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Alumni Awards

Award of Merit Recipients

Alumni Award of Merit

Presented to a graduate for distinguished accomplishments which have brought honour to the University of Windsor.

Nomination Forms and Criteria

Electronic Alumni Award Merit Criteria and Nomination Form

Alumni Award of Merit Fillable Nomination Form (.pdf)

Nominations are accepted continuously throughout the year.  Completed nomination forms must be received by March 31 of the year of the Award, nominations received after this date will be considered for the following three years.  The final voting by the Awards Committee for presentation to the Board of Directors at the May meeting will be completed by May 31 of the year of the Award.  The award is presented at the Alumni Association Annual General Meeting in November.

Alumni Award of Merit Recipients

2019

2019 recipient of the Alumni Award of Merit

2019 recipient of the Alumni Award of Merit

Historical list of previous recipients

Award of Merit Recipients

2018

  • Sandra Gage, BHK '90
  • Jennifer Mathers McHenry, JD '03

2017

  • Vince Bassman '70
  • Bernarda Camello-Doctor '84
  • Ferio Pugliese '92, '94

2016

  • Dr. Geri Salinitri BSc 77, BEd 78, BEd (Hons) 92, MEd 98, PhD 04

2015

  • Dr. Andrea Baumann BSc Nursing ’67
  • Dr. Raphael (Ray) Ottenbrite BSc 58, MSc 62, PhD 67

2014

  • Dr. Frank Ewasyshyn BAS '74, MAS '76, MBA '89, LLD '01

2013

  • Sandra Pupatello BA ’86, LLD ’12

2012

  • Maureen Harris ’97, ’06
  • David Phillips '66

2011

  • Dr. Janet Davidson '71, '09

2010

  • Dr. Mary Jo Haddad '84, '05
  • Dr. William McDermott '77
  • Dr. James C. Wesenberg '77

2009

  • Dr. Richard Peddie '70, '01

2008

  • Ida Goodreau '81, '86

2007

  • Diana Mady Kelly '60
  • Larry Stout '60
  • Dr. Patrick Caines '80, '82, '85

2006

  • Dr. Scot McFadden '73, '75
  • Dr. Cynthia Trudell '78, '99

2005

  • Thomas Knowlton '68, '70

2004

  • Michael Bell '66, '67

2003

  • Alexander Zonjic '75

2002

  • Paul Alofs '78 
  • Philip Haddad '66
  • Antoni Cimolino '84

2001

  • Eddi Chittaro '55 '58

2000

  • Eleanore Cronk '75

1999

  • Robert Humphrey '70

1998

  • Peter Hrastovec ‘79, ‘82

1997

  • Dr. Ron Ianni '57 (posthumously)

1996

  • Rev. Charles J. Armstrong, C.S.B. '29
  • Lloyd C. Atkinson '65

1995

  • Rev. Dr. F. Temple Kingston (posthumously)
  • Patrick Palmer ‘70

1994

  • Dr. Roger Thibert '51
  • The Hon. Peter de Carteret Cory '47

1993

  • The Hon. Mr. Justice John Brockenshire '55
  • John Whiteside '47

1992

  • Dr. Richard Rohmer '48
  • Judge Carl Zalev '49

1991

  • Patricia McManus '57
  • Rev. David Heath '53, CSB

1990

  • Sue Lesa '81
  • Norbert Becker '67, '70

1989

  • Rod Scott '57

1988

  • Armando DeLuca '60

1986-87

  • Peter Elcombe '73
  • Judge Joseph P. McMahon '48
  • Ken Papich '48
  • Raymond Wong '79
  • The Hon. Mr. Justice Thomas Zuber '48

1985

  • Brian O'Malley '61
  • Joseph Stefani '41

1984

  • J. Francis Leddy

1975

  • Charles J. Clark '40
  • Leo J. Larocque '56
  • Michael Zin '55

1974 

  • Canon R.S. Rayson
  • Charles Collini '55
  • Richard Moriarty '56

1973

  • William T. Grant '78
  • Edward C. Lumley '61
  • Arthur B. Weingarden '54

1972

  • Mrs. Audrey Thibert '62

1971

  • Dr. Frank A. DeMarco

1970

  • Rev. N.J. Ruth, CSB
  • Roger J. Schifferli '53

1969

  • Rev. D. Mulvihill '37, CSB
  • Robert K. Little '50

1968

  • Rev. E. Garvey, CSB
  • Al Roach '46

1967

  • Sam Broughton '17
  • Ray Marcotte '26

1966

  • Frank J. Chauvin '39
  • Joseph R. Comuzzi '54
  • Rev. E. C. LeBel, CSB

1965

  • Judge Lawrence A. Deziel '33
  • Rev. J. Stanley Murphy '28, CSB
  • J. Mercer Quarry '03

1964

  • Bruce E. McGuire '48
  • Gerald E. Nori '53
  • John M. Page

1963

  • Rt. Rev. Richard O'Brien, 1895
  • Joseph L. Arpin '48
  • W. F. Deane

Alumni Ambassador Award

The award recognizes alumni in their mid-career, having reached significant achievements in their professional life and/or in the community/volunteer work. Consideration will also be given to those who have contributed to the University by acting as an ambassador.

Electronic Alumni Ambassador Nomination Form and Criteria

Alumni Ambassador Award Fillable Nomination Form (.pdf)

Nominations are accepted continuously throughout the year.  Completed nomination forms must be received by March 31 of the year of the Award, nominations received after this date will be considered for the following three years.  The final voting by the Awards Committee for presentation to the Board of Directors at the May meeting will be completed by May 31 of the year of the Award.  The award is presented at the Alumni Association Annual General Meeting in November.

Alumni Ambassador Award Recipient

2019

Laurie Tannous is the 2019 Alumni Ambassador Award recipient

Historical list of previous recipients


Alumni Odyssey Award

The award recognizes alumni who are in the early years of their career path, having distinguished themselves through successes in career endeavours, notable achievements in their local community or the University of Windsor, or through a significant or innovative achievement in their professional or personal life.

Nomination Forms and Criteria

Electronic Odyssey Award Criteria and Nomination Form

Odyssey Award Fillable Nomination Form (.pdf)

Nominations can be submitted throughout the year. Alumni must have received a degree within the past 12 years.  All nominations that are not successfully awarded will be held for three years.

Odyssey Award Recipients

2019

2019 Odyssey Award Recipient

2019 Odyssey Award Recipient

2019 Odyssey Award Recipient

Historical List of previous recipients

Odyssey Award Recipients

2018

  • Alex Kais, BFA '11, BEd '12
  • Fabrice Mowbray, BScN '14, MScN '17 
  • Saadia Ali Bokhari, MA '06 

2017

  • Emilie Cushman, BComm '12
  • Julie Caron, BMus '07, BSc '09
  • Natasha E. Feghali BA '07, BEd '08

2016

  • Vanessa Burns, BA 06
  • Sarah Clarke, LLB 08
  • Nour Hachem Fawaz, BA 10
  • Michelle Oliel, LLB 07

2015

  • Adam Vasey, BA 99, LLB 02, MSW 08
  • Fabio Costante, BComm 07, MBA 08, JD 13
  • Omar Raza, BSc 07, LLB 10

2014

  • Chris Gelinas, BComm ’07
  • Dr. Vincent Georgie, MBA ’04
  • Navin Ramaswaran, BA ’03
  • Vanessa Shields, BA ’02

2013

  • Ali Al-Aasm BCS '03
  • Derek Chiu BMT '01
  • Lori Gray MA '04, PhD '08
  • James Loaring BComm '02
  • Aaron Mavrinac BASc '05, MASc '08, PhD '12
  • Yvonne Pilon BComm '07
  • Deepti Verma BComm '03

2012

  • Jamie Adjetey-Nelson BA '07, BEd 09
  • Kyle Blair BFA '01
  • Shantelle Browning-Morgan BA '00, BEd '01, MEd '08
  • Laura Condlln BFA '01
  • Gary Kalaci BSc '05, LLB '09, MBA '09
  • Michael Kaye MBA '08
  • Marcia Mayhew BComm '00
  • Meighen Nehme BComm '02
  • Kara Ro BA '00

2011

  • Jim Annan BFA '00
  • Steven Bull BComm '05
  • Jean-Pierre Chartrand BHK '99
  • Sherri Chartrand BHK '99
  • Christine Daly BSc '03, MSc '07
  • Melanie Gardin BPA '97, LLB '00
  • Cameron Hucker BA '03

2010

  • Rita Chadda LLB '09
  • Andrea Parraga BASc '97, MASc '00
  • Patrick Persichilli BA '99, BPA '99
  • Aric Rankin BScN '05
  • Amy Rivard BFA '98

2009

  • Mike Bates BHK '95, MBA '04
  • Prerna Chandak BComm '08
  • Julie Martell BFA Music Theatre '97
  • Jeff May BA Communication Studies '01
  • Zarine Pavri BASc '07
  • Dr. Laura Elizabeth Pinto BComm '92, BEd '94, MEd '98

2008

  • Julie Di Ponio-Roy BA '98
  • Kriston Gene BA ’97
  • Shannon Hughes BFA '03
  • Pierre Jraiche BSc '96
  • Gregory Luciani BA '00
  • Chris Schembri BA '92, MBA '05

2007

  • Staci Whittle BA '90, BEd '99
  • Derek Congram BA '98
  • Padruig MacIntosh BASc '01
  • Aaron Lowe BHK '03, MHK '07 and Megan Wing BA '03, Hons BA '04
  • Hormoz Djahanshahi PhD '99
  • Nicholas Shields BA '95

2006

  • Lorne Abony LLB ’94
  • Roma Khanna LLB ’93
  • J. Jason Clemens BComm ’94, MBA ’97
  • Dr. Cindy Hutnik BSc ’85
  • Michael Shara BFA ’94

2005

  • Claire Jullien BFA '95


Contact the UWindsor Alumni Association

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