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Congratulations to our 2021 Graduate Student Recognition Award recipients

Please join us in recognizing excellence in our McMaster graduate community, as we (virtually) toast the recipients and nominees of the 2021 Graduate Student Recognition Awards!

We invite you to leave a message of congratulations, a note of thanks, even a high five for a job well done, on the awards Kudos Boards.

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President's Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision Go to Kudoboard

  • Jason Busse, Health Research Methodology *
  • Amber Dean, English and Cultural Studies *
  • Jamal Deen, Biomedical Engineering *
  • Martin Gibala, Kinesiology *
  • Michel Grignon, Health, Aging & Society and Economics *
  • Lesley MacNeil, Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences and Biomedical Discovery & Commercialization
  • Joseph McDermid, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Paul McNicholas, Math and Statistics
  • Michael Noseworthy, Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Stuart Phillips, Kinesiology
  • Maikel Rheinstadter, Physics and Astronomy
  • Julie Richardson, Rehabilitation Science

* Indicates award recipient

Dean's Award for Excellence in Communicating Graduate Research Go to Kudoboard

  • Erica Dao *
  • Rachael Finnerty *
  • Calvin Zhu *

* Indicates award recipient

Dean's Award for Outstanding Leadership & Contributions to the International Graduate Student Community Go to Kudoboard

  • Gaoyin He
  • Tamina Angel Jose *
  • Avijit Mallick *
  • Atri Mukherji
  • Samardeepsingh Sarna
  • Garima Sarkar *

* Indicates award recipient

Millennium Award for Community Service Go to Kudoboard

  • Abiram Chandiramohan *
  • Tiffany Chen
  • Jane Jomy
  • Sara Pishyar
  • Nicole Rakowski *

* Indicates award recipient

Keith Leppmann Teaching Assistant Excellence Award Go to Kudoboard

  • Ahmed Belal *
  • Gaoyin He *
  • Sheena Jary
  • Mehak Kapur
  • Samuel Lee *
  • Sulayman Lyons
  • Leanne Monteiro
  • Abdul-Rehman (“Abdul”) Qureshi *
  • Benjamin Sclodnick
  • Ahmed Teamah *

* Indicates award recipient

GSA Award for Contributions by Non-Academic Staff Go to Kudoboard

  • Brian Alcock *
  • Kristine Espiritu *

*  Indicates award recipient

Mary Keyes Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service to McMaster Go to Kudoboard

  • Rachel Andrews
  • Maddie Brockbank *
  • Claude Cournoyer-Cloutier
  • Renata Hall
  • Paulina Kwasny
  • Allison Leanage *
  • Nadia Lana
  • Rufaida Mohammed
  • Leanne Monteiro
  • Michelle Ogrodnik
  • Ana Portillo *
  • Hasan Siddiqui *
  • Martin Villegas

* Indicates award recipient

Therese Quigley Award of Excellence for Graduate Student Leadership in Athletics Go to Kudoboard

  • Sergio Raez-Villanueva
  • Nicole Rakowski *
  • Alissa Smith
  • Yordan Stoyanov *
  • Evan Ubene *

* Indicates award recipient

Past Graduate Student Recognition Awards recipients

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