On May 8, the Telfer School of Management and the Telfer School’s Alumni Association welcomed alumni and donors to its annual donor recognition event “Back to Telfer -  Come Back. Give Back.”  This event aims to unite alumni and donors to celebrate and encourage graduates to Come back and Give back to their alma mater, the Telfer School.

In addition to celebrating our alumni, we also presented the following awards:

Telfer Donor of the Year Award: Welch LLP

Welch LLP has supported the Telfer School and its students for a number of years now. They are a Platinum Sponsor of the Accounting Club and sponsor other key student events. Welch LLP also provides financial support and incentive to Telfer School of Management students with the Welch LLP Accounting Scholarship. They reward students who distinguish themselves through a well-rounded approach to life, involvement in the School or community at large and academic success.

Telfer Young Donor of the Year Award: Omar Hashem and Abdul-Aziz Garuba

As students, Aziz and Omar were very involved in the Telfer community, student clubs and associations. Aziz and Omar recently created the Garuba-Hashem Admission Scholarship to help us continue to attract the best and brightest students.

Telfer Loyal Donor of the Year Award: Louise Pagé-Valin

Louise Pagé-Valin has supported the Telfer School of Management and its students for the past 27 years. In 2004, Ms. Pagé-Valin created the Pagé-Valin Family Scholarship that honours the Pagé and Valin families, who have studied or worked at the University of Ottawa for the past several decades.

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