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SEDRD Research by Glen Filson Profiled in Toronto Star

The Toronto Star highlighted an article on the research with Professor Glen Filson, Capacity Development and Extension program; SEDRD Adjunct Professor, Bamidele Adekunle; and CDE alumni, Sridharan Sethuratnam from the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development at the University of Guelph.  The research focuses on determining the demand for ethno-cultural vegetables in the Greater Toronto Area. 

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2013/09/23/ontario_farmers_experiment_with_world_crops.html#

RPD alumni is awarded the Gerald Carrothers Graduate Scholarship

The Ontario Professional Planners Institute held its AGM meeting on Thursday, September 19, 2013 in London, Ontario.  Adam Wright received the 2013 Gerald Carrothers Graduate Scholarship at this years conference.  In May of this year Adam completed his MSc in Rural Planning and Development at the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph. Adam's research at the graduate level focused on negotiated agreements and their interactions and impact on regulatory and legislative consultation processes associated with extractive resource development.

Karen Landman Receives the G.P. McRostie Faculty Award

The G.P. McRostie Faculty award was presented to Professor Karen Landman on Thursday, September 19, 2013 by the OAC Alumni Foundation at the OAC Welcome Back BBQ event.  This award recognizes the important of effective advising and mentoring by faculty who play a significant role in the education of OAC students.

Karen Landman is an Associate Professor in Landscape Architecture at the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph.

John FitzGibbon receives the OAC Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching

The OAC Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching Award was presented to Professor John FitzGibbon on Thursday, September 19, 2013 by the OAC Alumni Association at the OAC Welcome Back BBQ event.  This award recognizes the importance of effective teaching of faculty who play a significant role in the education of OAC students.  

Professor John FitzGibbon is a Professor in the Rural Planning and Development program, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development at the University of Guelph.

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