Announcements

Final Doctoral Oral Examination Announcement
Shelley-Ann John (DBA Candidate)

Date: Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. (MT)

Supervisors: Dr. Shaun McQuitty, Dr. Irene Herremans

Title of Dissertation: SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY DISCLOSURE AND ENGAGEMENT OF LOCAL COMMUNITIES BY NORTH AMERICAN CLASS I RAILWAYS

Final oral defences are considered open examinations. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. If you are interested in attending, please contact fgs@athabascau.ca for more details.

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Final Doctoral Oral Examination Announcement
David Loewen (EdD Candidate)

Date: Friday, January 15, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. (MT)

Supervisor: Dr. Debra Hoven

Title of Dissertation: TRUTH, RECONCILIATION, AND UNSETTLING SETTLER SPACES AND PLACES: AN AUTOETHNOGRAPHY OF PRIVILEGE AND TENSIONED INTERFACES WITHIN ONLINE DISTANCE EDUCATION

Final oral defences are considered open examinations. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. If you are interested in attending, please contact fgs@athabascau.ca for more details.

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Final Thesis Oral Examination Announcement
Randall Tresidder (MEd Program)

Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. (MT)

Supervisors: Dr. Mohamed Ally, Dr. Cynthia Blodgett-Griffin

Title of Thesis: EFFICACY OF EFFICIENT REMOTE OFFICE ERGONOMICS EDUCATION

Final oral defences are considered open examinations. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. If you are interested in attending, please contact fgs@athabascau.ca for more details.

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Final Thesis Oral Examination Announcement
Andrea Pomeroy (MN Program)

Date: Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. (MT)

Supervisor: Dr. Annette Lane

Title of Thesis: Medication Management Among Socially Isolated Older Adults: A Qualitative Descriptive Study

Final oral defences are considered open examinations. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. If you are interested in attending, please contact fgs@athabascau.ca for more details.

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Final Thesis Oral Examination Announcement
Cari Borenko Hoffmann (MHS Program)

Date: Monday, January 25, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. (MT)

Supervisors: Dr. Karen Cook, Dr. Kate Leslie

Title of Thesis: HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS’ UNDERSTANDING OF THE LAW: IMPACT ON ADVANCE CARE PLANNING PROCESSES

Final oral defences are considered open examinations. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. If you are interested in attending, please contact fgs@athabascau.ca for more details.

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Governor General’s Gold Medal Award Winner

Governor General's Gold Medal Award Winner

Congratulations to Chrysoula (Chryssa) Lazou

Master of Education in Distance Education (MEd) Student, on receiving the 2020 Governor General’s Gold Medal Award. This award is to recognize the outstanding performance of a graduate student in an academic institution. The award takes into account overall academic excellence through coursework, research, awards and distinctions. Chryssa accepted the award and gave the student address on the Oct. 2nd virtual convocation.

Check out Chryssa’s story on the Hub.


Canadian Graduate Scholarship – Master’s (CGS-M) Winners

The Faculty of Graduate Studies is pleased to announce Athabasca University’s winners of the Canadian Graduate Scholarship (Masters), who have been awarded $17,500.00 over 12 months. Congratulations and good luck in your continued studies.

Cari Borenko Hoffmann

Cari Borenko Hoffmann

Is a Master of Health Studies (MHS) student in the Faculty of Health Disciplines and has received an award from the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) for her research titled “Advance Care Planning and The Law”

Check out Cari's story on the Hub.

Tamra Ross

Tamra Ross

Is a Master of Science in Information Systems (MScIS) student in the Faculty of Science and Technology and has received an award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) for her research titled “Design, Development and Evaluation of a Lifestyle-integrated Learning Support Tool”

Check out Tamara's story on the Hub.