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About the Awards

 

Ankit Chhibber Awards for Academic Excellence have been established in Ankit's memory at Ryerson University, Toronto. These awards will be given annually to two students of Ted Rogers School of InformationTechnology and Management.

 

Who receives the Awards

First Award

A full time student registered in the Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management who has completed second year of the ITM program and is enrolled full-time in the third year of the program; be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person; be an Ontario resident; demonstrate financial need; minimum CGPA of 3.00.

 

Second Award

A full-time student registered in the Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management who has completed first year of the ITM program and is enrolled full-time in the second year of the program; be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person; be an Ontario resident; demonstrate financial need; minimum CGPA of 3.00.

 

Award Recipients

 

~ 2016 ~

 Ejaz

Congratulations to Rhyan Mahazudin for being the recipient of the 2016 "Ankit Chhibber Award for Academic Excellence." Rhyan is a 3rd year Business Technology Management student at the Ted Rogers School of Management. Rhyan is working at Manulife Asset Management for his first co-op term as a Business Systems Analyst in the client reporting department. His next work term will be at Deloitte in the Technology Consulting field. He was previously the Director of Marketing for the Ryerson Co-op Student Association and is now a Consultant in the Ryerson Consulting Group. In his second year, he competed in several case competitions with great success. Rhyan was also a finalist in the 2015 Slaight Business Plan competition and pitched a start-up idea to several judges and venture capitalists. With his experience in business strategy and presentations, he aspires to become a Management Consultant. In his spare time Rhyan also loves reading, exercising and playing board games.

 Luisa

Congratulations to Luisa Torres Lopez for being the recipient of the 2016 "Ankit Chhibber Award for Academic Excellence."

~ 2015 ~

 Ejaz

Congratulations to Ejaz Aman for being the recipient of the 2015 "Ankit Chhibber Award for Academic Excellence." Ejaz is currently a second year BTM Co-op student. He currently serves as Student Facilitator for ITM 100 course which provides him the opportunity to assist first year students transitioning into the program. Ejaz is also a part of Ryerson Consulting Group, which is a for-profit consulting group within Ryerson. Upon graduation, Ejaz hopes to enter the field of I.T. Consulting.

 Ryan

Congratulations to Ryan Ing for being the recipient of the 2015 "Ankit Chhibber Award for Academic Excellence." Ryan is currently enrolled in the third year of the BTM Co-op program. Ryan is serving as the elected representative for the School of ITM on the Board of Directors for the Ryerson Commerce Society. He is also in the advisory role in the Ryerson University Co-op Students’ Association (RUCSA). He is looking forward to getting involved in more Zone Learning initiatives around Ryerson. Ryan is a past recipient of Ryerson awards such as, Mentee of the Year Award by the Tri-Mentoring Program, the Student Group Breakthrough Award from the Ryerson Commerce Society, and the Killin Family Award.

~ 2014 ~

 Ali

Congratulations to Ali Rawji for being the recipient of the 2014 "Ankit Chhibber Award for Academic Excellence." Ali is currently a second year BTM Co-op student. He currently serves as Lead ITM 100 Student Facilitator, Associate for the Ryerson Consulting Group, and Corporate Relations Associate for the Ryerson Consulting Initiative. In his first year, he was placed first in the Junior I.T. Case Competition. Ali is also a regular volunteer for the Mosaic Interfaith out the Cold Homeless Shelter. A proud accomplishment for him has been completing a 90 Km. walk in Iraq, where he collected over $3500 for Iraqi orphans. Upon graduation, Ali hopes to enter the field of I.T. Consulting.

 Patrick

Congratulations to Patrick Antwi for being the recipient of the 2014 "Ankit Chhibber Award for Academic Excellence." Patrick is currently enrolled in the third year of the BTM Co-op program. He was a previous recipient of the Stan Heath Memorial Award, and has also been involved as an ITM 100 Facilitator, which provided him the opportunity to assist first year students transitioning into the program. His personal goal is to complete his studies with honours, with a minor in accounting or finance. Patrick also aspires to pursue a graduate degree and enter the field of consulting.

~ 2013 ~

 K

Congratulations to Kyle Snow for being the recipient of the 2013 "Ankit Chhibber Award for Academic Excellence." Kyle is a third year Business Technology Management (co-op) student pursuing a minor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation. During his time at Ryerson University, Kyle has been involved with various student groups and organizations including the Ryerson Residence Council, Ryerson Aboriginal Student Services and Ryerson University Co-op Students’ Association. In the future, Kyle aspires to continue to build on the skills gained at the Ted Rogers School of Management and apply them in a dynamic work environment as a business technology professional.

 John Pan

Congratulations to John Pan for being the recipient of the 2013 "Ankit Chhibber Award for Academic Excellence." John is a 2nd year BTM (Co-op) student at Ryerson. During these past two years, John has been working part-time at Ryerson’s Student Records department while also involving himself with various student groups, such as Ryerson Esports. John is interested in working in the IT or web development industry although his ultimate aspiration is to pursue a career in academia.

~ 2012 ~

 Rohit Vashista

Congratulations to Rohit Vashista for being the recipient of the 2012 "Ankit Chhibber Award for Academic Excellence." Rohit is a 3rd year Business Technology Management (Co-op) student pursuing a minor in Finance. Throughout his time at Ryerson, Rohit has been a part of DECA and more recently was selected as a delegate of the Top 200 Leadership Program. In future, Rohit plans to pursue the CMA designation and develop his career in the field of management consulting.

 Uvin Perera

Congratulations to Uvin Perera for being the recipient of the 2012 "Ankit Chhibber Award for Academic Excellence." Uvin is a 2nd year Business Technology Management (Co-op) student at Ryerson. His hard work and dedication has earned him a CGPA of 3.54. Uvin hopes to earn a job in the field of Information Technology that can help him expand his skills and knowledge.

~ 2011 ~

 Mohammad Al-Qinneh

Congratulations to Mohammad Al-Qinneh for being the recipient of the 2011 "Ankit Chhibber Award for Academic Excellence." Mohammad is a third year Business Technology Management student (co-op distinction) pursuing a minor in Business Law. Since entering Ryerson, Mohammad has been a highly involved student. In his first year Mohammad joined Connect IT Conference as an assistant to marketing communications. Later, in his second year, Mohammad joined SIFE Ryerson's Start Smart team where he now serves as a Program Developer. In his third year, Mohammad joined SPHR Ryerson as a VP of Communications with a great passion to make it one of Ryerson's leading social justice groups. Aside from these student groups, Mohammad is highly engaged in his research work which he was able to present in Germany this past November. Upon graduation Mohammad is interested in attending law school and one day starting his own firm.

 Maung (Richard) Aye

Congratulations to Maung (Richard) Aye for being the recipient of the 2011 "Ankit Chhibber Award for Academic Excellence." Richard is a second-year Business Technology Management (BTM) student. His career aspiration is to become a Systems Analyst by applying his knowledge gained from the BTM program. Richard's favourite quote is, "The harder I work, the luckier I get" (a quote from Samuel Goldwyn).

~ 2010 ~

 Sharmilan Chandrakumar

Congratulations to Sharmilan Chandrakumar for being the recipient of the 2010 "Ankit Chhibber Award for Academic Excellence." Sharmilan is a third year Business Technology Management Program (Co-op) at Ryerson University. He has been a volunteer at the Canadian Red Cross in Etobicoke and Volunteer Ambassador for the 'Volunteer Now!' Campaign. And just like Ankit, he is currently working at Environment Canada as a Web Developer/Content Manager. Sharmilan has a strong passion for new technology and sports. Sharmilan's future aspirations are to pursue a CFA designation and to work for a top tier Technology Consulting Company.