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Counsellor Award: 2019 recipient

Sonny Wong
Office of the Dean, Faculty of Arts

This past decade, Mr. Wong has had an incredible impact on Ryerson students and the field of career counselling. Mr. Wong has established creative and unique career counselling services and programs in the Faculty of Arts. Mr. Wong has also made sizeable accomplishments in the province as well in our country. Among his notable accomplishments is his co-charing of Congress' 2017 Career Corner workshops, which were a well-received series of professional development workshops, and keynote addresses at national level conferences on mental health and career development. Ryerson is fortunate to have an excellent, warm and innovative counsellor, like Mr. Wong!

Librarian Award: 2019 recipient

Cecile Farnum
Library Learning Services, Library and Archives

Cecile Farnum adeptly brings the specialized expertise of the 21st century librarian to students and faculty in the Schools of Nutrition and Occupational and Public Health. Cecile's tailored systematic review, appraisal and citation management workshops develop students' capacity to recognize rigorous evidence. Cecile is friendly, knowledgeable and approachable. She helped School of Nutrition faculty align curriculum with information literacy standards that support instructional innovation and enable us to evaluate this aspect of learning. Cecile's recommendations on the future of the Library's liaison program will enhance support for students, faculty and researchers. On the RFA Negotiating Committee, Cecile works to resolve workplace issues.

Past recipients