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ACAA Recipients

The University of Regina and the Alumni Association recognize the achievements of our most accomplished graduates through the Alumni Crowning Achievement Awards, one of the highest honours that can be bestowed on distinguished University of Regina alumni.

Below is a list of the recipients who were honoured and their biographies.


Rachel Mielks

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Rachel Mielke BAdmin '03

In just a few years, Rachel Mielke has turned a hobby into a successful, internationally-acclaimed jewellery business. Read more...

Eric Grimson

Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Eric Grimson, BSc'75 (High Honours)

Critically-ill patients undergoing surgery and thousands of students are among the many that have benefitted from Dr. Eric Grimson's love of research and teaching. Read more...

Ross Mitchell

Award for Distinguished Professional Achievement

Dr. Ross Mitchell BSc'86 (High Honours), MSc'89

Spending co-operative education terms at the Allan Blair Cancer Centre in Regina convinced Dr. Ross Mitchell that he wanted to apply his computer skills to the field of medicine. Read more...

Bernie Kollman

Award for Distinguished Humanitarian & Community Service

Bernie Kollman BAdmin '86

Growing up in a small, rural community and seeing first-hand what can be accomplished if everyone contributes left a lasting impression on Bernie Kollman. Read more...

Twyla Meredith

Dr. Robert & Norma Ferguson Award for Outstanding Service

Twyla Meredith BAdmin '83

Twyla Meredith has put her love of sports and superb organizational skills to work for the University of Regina. Read more...