Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising Medallion

The University of Guelph is pleased to recognize faculty advisors, program counsellors, or academic advising staff that contribute to providing high-quality academic advising with the Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising Medallion. The Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising Medallion is awarded annually to an individual or an advising team who has been nominated by a member of the University community as having made an outstanding contribution to academic advising at the undergraduate level at the University of Guelph.

2024 Process Information -- ** 2 FEBRUARY 2024 (first Friday in February) **

Terms and Conditions for this honour as well as the current year Nomination Form are included at the bottom of this page in PDF format for download. [ Revised will be uploaded by January 2024. ]

Previous Year Recipients

Year Recipient Position
2023 Connie Zavitz Faculty Advisor,Department of Management
2022 Dr. Martin Holland Faculty Advisor, School of Landscape Architecture
2021 Guelph-Humber Academic Advising Team (Nasreene Corpuz Kasznia, Brenley DiFranco, Alyson Green, Hilton Lieu, Lalita Manku, Cheryl Nicholas, Caroline Samrah-Sergnese,, Kimberley Zammit) Program Counsellor(s), various programs
2020 Shannon Lapenskie Program Counsellor, B.A.
2019 Dr. Carol Dauda (Co-Recipient)
Lisa Blenkinsop (Co-Recipient)
Faculty Advisor, Political Science
Faculty Advisor, International Development Studies
2018 Dr. Doug Goff Faculty Advisor, Food Science
2017 Linda Zehr Program Counsellor, B.A.Sc.
2016 Anita Beaudette Faculty Advisor, International Development
2015 B.Sc. Academic Advising Team (Rob Guthrie, Bonnie Lasby, Kelly Lucas & Heather Pollock) Program Counsellor(s), B.Sc.
2014 Kim Thompson Program Counsellor, B.Eng.
2013 Melinda Vanryn Program Counsellor, B.B.R.M. & B.Sc. Agr.
2012 Jerome Chang Program Counsellor, B.A.S.
2011 Jane Londerville Faculty Advisor, Real Estate & Housing
2010 Not awarded. -
2009 Dr. Peter Conlon Program Counsellor, D.V.M. (& OVC Associate Dean, Students)
2008 Dr. Stephen Lynch Faculty Advisor, Hospitality & Tourism Management
2007 Dr. Nathan Perkins Program Counsellor, B.L.A.
2006 Valerie Allen Faculty Advisor, Hotel & Food Administration / Tourism Management
2005 Linda Allen Program Counsellor, B.Sc. (Physical Sciences) & B.Comp.
2004 Dr. Jim Atkinson Faculty Advisor, Animal Science

Updated 10 April 2023.