Cégep Édouard-Montpetit

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Cégep Édouard-Montpetit
Cegep Edouard Monpetit.jpg
Motto Jamais trop grand pour te connaître[1]
Motto in English
Never too big to know you
Type Public College
Established 1967
Students 16 000 (est.)[2]
Location Longueuil, Quebec, Canada
Campus Suburban
16 Sports teams [3] Lynx
Colours Red and Black          
Affiliations CICan,[4] Fédération des Cégeps[5] CCAA, QSSF
Website http://www.cegepmontpetit.ca

Cégep Édouard-Montpetit is a public Francophone college in Longueuil, Quebec, Canada. Approximately 7 300 (fall 2016) students (as much in the Conitnuing Education programs[2]) are enrolled in the 2 campuses,[6] the main one located in Longueuil and the École nationale d'aérotechnique in St-Hubert campuses. The Cégep is affiliated with the ACCC, and CCAA.

History[edit]

The school was established in 1950 as a religious owned school called Externat classique de Longueuil.[7] In 1967, several institutions were merged and became public ones, when the Quebec system of public colleges was created, including the Cégep Édouard-Montpetit, named after the Quebec lawyer and academic, Édouard Montpetit [8]

Sports[edit]

Lynx du Cégep Édouard-Montpetit

The Cégep Édouard-Montpetit 16 athletic teams are known as the Lynx.

Programs[edit]

The CEGEP offers two types of programs: pre-university and technical. The pre-university programs, which take two years to complete, cover the subject matter which roughly corresponds to the additional year of high school given elsewhere in Canada in preparation for a chosen field in university. The technical programs, which take three years to complete, applies to students who wish to pursue a skill trade. In addition, Continuing Education for adults and services to businesses are provided.

The CEGEP is ranked among the top 10 in research [9] and is located in an impoverished neighborhood of Longueuil.[10]

École nationale d'aérotechnique[edit]

One of the hangars of the École nationale d'aérotechnique.

L'École nationale d'aérotechnique (ÉNA) is a campus of Cégep Édouard-Montpetit located in the vicinity of Saint-Hubert Airport in Saint-Hubert. It is located in close proximity to numerous aeronautical enterprises.

The institution is the largest aerotechnical college in North America and the only institution in Quebec to offer comprehensive training [11] in avionics, Aerospatiale Engineering and aircraft maintenance (including an aircraft maintenance program offered in English [12]).

Montreal Metro expansion[edit]

In late 2008, the former mayor of Longueuil, Claude Gladu had planned for a Montreal Metro extension to Cégep Édouard-Montpetit on the Yellow Line.[13] In 2013, the project is still on the rail in a far future.[14]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.cegepmontpetit.ca/static/uploaded/Files/Cegep/A%20propos/publications/prospectus-CEM-2017-2018_WEB.pdf
  2. ^ a b http://www.cegepmontpetit.ca/static/uploaded/Files/Cegep/A%20propos/publications/Rapport%20annuel/rapport-annuel-2014_2015_final.pdf
  3. ^ Édouard-Montpetit, Collège. "Sport intercollégial - Cégep Édouard-Montpetit". www.cegepmontpetit.ca. Retrieved 8 July 2017. 
  4. ^ http://www.collegesinstitutes.ca/
  5. ^ "Fédération des cégeps". www.fedecegeps.qc.ca. Retrieved 8 July 2017. 
  6. ^ Édouard-Montpetit, Collège. "Se rendre - Cégep Édouard-Montpetit". www.cegepmontpetit.ca. Retrieved 8 July 2017. 
  7. ^ CCDMD. "Externat classique de Longueuil - Le monde en images". monde.ccdmd.qc.ca. Retrieved 8 July 2017. 
  8. ^ Édouard-Montpetit, Collège. "Historique - Cégep Édouard-Montpetit". www.cegepmontpetit.ca. Retrieved 8 July 2017. 
  9. ^ http://www.researchinfosource.com/pdf/Top%2050%20Research%20Colleges%20List%202015.pdf
  10. ^ "Des familles montréalaises aux revenus modestes optent pour la Rive-Sud" (in French). 2012-06-04. Retrieved 2013-06-14. 
  11. ^ Édouard-Montpetit, Collège. "Programmes d’études - Cégep Édouard-Montpetit". www.cegepmontpetit.ca. Retrieved 8 July 2017. 
  12. ^ Édouard-Montpetit, Collège. "Aircraft Maintenance Technology - Cégep Édouard-Montpetit". www.cegepmontpetit.ca. Retrieved 8 July 2017. 
  13. ^ Grenier, Jean-Claude (11/12/2008). "Le maire de Longueuil réitère l'importance de prolonger le métro vers Edouard-Montpetit" (in French). 24 Heures.  Check date values in: |date= (help);
  14. ^ "Prolongement du métro de Montréal: la ligne jaune (Longueuil) - BRUNO BISSON - Montréal". lapresse.ca. 30 May 2013. Retrieved 8 July 2017. 

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Coordinates: 45°32′07″N 73°29′39″W / 45.53528°N 73.49417°W / 45.53528; -73.49417