Skip to main content

Important Dates

Multiple Events
Single Event
Upcoming Events & Dates

Awards Ceremonies 2007

Click the pictures for enlarged version and descriptions

Course Awards

Piero Dodaro achieved the highest average grade in the required first year courses: POG100: Introduction to Governance, and POG110: Canadian Politics. He is presented with a certificate and a cash award by Dept. Chair Dr. Neil Thomlinson.

Dr. Neil Thomlinson (left), and Piero Dodaro (right)

Diana Cooper achieved the highest average grade in the required second year courses: POG210: Canadian Government, and POG225: Global Governance. She is presented with a certificate and a cash award by Dept. Chair Dr. Neil Thomlinson.

Dr. Neil Thomlinson (left), and Diana Cooper (right)

Dean's List

Students on the Dean’s List have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.67 across a full course load (at least 4.0 billing units in each of the Fall and Winter terms), clear academic standing, and have passed all of the courses in which they were enrolled.

Amelia Facchin receives her award for the 2006/7 academic year from the Dean, Dr. Carla Cassidy, and the Dept. Chair, Dr. Neil Thomlinson.

Dr. Carla Cassidy (left), Amelia Facchin (centre), and Dr. Neil Thomlinson (right)

Christopher Hayden receives his award for the 2006/7 academic year from the Dean, Dr. Carla Cassidy, and the Dept. Chair, Dr. Neil Thomlinson.

Dr. Carla Cassidy (left), Christopher Hayden (centre), and Dr. Neil Thomlinson (right)

Faculty of Arts Awards of Excellence

Faculty Awards for Excellence are awarded to returning, full-time degree students who have achieved academic excellence.  Recommendations are submitted to the Dean by each Program Chair.  Recipients of this award receive $1,000 in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement.

Amelia Facchin was the proud recipient of a Faculty of Arts Award of Excellence.  She is shown here receiving the Award from the Dean of Arts, Dr. Carla Cassidy and the Dept Chair, Dr. Neil Thomlinson.

Dr. Carla Cassidy (left), Amelia Facchin (centre), and Dr. Neil Thomlinson (right)

Hicks Morley Scholarship In Politics And Governance

The Hicks Morley Scholarship, made possible by a generous donation from the law firm Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP, recognizes the academic excellence of a student entering her/his third year of study in the full-time Politics and Governance BA program based on his/her performance in the second year of study. The scholarship also recognizes the student’s contributions to the program, to the University, and to his/her peers.

The first annual $1,000 award was presented to Diana Cooper by Mr. Stephen Shamie (BA, MBA, LLB), Managing Partner of the law firm Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP, while Dept Chair, Dr. Neil Thomlinson, looks on.

Diana Cooper (left), Stephen Shamie (centre), and Dr. Neil Thomlinson (right)

Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation: 2007 In-Course Awards

The Canada Millennium Scholarship Level I awards are a $5,000 scholarships renewable for one additional year upon maintenance of a B+ GPA and continued demonstration of the leadership, innovation and service to the community for which the student was originally selected. Level I is the highest of three levels of Millennium Scholarships awarded nationally.

Yue Kiu Chan was a Level I Award winner.  His award was presented by the Dept. Chair, Dr. Neil Thomlinson.

Yue Kiu Chan (left) and Dr. Neil Thomlinson (right)

Christopher Hayden was a Level I Award winner.  His award was presented by the Dept. Chair, Dr. Neil Thomlinson.

Christopher Hayden (left) and Dr. Neil Thomlinson (right)

Politics and Governance Award Winners

Back Row L to R: Christopher Hayden, Dr. Mitu Sengupta, Dr. Neil Thomlinson

Front Row L to R: Piero Dodaro, Diana Cooper, Dr. Sedef Arat-Koç, Amelia Facchin, Benjamin Samms

Politics and Governance Award Winners