Collège Boréal Graduation Honours Students and Partners

Collège Boréal Graduation Honours Students and Partners

Thursday, May 11, 2017 – Sudbury – Collège Boréal

Collège Boréal is proud to announce the recipients of its graduation prizes for the 2016-17 academic year. Graduation ceremonies will be taking place across the province between May 16 and June 3, 2017. (For a detailed list of graduation dates, times, and locations, please see Collège Boréal’s website.)

Collège Boréal is pleased to be awarding a number of prizes and distinctions during these ceremonies. Congratulations to the following winners as well as to all graduates.

Excellence Awards 2016-2017

  • Daniel Giroux Bursary: Courtney Phillips, Fitness and Health Promotion, Sudbury
  • Pierre Riopel Bursary: Jacques Lehani Kagayo, Business, Windsor
  • Denis Hubert Dutrisac Bursary: Loni-May Barlow, Construction Engineering Technologist – Civil and Mining, Sudbury
  • Gisèle Chrétien Bursary: Mélissa Tremblay-Labelle, Practical Nursing, Timmins
  • Jean Watters Bursary: Aline Martin, Early Childhood Education, Windsor
  • Fondation du Collège Boréal Bursary: Hasna Maghmouri, Practical Nursing, Toronto

Governor General’s Academic Medal

This year, the Governor General’s Academic Medal will be awarded to Shawn Asselin, Electronics Engineering Technologist, Sudbury.

Chair of the Board of Directors Award

Mr. Stéphan Plante, President of Collège Boréal’s Board of Governors, is happy to present this prestigious award to Alpha-Toronto – Centre de formation des adultes. The centre helps French-speaking Torontonians access post-secondary training or employment in order to contribute to the social, cultural, and economic life of their community. The centre works in collaboration with local francophone partners, including Employment Options centres. Alpha-Toronto is a valued partner in the recruitment of post-secondary students and the integration of newcomers.

Collège Boréal President’s Award

Mr. Daniel Giroux will present the Collège Boréal President’s Award to Endress+Hauser Canada Ltd. Founded in 1990 and with its head office in Burlington, ON, and a branch office in Montreal, QC, Endress+Hauser Canada Ltd. is one of the largest providers of measurement instrumentation products, solutions, and services. Each year, Endress+Hauser Canada Ltd. offers work placements to Boréal students. Collège Boréal would like to recognize the efforts of Mrs. Tracy Mills, Endress+Hauser Canada Ltd. Recruitment Manager – Human Resources Department, for her continued support in the promotion of Collège Boréal’s Electronics Engineering Technologist program.

Honorary Diploma

Another notable event taking place during the May 29th graduation ceremony to be held in Toronto is the conferring of an honorary diploma to Mrs. Dada Gasirabo, Executive Director of the Centre des femmes OASIS.


“The members of Collège Boréal’s Board of Governors join me in congratulating all prize recipients for the 2016–2017 graduation ceremonies! These individuals and organizations fully deserve our admiration this year and we are happy to share in the celebration of their many accomplishments.”

Stéphan Plante, President of Collège Boréal’s Board of Governors

“Collège Boréal proudly recognizes the excellence of its graduates who have reached their goals through sacrifice and exceptional leadership. We would also like to thank our partners who have contributed, each in their own way, to the success of our students, past and present, and who will continue to do so for years to come.”

Daniel Giroux, President, Collège Boréal

Quick Facts

Established in 1995, Collège Boréal is a French language post-secondary training and learning institution dedicated to the development and growth of French communities throughout the province.

Collège Boréal offers a wide variety of programs and services in 37 access centres and six campuses in 25 communities across the province. Since 1995, approximately 120,000 clients across Ontario have benefited from College Boréal’s expertise relating to post-secondary education, training programs, immigration and settlement services, as well as employment services. Furthermore, Collège Boréal has developed and implemented over 70 articulation agreements with other post-secondary institutions.

According to the Key Performance Indicators recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Collège Boréal now holds the top-ranking position in three out of the five areas surveyed! Out of 24 Ontario colleges, Boréal has the highest student satisfaction rate, graduation rate, and graduate satisfaction rate in the province. Moreover, with 96%, Boréal ranks 3rd out of all 24 colleges in employer satisfaction!

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Josée Campeau-Rousselle
Manager of Communications and Media Relations
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