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Branko Vojnovic AccessAbility Award Call For Nominations

Submit nominations for the

2008 Branko Vojnovic, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Access/Ability/ Award,

which recognizes students with permanent disabilities who display a drive for learning.

This recognition is awarded to an undergraduate student who meets the following criteria:

   * Entering second, third or fourth year at UTSC

   * Registered with Access/Ability/ Services and/or has special

     educational needs due to a disability/challenge as defined under

     the human rights code

   * Good academic standing

   * Displays a drive for learning

   * Preference is given to students enrolled in Management programs.

Faculty are encouraged to consider students from all programs for this award._ Please note that past winners have been from disciplines other than management.

In order to nominate a student for this award:

1. The nomination should include:

   * Student Name

   * Student Number

   * Outline what makes this student a good candidate for this award

   * Biography – what do you know about the student's personal

     circumstances (Note: Do not mention the student's disability)

   * Comment on class performance: attitude/participation/contribution

     to learning environment

   * Extra effort: involvement in learning

   * Helping others – giving back to the community; volunteer,

     tutoring, etc.

   * What is the most exceptional thing you know about this student

Note - Please provide specific examples:

   * Within class context

   * Above and beyond (completed extra assignments, sought assistance

     on regular basis during office hours, etc.)

   * Indicate manner in which student assists others with learning

2. Please let the student know that you are nominating them and ask them to sign the nomination. If you are unable to contact the student, please notify AccessAbility Services at 416-298-7560 or ability@utsc.utoronto.ca <mailto:ability@utsc.utoronto.ca> as we may be able to contact the student.

Please note: Not all students with disabilities register with our office. If the student is not registered with AccessAbility Services the student can provide the Manager with medical documentation to verify their eligibility for this award. The documentation will not be shared with the rest of the committee.

3. Email the nomination to ability@utsc.utoronto.ca or mail it to Tina Doyle, AccessAbility Services, UTSC, Rm. S302.

*Value: $1,000.00

*Applications: Nominations must be submitted by May 31, 2008*

For additional information  about the awards or the selection process contact Tina Doyle, Manager, Access/Ability/ Services doyle@utsc.utoronto.ca




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