Dalhousie Legacy Awards

Recipients of President's Award for Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness (team) - WeAreAllCS - Faculty of Computer Science (June 2019)

Recipients of 2019 President's Award for Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness (team), WeAreAllCS, Faculty of Computer Science, L-R: Bonnie MacKay, Adrienne Power, Christian Blouin, Teri Balser, Alicia Wong, Becca Rawcliffe, Ashley Broadbent, Allison Kincade (Nick Pearce photo)

The 2019 Legacy Awards were held on June 19, 2019, in the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Dalhousie Arts Centre. More than 40 faculty, staff and teams received Legacy Awards. 

View the complete list of 2019 Dalhousie Legacy Award winners.

About the Legacy Awards

The Dalhousie Legacy Awards recognize a number of university-wide awards, selected for their alignment with our Strategic Priorities

Our first annual Dalhousie Legacy Awards was held on June 20, 2018 and celebrated and recognized faculty and staff across the university who went above and beyond in their work and in the community. Read more.

The Legacy Awards introduced as part of the university's 200th anniversary celebrations, assists in helping Dalhousie create a culture of respect and recognition for employees at all levels. Recognition is part of our Strategic Initiative 5.1, focusing on developing a human resource strategy to attract, reward and retain faculty and staff.

Below is more information about each of the Legacy Awards.

People Awards

DPMG Award 
Recognizes an employee of the Dalhousie Professional and Managerial Group (DPMG) for their exemplary contributions to the university. 
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Environmental Health and Safety Award 
Recognizes an individual or group who has undertaken any activity that makes Dalhousie University a safer place to live, play, work and study. 
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Healthy Workplace Award 
Recognizes a department that fosters healthy workplace practices and initiatives. 
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Staff Award for Excellence in Service
Recognizes staff members who have made exceptional contribution to supporting the Faculty of Agriculture
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Stoker Award for Appreciation
Recognizes a Facilities Management team with significant accomplishment that exemplifies the Facilities Management values. 
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Stoker Award for Innovation
Recognizes a Facilities Management team with significant accomplishment that exemplifies innovation in the way the work is done. 
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Stoker Award for Safety
Recognizes a Facilities Management team or individual that has made significant contribution to workplace safety, either by action or commitment to process improvement. 
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The People Awards recognize outstanding contributions to Dalhousie University.

Research Awards

President's Research Excellence Awards

Two awards that recognize the research achievements of Dalhousie faculty members at different stages of their careers.

University Research Professorships
Recognizes a limited number of individual faculty members who have achieved distinction in scholarship. 
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The Research Awards recognize research work that is innovative and impactful on our society and the natural world. 

Service Awards

Dr. Allan Cohen Memorial Award for Community Service 

Recognizes a staff or faculty member who works to fulfill the mission of the Medical School by displaying outstanding community service with health-related organizations and causes. 
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Gladys Littler Award 
Recognizes a staff member who exemplifies a high level of commitment, high standards of performance, and outstanding service to the Faculty of Dentistry. 

President's Award for the Advancement of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Recognizes the outstanding efforts of a faculty or staff member in advancing equity, diversity and inclusiveness at Dahousie. 
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Rosemary Gill Award
Recognizes a staff or faculty member who has provided outstanding service to students, other than teaching. 
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The Service Awards recognize good citizenship through personal volunteerism or by helping position Dalhousie as a good citizen in the world. 

Teaching and Learning Awards

Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision
Recognizes the successful mentorship of graduate students through an enriching, supportive and productive learning environment.
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Contract and Limited-term Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching
Recognizes an individual who has shown excellent overall quality in teaching and a sustained commitment to excellence.
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Dalhousie Alumni Association Award of Excellence for Teaching
Recognizes a full-time faculty member with evidence of outstanding teaching and educational leadership. 
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Educational Leadership Award for Collaborative Teaching
Recognizes the collaborative work of a team of colleagues whose leadership has made significant contribution to student learning at the department, faculty or institutional level.
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President's Graduate Student Teaching Award
Recognizes a graduate student instructor who provides exceptional student learning experiences, and demonstrates a commitment to their own professional development.
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Sessional and Part-Time Instructor Award for Excellence in Teaching
Recognizes a part-time faculty member with sustained commitment and dedication to excellence in teaching at Dalhousie.
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The Teaching and Learning Awards recognize contributions to maintaining and supporting Dalhousie's reputation as being a leader in higher education.