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Appointments/Cossette Hélène Cossette is Protocol Officer

Hélène Cossette is now working in the Rector's Cabinet as Assistant to the Rector, University Protocol and Special Events. She has many friends at Concordia, having worked in Advancement as Special Events Co-ordinator from 1988-89 as well as Advancement Officer from 1989 to 1994. Subsequently, she went to work for Desjardins-Laurentian Financial Corporation and Desjardins Securities with the late Humberto Santos, where she worked first as the Assistant to the President, then as Communications Advisor, and most recently, as Director, Communications and Assistant Corporate Secretary.

In her new post, she will manage the planning, organization and implementation of university-wide special events and protocol for ceremonial activities. She will be a university representative for special guests visiting Concordia, and provide expertise on protocol and special events to members of the university community. She will also co-ordinate the development of a master schedule of special events and visits relevant to members of the Rector's Cabinet.

Arts and Science appoints recruitment officer

Josée Labrosse has been hired to the new position of Student Recruitment Officer in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Labrosse graduated from the University of Ottawa in 1996 with an Honours degree in Political Science and a concentration in Italian. She served as a recruitment, promotions and communications officer at the University of Ottawa, and as a student recruitment officer at the Université de Montreal, where she provided research for and developed a plan to recruit Franco-Ontarian students.

Labrosse has travelled extensively throughout Canada as a recruitment officer. She is trilingual, fluent in English, French and Italian.


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