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Alumni Award Nominees

Recipients for each award of the Alumni Association Awards will be unveiled at the Annual General Meeting during the Global UOIT Alumni Day on Saturday, October 15. Awards may not be granted in every category each year if there are no eligible candidates nominated.

Alumni Association Awards Ceremony

Saturday, October 15 | 6 to 7 p.m. (During Global UOIT Alumni Day)

Achievement Award Nominees

  • Ali Hoss

    Ali Hoss

    PhD, Mechanical Engineering | Class of 2013

    Manager, Hydro One Conservation Accounts | CLEAResult

  • Angelo Pineda

    Angelo Pineda

    Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) | Class of 2010

    Digital Product Developer | McGraw- Hill Education

  • Bahar Karimi

    Bahar Karimi

    Bachelor of Science (Honours) | Class of 2013

    Director of Resident Services | St. Peter's Residence at Chedoke (Hamilton)

  • Kate Beirness

    Kate Beirness

    Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) | Class of 2009

    Anchor, SportsCentre | The Sports Network (TSN)

  • Kristine (Vachon) Carr

    Kristine (Vachon) Carr

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) | Class of 2010

    Co-owner and Brand Specialist | Brand Ambition

  • Sandra Bower

    Sandra Bower

    Bachelor of Science (Honours) | Class of 2009

    Registered Nurse, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit | Humber River Hospital

  • Tatyana Truze

    Tatyana Trusz

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) | Class of 2007

    Legal Aid | Himelfarb Proszanski Barristers and Solicitors 

  • Warren Griffiths

    Warren Griffiths

    Masters of Education | Class of 2015

    K-12 Account Executive for Canada | Blackbaud


Up and Coming Award Nominees

  • Brandon Drenikow

    Brandon Drenikow

    Bachelor of Information Technology | Class of 2015

    Teaching Instructor | Real Programming 4 Kids

    Teaching Assistant | University of Ontario Institute of Technology

  • Chantelle Whidden

    Chantelle Whidden

    Bachelor of Commerce | Class of 2013

    Manager, Human Resources | Hannam Fertility Centre

  • Derek Silva

    Derek Silva

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) | Class of 2012

    Instructor, Department of Sociology | University of South Carolina

  • Julianne Baarbe

    Julianne Baarbe

    Masters of Health Sciences | Class of 2015

    PhD Candidate | Krembil Research Institute, University of Toronto

  • Keegan Guidolin

    Keegan Guidolin

    Bachelor of Science | Class of 2013

    Senior Medical Student | Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University

  • Khashaya Farzam

    Khashaya Farzam

    Bachelor of Science (Honours) | Class of 2015

    Co-founder | Prosmetica

  • Myuri Manogaran

    Myuri Manogaran

    Masters of Health Sciences | Class of 2012

    PhD Candidate | University of Ottawa

  • Sujatha Damu

    Sujathu Damu

    Bachelor of Science (Honours) | Class of 2015

    Laptop Distribution Assistant, IT Services | University of Ontario Institute of Technology


Philanthropic Award Nominees

  • Kaitlynn Gambier

    Kaitlynn Gambier

    Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) | Class of 2013

    Owner | Sophistikaited Solutions

    MBA Candidate | University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

    Exam Invigilator | University of Ontario Institute of Technology

  • Naheed Dosani

    Naheed Dosani

    Bachelor of Science (Honours) | Class of 2008

    Palliative Care Physician | Division of Supportive and Palliative Care | Brampton Civic Hospital | William Osler Health System

    Project Lead and Palliative Care Physician | Palliative Education And Care for the Homeless [PEACH] | Inner City Health Associates

    Family Physician | FCJ Refugee Centre | Inner City Health Associates

    Palliative Care Regional Medical Lead | Central West Palliative Care Network | Central West LHIN | Central West CCAC

    Section Editor | Palliative Care | Current Oncology

    Lecturer | Division of Palliative Care | Department of Family & Community Medicine | University of Toronto

    Assistant Clinical Professor | Division of Palliative Care | Faculty of Health Sciences | McMaster University

  • Negin Vatandoost

    Negin Vatandoost

    Masters of Arts, Criminology | Class of 2012

    Policy and Research Analyst | The Learning Partnership

  • Sandra Bower

    Sandra Bower

    Bachelor of Science (Honours) | Class of 2009

    Registered Nurse, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit | Humber River Hospital


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