Amazing, accessible faculty

Amazing, accessible faculty

“There are a number of things I really enjoy about Marianopolis and at the top of the list are the students,” says Professor Stewart Daly, who has taught Biology and Organic Chemistry at Marianopolis College since 2001 and has served as chair of the Science Department. “They are very attentive and ask challenging questions, which at times go beyond the material we are studying. They make the learning experience fun […]

Arrivederci Montreal, ciao Roma: summer course in Italy on Ancient Rome

Arrivederci Montreal, ciao Roma: summer course in Italy on Ancient Rome

Marianopolis College students in all programs have the chance to give their studies an international flavour. Whether it’s Eastern religion in the Himalayas, environmental ethics in the Bahamas, global trade in Germany or sustainability in Costa Rica, the Marianopolis classroom is the world. The latest international course offered by the College will immerse students in Ancient Rome. After spending two weeks on campus learning about Rome’s history, they will travel […]

Not business as usual: Honours Commerce at Marianopolis

Not business as usual: Honours Commerce at Marianopolis

In addition to being excellent preparation for a career in accounting, finance, marketing and international business, the Marianopolis Honours Commerce profile is incredibly innovative. Just consider the Business Case Studies Seminar course that Honours Commerce students take in their final semester. “Every year we focus on something unique,” says Peter Elenakis, a former advertising company executive who teaches the seminar. “Last year, the students pitched their ideas to entrepreneurs as […]

Professor combines math and art, two interrelated ways of seeing the world

Professor combines math and art, two interrelated ways of seeing the world

Whether you are a Social Science and Commerce or Science student at Marianopolis, chances are you may study Calculus with Professor Tamara Zakon. Like a lot of Marianopolis students, she is immensely talented both inside and outside the classroom. Since she started teaching at the College in 1968, a year after the creation of the Quebec CEGEP system, Professor Zakon has supported Marianopolis students in many ways. For 8 years […]

The poets as heroes

The poets as heroes

When is military force justified? Can you be against war without considering yourself a pacifist? Usually it is historians and politicians who ask these questions, but poets also ask them. World War One poets Robert Graves and Siegfried Sassoon brought new layers of understanding to these important questions. At Marianopolis in November, current and former students are participating in a World War I poetry event, as the College views that […]