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May 23, 2018
Second Annual Teaching Excellence Awards presented at 2018 spring convocation

Recipients include: Ms. Denyse Rodrigues of the Library, Dr. Tracy Moniz of Communication Studies and Dr. Katie Aubrecht of Family Studies and Gerontology.

May 18, 2018
Spring convocation celebrates achievements of students, faculty and honorary degree recipients

The Mount celebrated 600 graduates from 29 countries, together with three inspiring honorary degree recipients, during spring convocation ceremonies on May 17 and 18.

May 17, 2018
A quest for knowledge and understanding: The story of John R. Sylliboy

John R. Sylliboy will graduate this afternoon with his Master’s in Education in Educational Foundations degree. John has had many exciting and extraordinary experiences, living for many years in Latin America, and has built a name for himself in his home province as an Indigenous activist, educator and community developer. But like most people, his journey has not been without its challenges.

May 16, 2018
Focused on the finish line

This convocation will be a family affair for young couple Jessica and Malcolm Gillis. When they both cross the stage this May, they will celebrate not just their new degrees, but also the supportive partnership that got them there. They’ve accomplished much together and individually, and have proven to be each other’s biggest cheerleader and motivator.

May 16, 2018
Shattering biases: Mount student with autism triumphs over challenges

Although the day is foggy and damp, Jamie Coolen’s refreshingly honest energy lights up the room. Having just come from a test (that she’s happy to report she “thinks went well”) and gotten back a term paper that she scored an A+ on (even though papers “aren’t her strong suit”), Jamie is eager to reflect on her time at the Mount.

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