Ensuring a lively student life for Marianopolis students

Ensuring a lively student life for Marianopolis students

The fact that her office has two entrances tells you that a great number of activities take place in her area: meet Louise McLellan, Marianopolis College’s Student Life Director, who heads up everything from financial aid to counselling, student clubs to sports. How long have you worked at the College? I’ve come full circle. I started at Marianopolis in 1989 as the part-time Sports Animator in Student Services. I also […]

Peer tutoring is students helping students and much more

Peer tutoring is students helping students and much more

Laura Paris oversees the Tutoring Service at Marianopolis. It is part of the Learning Resources Centre and a vital element of the government-funded Marianopolis Plan for Success – as well as a great example of the many value-added resources that students find at Marianopolis. Here’s what she had to say about peer tutoring at the College.  What is peer tutoring at Marianopolis? On average, we employ 130 tutors each semester. These are […]

Expert offers accessible support for students with disabilities

Expert offers accessible support for students with disabilities

With a doctorate in Psychology from Concordia University, Ioana Constantinescu is College’s Adapted Services Counselor. In other words, she’s the expert who runs the Marianopolis AccessAbility Services Centre. That’s where students get support for learning or physical disabilities, ADHD, visual and auditory impairments and mental health issues, as well as short-term setbacks such as a broken leg. What is your philosophy? I believe that every student wants to be successful. However, […]

Étudier en anglais pour la première fois : l’expérience de Naïké, une ancienne élève

Étudier en anglais pour la première fois : l’expérience de Naïké, une ancienne élève

Curieux et curieuses de savoir comment se passe la transition aux études en anglais pour les élèves d’écoles secondaires francophones? Vous n’avez qu’à demander à une de nos anciennes élèves, Naïké Rouland (graduée en 2004). Elle n’avait jamais étudié en anglais lorsqu’elle a entamé son D.E.C. à Marianopolis. « Je suis francophone. J’ai fait mes études primaires à l’École Saint-Léon et mes études secondaires au Collège de Montréal. J’avoue qu’au départ, […]

An inviting space to study and research

An inviting space to study and research

Ask just about anybody who studies or teaches at Marianopolis about the College’s library and you’ll be told that it’s a beautiful space full of useful resources and helpful experts. Located in a former chapel, the Marianopolis Library occupies three floors. The main floor of the Library was renovated in the summer of 2013 to increase the number of seats for students. At the same time, the renovation was an […]