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2017-18 GRAD Contests winners announced
Awards celebrate top video, selfie contest entries
February 09, 2018
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The Yeates School of Graduate Studies and the Offices of Community Engagement and Social Innovation revealed the winners of the 2017-18 GRAD Contests ("How will you create change in your world?" and "ME + 3: How is your graduate education transforming you?") at a special awards ceremony on Feb. 6, 2018.
Graduate students from all faculties showcased their vision for making an impact in their world in a 30-second video presentation. They also shared how their graduate education is changing them in a selfie with three words.
The winners are ...
Contest 1: "How will you create change in your world?"
Conor DeVries, Documentary Media
Sina Dolati-Ardejani, Media Production
Yunqi You, Vinh To & Ayhan Kamran Isaacs, Master of Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Emilia Zibaei, Master of Digital Media
Mahbub Hasan & Sarah Rashid, Social Work
Patience Adamu, Policy Studies PhD & Ugonna Omeziri, Master of Science in Management
Contest 2: "ME + 3: How is your graduate education transforming you?"
Cyrus Sundar Singh, Communication and Culture PhD
Natasha Ramoutar, Professional Communication MPC
Ryan Fernandes, Architecture MArch
Talia Eylon, Documentary Media MFA
Nerissa Karen Cruz, Aerospace Engineering MEng
Honourable Mention: Angélique Bernabé, Economics PhD
Contest 3: "ME + 3: People's Choice"
A live People's Choice contest was held on Instagram during the awards on Feb. 6. Winners were determined by popular vote. Congratulations to all!
Erin Bergeron and Emilia Vydelingum, Immigration and Settlement Studies
Jennifer Chang, Nutrition Communication
Katherine Speur, Media Production