Announcing the 2016/17 Student Development Award recipients

The Office of the Vice-President, Students is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016-2017 Student Development Awards. 

Each year, the adjudication committee has the opportunity to learn about many of the remarkable ways teams and individuals strive to enhance the UBC student experience.  Each nomination is deserving of recognition.  This year’s award winners highlight the outstanding contributions made each day.

Please join us in congratulating the 2016-2017 Student Development Award recipients:

Margaret Fulton Award (for an individual)

This award is granted to an outstanding individual (student, faculty, or staff) who has made a contribution to student development and the university community in honour of Margaret Fulton’s commitment to university access and student learning.

Jason Speidel, M.Eng. (candidate), Faculty of Applied Science

Roxana Quinde, Coordinator, Global Partnerships and Global Resource Systems, Faculty of Land and Food Systems

Peter Ostafichuk, Professor of Teaching, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science

Sathish Gopalakrishnan, Associate Professor and Associate Head, Strategic Priorities, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science

Helen McCrae Award  (for a student service provided by the AMS, GSS or a UBC program)

This award is granted to recognize a service for students provided by the AMS, GSS, or UBC in honour of Helen McCrae’s commitment and contributions to community.

Public Scholars Initiative, Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies

Peter Larkin Award (for a graduate program or department)

This award is granted to a graduate program or department that has contributed to student development in honour of Peter Larkin’s commitment and passion for teaching and graduate education.

Master of Food and Resource Economics Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems

Alfred Scow Award (for an undergraduate program or department)

This award is granted to an undergraduate program or department that has contributed to student development, in honour of Judge Scow’s commitment to UBC and demonstrated vision, integrity and dedication to social justice.

Bachelor of International Economics, Vancouver School of Economics

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Science

Learn more about the awards and past recipients.