Thursday, 25 February 2016
Leah Fisher, CEO AustStab and Ray Farrelly CEO CPEE yesterday presented James Loney, Durkin Constructions with the inaugural Centre for Pavement Engineering Education (CPEE) annual Student Excellence Awards at the Austroads national office.
The award reconises Jame's exceptional achivement in the unit Insitu Stablisation which he completed last year.
The annual CPEE Student Excellence Awards give recognition to students who have demonstrated excellence in their performance during the academic year while undertaking specialist technical postgraduate units offered by the Centre for Pavement Engineering Education and by its partner University, the University of Tasmania.
The specialist post graduate programs, undertaken by distance learning, are unique, not only in Australia but world-wide. Qualification outcomes include a Graduate Certificate and Masters of Pavement Technology, and Bachelor of Engineering (with Professional Honours) in Infrastructure Asset Management and in Road Engineering and Construction.
The CPEE student is typically mature aged and employed in a related field.
The awards aim to encourage and recognise students who have performed academically at an outstanding level in a particular unit of study. Eligibility criteria required students to have achieved distinction grade level and/or have demonstrated excellence in their development with at least credit grade level and have shown compelling commitment and outcome, supported in writing by the relevant unit chair.
AustStab, as the unit sponsor, provided James with $500 to accompany the Excellence Award Certificate.
"Education and collaboration are key pillars to our work. We believe that this award represents a terrific opportunity to support CPEE in achieving these objectives," Leah Fishersaid.
Austroads is a foundation member of CPEE and funds the ongoing development of pavement technology units.