The following is a list of awards and prizes specific to sociology students.
The Department of Sociology Prize
The Department of Sociology Prize was first presented in 1995. It is awarded at Convocation to a graduating sociology student with high academic standing who shows significant intellectual promise.
|2009||Halina F. Roback|
|2007||Shauna L. Delaney|
|1997||Rhonda C. Burke|
The Donna L. Purdy Memorial Award
The Donna L. Purdy Memorial Award was established in 1994. It is awarded at Convocation to a graduating student with a strong academic record who has also contributed significantly to the enhancement of student life in the Department of Sociology.
|2009||Jessica A. MacKenzie|
|2008||Laura J. Turnbull|
|2007||Roberta B. MacLean|
|1995||Alicia L. Fury|
The Departmental Student of the Year Award
The Departmental Student of the Year Award is presented at the annual Last Lecture to a graduating student with a strong academic record and who has been an active volunteer in the Department of Sociology.
The Berkeley Fleming Award
The Berkeley Fleming Award was established in honor of Professor Berkeley Fleming on his retirement in 2012. It is awarded at Convocation to a graduating student in sociology who has achieved overall excellence in an honours thesis or independent study paper.
|2022||Xinyu (Helen) Yao|
The Community Engagement Prize
The Community Engagement Prize is awarded at Convocation to a graduating student in Sociology who demonstrates outstanding leadership in community service and in furthering principles of social justice.
|2014||Kylie De Chastelain|
The Donna L. Purdy Memorial Department of Sociology Writing Prize
The Department of Sociology Writing prize is presented at Convocation to a graduating student in Sociology for the best course essay or published writing.
The Donna L. Purdy Memorial Peer Support Prize in Sociology
Is awarded at Convocation to a graduating student with a strong academic record who has also contributed significantly to the enhancement of student life in the Department of Sociology.
The Donna L. Purdy Memorial Social Justice Prize in Sociology (formerly the community engagement award)
Presented annually to a graduating student in Sociology who demonstrates outstanding leadership in community service and in furthering principles of social justice.