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Friday, November 09, 2018

Donor Recognition and Investiture Ceremony at the Edmundston Campus

Seen in the photo from left to right: Cyrille Simard, Mayor of the City of Edmundston, donor; Louise Imbeault, Chancellor of Université de Moncton; Senator Percy Mockler, donor; Edith Doucet, Chairperson of the Board of Governors of Université de Moncton; Jacques Paul Couturier, President and Vice-Chancellor of Université de Moncton and donor; and Madeleine Dubé, Vice-President of Université de Moncton, campus d’Edmundston, and donor. Standing, Thomas Chassé, scholarship holder; Marylou Grondin-Santerre, scholarship holder; Camille Thériault, Co-Chair of the Université de Moncton Évolution Fundraising Campaign; François Lemieux, President of the Association générale des étudiantes et étudiants de l’Université de Moncton, campus d’Edmundston, donor; François Pelletier, Director of Student Services at Université de Moncton, campus d’Edmundston, and donor; Pierrette Fortin, Dean of Studies at Université de Moncton, campus d’Edmundston, and donor; Hélène Martin, Treasurer of the Fondation des Guides francophones du Nouveau-Brunswick, donor; Diane Pelletier, Councillor of the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation, donor; Marie-France Pelletier, donor; Eric N. Pelletier, donor; Marcel Deschênes, Mayor of the Town of Grand Falls, donor; Linda Schofield, Executive Director, University Relations, Philanthropic Development and Evolution Fundraising Campaign, Université de Moncton; and Luc Vigneault, President of the Association des professeures et professeurs de l’Université de Moncton, campus d’Edmundston, donor. Not present: Sylvain and Brigitte Cyr, owners of Gestion Rino Cyr Inc.; and Louise N. Pelletier, Vice-President, Legal Affairs at Carbonleo.
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The generous contribution of donors was recognized on the occasion of the investiture and recognition ceremony held on September 21 at Centre des arts de la petite église in Edmundston.

During the ceremony, six organizations were invested into the Order of the Chancellor and two of the organizations achieved a higher rank; one was present for its investiture. The Order of the Chancellor was instituted in 2004 by the Board of Governors to recognize the outstanding financial contributions of associations, religious communities, businesses, foundations and municipalities to Université de Moncton. The name of the Order reflects the role of the chancellor, who represents Université de Moncton in a personal, visible and fundamental manner and symbolizes its function, spirit and unity.

As well, seven people were invested into the Order of Regents. Of them, one achieved a higher rank and six were present for their investiture. The Order of Regents was instituted by the Board of Governors in 1994 to bring together and recognize the contribution of people who provide significant financial contributions to Université de Moncton. The name of the Order reflects the important founding role played by the members of the Office of Regents during the first years of existence of Université de Moncton. The Office of Regents was precursor to the current Board of Governors.

These invaluable donors
In total, these individuals, organizations and businesses committed to donating over $1.1M to Université de Moncton, most of which will be allocated to the campus of Edmundston. These donations contribute to the vitality of the Université and offer tremendous support, especially to students, thus fostering a better student experience.

The annual ceremony of donor recognition and investiture into the Order of Regents and the Order of the Chancellor celebrates the great generosity of donors and the engagement of individuals and organizations that provide invaluable support to students to offer them an unparalleled experience.

For the complete list of members of the Orders of Regents and the Order of the Chancellor, please consult the philanthropic development website.

To make a donation to the Université de Moncton, Edmundston campus, or for information on how to do so, please contact the Philanthropic Development Office by phone at 506-737-5000, by email at devumce@umoncton.ca or visit the Evolution Fundraising Campaign website.

Information: Hugues Chiasson, Communications Coordinator of UMEC (506-737-5034 - b)
Source : Direction des communications, des affaires publiques et du marketing
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