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SUBJECT: Memorial University to hold awards ceremony to recognize outstanding researchers, teachers, and staff
DATE: Oct. 22, 2003

Note to editors:

Media representatives are invited to attend Memorial University's President's Awards Ceremony, being held on Friday, Oct. 24 from 12-2 p.m. at the St. John's Arts and Culture Centre. The event is part of Celebrate Memorial, the annual festival of events (this year taking place from Oct. 14-25) that celebrates the university's significant ties to the community. Outstanding faculty (teaching and research) and outstanding staff are being recognized for their efforts at this ceremony, which will be held in the upper concourse of the Arts and Culture Centre.

Teaching and Research Awards Presentation

Through a competitive selection process, six faculty members with demonstrated achievement in teaching and research are accorded one of the following distinctions: the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching, the President's Award for Outstanding Research, or University Research Professor.

Employee Service Awards Presentation

The President's Award for Exemplary Service will be presented to five university employees who have been recognized by both their colleagues and the senior administration of the university. The award acknowledges nominees who perform actions of significant merit that benefit the university community, and are over and above the nominees' normal employment responsibilities.

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