The Week That Was & More…

  • Opening doors to experience / S’enrichir de l’expérience
  • Peaking at the right time
  • RMCC Prof. honoured

more / plus

Opening doors to experience – Aboriginal Leadership Opportunity Year graduates prepare for a bright future –

12966 Lieutenant-General Marquis Hainse, Commander of the Canadian Army, who is also the Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Champion for Aboriginal Peoples.


S’enrichir de l’expérience – les diplômés du Programme d’initiation au leadership à l’intention des Autochtones sont promis à un bel avenir prometteur-

12966 Le lieutenant-général Marquis Hainse, commandant de l’Armée canadienne, qui est également champion de la cause des Autochtones.




Ann (Hyunji) Lee peaking at the right time

NCdt Ann (Hyunji) Lee 26995 had a personal best performance at the Canadian national taekwondo  championships in Montreal, QC on June 25th. Competing in the Female U30 poomsae event she had a great performance for the silver medal.

She gave the 3 time national champion a run for the gold placing only 0.18 pts. out of first place.

Ann and RMCC TKD coach, Joel Ridley will be leaving for the 2015 Universiade in Gwangju, South Korea on Wednesday July 1st. The RMC Foundation is covering the costs of the trip to Korea.

We wish both Joel and Ann continued success at this major international event.

Enjoy the experience.


Professor Lubomyr Luciuk (Department of Political Science) was honoured with an Ontario Volunteer Service Award for 50 years of community activism at a ceremony held in Kingston, Ontario on 25 June 2015, sponsored by the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade.

His most recent book, Famines in European Economic History: The Last Great European Famines Reconsidered (co-edited with Declan Curran and Andrew G Newby) has just been published by Routledge (#71, Explorations in Economic History Series, 2015).

He also recently oversaw publication of #2 in The Holodomor: Occasional Paper Series, entitled “Tell Them We Are Starving” – The 1933 Diaries of Gareth Jones,” with an introduction by Raymond Gamache (Kashtan Press, 2015).

Dr Harry Kowal, on behalf of the entire Academic Wing, passes on his sincerest congratulations to Dr Lucuik for this prestigious recognition and his outstanding contributions to the community. Well done!