Uni awards lead­ers

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - South Perth Manning -

TWO Como res­i­dents were among 14 win­ners at the Curtin Univer­sity Alumni Awards.

Sue van Leeuwen was awarded the Dis­tin­guished Aus­tralian Alumni Award while Pooja Maru was awarded a Young Alumni Medal.

The in­au­gu­ral awards recog­nised Curtin grad­u­ates for sig­nif­i­cant con­tri­bu­tions they have made to so­ci­ety.

Dr Van Leeuwen holds a Doc­tor of Business Ad­min­is­tra­tion and a Bach­e­lor de­gree in Ap­plied Sci­ence and was in­stru­men­tal in es­tab­lish­ing Com­mu­nity Lead­er­ship Aus­tralia.

Ms Pooja grad­u­ated with a Bach­e­lor of Pharmacy in 2007 and is a man­ag­ing part­ner of Craven’s Pharmacy.

Curtin Vice-Chan­cel­lor Pro­fes­sor Deb­o­rah Terry said the awards em­braced Curtin’s mis­sion to change minds, lives and the world.

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