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Awards Ceremonies 2009

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Course Awards

Saeed Teebi achieved the highest average grade in the required first year courses: POG100: People, Power, and Politics; and POG110: Canadian Politics. Saeed was unable to be present to receive his certificate and cash award from Dr. Mitu Sengupta

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Tiffany MacEachern achieved the highest average grade in the required second year courses: POG210: Canadian Government, POG225: Global Governance, and POG230: Introduction to Research and Statistics. She is presented with a certificate and a cash award by Dr. Daniel Rubenson.

Dr. Daniel Rubenson (left), and Tiffany MacEachern (right)

Ryan Minster and Darius Sookram were both awarded the third year award, having tied for the highest average grade in the required third year courses: POG314: Controversial Policy Topics, POG320: Social Identity and Citizenship, POG330: Social and Political Thought, POG340: Intro to Comparative Politics, and INP900: The Nonprofit/Voluntary Sector. The certificates and cash awards are presented by Dr. Daniel Rubenson.

 

Dr. Daniel Rubenson (left), Ryan Minster (centre), and Darius Sookram (right)

Diana Cooper achieved the highest average grade across the two semesters of fourth year. She is presented with a certificate and a cash award by Dr. Patrice Dutil, Undergraduate Program Director.

Dr. Patrice Dutil (left), and Diana Cooper (right)

President's National Entrance Scholarship

The President’s National Entrance Scholarship is awarded for academic excellence, minimum 90% average in top 6 Grade 12 U/M courses or equivalent.   It is awarded to secondary school graduates who demonstrate academic accomplishment, leadership qualities, original thought and creative activity.

Stacey Danis is the first Politics and Governance student to enter Ryerson with a President's National Entrance Scholarship.  She is presented with a certificate by Department Chair, Dr. Neil Thomlinson.

Dr. Neil Thomlinson (left), and Stacey Danis (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 third annual $1,000 Hicks Morley Scholarship was presented to Victor LaPierre by Mr. Simon Mortimer [BA (UWO), LLB (Windsor)], a partner in the law firm Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP.

Victor LaPierre (left), and Simon Mortimer (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.

Caitlin Morrison is shown here receiving the Solly Patel Essay Prize from Dr. Colin Mooers, who nominated her essay "The Eco-feminist Fixation on Patriarchy: An analysis of Vendana Shiva's 'Staying Alive'," which was submitted in POG430: Contemporary Political Thought.

Caitlin Morrison (left), and Dr. Colin Mooers (right)

Dean's List

The Dean’s List consists of students who maintain a GPA of at least 3.67 over a minimum of 4 courses in each term

Tiffany MacEachern, Victor LaPierre, and Diana Cooper are shown here with the Dean of Arts, Dr. Carla Cassidy, and the Department Chair, Dr. Neil Thomlinson.

Missing are: Gillian Dowie, Margarita Kalika, and Saeed Teebi.

Dean's List Students