Celebrating outstanding alumni
Dalhousie is proud to celebrate its outstanding alumni. For nearly two centuries, they have been helping to make the world a better place through their professional successes, volunteerism, innovation and leadership.
Each year, the Dalhousie Alumni Association (DAA) honours members of the Dalhousie community with awards to celebrate these notable achievements, and the diverse ways that alumni contribute to the university and society.
2015 recipients: Justine Fedak, Dr. Douglas Mackay, Sara Austin & Dr. Ian Doyle.
Do you know an outstanding Dalhousie graduate?
Nominate them for one of the following awards:
A. Gordon Archibald Award: recognizing alumni for volunteerism to Dalhousie. Past winners »
Volunteerism Award: recognizing extraordinary alumni whose volunteer efforts have established or greatly supported an important local, regional, national or global program. Past winners »
Lifetime Achievement Award: recognizing alumni for outstanding accomplishments in career and community service. Past winners »
Christopher J. Coulter Award: recognizing alumni age 40 or under for success or interesting, unusual or innovative accomplishments in career, community service or personal life. Past winners »
The Award of Excellence for Teaching recognizes a Dalhousie professor who, in the eyes of his or her students and peers, has displayed the qualities of superior teaching, enthusiasm for the subject, and interest in the needs of students (please note that the Centre for Learning and Teaching administers this award separately).
At the time of nomination, nominee must:
- Be an alumnus/a of Dalhousie
- Be living
- Not be serving on the Dalhousie Board of Governors or the Dalhousie Alumni Association Board of Directors
- Not be a sitting member of a municipal, provincial or federal government
While awards are normally not awarded to current faculty or staff, the selection committee may consider an individual with a post-retirement, non-continuing, part-time appointment, the nature of which does not involve that individual in the day-to-day administration of the university. View the criteria for each award before completing your nomination form.
For more information on nominations, or to ask specific questions, please call 902 494-6857 (toll free 1.800.565.9969) or email email@example.com.