Nominate someone great for 2020 UFV awards

At UFV, we believe in honouring excellence and recognizing outstanding achievement and service.

To do so, we need your help in the form of nominations. Let us know who deserves to be recognized!

UFV is currently seeking nominations for the following awards and honours in the categories of Faculty Excellence, Employee Service Excellence, and Honorary Degrees.

Faculty Excellence
Let a UFV faculty member or lab instructor know they’ve made a difference. Nominate an outstanding instructor in recognition of their excellence in teaching, research, or service. Nominations for any of the three faculty excellence awards may be made by students, alumni, staff, faculty, or university officers. Award recipients will receive a personalized plaque, a framed certificate, and a $2,500 award, to be presented at a special award ceremony.

  • Teaching Excellence Award
    Recognizes and celebrates faculty excellence in teaching at UFV
  • Research Excellence Award
    Recognizes and celebrates faculty excellence in research at UFV
  • Faculty Service Excellence Award
    Recognizes and celebrates faculty excellence in service at UFV

Deadline for nominations is January 10, 2020. For more information, email us at

Learn more or submit your nomination here.


2020 UFV Honorary Degrees

The Honorary Degree selection committee is seeking nominations for the 2020 honorary degrees. In accordance with the Honorary Doctorate Degrees policy, members of the UFV community may nominate individuals for the award of an honorary degree to be awarded at the June convocation ceremonies. Nominations are accepted year round and brought forth each fall. For consideration for the 2020 convocation, we recommend that you submit your nomination by December 15, 2019.

Submit your nomination online or visit our website to learn more about the honorary doctorate process.



Employee Service Excellence Awards


The UFV Employee Service Excellence Awards recognize and celebrate current UFV staff and faculty in three categories:

  • UFV Staff Excellence Award
  • UFV Inspirational Leadership Award
  • UFV Teamwork Award

UFV Service Excellence Awards are presented annually to celebrate UFV staff and faculty excellence in service, leadership, and teamwork that supports the values, mission, and goals of UFV. Check out the link on the Human Resources website to determine who is eligible and how to nominate a deserving colleague by the deadline of February 14, 2020. Award winners will be recognized at an annual employee event and receive a monetary prize. For more information, please contact or local 4065.

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