Award of Excellence

TWAE 2017

Nominations for the 2018 Western Award of Excellence now open

Nominations for the 2018 Western Award of Excellence are now being accepted until May 25, 2018.  This award is the highest level of campus-wide recognition for the exceptional performance of Western staff.  Western faculty, staff, students & alumni are invited to nominate an individual staff member or a team of staff who make an outstanding contribution to our campus community.

Download Western Award of Excellence Nomination Form (word)

2018 recipients will be formally recognized at the Western Award of Excellence Ceremony scheduled for October 29 at 11:30 a.m. in the Great Hall. Nominators of the selected recipients will also be asked to attend the ceremony to introduce their recipient.

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Since the awards began 103 Western staff have received the Western Award of Excellence and over 600 outstanding staff have been nominated.



2017 recipients of The Western Award of Excellence

  • Geoff Houlton
  • Debra Merrifield
  • Michal Valovcik
  • Lori Johnson
  • Phin Perquin
  • Rebecca Smith
  • Jess Bechard

Western News story about the 2017 recipients.