UGAA Message - January 2018 | Alumni | University of Guelph

UGAA Message - January 2018


Happy New Year!

Ring in the new year with the UGAA by nominating a peer for the Awards of Excellence.


Welcome to 2018, Gryphons!

With each year that passes, more and more exceptional individuals continue to join our U of G alumni family.

There are thousands of University of Guelph alumni doing extraordinary things around the world. In an effort to celebrate alumni and their outstanding accomplishments, the UGAA is once again hosting the University of Guelph Alumni Awards of Excellence this June during Alumni Weekend.

The Awards of Excellence celebrate the achievements, volunteerism, and service of our alumni through professional, community and/or personal endeavors.

Nominations are now open for the following categories:

  1. Alumni of Honour

The Alumni of Honour award recognizes the achievements of alumni who have brought great honour to their alma mater through professional, community and/or personal endeavors.

  1. Young Alumni Award:

The Young Alumni Award recognizes a graduate of the last 15 years, who has achieved excellence through contributions to country, community, profession or the world of arts and letters.

  1. Alumni Volunteer Award

The Alumni Volunteer Award honours alumni who have demonstrated loyalty and commitment to their alma mater by supporting the University of Guelph through their volunteer work.

Nominations for this year’s awards are open until January 31, 2018. For more information, and to nominate an alumnus who embodies U of G excellence, click here.




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