Steven Dollansky: political superstar

Although Steven Dollansky graduated last year and is currently a student-at-law at McLennan Ross, his impact on the University of Alberta can’t be understated. He graduated from the Faculty of Law last year, after obtaining a BSc. in Biochemistry, also at the University of Alberta. He has run the gambit of politics, being actively involved at the campus, provincial and federal levels. While still at … Continue reading Steven Dollansky: political superstar

Brendan Sawatsky: community builder

  At the University of Alberta Faculty of Law, Brendan Sawatsky is everywhere. He is the President of the Law Students’ Association, the Co-Publisher of the faculty newspaper Canons of Construction, the Treasurer of the Faculty of Law Rugby Club, an actor in the annual Law Show, and ever present at all faculty social events (making each event that much more entertaining). Through his hard … Continue reading Brendan Sawatsky: community builder

Maryna Vysotski: active ambassador

Maryna Vysotski is in her fourth year of Business, majoring in Human Resources and Business Law & Economics. In her short time at the U of A, Maryna has made fantastic contributions to campus, bringing her obvious energy to whatever it is that she does. She has always been involved in student life on campus in her roles as Vice President Internal on the Business … Continue reading Maryna Vysotski: active ambassador

Kirsten Lepage: businesswoman extraordinaire

Though only in her third year at the University of Alberta, Kirsten has made a name for herself – in two faculties. A star academic working between classes at Campus Saint-Jean and the School of Business, Kirsten has made a name for herself both locally and nationally. In business, Kirsten was a national finalist for Canada’s Next Top Ad Exec, making the top 10 for … Continue reading Kirsten Lepage: businesswoman extraordinaire

Shannon Kraichy: healthy advocacy

Shannon has contributed heavily to our campus, primarily through her involvement with two student groups: the U of A Palaeontological Society and the Aboriginal Student Council. Although she joined both of these groups only last year, she has made a lasting impact on both the groups and the students they serve. As Vice Present External for the Palaeo Society, one major event that Shannon has … Continue reading Shannon Kraichy: healthy advocacy

Tyler Heal: the creative engineer

Tyler does not lead by his words; he leads by his actions and results. Tyler is Vice-President External at Engineers Without Borders U of A chapter, and often works behind the scenes to create and sustain meaningful relationships with the Faculty of Engineering and other external parties. He works tirelessly to secure grants to fund chapter initiatives, such as Youth Conference, and sending more than … Continue reading Tyler Heal: the creative engineer

Mike McGinn: representing social justice

Mike McGinn currently serves as the co-head of the Student Umbrella for Social Justice (SUSJ) and is a Students’ Union councillor representing the Faculty of Arts. Mike made his debut in the U of A social justice scene by working for the Make Poverty History and interning for the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights. Mike brings passion to student politics. Last year, … Continue reading Mike McGinn: representing social justice

Krista Zubick: Pandas spirit and student-athlete excellence

Krista is an outstanding student-athlete; she just recently played her last game in the CIS, finishing her impressive five-year athletic career. The Pandas Volleyball team finished this season with a silver medal at Nationals, a fantastic finish to the year following a 15-7 season record. Krista finished this season leading her team in kills with 2.96/set and in points with 3.69/set. She also sits 3rd … Continue reading Krista Zubick: Pandas spirit and student-athlete excellence

Kaylee Galipeau: scout, dancer, businesswoman

It’s hard to imagine a person with a more eclectic set of hobbies than Kaylee Galipeau–dance and business, Harry Potter and hedgehogs, democratic politics and Disney princesses, camping and the colour pink—Kaylee is a girl full of opposites and contradictions. And the truly fantastic part: she doesn’t merely dabble in these and her many other interests, she invests herself with the kind of passion that … Continue reading Kaylee Galipeau: scout, dancer, businesswoman

Eric Lamarre: grace and style in leadership

Campus Saint-Jean (CSJ) is among the most tight-knit and multicultural faculties at the University of Alberta, if not the most. With this in mind, it comes as no surprise that out of the 800 or so students in the faculty, there are several talented student leaders. Here, Eric Lamarre is very much in a league of his own. Lively, charismatic and intellectually sharp, Eric injects … Continue reading Eric Lamarre: grace and style in leadership