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Student Award Recipients

Check out the following student award recipients from the Early Childhood Studies (MA) graduate program.

Canadian Association for Research on Early Childhood (CAREC)

Lisa Johnston, 2020 

Dangerous Time: A Critical Qualitative Inquiry into Early Childhood Educators' Perspectives on Planning Time in Southern Ontario

Alana Powell, 2019 

Care(full) Campaigning? A feminist critical discourse analysis of childcare in the 2014 and 2018 Ontario elections, supervised by Rachel Langford

Dean's Graduate Essay Writing Award, Faculty of Community Services

  • Mandeep Kuar Mann, 2020. Renaming Practices: An Autoethnography Of South Asian Names, Identity, And Belonging
  • Lisa Johnston, 2019. Dangerous time: A critical qualitative inquiry into early childhood educators’ perspectives on planning time in Southern Ontario
  • Bethany Robichaud, 2018. Through the lens of children’s rights: A discourse analysis of popular children’s literature
  • Caitlin Wood, 2017. Youth's perceptions of childhood: Young people's participation in envisioning community change
  • Liam O'Donnell, 2016. Building Blocks: Children's open-ended play in Minecraft  

Ryerson Gold Medal

Nicole Ineese-Nash, 2016-17

Nicole Ineese-Nash excelled as a research assistant, published in scholarly journals, presented at academic conferences, served as president of the ECS Graduate Course Union and volunteered in the community. An Oji-Cree woman and band member of Constance Lake First Nation, Ineese-Nash shared her experiences as an Indigenous woman with the Ryerson community so others could learn from her story. For her outstanding achievements, Ineese-Nash also received a Board of Governors Leadership Award and Medal.

TA/GA Award, Learning and Teaching Office

  • Alessia Pasqualitto, 2021