Profs, Staff and Grads Among Top '40 Under 40'

June 21, 2012 - Campus Bulletin

The top “40 Under 40” list published today by the Guelph Mercury includes 11 people with University of Guelph connections. The 40 are profiled in sections C, D, E and F.

Among Guelph residents named for their personal successes and community contributions are U of G professors, staff members, recent graduates and alumni, as follows:

Prof. Heidi Bailey, Department of Psychology: researcher in attachment theory

Prof. Chris Bauch, Department of Mathematics and Statistics: health research studies

Justin Funk, B.Comm. ’02: business marketing professional in the agricultural sector and a Rotarian

Devin Gauthier, BA ’05: co- founder of Sandbox Software; supporter of Guelph Wellington Adopt A Family, 2nd Chance and World Vision

Mark George, B.Comp. ’05: co-founder of Sandbox Software; supporter of Guelph Wellington Adopt A Family, 2nd Chance and World Vision

Gracen Johnson, BA ’12: cellphone app designer and activist

Kyle Mackie, manager (teaching and learning technologies), Centre for Open Learning and Educational Support: communications technology pioneer; volunteer with CFRU and KidsTime Radio

Alannah McGregor, BA ’12: U of G peer helper and team leader for Trick and Eat and Orientation Week; volunteered in Brazil community development work; worked at Guelph Community Health Centre and Guelph Public Library

Chris Moulton, B.Comm. ’05: assistant coach, U of G cross-country and track and field; Speed River Track and Field Club leader; race organizer for Inferno and other meets; donor for new track project at U of G

Adam Rabalski, B.Sc. ’11: gold medalist at the Canadian University Rowing Championships; competed at world under-23 championships in July 2011

Cara Wehkamp, B.Sc. ’01, M.Sc. ’04, PhD ’10: manager of U of G’s Aboriginal Resource Centre and local advocate for First Nations people and issues.

The top “40 Under 40” were announced by Mercury editor-in-chief Lynn Haddrall during a luncheon yesterday at the Guelph Youth Music Centre. “It’s especially exciting for me to see so many young people that are community minded,” she said.

The newspaper established the awards in 2008 to honour people making a difference in Guelph.

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1