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Meet Alumnae and Current Grad Students

Find out more about their grad student experiences at the Mount! Browse our story collection below.

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Frank Cheng-2Frank (Zhang) Cheng is combining his background in traditional Chinese medicine with nutrition research in the MAHN program. Learn how Frank is working to prevent serious illnesses before they begin »



Brandon Gheller earned his MSc AHN in 2014. His passion for research, along with the support he received from the department and the university, allowed him to travel extensively during his studies, researching and presenting his findings at national and international conferences, following the latest research developments in the field, and networking with researchers at other institutions. Find out more about Brandon's passion for research »



Andrew Hamilton is a student in the Mount's MSc AHN program. In March 2016, the Canadian Nutrition Society named him Trainee of the Month! Find out why »
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Lilian Lau

Lillian Lau is a student in the Mount’s Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition program. She’s pursuing this degree because she wants to help children by combatting childhood obesity.  Meet Lillian »

danielle root3Danielle Root is a graduate student and a member of the Listiguj First Nation. In 2015, she travelled to New Zealand to present her research at an international conference of First Nations scholars. Read more »
In 2015, Danielle was one of four students to receive the Loretta Saunders scholarship. Read more (external site) »

A Delory

Alison DeLory: This children's book writer and Public Relations professional completed her Bachelor and Master of Public relations degrees at the Mount. Meet Alison »





Alla and Natalie in Puerto Rico 2015 - website photoNatalie Doyle Oldfield: The research that Natalie performed in her MPR program has led to a successful business. Meet Natalie »






TheresaRathTheresa Rath: Theresa earned her Master's degree while working full-time as the Public Relations Manager for the Halifax Regional Police. Meet Theresa »

Ayo at the Mount

Graduating from the Mount is a dream that Ayodeji (Ayo) Aladejebi has held on to for over a decade. Discover how Ayo made his dream come true »


Regan Clancey-valedictorianRegan Clancey's Master of Education program guided the evolution of her career in education. Find out how »





Melina Kennedy

Melina Kennedy: Melina, a graduate of the MED (Lifelong Learning) program, found her way to education through volunteerism. Meet Melina »




David Fainstein, a graduate of the MA program in School Psychology, is a counselor, educator and behavioural interventionist. Meet David »


Carol Ann Brennan: "I returned to MSVU as an adult learner eighteen years into my career. I had been working with older adults with developmental disabilities and their families, and recognized that this program would offer a meaningful opportunity to focus research on subject matter directly related to my professional career path." Meet Carol Ann »


Monique Mullins-Roberts: "The course work and content continuously inspired me to do more. During this time, I also felt especially supported in my learning as I was able to have a close working relationship with truly dedicated professors."  Meet Monique »





Sacha Nadeau is making important research easily accessible and understandable to people outside of the academic community. Find out how »