Congratulations to Convocation Medal Winner

Posted on 2023-11-22 in News

Congratulations to Cassidy Serhienko, winner of the Rose Litman Medal awarded to the most distinguished undergraduate in the humanities at fall convocation. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English, after having received a Bachelor of Education degree from USask in 2021.

Serhienko was an active member of the USask community during her undergraduate education, serving as a peer mentor in the College of Education and working as part of a project to transcribe Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales from original manuscripts. She also established and maintained an online literary community, The Perusing Society. 

Earlier this year, Serhienko received one of the eleven prestigious Rhodes Scholarships awarded to Canadian students in 2023. She is currently pursuing an MSc in Digital Scholarship at the University of Oxford.

Serhienko hopes to use her passions for literature and education to support students from rural communities throughout their academic journeys, with the goal of becoming a university professor.

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