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June 2021

District 3 BioHub

National Bank donates $2 million to help scale Quebec’s innovative startups supported by Concordia and partners

Donation to the Campaign for Concordia Next-Gen. Now to bolster MentorConnect program powered by District 3 Innovation Hub.

‘This will take our partnership to the next level’

Support from National Bank will accelerate startups at Concordia’s District 3 Innovation Hub says Louis Vachon, LLD 19, president and CEO of National Bank.

‘Mentors are an important part of the journey of any startup’

Xavier-Henri Hervé, BEng 87, DSc 11, executive director of District 3, explains how donor support will help propel mentorships.

‘Finding someone who understands your vision is so important’

Participants in District 3’s MentorConnect program describe how it fuels success.

Concordia appoints Anne Whitelaw, BFA 87, GrDip 92, PhD 96, as provost and vice-president, Academic

Art historian and seasoned administrator transitions from interim position for five-year term.

$500,000 donation creates first-of-its-kind centre to advance women in business

New Centre for Women Entrepreneurship and Leadership at the John Molson School of Business.

Concordia University Alumni Association gives $30,000 in honour of graduating class

New gift supports hungry students, mental health initiatives and Otsenhákta Student Centre.

Fine arts grad among team behind Oscar-winning film, Soul

Computer graphics animator Emilie Goulet, BFA 01, helps brings stories to life at Pixar

How a business grad embraces management in the medical field

John Tourlas, BComm 86, takes pride in his company’s role during the pandemic.

‘I was interested in being a voice for marginalized communities’

Sudha Krishnan, BA 99, on her path to becoming CBC Montreal’s newest anchor.

‘I loved Concordia from day one’

Meet Marla Lowenthal, professor, coach and generous planned gift donor.

Meet our 2020 Alumni Recognition Award winners

Annual celebration honours the achievements and contributions of outstanding Concordians


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