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Fall 2009 Student Speakers

October 8, 2009

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Kamloops native GARETH TILT is graduating with a major in biology and minor in kinesiology with aspirations of becoming a high school science and gym teacher. He is a member of the Golden Key Honours Society and has been involved in numerous leadership roles including facilitator and student mentor at the SFU Leadership Summit and both a community advisor and area coordinator in residence. He has recently been accepted to SFU’s Professional Development Program and will be starting in January 2010.
Gareth Tilt

During his time at SFU, Vancouver resident HARRY WHITE served as editor of the Canadian Undergraduate Journal of Cognitive Science and president of the Cognition and Analogy Research Group, volunteered in the Cognitive Science Lab and was a member of the Dodgeball club. White, who was born in South Africa near Durban, plans to pursue a career in the eLearning industry. He will be graduating with a B.A. in cognitive science. White will speak about the value of education and life-long learning and why access to education should be a basic human right.
Harry White

Coquitlam resident JACQUELINE GO, who graduates with a bachelor of business administration with first-class honours, is interested in a strategic consulting career in corporate social responsibility and sustainability. She completed three co-op work terms, competed in business case competitions and spent a year as an exchange student in Vienna. Go is involved in community advocacy and helping to create a Tri-Cities temporary homeless shelter. Her efforts won her a social innovation competition sponsored by the CMA Centre for Strategic Change and Performance Management. Go will speak about the global social responsibilities that come with a Canadian university education.
Jacqueline Go

DANIEL CARTER almost dropped out and was on academic probation by the end of his first year. But he turned his academic career around and achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 out of a possible 4.33. He also completed two eight-month co-op work terms including one in Tokyo, Japan. Back home, he was a Simon Fraser Student Society applied science rep, an SFU orientation team leader and a team leader and event judge for the engineering frosh event Midnight Madness. Carter also ran his own Student Works painting franchise. He plans to talk about how far he and his classmates have come.
David Carter

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