The Organization of Part-time University Students (OPUS) will recognize contributions to campus life by UWindsor faculty, staff, alumni and part-time undergraduate students, during its annual awards banquet, March 24 in the Winclare Room, Vanier Hall.
This year’s award recipients are:
- Lifetime Achievement Award: Christopher Baillargeon, OPUS treasurer;
- Friend of Students Award: Anna Kirby, acting executive director, IT Services;
- Volunteer of the Year Award: Sharmila Krishnamohan
- Teacher of the Year Award: Lorenzo Buj, Languages, Literatures and Cultures;
- Faculty Awards: Dusty Johnstone, women’s and gender studies; Mark Lubrick, open learning;
- Support Staff Awards: David Soderlund, Student Success Centre; Arpa Smith, IT Services; and Brian Joyce, Food Services;
- Student Solidarity Award: Iftekhar Basith, president, Graduate Student Society;
- Staff/Faculty Leadership Award: Clayton Smith, dean of students;
- Alumni Association First Year Part-time Undergraduate Student Award: Adam Dagenais;
- Wayne Girard Leadership Memorial Award: Christie Nelson.
Eight part-time undergraduate students received OPUS bursaries valued at $500 each. For more information, visit www.uwindsor.ca/opus.