March 9, 2016, 5:02pm
Montreal, March 9, 2016 – As part of the Campus Montréal major fundraising campaign, HEC Montréal is pleased to announce the creation of the Deschênes | Molson | Lesage Family Business Centre, in the Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Acquisition and Business Families Hub.
The creation of this new centre was made possible thanks to financial contributions from the Deschênes, Molson and Lesage families. Representatives of the donor... READ
November 27, 2015, 12:29pm
Montreal, November 26, 2015 – Maurice Brisson today announced his donation of $500,000 to Polytechnique Montréal as part of “Campus Montréal” a major fundraising campaign that includes HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and the Université de Montréal. As a way of supporting the school’s teaching and research mission, Mr Brisson has earmarked his gift to ... READ
October 29, 2015, 2:10pm
Thanks to a $2.5 million donation from the Fondation Mirella et Lino Saputo to the Campus Montréal fundraising campaign, the School’s Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Acquisition and Business Families Hub is launching the new entrePrism program.
The program is an innovative model relying on entrepreneurship as a tool for social and economic integration, with the goal of helping immigrant entrepreneurs start up new businesses and grow... READ
October 7, 2015, 2:56pm
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada today announced a $3.7 million donation to the Université de Montréal as part of the overall Campus Montréal fundraising campaign for HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and the Université de Montréal. Over the past 25 years, the Foundation has given a total of $33 million to the Université de Montréal and its related healthcare facilities to support a wide range of research projects into heart... READ
October 7, 2015, 2:49pm
Researchers at the Université de Montréal are determined to be the first to find life in outer space and the Trottier Foundation is backing them to the tune of $1 million in research grants to help make it happen. The work will get underway at the recently set up Institute for research on exoplanets (iREx) and officially launched today, a place where researchers can share their respective expertise in meeting a challenge that is out of the... READ
June 23, 2015, 10:58am
The Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) of the Université de Montréal (UdeM) is pleased to announce a very generous donation of $500,000 from Fondation Marcel et Rolande Gosselin for its chemolibrary.
The IRIC chemolibrary is a collection of molecules used by researchers at the Institute during high-throughput screenings conducted to identify entities with a particular biological activity. These molecules form the basis... READ
June 4, 2015, 10:07am
The Sisters of Charity of Montreal, better known as the “Grey Nuns,” have announced a significant donation of $1.5 million to Campus Montréal, the major fundraising campaign for HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and the Université de Montréal. This generous gift will provide considerable impetus in financing the Marguerite d'Youville Research Chair in Humanistic Nursing at the Université de Montréal.
The UdeM and Grey Nuns are... READ
June 2, 2015, 1:55pm
The Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) at the Université de Montréal (UdM) is honored to receive the backing of new donors for the pursuit of its scientific activities. In that regard, the couple Élaine and Réal Raymond have demonstrated their philanthropic commitment by making a donation of $100,000 in support of our institution and its research programs.
This generous contribution enables IRIC to strengthen still... READ
May 20, 2015, 12:59pm
Montreal, May 20, 2015 – BMO Financial Group has announced it is donating $2 million to Campus Montréal, the major fundraising campaign for HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and the Université de Montréal. This large donation will finance two research chairs at the Université de Montréal, one in diversity and governance and the other in cultural and religious diversity management.
“Diversity is an asset,” affirmed Guy Breton,... READ
April 23, 2015, 10:00am
On April 28, the School of Optometry celebrated a contribution to the Campus Montréal major fundraising campaign from Securo Vision, a subsidiary of Optometric Services Inc. Dr. Marc Bolduc, Chair of the Board for Securo Vision; John Parisella, Executive Director of Campus Montréal; and Christian Casanova, Director of the School of Optometry, each took the floor. This significant donation will contribute to the development of Université de... READ
March 27, 2015, 11:30am
Montreal, March 27, 2015 – The Molson family and the Molson Coors Brewing Company have pledged $3.5 million to Campus Montréal’s joint fundraising campaign benefiting HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal, and the Université de Montréal.
The greater part of this amount, $2 million, will be allocated to the Université de Montréal’s Carabins sports program. The largest donation ever made to a francophone university sports program... READ
February 26, 2015, 1:54pm
Montreal, February 26, 2015. The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation, McGill University, the Université de Montréal and the Fondation du Dr Julien will establish two chairs in social pediatrics in the community, to be based in the Montreal neighbourhood of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. In a Canadian first, researchers will conduct a long-term study on social pediatrics in the community. This clinical practice has a proven track record, thanks... READ
February 12, 2015, 10:40am
Montreal, February 4, 2015 – The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) today announced the creation of the new Marcelle and Jean Coutu Foundation Chair in innovative surgical treatments for heart failure at the Université de Montréal (UdeM). This chair was made possible thanks to the tremendous work of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation, which solicited and obtained contributions, including a $1.5 million donation from the Marcelle and Jean... READ
January 22, 2015, 4:08pm
Montreal, January 20, 2015 – Metro Inc., a leader in the food and pharmaceutical distribution sectors in Quebec and Ontario, today announced that it has donated a total of $1 million to Campus Montréal, the joint fundraising campaign for HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal, and the Université de Montréal (UdeM).
A quarter of that amount – $250,000 – will fund research activities at the Institute for Research in Immunology and... READ
December 11, 2014, 11:00am
Montreal, December 11, 2014 - As part of the Campus Montréal fundraising campaign, HEC Montréal is pleased to announce that it has received a generous gift from Lallemand Inc., to be used to create the Lallemand – Marcel and Roland Chagnon Fund, which will finance a professorship in international business, along with international exchange and international entrepreneurship scholarships to foster students’ international mobility.
November 26, 2014, 7:38pm
Montréal, November 26, 2014– National Bank is pleased to announce a donation of $500,000 to the Université de Montréal’s Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC), for the creation of cancer-research laboratories and technology platforms as well as the acceleration of anticancer drug discovery.
Eventually, the new facilities installed on the fourth floor of the Institute will play host to eight research teams and create... READ
October 29, 2014, 7:34pm
Montreal, October 29, 2014 – Today, Robert Panet-Raymond, a Carabins football player from 1961 to 1963 and Polytechnique Montréal civil engineering graduate, became the largest donor in the history of French-language university sports in North America. After giving the Carabins organization $275,000 in 2011, Panet-Raymond has made a second personal donation of $475,000, bringing his total contribution to a record $750,000.
Robert takes... READ
October 8, 2014, 10:12am
Quebec City, October 8, 2014 – HEC Montréal and Desjardins Group announce the creation of the Institut international des coopératives Alphonse-et-Dorimène-Desjardins, as part of the Second International Summit of Cooperatives. The Institute will develop leading-edge research in the field of financial cooperatives and stimulate research on non-financial cooperatives. It will provide key players of the cooperative movement with a place where... READ
October 7, 2014, 9:34am
MONTRÉAL, October 7, 2014 – Bell Let’s Talk today announced contributions totalling $1 million to support student mental health programs at McGill University and Université de Montréal.
The Bell Let’s Talk funding of $500,000 for each university will help expand existing mental health programs and develop additional services that will be accessible to more students.
“These mental health support programs at Université de... READ
September 10, 2014, 2:45pm
A newly created chair at the Université de Montréal will do much to strengthen teaching and research in palliative care.
The announcement of the Blanchard Family Chair in Palliative Care was made in the presence of the donors, the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Louise Béliveau, the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Dr. Hélène Boisjoly, and Dr. Jean Pelletier, Director of the Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, who was named... READ
June 25, 2014, 2:44pm
Michel Vinet ('72), a philanthropist at heart and loyal Faculty of Pharmacy alumnus, has contributed generously to numerous projects and funds since the beginning of his career. He is one of the nine founding members of the Dean’s Circle and served as Treasurer from 2001 to 2009. At a recognition event on June 17, the Faculty took the opportunity to thank the Vinet family for their extremely generous gift of $101,771. The money will go to... READ
June 21, 2014, 3:45pm
Montreal, June 21, 2014 – Fondation Campus Montréal sous l’égide de la Fondation de France (Campus Montréal Foundation under the auspices of Fondation de France) has been launched to enable the institutions that comprise Campus Montréal to receive charitable donations while providing a tax deduction to donors who live in France.
In addition, through the partnerships that exist between Fondation de France and foundations elsewhere in... READ
May 28, 2014, 5:43pm
Montréal, May 28, 2014 – As part of the major Campus Montréal fundraising campaign, bringing HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and the Université de Montréal together in a joint appeal to philanthropy, AGF Group President Serge Gendron today confirmed a $1-million donation aimed at promoting excellence and entrepreneurship.
This contribution will establish the Serge Gendron Fund, worth $600,000, intended to finance scholarships for... READ
May 8, 2014, 3:06pm
A reception was held at the University Eye Clinic on April 30 to celebrate the generous support of Alcon to the Université de Montréal School of Optometry. This is the first $100,000 donation made by a leading eye-care company to the Campus Montréal fundraising campaign. It will be used to create a scholarship fund for students enrolled at the School and to invite renowned guest speakers. Alcon is a long-standing partner of Université de... READ
May 1, 2014, 3:10pm
The School of Optometry celebrated the contribution of OPTOPLUS to the Campus Montréal major fundraising campaign with a reception on April 28. The gift of $100,000 will go towards adding new examination rooms at the University Eye Clinic. On hand for the occasion: René Côté, Chair, OPTOPLUS Inc. Board of Directors; Carol Marois, Chair, Optometric Services Inc. Board of Directors; Marcel Brin, President and CEO of Optometric Services Inc.;... READ
April 25, 2014, 10:31am
Montreal, April 25, 2014 – TD Bank Group has donated $1 million to Campus Montréal, the joint fundraising campaign by HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and Université de Montréal. The funds will help the three institutions further develop their education and research programs in the fields of environmental studies and sustainable development.
Campus Montréal brings together dozens of researchers whose work focuses on the... READ
April 25, 2014, 10:25am
Interested in offering access to education to youth, CIBC made a donation of $500,000 to HEC Montréal in order to establish scholarships in business administration.
These CIBC scholarships, which will be annual and renewable, will help nearly a hundred students from HEC Montréal and will be awarded based on financial need and academic success.
As part of the Campus Montreal Campaign, CIBC decided to create these scholarships. Over... READ
March 31, 2014, 3:59pm
Monday March 31, 2014 - Montreal-based investment firm Formula Growth Limited is advancing business programs at Concordia, Bishop’s, McGill universities and HEC Montréal. Formula Growth through a combined donation of $1.1 million will support the following initiatives:
John Dobson—Formula Growth Investment Room at Concordia’s John Molson School of Business (JMSB).
The Dobson-Lagassé Entrepreneurship Centre at Bishop’s.
December 10, 2013, 6:07pm
Montreal, December 10, 2013 – Desjardins Group has boosted its support for Campus Montréal, the joint fundraising campaign by HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and Université de Montréal, to $4.5 million. As part of the Campus Montréal campaign, Desjardins today made a sizeable gift of $3.5 million to HEC Montréal. This generous donation comes on top of another $1 million that Desjardins has already contributed to Polytechnique... READ
November 25, 2013, 5:54pm
November 25, 2013 - Some 120 guests– entrepreneurs of all kinds, students, businesspeople, professors, Lac-Mégantic entrepreneurs and various experts– turned out for the cocktail party to launch the Rémi Marcoux Entrepreneurial Track on November 15. The successful ceremony included a variety of activities, including the unveiling of a collective mural and the making of a film bringing together students and entrepreneurs from... READ
October 31, 2013, 11:33am
Montreal, October 31, 2013 – HEC Montréal is pleased to announce the creation of the Institute for Entrepreneurship National Bank | HEC Montréal, thanks to a $10 million donation announced last January by the National Bank as part of the Campus Montréal fundraising campaign.
The Institute, to be devoted to entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial takeovers and business families, will give students from the Campus Montréal institutions... READ
October 23, 2013, 2:02pm
Guy Fréchette, a graduate of HEC Montréal, corporate director, Ernst & Young retiree, and great supporter of Université de Montréal Carabins has contributed half a million dollars ($500,000) to the Carabins Varsity Sports Program. As part of the Campus Montréal fundraising campaign, the donation is the largest ever made to a varsity sports program at a French-language university in Quebec.
This historic announcement was made... READ
September 23, 2013, 11:43am
Montreal, September 23, 2013 – The Stavros Niarchos Foundation is donating $1 million to the Université de Montréal (UdeM) as a contribution to the Campus Montréal campaign. The money will go to provide scholarships for university students from Greece to study at the Université de Montréal.
“Thanks to this and other generous donations, our university can count on having outstanding students from different parts of the world, and this... READ
May 14, 2013, 4:19pm
May 14th, 2013 - As part of the Campus Montréal major fundraising campaign, which brings together HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and Université de Montréal, the Trottier Family Foundation is making a donation of $10 million to create the Trottier Energy Institute at Polytechnique Montréal. This donation is among the largest received by Campus Montréal.
In thanking donor Lorne M. Trottier, Université de Montréal Rector Guy... READ
February 6, 2013, 10:59am
Montreal, February 6, 2013 – Campus Montréal, the major fundraising campaign led jointly by HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and Université de Montréal, announced today it has received a generous donation of $2.5 million from Rémi Marcoux and TC Transcontinental.
This money will be used to create the Rémi Marcoux Entrepreneurial Track, a new program designed to harness the entrepreneurial spirit of students so they become... READ
January 16, 2013, 4:24pm
January 16, 2013 - National Bank today announced a $10 million donation to Campus Montréal for the creation of the National Bank Entrepreneurship Centre (tentative name), an institute dedicated to entrepreneurship, business relaunch and family-owned businesses. A Canadian first, the Centre will provide HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and Université de Montréal students as well as the public access to entrepreneurial-related resources... READ
November 29, 2012, 3:59pm
November 29, 2012 - Quebec’s largest university complex – HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and Université de Montréal – launched a major fundraising campaign today, under the name “Campus Montréal.” This campaign, the French-speaking world’s largest ever to be conducted in the university sector, has a goal of raising half a billion dollars to support Campus Montréal in its teaching and research mission.
Campus Montréal... READ