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Minister's Awards of Excellence

The Hon. Jill Dunlop Minister of Colleges and Universities, has launched the call for nominations for the second year of the Minister’s Awards of Excellence. The awards recognize exceptional performance by professionals within colleges, universities, private career colleges and Indigenous Institutes. 

This year, the nomination criteria have been expanded to five categories:

  • Everyday Heroes: Faculty or staff who have stepped up and made a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Future-Proofing Ontario’s Students: Faculty or staff who have led the way in adapting programming that supports new ways of learning
  • Equality of Opportunity: Faculty or staff who have excelled at opening postsecondary education to marginalized and underrepresented groups
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship: Faculty or staff who are working with industry and business to drive economic development
  • Rising Star: Graduate students, faculty and staff who are under 35 and are making a difference in education, inspiring students, or conducting innovative research in the postsecondary education sector

Anyone can submit a nomination. For more informaiton or to submit a nomination, visit: https://www.ontario.ca/form/minister-colleges-and-universities-awards-excellence-2020-2021. The nomination closing date is November 5th at 11:59PM EST.