Awards & Recognition

Photo of 25 year honourees

The University of Guelph recognizes the commitment and valued contributions of its faculty and staff through formal recognition programs such as the Long Term Service Awards and the President's Awards for Exemplary Staff Service.

Long Term Service Awards

Faculty and Staff with 25 years of continuous service in 2017 are: 

Honouree Department
Jane Alexander
Ingrid Alexy-Ferrede
Richard Avery
Patricia Dean
Brent Densmore
Chris Earley
Diana Foolen
Cathy Genova
Linda Graburn
Verne Harrison
Doris Hasson
Douglas Horne
David Kelton
Daniel Kenney
Deanna Lundmark
Martin Madden
Maureen Mancuso
James McGarry
Lynne Mitchell
Kim Mitz
Robert Nichols
Gopinadhan Paliyath
Nick Rao
Brenda Reynolds
Anette Rigby
Gary Roy
Dave Scott
Katherine St. Clair
Jeffrey Thomason
Judith Thompson
Karen Tomchick
Claudia Wagner-Riddle
Nonita Yap
Student Housing Services
Ontario Veterinary College HSC
Animal Biosciences
Financial Services
Computing and Communications Services
School of Environmental Design and Rural Development
Hospitality Services
Art Gallery Operations
Hospitality Services
Population Medicine
Ontario Veterinary College HSC
Admission Services
Political Science
Computing and Communications Services
Centre for International Programs
College of Business and Economics
Plant Agriculture
Plant Agriculture
Hospitality Services
Treasury Operations
Hospitality Services
Physical Resources
University Centre Administration
Child Care and Learning Centre
Biomedical Sciences
School of English and Theatre Studies
Alumni Affairs and Development
School of Environmental Sciences
School of Environmental Design and Rural Development

President's Awards for Exemplary Staff Service TBA

The 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.  The seven categories are:

  • Excellence in Health and Safety Award
  • Exemplary Team Recognition Award
  • Hidden Hero Award
  • Innovative Leadership Recognition Award
  • Service Excellence Recognition Award
  • University of Guelph Spirit Award
  • University of Guelph Community Service Award