Nominations for 2017 Awards
Recommend an individual to their Dean, Associate Dean or Department Head for nominations for the 2017 awards program.
A call for nominations will be announced in fall 2016.
Faculty Award Recipients
Each year, since 1990, the University of Regina and the University of Regina Alumni Association collaborate to celebrate the achievements of our most accomplished faculty in the areas of teaching, research and service. In 2013, the program was expanded to include the category of graduate research mentorship. There are two recipients in the category of Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2016.
The following five faculty members have distinguished themselves amongst their students and peers and have been selected as this year’s recipients of University of Regina Alumni Association Awards for Excellence.
Award for Excellence in Teaching
Dr. Alec Couros (Education)
Known as a gifted and dedicated instructor and a strong leader, Alec Couros has been inspiring students in the Faculty of Education and beyond through his innovative approaches to learning and engaging subject matter. Read more...
Dr. David Gerhard (Computer Science)
Department of Computer Science professor David Gerhard has been kindling the curiosity of students across disciplines and generations for the last 12 years. Read more...
Award for Excellence in Graduate Research Mentorship
Dr. Gordon Asmundon (Psychology)
Described as a “transformational leader” and “archetypal mentor” by students and colleagues, Gordon Asmundson has successfully led many University of Regina psychology students through their graduate research. Read more...
Award for Excellence in Research
Dr. Raymond Blake (History)
Named by colleagues across the Canadian scholarly landscape as a “leading historian,” and “accomplished scholar,” Raymond Blake is known for not only the depth and influence of his research, but also for his ability to form interdisciplinary partnerships. Read more...
Award for Excellence in Service
Professor Roz Kelsey (Kinesiology and Health Studies)
Rosalyn Kelsey, professor of kinesiology and health studies, once described herself to a colleague as a “‘Sherpa’ carrying the weight of her courses to her students.” Read more...