Jamie Adjetey-Nelson

Alumni association to honour achievements of recent grads

Athletes, educators, entrepreneurs and entertainers are among the eight University of Windsor grads who will be honoured for their successes early in their professional careers during the University of Windsor Alumni Association’s annual general meeting on Thursday, November 15.

This year’s recipients of the Odyssey Award are:

Kara Ro

Athletics Canada names UWindsor alumnus to Panamerican Combined Events Cup in nation’s capital

Lancer alumnus Jamie Adjetey-Nelson (BA 2007, BEd 2009) headlines Canada’s entry at the 2012 Panamerican Combined Events Cup taking place in Ottawa, May 26 and 27.

The decathlete, who enters with a personal best of 8239 points, sits third on the Canadian all-time list behind Michael Smith and David Steen. Adjetey-Nelson has represented Canada on numerous occasions, notably at the 2011 World Championships and at the 2010 Commonwealth Games -- where he won gold.