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Awards Ceremonies 2008

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Course Awards

Diana Cooper won the award for best paper submitted in ACS 205 for 'ICTs [Information Communication Technologies] and the Democratization of the Arab Gulf'

Presented by Dr. Stuart Murray, Department of English.

Dr. Stuart Murray (left), and Diana Cooper (right)

Victor Joseph LaPierre achieved the highest average grade in the required first year courses: POG100: People, Power, and Politics; and POG110: Canadian Politics.

He is presented with a certificate and a cash award by Dr. Grace-Edward Galabuzi.

Dr. Grace-Edward Galabuzi (left), Victor LaPierre (right)

Evgeniya Golata 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 Dr. Tracey Raney.

Dr. Tracey Raney (left), and Evgeniya Golata (right)

Jay Gawthorn achieved the highest average grade in the required third year courses: POG314: Controversial Policy Topics, POG315: Equity and Human Rights, POG320: Social Identity and Citizenship, POG330: Social and Political Thought, and INP900: The Nonprofit/Voluntary Sector. Jay was unable to be present to receive his certificate and cash award from Dr. Sedef Arat-Koç.

 

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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.

Diana Cooper 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.

Dr. Carla Cassidy, Dean of Arts (left), and Diana Cooper (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 second annual $1,000 Hicks Morley Scholarship was presented to Piero Dodaro by Mr. Stephen Shamie (BA, MBA, LLB), Managing Partner of the law firm Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP.

Stephen Shamie (left), and Piero Dodaro (right)

Solly Patel Essay Prize

The 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.

Diana Cooper is shown here receiving the Solly Patel Essay Prize from Mr. Peter Ryan, who nominated her essay "Discourse on the Compatibility of Capitalism and Democracy," which was submitted in POG330: Social and Political Thought.

Peter Ryan (left), and Diana Cooper (right)

Politics and Governance Award Winners

(from left to right) Dr. Carla Cassidy, Diana Cooper, Piero Dodaro, Victor Joseph LaPierre, Dr. Neil Thomlinson [Missing: Jay Gawthorn]

Politics and Governance Award Winners