uOttawa to rename volunteer centre in honour of Michaëlle Jean

January 7, 2016

The student volunteer centre at the University of Ottawa will be renamed the Michaëlle Jean Centre for Global and Community Engagement, in honour of the outgoing chancellor and former governor general. “I’m honoured by the University’s touching tribute. … To see my name associated with such a centre, one that fosters community engagement as well as a connection and openness to the world, makes me extremely proud,” said Jean. The Centre, originally inaugurated in October 2011, provides information on volunteering in the region, across the country, and around the world, supporting more than 4,000 placements every year. uOttawa