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REF NO.: 84

SUBJECT: Memorial University to recognize outstanding faculty and staff

DATE: Oct. 26

Note to editors:

Media agencies are invited to send representatives to the President’s Awards ceremony which is taking place at Memorial University on Friday, Oct. 29. The ceremony is part of the Celebrate Memorial celebrations taking place from Oct. 21-29. Outstanding faculty (teaching and research) and the efforts of outstanding staff will be recognized at this ceremony. The ceremony begins at 12 p.m. in the Upper Concourse of the Arts and Culture centre. Memorial University president Dr. Axel Meisen and other senior university officials will be in attendance. Luncheon reception will follow the ceremony and free parking is available in Zone D, Arts and Culture Centre. Information on awards follows below.

Teaching and Research Awards Presentation

Through a competitive selection process, 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.

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