Vol 37 No 16
June 30, 2005
Out and About
July 21, 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.