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Awards Ceremonies 2010

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Hans Johanson Award

Is awarded to an eligible student who is graduating with a BA in Public Administration and Governance at either Fall or Spring convocation in an academic year, and has the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average among graduating program students not receiving any other award for academic achievement.

Michael (Burke) Christian receives the Hans Johanson Award from Department Chair, Dr. Neil Thomlinson

HANS JOHANSON AWARD

Jack Roy Longstaffe Memorial Award

Is awarded to three eligible students, one graduating from each level (Level 1 Certificate, Level 2 Advanced Certificate, and Level 3 Degree) in either Fall or Spring convocation in an academic year with the highest cumulative Grade Point Average at the time of graduation from their level.

Colin Giffin was awarded, in absentia, the Jack Roy Longstaffe Award for academic excellence in Level I of the Public Administration and Governance program

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Justin Zelasko receives the Jack Roy Longstaffe Memorial Award for academic excellence in Level 2 from Department Chair, Dr. Neil Thomlinson

JACK ROY LONGSTAFFE MEMORIAL AWARD

Janna Chegahno receives the Jack Roy Longstaffe Memorial Award for academic excellence in Level 3 from Department Chair, Dr. Neil Thomlinson

JACK ROY LONGSTAFFE MEMORIAL AWARD

Solly Patel Essay Prize

Was created to honour a former Chair of the Department of Politics and Public Administration, who retired in 1996 and died in 2006.  Faculty teaching any Politics or Public Administration course may nominate for the award an essay by any student in any Ryerson program in which the main essay is on a topic related to political or social theory.  Nominations are adjudicated by the Awards Committee of the Department of Politics and Public Administration.

Ewelina Sikora was awarded, in absentia, the Solly Patel Essay Prize.

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Caroline Wheeler Award

Is given to the student who best exemplifies the characteristics and attitude of Caroline Wheeler in her role in the Department, namely: contribution to the program, support for fellow students, diligence and commitment to one’s studies, and participation in the Ryerson community.

Anna Muselius receives the Caroline Wheeler Award from Department Chair, Dr. Neil Thomlinson 

HANS JOHANSON AWARD