2024 Dean’s Awards

The 2024 School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design Dean’s Awards were handed out during a virtual ceremony on Thurs., April 25, 2024.

The following awards are presented to students in each of our programs:

Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence

This accolade is awarded to a graduating student from each program who has attained the highest GPA.

Dean’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award

Recognizing independent thinkers or teams who’ve embarked on collaborative projects, seizing opportunities, navigating risks, and creating value for themselves and others.

Peter Dickinson Award

In honour of the visionary Canadian architect, this award celebrates students who challenge convention, fearlessly push boundaries, think outside the box, and embody creativity.

The Ravisanger Apputhurai Award

A special award in honour of Ravi Apputhurai, our wonderful security guard who spent 25 years at the Story Arts Centre before he passed away suddenly in March 2019. This award is presented to a member or group from the School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design community that exemplifies the compassion, professionalism and inspiration for which Ravi was beloved.