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2018 Recognition Awards pay tribute to faculty, staff, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars

Natasha Kenny, U Make a Difference Award recipient, poses with President Elizabeth Cannon at the 2018 Recognition Awards ceremony on May 8. Photo By Riley Brandt, University of Calgary
By University Relations Staff

It was an afternoon of gratitude and celebration for everyone who attended the university’s 2018 Recognition Awards on Tuesday, May 8.  

The annual event honours 15- and 25-year Long Service Award recipients and U Make a Difference Wward recipients and nominees for their continued effort to support and inspire colleagues through innovation, collaboration and positivity.

President Elizabeth Cannon spoke about the importance of programs like the Recognition Awards, and was there to celebrate on stage with each of the recipients.

“Our Recognition Awards celebrate all of the ways in which graduate students, faculty, staff, and postdoctoral scholars contribute their talents to our shared success at the University of Calgary,” says Cannon. “These exceptional individuals are the soul of our university: always ready to address complex challenges, model respectful behaviour to others, unify colleagues with a shared vision and explore new avenues of inquiry.”

Read the full article in UToday.