Awards & Recognition
The University of Guelph recognizes the commitment and valued contributions of its faculty and staff through formal recognition programs such as Long Term Service Awards and President's Awards for Exemplary Staff Service.
The University of Guelph recognizes the commitment and valued contributions of its long term service employees at 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service. A formal celebration is held annually for employees with 25 years of continuous service where honourees are personally recognized by the President and presented with an award.
Long term service employees being recognized in 2016 are:
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Carol Ann Davies
Kathy Waltner Toews
Jim Van Dusen
Mary Ann Evans
Rohan Van Twest
Exemplary Staff Services Award
The Annual President’s Awards for Exemplary Staff Service celebrates employees who have demonstrated outstanding service to the University community and/or who have made extraordinary contributions to the University community beyond what is normally expected in their job. The award is $2,000 in each of 7 different categories and recipients are recognized at a special annual event.
2016 award winners are:
Excellence in Health and Safety Award
Don Leggett - New Liskeard Agricultural Research Station
This award is for exemplary activity in fostering a culture of health and safety in the workplace at the University of Guelph.
Exemplary Team Recognition Award
OMAFRA Research Station - Dairy Centre: Bev Livingston, Jeff McFarlane, Joe Parkinson
This award is to recognize and honour teams who work cohesively, demonstrate a shared commitment to providing exceptional service to the University and use their combined expertise to produce high quality results.
Hidden Hero Award
Roman Poterski - Biomedical Sciences
This award is to recognize and honour employees who support others and provide excellent service, behind the scenes.
Innovative Leadership Recognition Award
Jill Rogers – Research Services
This award is to recognize and honour employees who are innovative thinkers and creative implementers and who motivate and inspire the people around them through their vision.
Service Excellence Recognition Award
Amanda Bridge – OVC Health Sciences Centre
Marlene Eberhardt – Physical Resources
This award is to recognize and honour employees who are on the front line and who, by their actions, motivate and inspire the people around them to excel in client service.
University of Guelph Spirit Award
Jane Dawkins – OVC
This award is to recognize and honour employees who demonstrate University Spirit by fostering a sense of belonging in the University community, or by supporting and promoting the University of Guelph.
University of Guelph Community Service Award
Louise McIntyre - College of Business and Economics
Fernanda Peyronel - Food Science
This award is to recognize and honour employees who demonstrate the University of Guelph’s commitment to community service through volunteer work, both on and/or off campus.