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Vol 37  No 16
June 30, 2005


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Jennifer Browne, acting manager, Centre for Career Development, was awarded the Carol’s Creed Award at the Atlantic Association of Colleges and University Student Services Conference in Nova Scotia on June 7, 2005. This award is presented annually to a student services professional who has shown “infectious enthusiasm for the profession of services to students through a commitment to health, well being, love and laughter in their connection with students and colleagues.”

Dr. Tom Gordon, director of the School of Music, has been invited to participate in the provincial government’s Cultural Connections advisory committee. Cultural Connections is a comprehensive, sustainable fine arts and culture strategy for provincial schools.

Dr. Ian Jordaan, University Research Professor, has been invited to become a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering in “recognition of [his] notable achievements”. The Canadian Academy of Engineering is an independent, self-governing and non-profit organization established in 1987 to serve the nation in matters of engineering concern. The Fellows of the Academy are professional engineers from all disciplines and are elected on the basis of their distinguished service and contribution to society, to the country and to the profession.

Dr. Rangaswamy Seshadri, Engineering and Applied Science, is being recognized for a paper he co-authored. Dr. Seshadri, professor and Canada Research Chair in Asset Integrity Management at the faculty, co-authored the paper with Memorial PhD candidate Hari Indermohan and Wolf Reinhardt of Babcock and Wilcox Company in Ontario. They are receiving a Certificate of Appreciation for the Outstanding Computer Technology Technical Paper from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ Pressure Vessels and Piping Division. The paper is entitled Limit Load of Anisotropic Components Using the M-Beta Multiplier Method. Formal presentation of the certificate will be made during the Computer Technology Committee meeting at the 2005 conference in Denver in July.

Paul D. Smith, acting director of Career Development and Experiential Learning, was installed as the president of the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers (CACEE), the national non-profit partnership of employer recruiters and career services professionals. CACEE’s mission is to provide authoritative information, advice, professional development opportunities and other services to employers, career services professionals, and students.

Jamie Reschny, master’s candidate in geography, has won a Canadian Northern Studies Trust award, presented by the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies. Mr. Reschny is the winner of a $5,000 Royal Canadian Geographical Society Studentship.

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