Skye Dack (BMgt ’06) was awarded the Chamber of Commerce “Outstanding Young Person of Canada” Award.
Dack was honoured at the JCI (Junior Chamber International) Calgary Outstanding Young Persons of 2008 Awards Reception in June. Dack is also automatically nominated for the JCI Canada TOYP Awards.
Mariah Shaw (BMgt ’08), a recent graduate on the U of L’s Calgary campus, achieved Alberta’s top score on the National Knowledge Exam (NKE). The NKE is a requirement for becoming a Certified Human Resource Professional.
Dr. Leslie Dawn’s (Art) book National Visions, National Blindness: Canadian Art and Identities in the 1920s has been short listed for the 2007-2008 Raymond Klibansky Prize, presented by the Aid to Scholarly Publications Programme (ASPP) for the best book subventioned by the programme in the humanities. Prizes are awarded in Ottawa on Nov. l .
Afra Foroud (Neuroscience) and Margaret Emes (Nursing) have been selected by their respective faculties to read the invocations at the Fall 2008 graduation ceremonies.
Nicholas Hanson (Theatre & Dramatic Arts) had his essay, This Must be a Punchline: Directing a Theatre Production for 230 Young People with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Nonverbal Learning Disorders, and Asperger Syndrome was published in the summer issue of Canadian Theatre Review.
Karen Mahar (Faculty of Fine Arts Dean’s Office) received one of the three MA Entrance Awards from the U of L Graduate Studies. The awards are based on academic achievement and cover graduate tuition.
Marek Czuma (Drama) acted in the New West Theatre Production of Sylvia, directed by faculty colleague Nicholas Hanson. The set and costumes for Sylvia were designed by drama staff member David Barrus.
Dr. Anne Dymond, Dr. Leslie Dawn and Tanya Harnett (Art) are guest speakers in Articulations: Art Appreciation Lecture Series sponsored by the Southern Alberta Art Gallery this semester.