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Student leaders recognized with Dave Marshall Leadership Awards

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Each year at Nipissing University, 25 full-time students are recognized with a Dave Marshall Leadership Award. The recipients of this prestigious award have made an outstanding extra-curricular contribution to their academic program, to the campus, or to the greater community.

Nipissing University moves fall classes online

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Nipissing University announced today that fall term classes will be delivered primarily online. The decision ensures students will be able to successfully meet their program requirements while maintaining the highest possible safety standards.

Meet Student Leader Dawn Corston

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Dawn has demonstrated her community leadership through her volunteer roles with the office of Indigenous Initiatives as Peer2Peer Mentor, Biidaaban Youth Group Volunteer, and Debwendizon Panelist.

Meet Student Leader Mykaela Volpe

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Mykaela has demonstrated her leadership on campus through her roles as Varsity Athlete, Captain of the Women's Varsity Soccer Team, International Student Mentorship Program Mentor, Children's Soccer Coach, Volunteer Intramural Referee, Biidaaban Youth Group Volunteer, and Academic Success Program Student Assistant.

Meet Student Leader Emily Teeter

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Emily has demonstrated her campus leadership through her roles as Residents' Council Yearbook Chair, Formal Committee Member, Residence Don, Living Learning Community Don, Community Assistant, Conference Presenter, Residence Open House Volunteer, and Frosh Leader.

Meet Student Leader Carly Renaud

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Carly has demonstrated her campus leadership through her involvement with a variety of the Office of Indigenous Initiatives’ programs and events. She has volunteered to be a Peer2Peer Mentor for three years, which involves being available to students for help with school work, advice, or even just a chat to relieve stress.

Meet Student Leader Lynne Cormier

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Lynne has demonstrated her leadership on campus as a volunteer for the Office of Indigenous Initiatives’ programs and events. She volunteered for the Welcome Pow Wow, the Peer2Peer Mentorship program (which pairs Indigenous students at Nipissing University together for mentorship), the Wiidooktaadwin mentorship initiative (a group mentorship program for Indigenous students in local high schools), and for Debwendizon (an annual on-campus Indigenous youth education and recruitment gathering). Lynne also volunteered her time for talking and sharing circles with visiting Elders, as well as a number of other social, cultural, and special events.

Meet Student Leader Alexis Poirier

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Alexis is hard-working, dedicated and passionate. Upon graduation, she plans to travel internationally to teach in England. She is excited to see where in the world her passion for teaching, travelling and helping others will take her in her future.

Meet Student Leader Taylor Mueller

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Taylor is a kind, caring, hardworking individual. She strives to empower others to be the best they can be. Upon graduation, Taylor would like to become a fundraiser. Specifically, she would like to work for a nonprofit that raises funds for eating disorder awareness, prevention, and treatment. Taylor would like to see the #iamstrongher campaign implemented on other university campuses so that the message can reach even more women and girls.