Iron Ring Reflection: Chrissy Ure

An Irong Ring What is the Iron Ring "The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer," is a "solemn expression of intention to adhere to the highest ideals of the engineering profession" that a Canadian engineering student takes part in before they officially graduate. During the ceremony, the student is presented with a

Journey To the Iron Ring: A Reflection

During the month of March, many engineering students across Canada participate in the Ritual of The Calling of an Engineer where they receive their iron ring.  Matthew Primeau of Carleton University participated in this ritual recently and shared with NEM a thoughtful memoir of what led him to pursue an engineering degree and what he hopes to accomplish with

Ritual of The Calling of an Engineer: A Reflection

During the month of March, many engineering students across Canada participate in the Ritual of The Calling of an Engineer where they receive their iron ring. Nick Sully, an engineering student who participated in this ritual last weekend, shares with us his thoughts and reflections on what this calling personally meant to him. After five years of

Iron Ring: More Reflections

Earlier this NEM, website contributor Zoey Gould shared her thoughts on receiving her Iron Ring and what it meant to her. Today, another new engineering graduate, Jeeshan Ahmed, shares his experience and reflections! The day had finally arrived. The day I was going to receive recognition for all the work I put in for the

Iron Ring: The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer (Me!)

Written by Zoey Gould, B.ASc. Zoey Gould after her Iron Ring Ceremony at University of Toronto’s Convocation Hall. The first ceremony, known as “The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer,” was and held at the University of Toronto in 1925. Now, 90 years later, I’m following in the same tradition, accepting my iron ring,

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