Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Community Congrats! March 15, 2017

Pandas Volleyball, Canada West Champions
Pandas Volleyball, Canada West Champions
This week, the University of Alberta is celebrating an excellence award for Museums, regional and national medals in athletics, Graduate Student Teaching Awards, and more! So, congrats to the following:

• Sean Caulfield, Centennial Professor, Department of Art and Design, Faculty of Arts – named a New and Notable artist in Drawing magazine 

• Fengjing Chen, Student, Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts – won the grand prize in the 2017 National Korean speech contest at the U of Toronto 

• Guanyan Li, Student, Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts – won first prize for the Intermediate category in the 2017 National Korean speech contest at the U of Toronto

• Kacey Otto, Pandas Volleyball – named Athlete of the Week 

• Congratulations to the Golden Bears and Pandas Track and Field individual medallists from the U SPORTS national championship:

  • Jonathan Allan – Bronze (4x200 M)
  • Austin Cole – Gold (300 M), Silver (4x400 M), Bronze (4x200 M)
  • Cassandra Grenke – Gold (4x200 M)
  • Lesley Koopman – Bronze (4x800 M) 
  • Morgan Lawley – Bronze (4x800 M)
  • Meghan Lim – Silver (Pole Vault)
  • Carline Muir – Gold (4x200 M), Gold (300 M), Silver (4x400 M)
  • Matthew Van Mulligen – Silver (4x400 M)
  • Paige Ridout – Gold (Pole Vault)
  • Bailey Sallis – Silver (4x400 M), Bronze (4x800 M)
  • Cam Snider – Silver (4x400 M), Bronze (4x200 M)
  • Nicole Soderberg – Silver (4x400 M), Bronze (4x800 M)
  • Emmanuel Vela – Silver (4x400 M)
  • Thompson Weegar – Bronze (4x200 M)
  • Grace Werner – Gold (4x200 M) 
  • Ashley Whiteman – Gold (4x200 M), Silver (4x400 M) 

• Pandas Volleyball – won the Canada West Championship, the 11th title in program history 

• Congratulations to all of the March award recipients in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry! 

• University of Alberta Museums – won a Costume Society of America’s Richard Martin Award for Excellence in the Exhibition of Costume for the exhibit, “Eyewear: Fashion with Vision” 

• Several University of Alberta buildings have been awarded Clean Air Awards from the National Air Filtration Association (who knew, right?):

  • Arts and Convocation Hall 
  • Biological Sciences Centre 
  • Cameron Library 
  • Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science 
  • CPOC (Cooling Plant on Campus)
  • Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
  • General Services Building 
  • Pembina Hall 
  • Physical Activity and Wellness Centre
  • Triffo Hall

Finally, congratulations to all of the 2017 Graduate Student Teaching Award recipients! 

If you know of a U of A colleague who has recently won an award or any other honours and you would like to see their achievement celebrated in the next edition of Community Congrats! please send their info to Community Congrats! is usually published on Wednesdays.


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