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Encyclopedia > Macdonald College
Macdonald College
Macdonald College Shield
Motto In Domino Con Fido
(Mastery for Service)
Established 1907
School type Public
President Heather Monroe-Blum
Location Montreal, QC, Canada
Campus Suburban, 1600 acres (647 ha)
Enrollment {{{undergrad}}} undergraduate,
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Mascot Martlet, Redmen
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Homepage www.mcgill.ca/macdonald
Macdonald College under construction, 1906
Macdonald College under construction, 1906

Macdonald College is a Canadian institution of higher learning created in 1905 in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec on the western tip of the Island of Montreal. Planned and funded completely by William C. Macdonald, who also provided a $2 million operating endowment, it was designed by architects Alexander Cowper Hutchison and George W. Wood. Far surpassing the Ontario Agricultural College, Macdonald College was the largest in Canada and in its day was one of the most modern agricultural colleges in the world. After two years of planning and construction, the college opened its doors to students in the fall of 1907 under principal James Wilson Robertson. Image File history File links macdonald college logo File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 1907 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The term public school has different meanings: In England and Wales, one of a small number of prestigious historic schools open to the public which normally charge fees and are financed by bodies other than the state, commonly as private charitable trusts; here the word public is used much as... Heather Munroe-Blum is the Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. ... Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue is a former town in southwestern Quebec, Canada, at the western tip of the Island of Montreal; pop. ... During the 1960s, a terrorist group known as the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) launched a decade of bombings, robberies and attacks on government offices. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... This image is in the public domain in the United States and possibly other jurisdictions. ... This image is in the public domain in the United States and possibly other jurisdictions. ... 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue is a former town in southwestern Quebec, Canada, at the western tip of the Island of Montreal; pop. ... The Island of Montreal (in French, île de Montréal), in extreme southwestern Quebec, Canada, is located at the confluence of the Saint Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers. ... Sir William C. Macdonald (born February 10, 1831 - died June 4, 1917) was a Scots-Quebecer tobacco manufacturer and major education philanthropist in Canada. ... The Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) was one of three founding colleges of the University of Guelph in 1964. ...


In 1943, John W. McConnell purchased an adjacent 1380 acre (5.6 kmĀ²) farm and donated it to the College, more than doubling its size to its current 6.5 square kilometres. In 1972, its name was changed to the Macdonald Campus to form part of McGill University. Today, the campus is home to the university's Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition. Students studying at Macdonald Campus can earn internationally recognized degrees at both the undergraduate and graduate level in the fields of agriculture, food, natural sciences, applied economics, environment, and engineering. John Wilson McConnell (July 1, 1877 - November 6, 1963) was an Anglo-Quebecer businessman, newspaper publisher, humanitarian, and the most significant philanthropist in the history of the Province of Quebec, Canada. ... McGill University is a publicly funded, research-intensive, non-denominational, co-educational university located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...


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History - Flora Macdonald Academy (957 words)
In the meantime, the influence of the college was felt throughout the South to such an extent that the name was changed in 1903 to Southern Presbyterian College and Conservatory of Music.
Along with its high scholastic standards, Flora Macdonald College, as it was renamed in 1916, held fast to its traditions and to the individuality and spirit which combined to make it the distinctive small college of the Carolinas.
The college continued to grow and flourish, and in 1950, the Conservatory of Music was accepted into the National Association of Schools of Music, and early in 1951, the college itself was received into full membership of the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges.
John Abbott College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (642 words)
John Abbott is a visually spectacular college long recognized as a prominent landmark in the West Island of Montreal.
Walter Stewart were benefactors to Macdonald College and the building was named to honour their memory.
The College was originally supposed to be built in Pointe-Claire next to Fairview Pointe-Claire and its stay on McGill's campus was to be of short duration.
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