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CAPSTONE - Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science

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.

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

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

Concordia lands $1.6M grant for artificial intelligence and software engineering research

Emad Shihab will lead the training program on the development and social aspects of AI systems.

Artificial intelligence can help get the most out of urban wind energy, say Concordia researchers

Stéphanie Higgins and Theodore Stathopoulos design a system to help developers find the best location for their city-based turbine.

‘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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