NEWS & EVENTS | June 12, 2018

172 Diplomas and 19 Award and Medal Recipients

Mortiers lancés

 

Université de Saint-Boniface (USB) awarded 172 diplomas during the university convocation that took place on Monday, June 11 at 2:00 p.m. at the St. Boniface Cathedral. The event also recognized various award and medal recipients.

Noteworthy Graduates

A total of 19 outstanding students we honoured with 22 prestigious awards and medals.

The university’s Gold Medal Award was presented to Carmen Girard, who earned a grade point average of 4.48 for her Bachelor of Science, also receiving the Paul Ruest Award (founded by Marcel André Desautels), which is presented to the graduate with the highest cumulative grade point average for the final two years of an undergraduate program.

The following table provides an overview of the student award recipients.

 

NAME

PROGRAM

AWARD

Carmen Girard

Science (Undergraduate)

Médaille d’or de l’Université du Manitoba
Prix Paul-Ruest (fondé par M. A. Desautels)

Denise Lipscombe

Education (Graduate)

Médaille d’excellence

Maria Ferré

Arts (Graduate)

Médaille d’excellence

Camille Bédard

Education (Undergraduate)

Médaille d’excellence

Juhelle Boulet

Education (Undergraduate)

Médaille d’excellence
Prix du gouvernement français

Jérémie Beaulieu

Arts (Undergraduate)

Médaille d’excellence

Laïssa Pamou

Business Administration (Undergraduate)

Médaille d’excellence
Prix Marcel-André-Desautels

Gabrielle Labossière

Social Work (Undergraduate)

Médaille d’excellence
Prix Raymonde-Gagné (fondé par M. A. Desautels)

Mario Hochman-Bérard

Science (Undergraduate)

Médaille d’excellence

Angélique Dauriac

Social Work (Undergraduate)

Prix d’excellence Powercorp

Emma Gehrs-Whyte

Education (Undergraduate)

Prix des Éducateurs et Éducatrices francophones du Manitoba

Gabrielle Marquis

Education (Undergraduate)

Prix Lucien-St-Vincent

Kenzie Traill

Arts (Undergraduate)

Prix Luc-Alarie

Joseph Péloquin-Hopfner

Arts (Undergraduate)

Prix du Réseau des diplômés

Sera Fugere

Translation (Undergraduate)

Prix Gilbert-Rosset

Michel Comte

Business Administration (Undergraduate)

Prix de l’association des comptables professionnels agréés (CPA)

Merveille Kialanda

Business Administration (Undergraduate)

Prix de l’association des comptables professionnels agréés (CPA)

Birane Hane

Business Administration (Undergraduate)

Prix d’excellence Groupe Investors

Émilie Morier-Roy

Education (Undergraduate)

Prix Francofonds

A Special Recognition

The Alexandre-Taché Award was also awarded to Charles Leblanc for his contributions to the Francophone community in Manitoba. For a list of recipients since 1987, visit the page Prix Alexandre-Taché (French only).

Live On Twitter and On The Web

For the fifth year in a row, USB live-tweeted the event on Twitter, allowing friends and family from far away, as well as the general public, to follow this important event.

The webcast of the convocation ceremony and the #réussiteUSB Twitter feed were accessible through the USB website at ustboniface.ca/reussiteusb.

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