2017 student service award winners

JOHN ABBOTT STUDENTS RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR INVOLVEMENT

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue – April 25, 2017 – At a ceremony held Tuesday April 25, John Abbott College recognized the dedication and efforts of 55 students with a Service and Leadership Award.

The awards were established to honour students who make a significant contribution to student life and/or in the service of others at the College. Nominated students are recognized in one of four areas of engagement:

  1. Participation and making a meaningful contribution to a student club, service organization or committee;
  2. Contribution as the leader or significant supporter in the creation of a new project at the College or in the community;
  3. Provide a service to other students at John Abbott College
  4. Volunteerism in and around the College.

Additionally, 4 students were recognized for their outstanding service. The Outstanding Service Award is presented to those students, in good academic standing, whose contributions are of such a nature that their accomplishments are recognized throughout the College. These students demonstrate strong leadership, organizational and communication skills as well as a sense of commitment, responsibility and dedication to fellow students.

In picture: 2017 Outstanding Service and Leadership Award winners. From left: Sophia Ye, Marc-André Lavigne, Ngozi Oke Chinedu and Tina Lyon-Adams.

About John Abbott College
John Abbott College is a public Anglophone college serving students since 1971. Today, the increasingly diverse student body includes more than 6500 fulltime day students and an additional 2000 continuing education students. John Abbott is situated on the western tip of the Island of Montreal.

PM greeting JACMUN

PM Greeting JACMUN

Fifteen schools bringing just over 140 students participated in the JAC Model United Nations weekend event held April 8 & 9.

The weekend started off on an incredible note with a personal address by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.   

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It was a great turnout!

See more highlights from the weekend at John Abbott College Model United Nations (JACMUN) on Facebook.

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Loonies Flock the Campus at John Abbott College

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC – March 22, 2017 – The John Abbott College campus took on a remarkable look and feel yesterday, raising $20,006 for the Student Assistance Fund.

Students and staff jumped in to the annual fundraiser, started in 2003, where loonies are stuck to two-sided tape that runs the length of College – almost 250 m!  Energy and school spirit led the charge to elevate the Loonie Line to an unprecedented success.

Everyone can use some help occasionally and if that means helping a student stay in school, the Assistance Fund at John Abbott is there for them. The Fund is set up to help with groceries, textbooks, registration fees and much more.

About John Abbott College
John Abbott College is a public Anglophone college serving students since 1971. Today, the increasingly diverse student body includes 6500 fulltime day students and an additional 2000 continuing education students. John Abbott is situated on the western tip of the Island of Montreal.

About the John Abbott College Foundation

Established in October 1999, the Foundation exists to support John Abbott College’s mission and statement of purpose.  Through fundraising activities, the Foundation allows the College to respond to the steadily increasing demands for its services, while ensuring that the education students receive and the environment in which they learn are second-to-none.

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Real Estate Agency EXPO at John Abbott

A Real Estate Agency EXPO was held at John Abbott on February 7. It was the second Expo of this nature in the history of the program. 

Seven agencies registered with about 20 brokers and agency directors/managers on hand to meet, interview and hopefully hire the Real Estate potential graduates. In all, 37 students are registered in this program of studies, all of them graduating this March. 

Thanks to teachers Deborah Cere and Jodie Lennon as well as the agencies Abbey & Olivier Real Estate Agency, CENTURY 21, KW Prestige, RE/Max Quebec, Royal LePage Village, BL Immobilier, Groupe Sutton- Quebec for making this event a success.