McGill Alumni Association

MAA president Joey Odman (Photo: Owen Egan and Joni Dufour) People

Joey Odman takes the helm of McGill Alumni Association

McGill’s downtown campus was the backdrop to Joey Odman’s time at elementary and high school on University Street – and it has remained a fixture in his life ever since. This fall, the engineering grad began his term as the new president of the McGill Alumni Association.

From left: Assistant professor Sarah Riley Case, associate professor Debra Thompson and Maurice Riley Case at a Homecoming event about Thompson’s acclaimed new memoir (Photo: Paul Fournier) On Campus

A special return to campus for McGill Homecoming

After two years of virtual festivities, this year’s McGill Homecoming marked a triumphant return to in-person celebrations. Friends and classmates reconnected for a full lineup of activities, including signature events such as the Beatty Lecture, the Leacock Lecture, and the McGill Redbirds Homecoming football game.

Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa and Canadian comedy legend Rick Mercer will be among the speakers at McGill’s Homecoming Celebration Weekend On Campus

In-person Homecoming boasts exciting lineup

After two years of virtual ceremonies, including for McGill’s Bicentennial in 2021, Homecoming Celebration Weekend is back in person.

Sindhu Vee On Campus

Alumni reunite at historic Homecoming

Homecoming is always steeped in nostalgia as alumni reminisce about their time at McGill. But this year’s edition added special milestones to the mix: McGill’s Bicentennial and the 100th anniversary of Homecoming.

Group photo at the 2018 MBAA Homecoming event On Campus

Alumni voices help shape anti-Black racism plan

Sandrine Ntibarigobeka, BA’16, forged strong friendships at McGill through the Black Students’ Network and the McGill African Students Society. When she graduated and moved back to Ontario, “I wanted to continue and have that network in Toronto with fellow alumni,” says Ntibarigobeka.


Meet your new MAA president

Longtime volunteer Luciano D’Iorio, BA’99, is the new president of the McGill Alumni Association. He recently spoke about the MAA's work and some of its priorities for the year ahead. 

Joe Schwarcz standing in front of the periodic table On Campus

At-Home Homecoming attracts worldwide audience

The hugs and handshakes might have been missing but, from Toronto to Tasmania, the spirit of Homecoming was as strong as ever during McGill’s first At-Home Homecoming in September.

On Campus

Lending a hand to the Class of 2020

The Class of 2020 had the rug pulled out from under it because of the pandemic. The University’s career-advising services are rallying to help McGill’s newest grads navigate their way into an unpredictable job market.


Telemedicine company inspires alumni hiring initiative

Anna Chif became interested in virtual healthcare after in-person trips to the doctor for prescription refills made caring for her ailing grandmother more difficult. Chif co-founded Dialogue, a Canadian telemedicine company, in 2016, only four years after graduating from McGill with a Bachelor of Commerce.

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