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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.

We are pleased to honour the 2014 recipients listed below.


Courtney Keith

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Courtney Keith BA'04 (Campion)

It was several years after Courtney Keith graduated, after living and studying in Ottawa and London, England, that she came to understand the full value of her education at the University of Regina. Read more...

Leonard Schein

Lifetime Achievement Award

Leonard Schein MA'73

Leonard Schein built his career in the film industry in Vancouver but the seeds were sown when he was a student at the Regina campus of the University of Saskatchewan. Read more...

Dr. Barry Pittendrigh

Award for Distinguished Professional Achievement

Dr. Barry Pittendrigh BSc (Hons)'90 (Luther)

Barry Pittendrigh’s commitment to ensuring the results of his research got into the hands of the people who needed it — farmers in sub-Saharan West Africa — means people all over the world now learn from animations on their cell phones. Read more...

Sel Murray

Award for Distinguished Humanitarian & Community Service

Sel Murray BA (Hons)'74 (Campion), BSW'76

For Sel Murray, the line between career and community involvement frequently blurred as both were inspired by concern for the welfare of others. Read more...

Sean McEachern

Dr. Robert & Norma Ferguson Award for Outstanding Service

Sean McEachern BEd'03

Sean McEachern has always taken the University of Regina motto “As One Who Serves” seriously. Read more...