Awards & Recognition
The University of Guelph acknowledges the commitment and valued contributions of its long term service employees at 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service. This year's honourees are listed below:
|25 Year Honourees||30 Year Honourees||35 Year Honourees||40 Year Honourees|
Katherine St. Clair
Julia Christensen Hughes
Wendy Lynn McGrattan
Glen Van Der Kraak
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. This year's award winners are listed below:
Excellence in Health and Safety Award
Dennis Watson - Campus Community Police
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
Companion Animal Surgery Team, OVC HSC: Pat Davis, Melinda Hanssen, Stacey Harkness, Leslie Reid, Stephanie Roberts
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
Paula Russell - Molecular and Cellular Biology
This award is to recognize and honour employees who support others and provide excellent service, behind the scenes.
Innovative Leadership Recognition Award
Ken Hough - Office of Research, Strategic Partnerships
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
Kim Garwood - Writing Services
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
Amit Khosla - OVC Information Tecnology Services
Leslie Rye - Integrative Biology
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
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.