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Professor Judyth Sachs PACE Prize

The annual Professor Judyth Sachs PACE Prize was established by Emeritus Professor Judyth Sachs to acknowledge and reward students for outstanding achievement in a PACE activity.

Prize winners receive $500 each* and the prize is recorded on the academic transcript and Australian Higher Education Graduate Statement.

* For groups with more than 6 group members, the prize money is capped at $3000 per group.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to apply you must meet the following criteria:

1. undergraduate student(s)

2. enrolled in a PACE unit in 2019 (see below)*

3. successfully completed a PACE activity

For 2019, this includes PACE units that ran in Session 1, 2019, Winter Vacation 2019, Session 2 2019, Session 3 2019, or Full Year 2019.

* NB: Co-curricular students are not eligible to apply.

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Application dates

Applications for the 2020 Prize will open soon.

All applications received will be assessed by a selection committee consisting of the:

  • Associate Dean Learning and Teaching of the Faculty
  • PACE Academic and Programs Director
  • Academic Director of PACE in your Faculty

All applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application after the selection committee meetings have concluded.

Enquiries

For enquiries about the Professor Judyth Sachs PACE Prize, please email pace.awards@mq.edu.au

2019 PACE Prize Winners

Congratulations to the 2019 PACE prize winners:

Faculty of Arts/PACE360 (Combined pool)

Joint Winner - Short Activity

Student/s: Cassidy Cross

PACE unit: MAS350 - Media Internship

Host organisation: Zoo and Aquarium Association

Joint Winner - Short Activity

Student/s: Alanah Tassone

PACE unit: SSCI301 - Internships in Social Research

Host organisation: Community Legal Centres NSW

Joint Winner – Long Activity

Student/s: Sarah Himmelhoch, Kirsten Quach, Michaela Burchell, Mark Elias, Imran Dewan, Katrina Woodforde, Mathew Duardo

PACE unit: LAWS452 – International Participation and Community Engagement

Host organisation: PACOS Trust

Joint Winner – Long Activity

Student/s: Shelby Sewak, Laura Kiss, Nehal Hiralal

PACE unit: PACE360 - Seeing, Thinking and Doing PACE Internationally & SSCI301- Internships in Social Research

Host organisation: Cambodian Organization for Children and Development

Highly Commended –Short Activity (joint)

Student/s: Lilli Bennett

PACE unit: SSCI301 - Internships in Social Research

Host organisation: TAFE NSW

Highly Commended –Short Activity (joint)

Student/s: Riona Cusack

PACE unit: SSCI301 - Internships in Social Research

Host organisation: Council on the Ageing New South Wales

Joint Winners - Leadership Award

Student/s: Sarah Himmelhoch, Mark Elias, Katrina Woodforde

PACE unit: LAWS452 - International Participation and Community Engagement

Host organisation: PACOS Trust

Joint Winner - Leadership Award

Student/s: Shelby Sewak

PACE unit: PACE360 - Seeing, Thinking and Doing PACE Internationally

Host organisation: Cambodian Organization for Children and Development

Macquarie Business School

Winner – Short Activity

Student/s: Natalie Balchin

PACE unit: FOBE300 - Student Leadership in Community Engagement

Host organisation: Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia

Winner - Long Activity

Student/s: Benjamin Reinhard, Joshua Brimble, Natasha Larcos, Jenna Lindbeck

PACE unit: MGMT301 - Applied Leadership Project

Host organisation: Circles.Life Australia

Highly Commended – Long Activity

Student/s: Jonathon Bolt, Ian Thompson, Matthew Psaltis, Dylan Skinner, Thomas Cullen

PACE unit: ECON381 - Current Issues in Economics

Host organisation: Screen Australia

Leadership Award (joint)

Student/s: Rebecca Hofmann

PACE unit: MGMT301 - Applied Leadership Project

Host organisation: Grosvenor Performance Group

Leadership Award (joint)

Student/s: Joshua Brimble

PACE unit: MGMT301 - Applied Leadership Project

Host organisation: Circles.Life Australia

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Winner – Long Activity

Student/s: Brett Roger, Phillip Tasevski, Charlotte Acar, Zumar Malik

PACE unit: ISYS358 - Computing Industry Project

Host organisation: Taman Pintar

Highly Commended (joint) – Short Activity

Student/s: Tahlia Sexton

PACE unit: GEOS348 - PACE in Earth and Planetary Sciences

Host organisation: Macquarie University EPS Outreach Program

Highly Commended (joint) – Short Activity

Student/s: Samantha Wilson

PACE unit: FOSC300 - Participation and Community Engagement in Science

Host organisation: Australian Institute of Health Innovation (Centre for Health Informatics)

Faculty of Human Sciences

Joint Winner – Long Activity

Student/s: Taylor-Jai Mcalister

PACE unit: HLTH300 – Health Placement

Host organisation: The Multicultural Network

Joint Winner – Long Activity

Student/s: Alysia Robertson, Lana Sakla, Nijashree Shah and Cassandra Ngurah

PACE unit: PSY399 - Psychological Science: Putting theory into practice & INTS305 - International Studies Internship

Host organisation: Pusat Rehabilitasi Yakkum

Joint Winner – Short Activity

Student/s: Elizabeth Slack

PACE unit: LING288 – Making Communication Accessible

Host organisation: Packforce (Cerebral Palsy Alliance)

Joint Winner – Short Activity

Student/s: Dorcas Paulson-Wilson

PACE unit: PSY399 - Psychological Science: Putting theory into practice

Host organisation: Justice Action

Highly Commended (joint) – Short Activity

Student/s: Marie Echevarria

PACE unit: PSY399 - Psychological Science: Putting theory into practice

Host organisation: Ronald McDonald House Westmead

Highly Commended (joint) – Short Activity

Student/s: Kathy Luu

PACE unit: PSY399 - Psychological Science: Putting theory into practice

Host organisation: The Raise Foundation

Highly Commended (joint) – Short Activity

Student/s: Melissa Pehlivan

PACE unit: PSY399 - Psychological Science: Putting theory into practice

Host organisation: My Changed Body Project, Macquarie University

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Winner – Long Activity

Student/s: Natalie Chen & Siddhant Juvekar

PACE unit: MEDI308 - Professional Learning in the Clinical Sciences

Host organisation: Macquarie Neurosurgery

Winner – Short Activity

Student/s: Thomas York

PACE unit: MEDI308 - Professional Learning in the Clinical Sciences

Host organisation: MQ Health - Urology

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