CACUSS celebrates our 2020 Award winners

December 15, 2020

As we wrap up our Fall 2020 semester, we are pleased to celebrate our 2020 Award winners. We weren’t able to gather in person in the summer to recognize these fantastic individuals, but we are pleased to celebrate these CACUSS members who were recognized by their colleagues for their outstanding contributions.

You can “meet” them all this week on the @cacussphotos Instagram account and @cacusstweets Twitter account as we celebrate their accomplishments!

 

The 2020 CACUSS Award Recipients are:

Leaders in Learning

Lina Di Genova, McGill University    Michelle Pidgeon, Simon Fraser University

           Lina Di Genova, McGill University          Michelle Pidgeon, Simon Fraser University

 

Collaborative Partnership Award

Amy Roy, University of Alberta   Dinuka Gunaratne, University of Alberta

          Amy Roy, University of Alberta              Dinuka Gunaratne, University of Alberta

 

Excellence in Inclusion Award

Sania Hameed, University of Toronto

Sania Hameed, University of Toronto

 

Innovation Award

University of Victoria Pre-Arrival Program, Nicole Crozier   Vancouver Community College, Interpreting Services, Brianna Higgins, N. Scott

University of Victoria Pre-Arrival Program, Nicole Crozier

Vancouver Community College, Interpreting Services, Brianna Higgins, N. Scott

 

New & Emerging Professionals Award

Laura Walkling, U of T Mississauga

Laura Walkling, U of T Mississauga

 

Student Leadership Award

Lindsay Newman, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Lindsay Newman, Memorial University of Newfoundland

 

CACUSS Life Membership

David McMurray, Wilfrid Laurier University

David McMurray, Wilfrid Laurier University

 

David shares some of his thoughts about retirement this past June and his service to students and CACUSS here.

 

In addition to the award winners above, the following individuals were given the CACUSS Award of Service:

2019-2020 outgoing Directors of the CACUSS Board:

Pat Pardo, Mount Royal University
Josh Hass, University of Toronto
Shari Walsh, Niagara College
Angie Clark, Memorial University of Newfoundland

 

CACUSS 2020 Program Committee:

Janet Miller, Mount Royal University
Neil Buddel, Centennial College
Anna Ghoneim, Centennial College
Jessica Pilfold, University of Guelph-Humber
Julie Guindon, University of Toronto, Mississauga
Michelle DeIrish, Centennial College

 

The 2021 CACUSS Award nominations will be due in the spring. Check out our website for details in the new year!