Awards of Excellence

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2016 Award Recipients

Our Awards of Excellence recognize and promote excellence in Canadian colleges, institutes and polytechnics. The awards showcase extraordinary contributions of individuals and programs to their institutions’ success and highlight the role colleges play in social, economic and cultural development.

Indigenous Education Excellence Awards

Gold – Centennial College
Silver – Cambrian College
Bronze – Algonquin College


Innovation in Applied Research Excellence Awards

Gold – Lambton College
Silver – Centennial College
Bronze – Lethbridge College


Internationalization Excellence Awards

Gold – Centennial College
Silver – Niagara College
Bronze – Algonquin College


Leadership Excellence Awards

Gold – Robert Baron, Lakeland College
Silver – Jamie Bramburger, Algonquin College
Bronze – Mary Pierce, Fanshawe College


Program Excellence Awards

Gold – Bachelor of Education, Keyano College
Silver –  Social Service Worker – Immigrants and Refugees program, Seneca College
Bronze – Electrical Engineering Technician/Technology programs, Georgian College
Bronze – Childhood Care and Education Blended Delivery Program, Holland College


Staff Excellence Awards

Gold – Marg Medeiros, Fanshawe College
Silver – Hadi Majzoub, Seneca College
Bronze – Michele Deis, Norquest College


Student Leadership Excellence Awards

Gold – Maryanne McGrath, Red Deer College
Silver – Erin Everard, College of the North Atlantic
Bronze – Chris Cartwright, Confederation College


Teaching Excellence Awards

Gold – Jared McKenzie, Great Plains College (GPC)
Silver – Amy Abe, Norquest College
Bronze – Dwayne Giberson, NBCC