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Celebrate the changemakers: Nominate someone for a 2017 Arch Award

Deadline for nominating a peer for an Alumni Achievement Award is May 10
March 13, 2017
Some of the University of Calgary alumni who received Alumni Achievement Awards in 2016 are, clockwise from top left, Pam Veale, MD'93, MDSc'00, Larry Shelley, BComm'80, and Ratha Ghosh, MA'73, PhD'76.

Some of the University of Calgary alumni who received Alumni Achievement Awards in 2016 are, clockwise from top left, Pam Veale, MD'93, MDSc'00, Larry Shelley, BComm'80, and Ratha Ghosh, MA'73, PhD'76.

You know who they are — the risk-takers and trailblazers who’ve sparked meaningful change close to home and around the globe. Now’s the time to nominate your colleague, friend or former classmate for a 2017 UCalgary Alumni Association Arch Award.

The nomination deadline is May 10, 2017. Need a little inspiration? Watch these videos featuring the amazing work of some previous Arch Award winners.

Nominees for the Alumni Achievement Award have shown leadership, innovation and excellence in their professional, community and personal endeavours. They instill pride in their alma mater and their accomplishments serve as an example for the UCalgary community. Up to five Alumni Achievement Awards are handed out every year.

The Distinguished Alumni Award is is the highest honour awarded by the UCalgary Alumni Association. Nominees have made a notable contribution that’s improved their profession and community. They’ve reached a pinnacle of professional and personal success. They enrich the lives of others through their leadership, shared knowledge, creativity and innovation.