Annual Open House and OHREA Awards

The Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (OHREA) is accepting nominations for the Annual OHREA Awards through to November 5th, 2018 at 4:00 pm.


The OHREA Awards will be presented at an Open House Reception on Friday, December 7th, 2018 in McPherson Lounge. These awards recognize and celebrate the contributions made by individuals and groups to advance human rights, social justice, diversity, inclusivity, mental health, employment equity and accessibility at the University of Windsor.

Award Categories

A total of five (5) OHREA Awards are given in the areas of:

  • Accessibility
  • Employment Equity
  • Human Rights and Social Justice
  • Mental Health Champion
  • The OHREA Award

Essential Criteria and Eligibility:

Individuals or groups may be nominated for an award. The OHREA Awards Committee is looking for demonstrated evidence and specific examples of contributions at the University of Windsor. The criteria used for the selection process will include, but are not limited to:

  • A demonstrated dedication to human rights, social justice, diversity, employment equity and accessibility
  • Contributions made to improve and promote human rights, social justice, diversity, employment equity, mental health and accessibility at the University
  • Fostering a culture of inclusivity at the University

All members of the University community are eligible to be nominated for the awards. This includes students, faculty, staff, retirees, alumni and volunteers. Persons outside of the University (who contribute to the advancement of human rights at the University) may also be nominated. To submit your nomination, follow this link to the nomination survey.  

Should you have any questions, or require this information in an alternate format, please contact:

2017 award winners

2017 OHREA Award recipients from L-R: Dr. Karen Roland, Snakes and Lancers Club members, Victoria Pedri, Prof. Beverly Jacobs with Kaye Johnson