ENGINEER RECEIVES PROVINCIAL HONOUR
The Ontario Society of Professional Engineers and Professional Engineers Ontario have awarded an Engineering Medal for Research and Development to U of G engineering professor Ed McBean, who holds the Canada Research Chair in Water Supply Security. The award recognizes professional engineers who have shown exemplary service in their field, to their community and to their profession.
KUDOS FOR CARTER
Bob Carter, assistant vice-president (physical resources), has received the Norman H. Bedell Award from ERAPPA, an organization for educational facilities professionals. The award recognizes ERAPPA members who have served with distinction and shown strong leadership.
POSTER WINS AWARD
Second-year science student and President’s Scholar Isdin Oke won the best poster award at the Canadian Undergraduate Physics Conference at the University of Alberta. His poster was titled “Preparation, Deposition and Characterization of Cellulose.”
RETIREMENT PARTY PLANNED
Alumni Affairs and Development and the Ontario Agricultural College are hosting a reception Oct. 29 for Paulette Samson, director of OAC advancement, who is retiring after more than 34 years at U of G. The event runs from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Arboretum. RSVP by Oct. 21 to Erin Levesque at Ext. 58740 or email@example.com.