Faculty Award Recipients

Please note that the awards program is under review at this time. A call for nominations will be circulated when the review is completed.

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)

Roz Kelsey’s career as a Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies leaves no doubt that she places an emphasis on social justice and embodies the ideal of as one who serves.  Read more...