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Awards Recognize Contributions to U of G Student Life

Deadline to submit nominations is Feb. 13

Nominations are now open for U of G's six annual student life awards the Accessibility Award, the Andre Auger Citizenship Award, the Brian D. Sullivan Student Leadership Award, the Emilie Hayes Award for Community Partnerships, the Roberta Mason Award and the R.P. Gilmor Student Life Award.

The Accessibility Award recognizes the contributions of U of G community members who remove barriers and create an inclusive environment. Recipients can be students, staff or faculty.

The Andre Auger Citizenship Award goes to an undergraduate or graduate student who has consistently demonstrated a sense of responsibility and commitment to the community.

The Brian D. Sullivan Student Leadership Award is presented to a graduating student who has made significant contributions to student leadership on campus through his or her involvement as an elected or appointed student representative.

The Emilie Hayes Award for Community Partnerships is given to a Guelph-Wellington community member and/or non-profit organization that has partnered with campus staff or faculty to provide an outstanding community service-learning opportunity for U of G students.

The Roberta Mason Award is presented to a student in any semester who, for the first time, has become actively involved in campus life and has made outstanding contributions to a club or organization at the University.

The R.P. Gilmor Award recognizes individuals or groups who have contributed to the betterment of student life at U of G. Students, staff and faculty are invited to nominate students, staff, faculty, alumni, community members or organizations associated with the University.

Nominations must be submitted by Feb. 13 at 4 p.m. to the Student Life reception desk on Level 3 of the University Centre.

For more information and nomination forms, visit the website

Anyone requiring more information can send e-mail to or call Student Life's special projects co-ordinator, Shannon Thibodeau, at Ext. 56815.