As Jakob was completing his final year at Humber, he applied to -- and was accepted at -- York University in the Cognitive Science program. And over the Labour Day weekend, he has moved into his new home (pictured above) in the "Village at York University" (a maximum 10 minute walk to classes). The small window directly above his head, and the three longer windows to the left are his new suite.
Jakob is an Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician
At the end of April, Jakob successfully completed his Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician program! Here's the diploma which we were all pretty pleased to see (I found it sitting on my desk one day), however, I couldn't manage to get a picture of him holding it. But here it is all framed and ready to hang. I also hoped to post a short video of one of his final projects -- an Arduino powered skittle sorting robot -- but that didn't happen, either. So, congratulations to Jakob in his first post-secondary experience and let's see what happens next...
On Thursday 11 June 2015, at the five hundred and forty-fourth Convocation for conferring degrees at McMaster University in Hamilton, four years of hard work came to a close as Kristin Ann Clements received her Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Earth & Environmental Sciences (Minor in Geographical Information Systems). That's her above, shaking the Chancellor's hand after being hooded.
After the official ceremony, during the reception, Kristin pointed in the program and said "did you see my star?" Yes, I said, I saw her star of distinction (aka "summa cum laude"). "Did you see your award?" I asked. Kristin said she did not win an award, but I flipped to the back of the program and said "Isn't that your name there?" Yes. Yes, it was.
Is it that time again? Yes, it is. It has been three years less a day since this website was last upgraded. And, as usual, besides a new look there is a whole lot of stuff happening under the hood, and as usual, I am writing this more for myself as a record of what the heck I did with those 100+ hours back in April 2015. (Does the future leave fingerprints on the past?)
After taking a year off to work, Jakob has returned to school at Humber College (North Campus) where he will be studying in the Electromechanical Engineering Technician - Automation and Robotics Profile program.