NOSM University receives $500,000 gift from Marcel and Frances Labelle Foundation
Donation supporting Northeastern MD students will be matched by FDC Foundation The Marcel and Frances Labelle Foundation has donated $500,000 to support NOSM University students from Northeastern Ontario. The gift will be matched by the FDC Foundation, creating a $1 million endowment for undergraduate medical students from communities along the Highway 11 corridor, including Hearst, Kapuskasing, Timmins, and Cochrane. “We are so grateful to the Marcel and Frances Labelle Foundation for their continued vision, generosity and support,” says Dr. Sarita Verma, President, Vice Chancellor, Dean and CEO of NOSM University. “Truly,...Read more.
NOSM University and Laurentian University Celebrate New Research Agreement
Vital Northern health research will continue—and perhaps expand—thanks to a new deal reached by NOSM University and Laurentian University. A new research agreement has been negotiated by the universities following the establishment of NOSM University as Canada’s first independent medical university in 2021. “Our institutions have always worked closely on Northern health research,” says Dr. Sarita Verma, President, Vice-Chancellor, Dean and CEO of NOSM University. “We have an opportunity to continue to leverage each others’ strengths to better serve the needs of Northern Ontario.” Laurentian University has collabora...Read more.
NOSM University receives $100,000 gift toward Nicolas Michael Farkouh Bursary
Gift to be matched by FDC Foundation, creating $200,000 endowment NOSM University students will enjoy some financial help thanks to the Nicolas Michael Farkouh Bursary, funded by the John Carl MacIsaac Foundation of Greater Sudbury. With this family foundation’s generous gift of $100,000, and a matching gift of $100,000 from the FDC Foundation through their $10 million matching commitment, a $200,000 endowment will be established. Each year, the Nicolas Michael Farkouh Bursary will support a student in need with a gift of up to $5,000. “We are grateful to the John Carl MacIsaac Foundation for investing in NOSM Univer...Read more.