Student Awards

Jenita Manokaran, Valerie Bauman Win 2021 3MT College Heat

We are pleased to announce that the two presenters from CEPS moving forward to the University of Guelph competition are:

  • PhD candidate Jenita Manokaran for her presentation, Artificial Intelligence for COVID-19 Diagnosis, and 
  • MASc candidate Valerie Bauman for her presentation Artificial Intelligence for the Bettering of Human Health.

Both winners receive a certificate and cash prizes—Manokaran receives $500 and Bauman receives $250.

Three CEPS Grad Students Win Inaugural Grad Student Research Day Awards

Three graduate students have received awards from the inaugural CEPS Graduate Student Research Day on October 16, 2020. The winners are:

  • 1st Place: MASc candidate Valerie Bauman
  • 2nd Place: PhD candidate Singam Suranjoy Singh
  • People's Choice Award: MASc candidate Aidan England

Congratulations to all the winners! Read the event recap here.

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.