It’s award season at MacEwan!

Dec 8 2017
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Nominate a faculty member, alum or community member

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Every year during our convocation ceremonies, we honour individuals from within MacEwan and our community who strive to make a difference and inspire those around them. But before we can roll out the red carpet, we need you to tell us whose milestone achievements or everyday excellence deserves recognition, and the time to do that is right now.

Whether it’s the innovative teaching and research of a faculty member, an alum who has done us proud or a community member who exemplifies our values, we want to hear about and honour the people making a difference within our university and beyond.

Help us recognize the best of the best by nominating a faculty member, alum or community member for an award.


Medal of Excellence

This award is given to community members who may not necessarily have a direct connection to MacEwan, but who uphold the values that have come to define our institution: environmental, social and economic sustainability; fearless innovation and creativity; and research that engages and serves communities. Medal of excellence recipients reflect what this university is and what we are striving to be, and epitomize excellence in all that they do.

Recent winners include renowned trumpet soloist Jens Lindemann, and Canadian broadcast legend Roger Charest.

Nominate someone for the MacEwan University Medal of Excellence

Deadline: January 15


Distinguished Alumni Award

Our alumni do amazing things. They are change makers, community leaders, lifelong learners and make us so proud to have been part of their journey. The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have made outstanding contributions to their communities and industries.

Recent winners include visual artist Jason Carter, seniors’ housing and wellness advocate Lyn Krutzfeldt and fraud investigation expert Peter Dent.

Nominate someone for a Distinguished Alumni Award

Deadline: January 15


Dr. Sherrill Brown Distinguished Research Award

Research at MacEwan takes many forms. From lab work and field work to creative and artistic activity, our faculty members are driven by their sense of curiosity to investigate, innovate and inspire their students to take a closer look at the world around them. The Dr. Sherrill Brown Distinguished Research Award honours faculty members who dedicate their time to discovery.

Recent winners include Shelley Boulianne, Sociology; and Robert Hilts, Chemistry. 

Nominate someone for a Dr. Sherrill Brown Distinguished Research Award

Deadline: December 15


Distinguished Teaching Award

Excellent teaching is at the very heart of everything we do. MacEwan is known for its faculty members—people who are passionate about what they do and bring lessons to life in an engaging and memorable way. The Distinguished Teaching Award gives students, staff and fellow faculty members the chance to recognize those who make the classroom an exciting place to be.

Recent winners include Ahna Berikoff, Bachelor of Child and Youth Care; Etayankara (Murli) Muralidharan, Bachelor of Commerce; Lisa Prichard, Biological Sciences; and Sandy Jung, Psychology.

Nominate someone for a Distinguished Teaching Award

Deadline: December 15