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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.


Phoebe De Ciman

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Phoebe De Ciman Haugen BA’03, BAHon’05

As a student at the University of Regina, Phoebe De Ciman Haugen demonstrated a remarkable ability to be involved and excel on several fronts simultaneously, successfully combining athletics with student leadership and academics. Read more...

Bill Knight

Lifetime Achievement Award

William (Bill) Knight BA’69, BEd’70

The Regina campus of the University of Saskatchewan, which later became the University of Regina, was a perfect learning environment for Bill Knight when he was a student there in the 1960s. Read more...

Nevan Krogan

Award for Distinguished Professional Achievement

Nevan Krogan BScHon’97, MSc’99

For research scientist Nevan Krogan, it is still the moment of discovery that gives him the most satisfaction. Read more...

Vera Tourangeau

Award for Distinguished Humanitarian & Community Service

Vera Tourangeau BEd (INDEd)’90

In her book Miss, It Hurts, Vera Tourangeau shares the heartbreaking journal entries of the First Nations students she taught. Read more...

Victor Thomas

Dr. Robert & Norma Ferguson Award for Outstanding Service

Victor Thomas BBA’07, MAdmin’11

From the day he first set foot on the University of Regina campus as an undergraduate, Victor Thomas has given back to the University. He has not let graduation slow him down. Read more...