My Journey So Far…

My name is Melissa Mallette-Matte. I’m a Mohawk from Kanesatake and I recently just re-enrolled in CEGEP again at John Abbott College in the Visual Arts program. I’m enjoying my courses, and I’m doing well so far. I was here at JAC about five years ago in the CALL program, but had a hard time adjusting to CEGEP life and the overall workload.

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Remembrance Day

This November 11th is Remembrance Day, a special day for all Canadians. It’s a day of respect for those who have gone to war and have returned and those who haven’t. It’s a day where we stand in silence and remember all that they have done for us, despite this day not being considered a national holiday you should treat it as such, for they deserve our complete and total respect.

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JAC Variety Show

This Thursday, November 6th, Abbott’s most talented students will be putting on a spectacle to remember. Entitled “Neon Nightz”, the variety show will highlight the diversity of the John Abbott student body. From belly dancing to flamenco guitar to ukulele-playing, this semester’s production is definitely unique!

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What’s a Certificate

Some of you students out there may not know this, but there are four general education certificates that any student can accomplish at John Abbott College. There is the Peace Studies certificate, the Women’s Studies and Gender Relations certificate, the Environmental Studies certificate, and finally, the recently added Aboriginal Studies certificate.

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