U of G Members Receive Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals

November 23, 2012 - Campus Bulletin

Kerry Daly, dean of the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, and Patrick Case, former director of the Human Rights and Equity Office, are the latest members of the University of Guelph community to be awarded Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medals.

The medals commemorate the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne as Queen of Canada. The awards recognize Canadians who have made a significant contribution to other citizens, their community or their country.

Daly will receive his medal Nov. 26 in Toronto. It recognizes his contributions to The Vanier Institute of the Family, a nonprofit agency that promotes the importance and strengths of families in Canada.

Guelph MPP Liz Sandals presented Case with his medal Thursday during a ceremony held on campus.

Other current and past members of the U of G community members to receive Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals this year include:

  • Michelle Arseneault, student;
  • Kim Jo Bliss, technician at the Emo Agricultural Research Station;
  • Terry Crowley, professor emeritus, History;
  • Douglas Derry, former chair of the Board of Governors;
  • O.P. Dwivedi, professor emeritus, Political Science;
  • Ken Kasha, professor emeritus, Plant Agriculture;
  • Thomas King, professor, English and Theatre Studies;
  • Judith Nasby, director, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre;
  • Gil Stelter, professor emeritus, History;
  • Alastair Summerlee, U of G president;
  • Judith Thompson, professor, English and Theatre Studies;
  • Sandy Warley, retired professor and former chair, Agricultural Economics; and
  • Bill Winegard, former U of G president.

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