Dr. Orest Cap receives Diamond Jubilee Medal
The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal was presented to Dr. Orest Cap, U of M Faculty of Education professor, by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) during a special awards ceremony in Winnipeg on Friday, February 8, 2013.
Dr. Cap was honoured for his instrumental work in establishing the Chernihiv State Teacher Innovation Award Project at Hohol State University in Nizhen, Ukraine and then at Chernihiv State Pedagogical University of Chernihiv, Ukraine, where he helped to establish a successful social services network that assists physically and mentally challenged individuals from Chernihiv who were affected by the Chornobyl disaster.
Dr. Cap is a Professor of Technology Education and Director of the Imperial Oil Academy, Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba. He holds a PhD in technical-vocational education from Ohio State University, has been published extensively in various national and international journals, and through his work, has been involved in several research initiatives with Ukraine.
Dr. Cap has also been actively involved with Ukrainian Canadian Social Services for many years on the local, national and international level.
The Faculty of Education congratulates Dr. Cap on this wonderful on honour.