Two DCS alumni were honoured this September at the 25th annual University of Toronto, Arbor Awards ceremony. The Arbor Awards recognize alumni and friends for their outstanding service to the university.
The department celebrated:
Alumna Julie Chan (BSc. 1982), Senior Project Manager and Senior Managing Consultant at IBM Global Business Services. Julie has volunteered at the Department of Computer Science since 2011, she was honoured for her dedication to mentoring and supporting young people, especially women, and inspiring them to pursue rewarding careers in computer science.
Alumnus Alan Hietala (BSc. 2006), Senior Software Developer Ecobee Inc., was recognized for the impact he has had on the DCS community. Alan has mentored students in the DCS Alumni-Student mentorship program, and advised students on his own personal experience in the startup sector and the value of mentoring programs.
The department is very grateful to Julie and Alan for their dedication to the department.
Pictured above (L to R): Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies, Paul Gries; Julie Chan and Alan Hietala