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Business major to receive Governor General’s Silver Medal

Colin Poulin, a graduate of the Bachelor of Commerce Honours – Business Administration Co-op program with a concentration in accounting, will receive the Governor General’s Silver Medal at Wednesday morning’s session of Convocation.


The medal is given to the graduating undergraduate honours student with the highest cumulative percentile score for his or her faculty, using the cumulative graduation average and based on a normal distribution computed from the grade distributions of the principal faculty in which the student is enrolled, taken over the most recent three-year period.

Poulin’s professors describe him as a student with a strong work ethic who applies himself meticulously to his course work as well as having a passion for analytics. He has demonstrated a willingness to share his business acumen with his peers as a teaching assistant and a tutor.

During Poulin’s co-op work terms, he demonstrated a strong work ethic and understanding of accounting principles, attributes that helped him to secure a job with Ally Financial in Detroit.