The Desjardins difference at Cégep de Trois-Rivières

The Desjardins difference at Cégep de Trois-Rivières (1 min 44 s)

Added on January 8, 2018

Description
Thanks to their members, the Desjardins caisses in Trois-Rivières awarded a $100,000 grant to the Fondation du Cégep de Trois-Rivières for adaptive spaces where nearly 550 students a year come to learn, get support and succeed.

  

The Desjardins difference at Cégep de Trois-Rivières (1 min 44 s)

Added on January 8, 2018 | Desjardins Group

Note: The information in brackets describes the visual and audio content of the video, and the rest of the text corresponds to the dialogue.

[Text on screen: The Desjardins difference]
[Image: Black and white mosaic of participants' faces]
[Background music: guitar]

[Text on screen: Thanks to their members, the Desjardins caisses in Trois-Rivières awarded a $100,000 grant to the Fondation du Cégep de Trois-Rivières]
[Text on screen: for adaptive spaces where students can learn, get support and succeed.]
[Text on screen: Student asking for information at front desk]

Julie Cleary: It's a place for students with disabilities.
[Text on screen: Julie Cleary, Adaptive Services Advisor]

Denis Rousseau: A place where students can get help with math and French and get peer tutoring.
[Text on screen: Denis Rousseau, Dean and Director of International Cooperation]

Michaël Lacasse: I have trouble because I was in a serious accident.
[Text on screen: Michaël Lacasse, Industrial Engineering Technology Student]

Annie-Kim Charest-Talbot: Hi!

Christine Gignac: I have ADHD—with an H.
[Text on screen: Christine Gignac, Dental Hygiene Student]

Michaël Lacasse: I already had ADD, so I had trouble concentrating. The pain doesn't help any.

Annie-Kim Charest-Talbot: I have cerebral palsy with severe spastic quadriplegia.
[Text on screen: Annie-Kim Charest-Talbot, Arts, Humanities, Communications, Theatre and Design Student]

Michaël Lacasse: I can come here and have more time.
[Overlay image representing a clock]

Annie-Kim Charest-Talbot: Having the time I need to take my exams makes it a lot less stressful because I want good grades.
[Overlay image representing an A+ mark]

Michaël Lacasse: Here at adaptive services there are separate spaces, so I can leave the room without bothering anyone.

Christine Gignac: The sound of pens clicking, people tapping their feet, even the sound of leaves rustling or the clock ticking.
[Overlay image representing a pen, a watch, a pencil, a book, a calculator, a cellphone, a coffee mug and an alarm clock]

Annie-Kim Charest-Talbot: And sometimes they let my aide write for me.

Michaël Lacasse: Because of adaptive services, I can succeed.
[Overlay image representing a graduation cap chapeau and a diploma]

Denis Rousseau: It's a winning formula.

Christine Gignac: The staff is very friendly.

Julie Cleary: Without this place, a lot of students wouldn't be in college or think college is an option.

Annie-Kim Charest-Talbot: If this place didn't exist, there's no way I'd be in college.

Denis Rousseau : We really appreciate our financial partnership with Desjardins.

Michaël Lacasse: I want to make a difference.

Christine Gignac: Yes, it really has helped a lot.

[Text on screen: Each year, Desjardins members in Trois-Rivières help 550 students at Cégep de Trois-Rivières succeed.]

[Text on screen: That's the Desjardins difference.]

[Background music: guitar]

[Image on screen: Desjardins logo]

[Audio: Desjardins musical motif]