News/Events in the 2010/2011 Academic Year
KEGS Foundation, KEGS and Don Salt Scholarship Recipients with Foundation Directors at the March 2011 KEGS Breakfast
Ten of the KEGS Foundation scholarship students (plus the recipients of the two KEGS scholarships and the two Don Salt scholarships) attended the KEGS Breakfast (generously supported by SGL) and enjoyed the fast-paced talk on web-based geosciences by the Director of the Minn. Geological Survey, Dr. Harvey Thorleifson.
Additionally, ten of the KEGS Foundation scholarship students were able to attend the diverse and stimulating 2011 KEGS Geophysical Symposium on ‘Geophysical Challenges’ held on March 5, thanks to subsidies and support by the Foundation, and a sizable number also attended some portion of the PDAC mega-convention taking advantage of its great educational and networking opportunities.
(Back Row L to R) Lisa Roach (UofT); Jerry Roth (Dir.); Michal Kolaj (Laurentian); Matthew Baird, Frank Ryan, Nathan Corcoran, Dylan Goudie (MUN); Stephen Reford (Dir.); Cameron Toy (Waterloo); Peter Tschirhart (McMaster).
(Middle Row L to R) Raymond Caron (Carleton); Peter Kowalczyk (Dir.).
(Front Row L to R) Winnie Pun (UofT); Jean Liu (UofT, Salt Recipient); Erica Vertefeuille (Queens); Laurie Reed (Dir.); Pamela Patraskovic (UofT, Salt Recipient); Yves Lamontagne (Dir.); Dick Bailey (Dir.); Chris Vaughan (Dir.).
Current Scholarship Students Attending the KEGS Symposium
in Toronto, March 5th, 2011
(Back Row L to R)Lisa Roach (UofT); Nathan Corcoran, Dylan Goudie, Matthew Baird (MUN); Gabriel Walton, Emily Fay (Queens); Pejman Shamsipour (Ecole Poly).
(Front Row L to R) Majid El Baroudi (ULaval); Winnie Pun (UofT); Christine Shiels (USask).
Recent Events: January 2011 Update on Scholarships Awarded
Scholarship cheques to all 21 recipients (13 undergraduates and 8 grad students at 12 universities) for the current academic year (2010/2011) were presented at various ceremonies and events over the course of the fall semester. Below are depicted some of the recipients and the particular presentations.
KEGS Foundation Scholarship Recipients at Queen's University
(Front L and R) Yves Lamontagne and Savka Dineva with (Back L to R) scholarship recipients Erica Vertefeuille, Gabriel Walton, and Emily Fay.
KEGS Foundation Scholarship Recipients at Memorial University
KEGS Foundation scholarship recipients (L to R): Pamela Coles, Matthew Baird, Dylan Goudie, and Nathan Corcoran.
November 1st, 2010 SGS Meeting
Christine Shiels (University of Saskatchewan) receiving her scholarship cheque from Prof. Jim Merriam.
KEGS Ottawa Geophysical Talks, September 2010
Ray Caron, MSc student at Carleton, receiving KEGS Foundation Fugro scholarship award from George Nader, Fugro Ottawa, at September KEGS Ottawa meeting (elements of his MSc UAV project shown in background).
Dr. Larry Morley, pioneering GSC geophysicist and former DG of the GSC, featured speaker at the September KEGS Ottawa meeting, attended by many current and retired geophysicists.
KEGS Foundation to award WAMIC Geophysics Scholarship
Patty Mannard, WAMIC Foundation Director, presents endowment cheque for WAMIC Geophysics Scholarship to Stephen Reford, KEGS Foundation Director, marking transfer of scholarship funds and administration.
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