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On Friday, October 16, Nipissing University celebrated its amazing graduates at the Alumni Awards Reception.
The university marked the achievements of two graduates with alumni awards and recognized one individual with honorary alumni status at the event, taking place from 7 – 9 p.m. in the Harris Learning Library.
“The Alumni Awards represent a highlight on the annual calendar at Nipissing University. It’s a fantastic way for us to celebrate some outstanding leaders who share a bond with Nipissing. It is inspiring for our students and other graduates to see how a degree from Nipissing has helped both Erin and Matthew achieve their goals,” said Genevieve DeBruyn, Alumni relations Coordinator at Nipissing University.
Nipissing University and the Nipissing University Alumni Advisory Board were pleased to celebrate the achievements of this year’s alumni award recipients:
Matthew Adamson, Rising Star Alumni Award RecipientThe Rising Star Alumni Award was presented to Matthew Adamson, who graduated from Nipissing with a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education in 2011. Since graduation, Adamson has continued his education in pursuit of a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He remains enthusiastic about his strong educational grounding at Nipissing University and has continued to contribute to the Bachelor of Physical and Health Education program by providing classroom skype sessions in his limited free time. Adamson has committed to practice family medicine upon completion of his residency.
Erin Dokis, Dr. James Jamieson Influential Alumni AwardErin Dokis received the Dr. James Jamieson Influential Alumni Award. Dokis graduated Nipissing with a Bachelor of Arts in 2012 and has consistently demonstrated a commitment to First Nations students, and to fostering their success within and beyond post-secondary institutions. Her commitment to the Dokis First Nation, Nipissing First Nation and the Nipissing University community has helped shape her research and her vision of empowering lifelong learners who strengthen their communities.
Special thanks to Alumna Holly Cunningham, BA '09, for sharing her musical gifts during the evening, and to Alumnus Nathan Snider, BA '09, for his skilled photgraphy of the evenings events.
For more information on the Alumni Awards nomination process, please select from the links below.
Please note that awards are not necessarily presented in all categories each year.
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