Gaspé, October 23, 2019– Following a call for projects launched in the spring by the Fondation Cornélius-Brotherton, members of the staff have once again innovated in quality, variety and vitality concerning the forwarded projects. Some twenty-seven of them were proposed in three fields of the financial support program:
- Innovation in program of studies
- Submitted propositions were diversified. Without surprise, and given the remoteness of the campuses, agood proportion of requests for financial support aimed to make it easier for students to visit different places, attend a conference or join in work training facilities. Other initiatives were of a variety of targets including: Open air facilities, improvisation, aquaculture, experimentation with vegetable gardening.volleyball and soccer. AThe analysis committee made its recommendations to the Board and the Foundation recently announced that it will support financially 25 projects for a total amount of $25 000.
Fondation Cornélius-Brotherton is very pleased to promote realizations improving student’s life at the Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles. Upgrading educational, sporting and cultural activities is a notable addition to the actual range of possibilities. For a twelfth consecutive year, such a financial aid is granted to a wide variety of projects. Beeing part of our financial support program, 207 projects from the four campuses have, since 2008, received $413 512.