Awards of Excellence Program
The Alumni Association's Awards of Excellence program includes several annual awards. The program recognizes achievements of alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends by presenting awards to those who have made significant contributions to the Laurier community.
Deadline: Monday, Feb. 22, 2016
Questions? Contact Andrea Friesen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-884-0710 ext. 3180.
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Alumni Awards of Excellence Program
Congratulations to the following 2015 candidates:
|Alumnus of the Year||Andy Macaulay '80|
|Young Alumnus of the Year||Paul Maxwell '07|
|Schaus Award for Staff||Emmy Misser|
|Hoffmann-Little Award for Faculty||N/A|
|Faculty Mentoring Award||Dr. Hind Al-Abadleh|
|Student Alumnus of the Year||Victoria Gee|
Alumnus/Alumna of the Year
The Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award is given for outstanding achievement by a Laurier graduate. It is granted to individuals who bring honour to Wilfrid Laurier University, and recognizes a variety of attributes.
Young Alumnus/Alumna of the Year
The Young Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award is given to recognize outstanding achievement by an alumnus/a of any Laurier program and who is 35 years of age or under.
The designation of Honorary Alumnus/Alumna is granted to individuals who have brought honour to Laurier and its community of alumni, students, faculty, and staff through significant, and often selfless, contributions to Laurier, and/or the local, provincial, national or international communities. The candidates cannot be regular alumni of Wilfrid Laurier University.
Schaus Award for Staff
The Schaus Award is presented to a member of Laurier's staff in recognition of outstanding contribution to the Laurier community. The winner will be distinguished by service to Laurier and the community at large. All current or former staff are eligible for the Schaus Award.
Hoffmann-Little Award for Faculty
The Hoffmann-Little Award is presented to a Laurier faculty member in recognition of excellence in teaching and professional endeavor. All current or former faculty are eligible for the Hoffmann-Little Award.
Faculty Mentoring Award
The Faculty Mentoring Award recognizes a faculty member for his/her outstanding mentorship and support to undergraduate student(s) and/or graduate student(s) while the student(s) are completing independent research as part of their degree requirements.
Student Alumnus/Alumna of the Year
This award, provided annually by the Alumni Association, acknowledges the outstanding achievements of a student forwarding the objectives of the Alumni Association through his/her work with the Student Alumni Association.