Dance & Fashion Show was held at Montreal’s L’Astral Theatre. The show is an event that students look forward to all semester, and this year’s edition certainly exceeded their expectations. From the comedic MCs to the enthusiastic performances enjoyed by the audience, all of the elements came together perfectly to create a wonderful evening of entertainment and charity.

Continue reading...

SeedStories: Lasting memories of a presidential campaign

Friday, December 7, 2012

1 Comment

SeedStories: Lasting memories of a presidential campaign

When I first got an offer to join President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign, I was both excited and anxious. Although I was a fanatical viewer of The West Wing and had made a number of class announcements in Leacock 132 during my student politician days, I didn’t know what to expect. My mind shifted through the possibilities. Would I be writing speeches? Would I be answering questions about the opponent’s latest gaffe in an MSNBC interview? Maybe I could help clean the Lincoln Bedroom.

Continue reading...

SeedStories: Run to End Poverty

Friday, November 30, 2012

0 Comments

SeedStories: Run to End Poverty

Sunday, Oct 21, saw hundreds of runners and walkers turn out for the Tour des Trois Sommets Brébeuf, a twisty-turny trail run over hill and vale for distances ranging from five to 40 kilometres. A fair number of these runners were decked out in EWB’s signature bright orange tech shirts.

Continue reading...

‘Tis the season to feel stressed–but here’s some help

Thursday, November 29, 2012

0 Comments

‘Tis the season to feel stressed–but here’s some help

McGill researcher offers strategies to reduce stress in the workplace The workplace can be a very stressful environment. Looming deadlines, excessive demands and office politics can be major sources of stress, which takes a toll on our physical and mental health. The added pressures of the holiday season only serve to make matters worse. While […]

Continue reading...

Giving some teeth to dental training

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

1 Comment

Giving some teeth to dental training

Dr. Joel Berger's gift to the Faculty of Dentistry will create a new training program to better prepare future university professors and researchers in oral surgery.

Continue reading...

Big City Cycling

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

0 Comments

Big City Cycling

Coming from Hamilton, Ont., a city of half a million, is more of a transition than I ever thought it would be. Hi, I'm Fehn Foss: first year student at McGill University and an enthusiastic, budding writer here to hopefully give an engaging and entertaining account on what it's like to start on the next big journey in life.

Continue reading...

© 2013 McGill Alumni Portal. Powered by Wordpress.

Developed by bv02 Inc.