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Awards of Excellence


The UGAA has recognized three exceptional alumni for their outstanding achievements and commitment

to excellence as the winners of the 2023 Awards of Excellence.

Meet the 2023 Recipients:

Patricia Shewen

Alumni of Honour Award

Dr. Patricia E. Shewen, B.Sc '71, DVM '75, M.Sc '79, PhD '82

Read more about Patricia

Brad Smith

Alumni Volunteer Award

Brad Smith
BLA '06

Read more about Brad


Geoff Martin

Young Alumni

Geoffrey (Geoff) Martin
BA '10, MA '13

Read more about Geoff





Take a look back at the 2020 UGAA Awards of Excellence Event and the Alumni Plaza Unveiling Ceremony:

Event Album

2022 Alumni Awards of Excellence Celebration

Awards of Excellence



2024 are now open

University of Guelph alumni are doing extraordinary things around the world.
The University of Guelph Alumni Awards of Excellence is a celebration of alumni
and their outstanding accomplishments.

Deadline to submit nominations is March 1, 2024.

Nominations are closed

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