Archibald named to OPQ
James Archibald, director of Translation Studies at McGill’s Centre for Continuing Education, was appointed to l’Office des professions du Québec (OPQ) by the provincial cabinet earlier this year. The OPQ is the government agency that oversees Quebec’s professional bodies, where Dr. Archibald is deeply involved in the hot topic of professional mobility and the role universities will play bridging education for professionals from outside Quebec and Canada.
Law Faculty wins international education award
The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) will present its award for Outstanding Program in International Education to the Faculty of Law’s International Courts and Tribunals Program 2008. The award will be presented at a ceremony in St. John’s, Newfoundland in early November. This is the second win for the faculty. In 2006, the Transsystemic Program for Legal Education’ was honoured with the same award.
Three design awards for CCS
Employees from Content and Collaboration Solutions (CCS), McGill’s web, multimedia and graphics services group, won three awards in the electronic category at the 38th annual University and College Designers Association Awards. An “Interactive Guide to Finding an Internship,” created by various CCS teams, received a Silver Award, while the CCS-created Campaign McGill and the i-Trauma websites received awards of Excellence.