Celebrating Success in Experiential Learning

The University of Toronto Scarborough is the only U of T campus that offers formal CEWIL-accredited co-operative education programs in Management. As the leaders in Work-Integrated Learning, our Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) students work hand-in-hand with faculty, employers, and community partners to harness cutting-edge learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom.
Browse our award categories below then scroll down to meet the winners!

Award Categories

CEWIL Canada Student of the Year

Awarded annually by Co-operative Education and Work Integrated Learning (CEWIL) Canada to recognize outstanding student achievement at both the university and college level. Twenty-seven co-op and Work-Integrated Learning students were nominated for the Student of the Year Award in 2020 among more than 75,000 students studying at 109 CEWIL member institutions nationwide.

Dr. Jon Dellandrea Award

Named for the University of Toronto Scarborough alumnus who founded the Management Co-op program, the Dr. Jon Dellandrea Award is given annually to a top employer who:
  • Fosters the growth of co-op throughout their organization;
  • Provides unparalleled development opportunities for co-op talent; and,
  • Motivates students to excel in their work terms and develop a keen interest in staying on full time after graduation.

Management and Economics Student of the Year

Awarded annually to two students who have gone above and beyond the role of student to embody a student leader, as nominated by a member of the Management and Economics faculty. These candidates are an active member of the community, a scholar, and a role model for all Management and Economics students. 

Work Term Recognition Award

Awarded annually by the Department of Management Co-op to students who demonstrate high achievement in the workplace and are outstanding representatives of the Management Co-op program during their work term.

Student Choice Award

Awarded annually to the manager/supervisor who demonstrates outstanding mentorship to advance students' learning while on work term, as nominated by Management Co-op students.

Professor of the Year

Awarded annually to the Management and Economics faculty member who demonstrates unparalleled levels of excellence, innovation, and collaboration in their approach to teaching and learning, as voted by students.

Plumptre Faculty Research Fellowship

Named for Wynne Plumptre, the distinguished Canadian economist who was Principal of Scarborough campus from 1965–1972, and his wife Beryl, a well-known Canadian economist, The Wynne and Beryl Plumptre Faculty Research Fellowship is awarded annually to a Management and Economics faculty member who will undertake a ground-breaking research project in their field of study, and who will give the Plumptre Lecture to report on their findings, as selected by a panel of faculty members and researchers at the University of Toronto.