Student Awards

Matthew Bebis Received Collin Cureatz Memorial Award for Co-op Student Involvement Award

Matt Bebis, a software engineering co-op student, worked as a career services peer helper at the University of Guelph. He enthusiastically represented the co-op program to employers and prospective students at events, helped promote Experiential Learning Hub services to new students, and developed resources to support student job search and networking skills.

Read the Co-op Awards announcement here: Students and Employers Celebrated with Co-op Awards.

Megan Farkas Received Co-op Student of the Year (Biological, Physical and Environmental Science) Award

"As a technical writer at Johnson & Johnson, Megan Farkas was assigned the role of scribing for an auditor. The role had never been assigned to a student before and Farkas efficiently assisted in executing the successful audit. Farkas was also the sole technical writer for a cost improvement project that resulted in a $12,000 savings for the company."

Read the Co-op Awards announcement here: Students and Employers Celebrated with Co-op Awards.

Morgan McLellan Received Ian Pavlinic Memorial Award for Innovation – Co-op Student of the Year (Computing) Award

"During her work terms with Magnet, Morgan McLellan represented the organization at external events, including speaking with numerous high school students and their parents about her experiences in the high-tech industry. After impressing her employer, she was chosen to assist with training a new tester."

Read the Co-op Awards announcement here: Students and Employers Celebrated with Co-op Awards.

Shannon Fenwick Received Co-op Student of the Year (Engineering) Award

"Over her eight-month co-op term, Shannon Fenwick made numerous and significant contributions at Siemens Canada. Fenwick worked on a regional initiative that resulted in over 5M Euro in reported savings. She developed on-time delivery reporting for the company’s largest key client in Canada and identified process deficiencies in data collection and documentation. The corrective action she presented improved on-time delivery metrics for client-specific reporting by 10 per cent."

2019 Undergraduate Awards Night

Each year, the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) celebrates its high achieving students with an Awards Night that also features CEPS trivia, a reception and an opportunity to recognize philanthropic contributions from friends of CEPS and the University of Guelph.

See the full list of award recipients here.

Congratulations to all the winners!

Jacy Conrad Received 2019 Canadian Nuclear Achievement Award

Jacy Conrad, a PhD candidate in chemistry professor Peter Tremaine's lab, recently received the R.E. Jervis Award from the Canadian Nuclear Association and the Canadian Nuclear Society. This award recognizes excellence in research and development carried out by a graduate student in nuclear engineering or related fields.