Call for Nominations: PEER MENTOR AWARDS

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Fourth Year Awards & Medals Program Application Deadline

The Financial Aid & Awards Office would like to remind all fourth year undergraduate students of the upcoming deadline to apply to the Fourth Year Awards & Medals Program!

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Highlights of the Awards & Medals Program

Industrial Design Students win awards at the Toronto Design Festival

The Naloxone Storage Unit
Instructors Stool
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 12:00pm

Design for Health 3rd Year undergraduate course:

2 Design line awards and 2 Herman Miller Jurors choice awards:

 

Third-year undergraduate industrial design students at OCAD University at Toronto Design Offsite exhibit, Designing For Health, Wellness, Action And Destigmatization

http://todesignoffsite.com/event/designing-for-health-wellness-action-and-destigmatization/

 

1. Designlines Award & Herman Miller Juror’s Choice Award & covered in Now Magazine:

"The Naloxone Storage Unit":  A first aid response kit for Naloxone storage that helps restaurants and bars to assist trained and untrained bystanders such as bar staff and guests with providing first aid for Opioid overdose emergencies.

3rd Year ID Studio 4: Design for Health & Wellness (core studio)

ID Students: Madeleine Bailey, Winnie Chen and Yifei Li

Instructor: Wesley Chau (Sessional)

Subject Matter Expert: Ruby Sniderman

Curriculum development & course lead: Lecturer Wesley Chau, Associate Professor & Program chair Angelika Seeschaaf-Veres, Associate Professor Dr. Kate Sellen

Exhibition curation: Assistant Professor Beverly Dywan (CLTA)

NOW magazine article by Samatha Edwards (January 21st 2018): What if life-saving naloxone kits were accessible in public spaces?

OCAD University design students have created a series of prototypes that would allow untrained bystanders to respond to an overdose & Graduate Design for Health student work for a “ how-to–guide” for a Pop-up safe injection site using Toronto’s Moss Park as case study.

https://nowtoronto.com/lifestyle/class-action/design-naloxone-kits-for-public-spaces/

 

2. Title: Instructors stool

A stool for instructors in a school with mental and physical challenges, to support diverse tasks and postures and provide storage. It allows them to move freely and smoothly without tipping and has a feature to rest their iPad behind the backrest to ease communication. The sides of the stool also serve as a drum to promote play and rhythm.

ID Students: Raymond Fong, Ramon Ruiz and Guillaume Roy

Instructor: Assistant Professor Ranee Lee

Principal investigator, Curriculum development & course lead: Associate Professor & Program chair Angelika Seeschaaf-Veres

Exhibition curation: Assistant Professor Beverly Dywan (CLTA)

 

3. Designlines award:

OCAD U x YSM (Regent Park): Elevation through creative collaboration

http://todesignoffsite.com/event/ocadu-x-ysm-regent-park-elevation-through-creative-collaboration/

2rd Year ID Studio 2: Identity materialized –Design for Social change (core studio)

Title: Reversible Canadian winter shawl

ID Students: Aylin Ezurumluoglu

Instructor:  Assistant Professor Beverley Dywan (CLTA)

Subject Matter experts: Regent Park Creative Woman Collective & Young Street Mission

Curriculum development & course lead & exhibition curation: Assistant Professor Ranee Lee

 

4. OFF COURSE – work in progress by OCAD U Industrial Design and graphic design 4th year Bachelor of Design students

http://todesignoffsite.com/event/off-course/

Description

Students from the Industrial Design and Graphic Design programs at OCAD University are featuring their self-authored work in progress through print, prototypes, and full scale models. The projects raise questions and respond to global issues through visual, physical, and interactive outcomes.

Herman Miller juror’s choice award for

4h Year ID Studio 6: Major design Project (core studio)

Title: “Don’t tell me to smile “ Creating collective responsibility through design for harassment in public places

ID Student: Liz Durden

Instructors & Curators: Assitant Professor Koby Barhad (CLTA) & Associate Professor Angelika Seeschaaf Veres

 

4 Designlines awards for Tables, chairs and other unrelated objects 7:

Exhibition was curated by ID 4th year student Ellie Oram-O’donnell

 

5. At Daniels Spectrum

Title: TBT: Still Life 

Student: Thomas Kim (ID 3rd year)

Design Furniture 1 - Fall 2017 

Instructors: Professor Gord Peteran & Furniture construction: Professor Ted Hunter

 

6. Title: “Hamaca”

Pablo Muños  (ID 4th year)

Design Furniture 1 - Spring 2017 

Instructors: Professor Gord Peteran & Furniture construction: Professor Ted Hunter

 

7. at Ignite Gallery 

Title: The London Coat Stand 

Payvar Sazesh (ID 4th year)

Furniture 2 class spring 2017 with project client as Umbra. 

Instructor: Kirsten White (Sessional)

 

Call for Nominations: Diversity & Equity Excellence Award for Students 2017/2018

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 3:15pm to Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:45pm

Student leadership awards and recognition at OCAD University are coordinated annually through the Campus Life office. Awards are given to students in recognition of outstanding contributions to student life, leadership roles, advocacy, and equity and social justice on campus.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: DIVERSITY & EQUITY EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR STUDENTS
The Diversity & Equity Excellence Award for Students acknowledges an outstanding student whose advocacy and leadership promote and advance human rights, equity and social justice on campus.

Successful candidates will be announced at an annual appreciation event in March 2018. Nominators will also be invited.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE NOMINATION PROCESS
www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-recognition.htm

Venue & Address: 
Campus Life, Level 5, 230 Richmond St. West (RHB)
Website: 
https://www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-recognition.htm
Email: 
bjames@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416 977 6000 Ext. 275
Diversity and Equity Award graphic

Call for Nominations: Student Group Leader Award 2017/2018

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 3:00pm

Student leadership awards and recognition at OCAD University are coordinated annually through the Campus Life office. Awards are given to students in recognition of outstanding contributions to student life, leadership roles, advocacy, and equity and social justice on campus.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: STUDENT GROUP LEADER AWARD
The Student Group Leader of the Year Award will be presented annually to a student group leader who excels, above and beyond in their leadership role! Through facilitation and involvement, the leader demonstrates outstanding contributions, commitment and support to their group members and the OCAD University community.

Successful candidates will be announced at an annual appreciation event in March 2018. Nominators will also be invited.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE NOMINATION PROCESS
www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-recognition.htm

ABOUT STUDENT GROUPS
www.ocadu.ca/studentgroups

Venue & Address: 
Campus Life, Level 5, 230 Richmond St. West (RHB)
Website: 
www.ocadu.ca/studentgroups
www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-recognition.htm
Email: 
bjames@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416 977 6000 Ext. 275
Student Group Leader of the Year Award graphic

Call for Nominations: Peer Mentor Awards 2017/2018

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 2:30pm to Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:45pm

Student leadership awards and recognition at OCAD University are coordinated annually through the Campus Life office. Awards are given to students in recognition of outstanding contributions to student life, leadership roles, advocacy, and equity and social justice on campus.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: PEER MENTOR AWARDS
Peer Mentor Awards acknowledge those peer mentors who made outstanding contributions, supporting new and first-year students and helping build community, while adhering to the mandate of the program.

All peer mentors participating in the 2017/2018 Student Mentor Program are eligible to be nominated for ONE of TWO awards (valued at $500 each).

Successful candidates will be announced at an annual appreciation event in March 2018. Nominators will also be invited.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE NOMINATION PROCESS
www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/mentoring-at-ocadu/peer-mentor-awards.htm

ABOUT THE STUDENT MENTOR PROGRAM
www.ocadu.ca/mentorprogram 

Venue & Address: 
Campus Life, Level 5, 230 Richmond St. West (RHB)
Website: 
www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-recognition.htm
www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/mentoring-at-ocadu/peer-mentor-awards.htm
Email: 
bjames@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416 977 6000 Ext. 275
Peer Mentor Award call for nomination

Call for Submissions: AZ Awards

AZURE, the influential contemporary design and architecture magazine, announces the opening of submissions to the 2018 AZ Awards. Now in its 8th year, the AZ Awards competition celebrates the best in architecture and design from around the world.

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2017/18 Bursary Information Now Available

The Financial Aid and Awards office is excited to share that students can now see the results of bursaries by logging into MyOCADU.ca and select the AwardSpring or the Self Service icon (be sure to review both Fall and Winter terms individually). Please note, if you do not see any results, this means you were not approved for bursary assistance. You may appeal this decision by seeing a Financial Aid Advisor to discuss your application in greater detail.

Craft Ontario recognizes members of OCAD U community

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Students, faculty and alumni were recognized at the Craft Awards on October 12, taking home five awards for their work in the fields.

From the Craft Ontario website:

“Craft Awards recipients are accomplished and dedicated practitioners in the field of craft and design. From makers that create innovative and exceptional work to curators, administrators, writers and volunteers who support the craft community, each recipient is recognized as an important contributor to contemporary craft practice. Since 1981 the program has recognized over 500 emerging and established professionals for their outstanding work and contributions.”

Congratulations to the 2017 recipients from OCAD U:

Lacy and Co. Ltd. Jewellery Supply Grant:
Alex Kinsley (Material Art & Design Instructor, Jewellery)

Helen Frances Gregor Award:
Elycia SFA (Material Art & Design 2015/Class Assistant, Textiles)

James H. McPherson Award in Woodworking:
Shay Salehi (Sculpture/Installation Student)

Craft Ontario Volunteer Committee Award:
Katrina Tompkins (IAMD student)

Mary Diamond Butts Award in Embroidery and Needlecraft:
Elizabeth (Liz) Pead (Drawing and Painting 2007)

Formerly the Ontario Crafts Council, Craft Ontario is a not-for-profit organization that promotes professional craft and advocates for craft practice by educating and empowering diverse audiences.

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