Alumni Awards

2017 Nominations Now Open

University of Alberta alumni around the globe uphold our promise to use their education “for the public good” through their professional achievements, community service and innovation. The Alumni Awards recognizes these contributions and tells the stories of our exceptional alumni, inspiring us all to Do Great Things

Help us recognize these outstanding U of A grads by nominating them for an Alumni Award

Nomination deadline: December 15, 2016

Contact alumni.awards@ualberta.ca or 780-492-4523

Nomination Form


2016 Alumni Award Recipients

Distinguished Alumni Award

Judd Buchanan ’53 BA
Linda C. Cook ’74 BA, ’75 BLS, ’87 MLS      
Donald C. Fletcher ’80 BMedSc, ’82 MD
Virgil P. Moshansky ’51 BA,’54 LLB 
Norgrove Penny ’71 BSc(Med), ’73 MD

Alumni Honour Award         

Bob H. Aloneissi ’84 BA, ’87 LLB
Joel Cohen ’88 BSc   
Julius T. Csotonyi ’98 BSc(Hons), ’02 MSc
Carla Cuglietta ’01 BEd, ’01 BPE
Margaret Jean Epoch ’77 BPE, ’97 BEd, ’02 MEd
Pat Kiernan ’90 BCom
Bud Steen ’76 BA, ’79 SpecCert(Arts), ’82 LLB

Alumni Horizon Award         

Leanne Brown ’07 BA
Koren Lightning-Earle ’00 BA(Rec/Leisure), ’04 BA, ’07 LLB
Duane Linklater ’03 BA(NativeStu), ’05 BFA
Jason Lee Norman ’06 BA    

Alumni Centenary Award for Voluntary Service to the University

John Bocock ’57 BSc(Ag)      

Alumni Innovation Award
Poppy Barley (Justine Barber, Kendall Barber)       
Justine Barber ’06 BCom

Reclaim Urban Farm (Ryan Mason, Cathryn Sprague)        
Ryan Mason ’09 BA, ’15 MSc
Cathryn Sprague ’09 BCom, ’14 MSc

Sports Wall of Fame

Murray Cunningham ’97 BSc(CivEng)
Toni Kordic-Gass ’86 BCom
Carlo Panaro  ’99 BSc, ’03 MD
Jeffrey Zorn ’08 BMedSc, ’09 MD

The Honourable Dr. Lois E. Hole Student Spirit Award

Andrea Johnson ‘16 BMedSc
Michael A. Tessier