This Year's Award Winners
Studio Group: “(Re)Activating Downtown Brampton: From Vision to Implementation”
Danielle Lenarcic Biss, Elaha Safi, Kai Nan Zhou, Andrew Haagsma, Niranjan Rajevan, Paul Brioux
Downtown Yonge Award of Excellence in Place-Making
Awarded to a graduate planning student/students who demonstrates, through a project, studio, or research paper, a commitment to place-making in an effort to improve the quality of life in urban environments.
Superior Performance in Regional Planning: PLG300
Superior Performance in Second Year Policy:PLG400
Ching Wun Ngai
Excellence in Year One Scholarship
Highest CGPA for full-time 1st year student
Mark Friesen Award
The award will be presented to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to Urban and Regional Planning and has shown the most improved cumulative grade point average between first and second year.
For the greatest improvement in grade point average from the end of first year of the program to the completion of studies in 4th year, and for exemplifying the Ryerson spirit at its best on the basis of personal effort and contribution to community
David DeLuca Memorial Award
Strong leadership excellence and practice in community development. Demonstrate good academic standing.
Charles Ballarano, Charles Steele
Awarded to the two students who prepare the best course project assignment, (i.e. have the best work, i.e. the highest grade for the project) in PLE-735: Private Development Seminar
Studio Group: “Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for Brownfield Redevelopment.”
Zachary Bradley, Darrin Cohen, Taranjeet Grewal, Hayley Oleksiak, Vanessa Opassinis, Josh Papernick, Ismail Alimovski
Graduate Students of 2011 Studio Award
Awarded for academic achievement and professional achievement of a team of full-time graduate students.
Jim Blazevski Award
Awarded for superior performance in field placement.
Minto Planning for Sustainability: Best Student Led Initiative Award
Awarded to a graduate student in the School of Urban and Regional Planning with the best student led initiative related to sustainability
A.S.M. Pound Memorial Planning Scholarship on Behalf of Pound &
For strong leadership qualities and an appreciation of visionary planning by a 4th year student
Donald J. Logan Class of ’73 Bursary
For Outstanding community involvement within and outside of Ryerson
Ryerson Urban and Regional Planning Alumni Association Awards of Merit (Undergraduate)
To recognize the academic, professional and community building achievements
The Michael Weich Award
Awarded to a full-time student completing the second year of the Urban and Regional Planning program, and selected on the basis of best showing success in the program despite having to deal with issues such as: health, family problems, financial circumstances or learning disabilities.
Zohra Bhabha Award
To support women of visual minorities and women of aboriginal ancestry in the School of Urban and Regional Planning
CIP Student Award for Academic Excellence
Awarded for Academic Excellence to one Grad and one Undergraduate Student who are Student Members of CIP.