2018 Teaching Excellence Awards

 

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 11:45am

On Thursday, April 26, recipients of OCAD University’s Teaching Excellence awards were honoured at the annual Celebration of Faculty event. The diverse awards highlight the exceptional work that faculty and teaching assistants do to support student learning at both the institutional and faculty-level, as well as specialized areas such as leadership and teaching first year students. Recipients included:

Price Award Award for Excellence in Teaching
Philippe Blanchard
Bonnie Devine

Non-Tenured Award for Excellence in Teaching
Lynne Heller

Faculty of Art Teaching Award
Simon Glass
Catherine Telford-Keogh

Faculty of Design Teaching Award
Ranee Lee
Sheila Sampath

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies Teaching Award
Ross Bullen

Graduate Studies Teaching Award
Immony Men

Continuing Studies Teaching Award
Ilene Sova

Inspired Teaching Awards - Excellence in Teaching First Year Students
Erin Finley
Jessica Mace

Inspired Teaching Awards - Leadership to Advance Teaching
Lynne Heller

Inspired Teaching Awards - Teaching Assistant of the Year
Brittany Higgens

 

Man standing with Gillian Siddall
Photo by Martin Iskander

Woman walking through crowd of people
Photo by Martin Iskander

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Five faculty members standing by a podium
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 11:45am

On Thursday, April 26, recipients of OCAD University’s Teaching Excellence awards were honoured at the annual Celebration of Faculty event. The diverse awards highlight the exceptional work that faculty and teaching assistants do to support student learning at both the institutional and faculty-level, as well as specialized areas such as leadership and teaching first year students. Recipients included:

Price Award Award for Excellence in Teaching
Philippe Blanchard
Bonnie Devine

Non-Tenured Award for Excellence in Teaching
Lynne Heller

Faculty of Art Teaching Award
Simon Glass
Catherine Telford-Keogh

Faculty of Design Teaching Award
Ranee Lee
Sheila Sampath

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies Teaching Award
Ross Bullen

Graduate Studies Teaching Award
Immony Men

Continuing Studies Teaching Award
Ilene Sova

Inspired Teaching Awards - Excellence in Teaching First Year Students
Erin Finley
Jessica Mace

Inspired Teaching Awards - Leadership to Advance Teaching
Lynne Heller

Inspired Teaching Awards - Teaching Assistant of the Year
Brittany Higgens

 

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Man standing with Gillian Siddall
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