Student Awards: Spring 2017

Governor General's MedalsUniversity Gold MedalsOther Medals Prizes

Governor General's Medals

Created in 1873 to encourage academic excellence across the nation, the Governor General's Academic Medals have become the most prestigious award for outstanding achievements that Canadian students can receive.

Governor General’s Silver Medal

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University Gold Medals

Awarded for highest standing in an undergraduate faculty or school.

Agricultural and Food Sciences:
William Pallister

Architecture:
Jason Wall

Art:
Danielle Fenn

Arts:
Emily Gerbrandt

I.H. Asper School of Business:
Stephen Busilla

Dentistry:
Ryan Howard

Education:
Ashley Brekelmans

Engineering:
Mario Phaneuf

Kinesiology and Recreation Management:
Jenna Hnatiuk

Law:
Danielle Dubois

Music:
Gregory Lewis

Nursing:
Deborah Chan

Pharmacy:
Erika Hartel

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources:
David Moore

Science:
Aryan Riahi

Social Work:
Richelle Ready

Universitaire de Saint Boniface:
Eileen Swiderek

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Other Medals

Dr. J.D. Adamson Medal and Prize in Occupational Therapy (for highest standing in final year)

Dr. J.D. Adamson Medal and Prize in Physical Therapy (for highest standing in final year)

Alpha Rho Chi Medal (for leadership and promise of professional merit in Architecture)

American Institute of Architects Medal (for highest achievement)                           

T.A. (Stoney) Anderson Gold Medal (for highest standing in the Master of Business Administration program)                                                                                 

Manitoba Association of Architects Medal (for the best Comprehensive Design project or thesis) 

Manitoba Association of Landscape Architects Medal (for highest achievement)

Mayor’s Medal (for completion of the degree requirements for the Master of City Planning degree in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and has made a significant contribution in the area of Urban Studies)

W.L. Morton Gold Medal and Prize in History (for a student with excellent academic standing who has successfully completed the requirements for the M.A. in History at either the University of Manitoba or the University of Winnipeg and has passed the oral examination with distinction)

Professional Interior Designers Institute of Manitoba Medal (for the highest standing in Design Studio by a student graduating from the Master of Interior Design program)

Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Student Medal (for the outstanding final design project/thesis in the Master of Architecture program)

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Prizes

American Institute of Architects Certificate of Merit (for second highest standing)

Associates Award for Study in the Asper MBA Program (for second highest standing in the Asper Master of Business Administration program)

BOMImed Clinical Excellence Award (for demonstrated excellence in clinical work and interpersonal skills and active involvement in professional and/or community activities, Respiratory Therapy)

Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Student Award (for highest cumulative grade point average in the program) 

Canadian Institute of Planners Student Prize for Academic Excellence (for the graduating Master of City Planning student with highest standing)

Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation Future Scholar Award (for the highest combined numerical grade in Research Methods for Evidence-based Practice and Independent Study)

Chartered Professional Accountants of Manitoba Foundation Award (for highest degree grade point average among students who completed the Asper Master of Business Administration program in one year)

Chartered Professional Accountants of Manitoba Foundation Award (for highest degree grade point average among students who completed the Asper Master of Business Administration program in more than one year)

CSRT/CAREstream Student Excellence Convocation Prize (for a graduating respiratory therapy student who has completed all academic and clinical requirements with high academic standing and demonstrated characteristics and behaviours of a professional)

Bruce Currie Memorial Prize (for the graduating student who best displays the qualities of leadership, generosity, and congeniality in combination with high academic achievement in the Asper MBA program)

Diamond Athletic Medical Supplies Convocation Prize of Excellence (for completion of the Master of Physical Therapy program by a resident of Manitoba with high academic standing and a demonstrated history of community or sports involvement, leadership qualities, and interest in active living, health promotion, and wellness)

William Gordon Dodds Award for Archival Studies (for outstanding work in archival studies, by a student who has successfully completed the requirements for the Master of Arts in History program)

Future Leader Award in Occupational Therapy (for a graduating student in Occupational Therapy who has demonstrated leadership qualities)

Mrs. Mary Judd Prize (for a student who has completed the final year of the Master of Occupational Therapy program with good overall standing and demonstrates an interest in working with older adults)

Landscape Architecture Thesis Prize (for a student who has demonstrated exceptional work in the completion of their thesis or practicum)

Manitoba Association of Social Workers Prize (for a high level of service in final field placement, minimum of 24 credit hours in the final year of Social Work, including Northern (Thompson) and Winnipeg Education Centre)

Manitoba Society of Occupational Therapists Prize (for the second highest standing in the final year of Occupational Therapy)

MARRT Professional Award (for the graduating student with good academic standing, demonstrated professional involvement and excellent interpersonal skills, Respiratory Therapy)

Master of Physician Assistant Studies Capstone Project Graduation Prize (for the graduating student with outstanding academic performance who demonstrated the best overall performance in Clinical Year Capstone Project)

Master of Physician Assistant Studies Future of the Profession Graduation Prize (for the graduating student with outstanding academic performance who best promotes and advocates for the profession)

Master of Physician Assistant Studies Leadership Graduation Prize (for the graduating student with outstanding academic performance who has demonstrated a high level of compassion, humanism and the best patient-centered approach to care)

Dr. J.R. Murray Convocation Prize (for high standing and active participation in the College of Pharmacy)

Gisele Pereira Communications Prize in Physical Therapy (for the graduating student in the Master of Physical Therapy program, with high academic standing who has demonstrated excellence in communication and professionalism skills both academically and clinically)

Professional Interior Designers Institute of Manitoba Thesis / Practicum Prize (for the top ranked practicum by a student graduating from the Master of Interior Design program)

Dr. Elizabeth B. Smith Convocation Prize (for highest standing among students proceeding to graduate work in Nutrition at the University of Manitoba)

Marjorie Spence Physical Therapy Achievement Prize (for a graduating physiotherapy student who has achieved high academic standing, demonstrated potential for success and community involvement, and a desire to make a difference in the world of physical therapy)

Steelcase Prize for Design Excellence (for design excellence by a graduating student in the Master of Interior Design program)

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Updated June 5, 2017