Charles Sturt University science faculty’s high flyers recognised

Academic high flyers from the Charles Sturt University (CSU) faculty of science were recognised for their efforts during 2017 by the presentation of Dean’s Awards last week.

Professor of rural health Linda Shields representing the executive dean of science, presented certificates to Orange and Bathurst students who made it onto the Executive Dean’s List.

More than 40 students from the Orange-based dentistry, physiotherapy, pharmacy, clinical science, science, horticulture, sustainable agriculture and ecological agricultural systems degrees were recognised.

Dean’s Awards are presented to students who excel in their field of study, achieving a minimum distinction grade across all subjects each semester.

At the same ceremony, prizes donated by industry and professional partners were awarded to outstanding students within dentistry and pharmacy for academic excellence and commitment to their professions.

The Nissin (Japan)/Stephen Jennings and Associates Award was presented by Stephen Jennings to dental student Eun Me Kim, and the Colgate prize by Lenore Tuckerman of Colgate to Stefanie Kenyon. Leah Skelsey received the school of dental and health sciences prize.

Danielle Durham of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) congratulated pharmacy students Emily Pierce, Karen Dirs and Hassan Taoube, recipients of the PSA prizes for outstanding academic performance in the first, second and third years of the pharmacy course respectively.

Kevin Dickson Memorial and Pharmaceutical Defence Limited prizes were awarded to Justin Carter, Erin Cooper, Olivia Grant and Hassan Taoube.