McGill recognized for video, social media, community outreach, development and French content

By University Advancement

McGill has once again been recognized for outstanding success in advancement, winning seven Prix d’Excellence awards at this year’s Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE) national conference in Kanata, Ontario.

The Council’s prestigious Prix d’Excellence awards are considered the gold standard for achievement in educational advancement in Canada. Advancement encompasses alumni relations, fundraising and development, and external and public relations. This year McGill captured seven medals for traditional and digital publications, events and programming.

Here is the complete list of the Faculty of Medicine’s 2019 CCAE Prix d’Excellence awards:


  • Best Community Outreach Initiative for the Faculty of Medicine’s Dementia Education Workshops for Family Caregivers – ongoing multi-professional community workshops that aim to educate and empower those who are looking after a loved one afflicted with dementia.
  • Best use of video/film for #OurDrBenjamin – a 14-part video campaign from the Faculty of Medicine to honour and establish a fund in the name of Associate Professor Dr. Alice Benjamin, maternal-fetal medicine specialist who has helped thousands of women with high-risk pregnancies.



June 14 2019