Spotlight on undergraduate achievements

Posted on Friday, April 7, 2017

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On March 20th, 2017, the Faculty of Engineering celebrated its most capable undergraduate students at the Annual Ceremony of Excellence.

The ceremony took place in the beautiful Tabaret Hall. Masters of ceremony Dr. Marcel Turcotte, Vice-Dean (Academic Affairs), and Chantale Foré, Administrator of undergraduate programs, opened the ceremony and welcomed students and their guests followed by Dr. Ioan Nistor, Interim Dean of the Faculty of Engineering.

Alumnus Mike Cook (BASc in Computer Engineering 2003) made a presentation before awards were presented to students.

Mike Cook is an entrepreneur in the technology sector. His specialty is to build well performing teams and innovative companies. After receiving his Bachelor’s degree, he worked at Telecom, where he managed teams responsible for large-scale operations of a technical nature or client contact. Since 2011, Mike has been exclusively involved in mobile start-ups. Most recently, he launched IDENTOS Inc., a company that offers cutting-edge encryption technology for mobile applications to protect sensitive and private data.

Following the presentations, numerous awards, scholarships and bursaries were distributed, including:

  • The President’s Scholarship
  • The Faculty of Engineering Memorial Scholarship
  • The Dean’s Merit Scholarship
  • The Merit Scholarship
  • The Dean’s Honour List

Congratulations to all our deserving students!

See photos from the Undergraduate Ceremony of Excellence

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