Awards & Recognition

The University of Guelph celebrates 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

The University of Guelph acknowledges the commitment and valued contributions of its long term service employees. All employees with 25 years of service and more are invited to attend the 25 Year Club Reception, held annually and hosted by the President.  At this event, employees with 25 Years are formally recognized. This year's 25 Year Honourees are included below:

25 Year Honouree 25 Year Honouree
May Aung Peihua Lu
Larry Banks Brian Maggiolo
Kelly Beitz Linda Mahood
John Cant Amina Makhmoudova
Ana Cordero-Monroy Joanne Mead
Patricia Davis Yoshinori Mine
Cate Dewey Sharri Norton
Daniel Fischlin Ivan O'Halloran
Patricia Fleming Daniel O'Quinn
Lina Fracasso Chris Payne
Athol Gow Eric Poisson
Sherry Hall Helen Salmon
Larry Harder John Smithers
Andrew Harris Elizabeth St John
Heather Heaton Brenda Sun
Sheri Hincks Patricia Anne Swidinsky
Ray Hutchison Steven Trento
Vinay Kanetkar Ken Van Braeckel
Mark Kenny David Woods
Carol Ann Komarnitsky-Higgins Laura Wright
Sam Leo  

President's Awards for Exemplary Staff Service

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.  Visit the Office of the President's web pages to learn  more about the awards and the nomination process.