Awards

2017 Distinguished Alumni — Call For Nominations

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association is calling for nominations from the public for its annual naming of two Distinguished Alumni in 2017. Named at the Spring and Fall Convocations, the Award honours alumni of The University of Winnipeg who have achieved great distinction through their contributions to the University and/or the local or global …Read more >

50/50 Raffle draw celebrating 50th anniversary on January 9

2017 is special for The University of Winnipeg as we celebrate our 50th anniversary with a year of events and activities. We have created two unique funds in honour of the anniversary to support students – the   50th Anniversary Opportunity Fund Bursary and the 50th Anniversary Entrance Scholarship. Tickets are available on campus Mondays and …Read more >

Dr. and Mrs. Roderick Hunter Scholars announced

A lifelong learner and volunteer Ruth Dickinson and avid debater and human rights advocate Adrienne Tessier have earned the Dr. and Mrs. Roderick Hunter Scholarship.

10th Duff Roblin Dinner raised more than $160,000 for UWinnipeg

Over 500 guests gathered at The Fort Garry Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre on November 15th, 2016 to honour Dr. Gerry Price, Chairman and CEO of the Price Group of Companies, with the 10th Annual Duff Roblin Award. A beloved UWinnipeg tradition in its tenth year, this prestigious award pays tribute to former Premier and …Read more >

Bob Dhillon recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award

The India Association of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg are proud to announce that the recipient of the 2016 lifetime achievement award is Mr. Bob Dhillon, Founder, President and CEO of Mainstreet Equity Corp. The award will be presented tonight at the India Centre Award of Excellence and Achievement dinner in Winnipeg, Manitoba, hosted …Read more >

Valedictorian an accomplished business scholar

Ying Yang (Jason) – Valedictorian – Bachelor of Business Administration (4 year) Ying Yang is an accomplished scholar who has earned numerous honours and awards, including The University of Winnipeg’s prestigious Sir William Stephenson Scholarship, as well as the Great-West Life Scholarship and Work Placement. He is also an active volunteer who served as President …Read more >

Entrepreneur Ida Albo To Receive Honorary Doctorate

An accomplished economist, successful entrepreneur, and ardent community supporter whose impassioned generosity and civic pride drives her desire to improve the quality of life for all Winnipeggers, Ida Albo will receive an honorary degree at UWinnipeg’s 108th Convocation on October 14th. As co-owner of Winnipeg’s iconic Fort Garry Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre, Albo has …Read more >

Faculty to be Honoured at Fall Convocation

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to honour two of its outstanding faculty members at the upcoming Fall Convocation ceremony on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 9:30 am, in the UWinnipeg Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium, Duckworth Centre, 400 Spence Street. Professor Marilou McPhedran will receive the Marsha Hanen Award for Excellence …Read more >

Renowned Architectural Historian Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Council is pleased to announce Dr. Frank Albo as recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award for the Autumn 2016 convocation ceremonies. Dr. Albo is an internationally renowned architectural historian and known locally as the inspiration behind The Hermetic Code, a bestselling book detailing the fascinating secrets and symbolism of the …Read more >

UWinnipeg Professor earns 2016 Sustainability Award

WINNIPEG, MB – Sometimes you have to fight to make the world a better place; other times, a well-crafted feasibility study will do. Dr. Alan Diduck, who is UWinnipeg’s Acting Associate Dean of Science and a professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences, has been providing his students with the tools they need …Read more >