Awards & Recognition
The University of Guelph recognizes faculty and staff for Length of Service and Exemplary Service.
The University of Guelph recognizes the commitment and valued contributions of all of its faculty and staff with 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service. This is an incredible achievement that is celebrated annually.
The 2012 honourees are:
Employees with 25 years of service:
Glen Van Der Kraak
Peter von Bertoldi
Employees with 30 years of service:
Employees with 35 years of service:
Employees with 40 years of service:
The University of Guelph recognizes employees who have demonstrated outstanding service to the University community and/or who have made significant contributions to the University community beyond what is normally expected for their positions.
There are several categories of awards that include individual and/or team nominations. The 2012 award winners for each category are:
Community Service Award - Premila Sathasivam, Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
An employee who demonstrates Guelph’s commitment to community service through volunteer work on or off campus.
Excellence in Health and Safety Award - Mary Fowler, Campus Animal Facilities
An individual fostering a culture of health and safety in the workplace.
Exemplary Team Recognition Award - School of Languages and Literatures Team – Angelina Candotti, Marie-Christine Forges, Joanne Scheuer
A cohesive team whose members demonstrate shared commitment to providing exceptional service and combine their expertise for high-quality results.
Hidden Hero Award - Barbara Mitterer, History and Mary Ellen Clark, Pathobiology
An employee who supports others and provides excellent service behind the scenes.
Innovative Leadership Recognition Award - Jason Moreton, Alumni Affairs and Development
An employee who is an innovative thinker and creative implementer, and whose vision motivates and inspires others.
Service Excellence Recognition Award - Jane Miller, Counseling and Disability Services
A staff member on the front line who motivates and inspires others to excel in customer service.
University of Guelph Spirit Award - Kimberly Best, Biomedical Sciences
An employee who demonstrates University spirit by fostering a sense of belonging to the U of G community or by supporting and promoting the University.
Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising Medallion - Jerome Chang, Bachelor of Arts and Sciences Program Counsellor
The University of Guelph is pleased to recognize faculty advisors, program counsellors, or academic advising staff that contribute to providing high-quality academic advising with the Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising Medallion. The Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising Medallion is awarded annually to an individual who has been nominated by undergraduate students as having made an outstanding contribution to academic advising at the undergraduate level at the University of Guelph.