Guelph-Humber Academic Program Representatives are dedicated, passionate students who want to make sure the voices of Guelph-Humber students are heard.
We had more than 40 students vying for the 14 coveted positions; so we’re certain that this year’s reps are truly a great group of students.
Your reps will be compiling any feedback they receive from the Guelph-Humber student body and presenting it to curriculum committees during program coordinators’ meetings. In correspondence with the full-time support staff here at IGNITE, your U of GH APRs are more equipped than ever to make sure your voice is heard.
We are proud to introduce your 14 APRs for the 2016/2017 academic year:
4th Year – Psychology
“In my last year, I want to leave a positive impact on the school and make sure that students feel that their voice is heard.”
Favourite Movie: Breakfast Club & Mean Girls
2nd Year – Media Studies
“I want to make GH the best it can be for both faculty and students.”
Favourite Food: Pad Thai
3rd Year – Media Studies
“I was the Media Studies APR last year, it was a great experience so it felt like a natural extension, I’ve always had an interest in student engagement. I feel it’s important to effectively present student beliefs on important stages. I’m looking forward to continue to be there for students.”
Favourite Musical Artist: Oscar Peterson
3rd Year – Kinesiology
“I wanted to get involved, I didn’t want to take a backseat during my time here. Since I’m around so much, I wanted to get to know as many people as possible and make valuable connections, and make it a more positive experience for everyone in my program!”
Favourite Food: Definitely grapes.
4th Year- Kinesiology
“It’s my last year and I wanted to give back to my program and contribute to making a positive advancements in the program.”
Favourite Movie: Good Will Hunting
1st Year – Family & Community Social Services
“I believe all students at Guelph-Humber have their own special gift and I want to help them find their light, and be their voice!”
Favourite Movie: 7 Deadly Sins
4th Year- Justice Studies
“I plan to bring passion to this position! I want to make a difference in my community and feel that I have the ability to do so!”
Favourite Food: Pizza
4th Year- Justice Studies
“I was a Justice Studies APR last year, it was a lot of fun! I believe that there is a lot of potential for students within my program, and I think there is an opportunity to enhance the curriculum. I want to unite the two fields within our program Community & Justice & Police Foundations, because in the real world we will all be working together. I also want to make it a priority to help all students find work placements because that can be difficult without support.”
Favourite Food: Any Japanese Food
2nd Year- Psychology
“I want to be able to connect to students in my program and encourage greater involvement in the academic psychology community!”
Favourite Movie: Titanic
3rd Year- Business Administration
“There are so many extra-curricular things going on that I think more Business Admin. students should get involved with and I think it’s really important to give back to the academic community that’s given me so many opportunities.”
Favourite Musical Artists: Eminem & Drake
Joshua P. Mohammed
4th Year- Business
“After three years in school, I now realize the importance of extra-curriculars and I want to encourage greater involvement from my peers in extra-curriculars. I’m a big advocate of giving back to the community that has given me so much and provided so many opportunities for me.”
Favourite Movie: Either Inception, Gravity or Interstellar
2nd Year- Early Childhood Studies
“I want to bring together the GH-Community and make it a better place for ALL of it’s students.”
Favourite Movie: Anything Disney
4th Year- Early Childhood Studies
“I really like being involved in my field & program. I want to bring a fresh outlook on new opportunities and viewpoints for ECS.”
Favourite Musical Artist: The Chainsmokers
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3rd Year- Family & Community Social Services
Now that you know who the APRs are going to be, make sure to get in touch with them! They want to make sure 2016-17 is your best year at Guelph-Humber!
Interested in becoming a program rep yourself? Check back for opportunities in the future, we have many ways you can get involved.
If you have any questions about APRs please email Maja Jocson: firstname.lastname@example.org