Association Awards

The RFA offers three awards each year, Ryersonian of the Year, Distinguished Service Award and Career Achievement Award. The most recent recipients are given below. For more information about eligibility and criteria for each award scroll down.

 

Recent Award Recipients

 

Ryersonian of the Year

2018
Dana Lee
RTA

Career Achievement Award

2018
Doreen Fumia
Sociology

Distinguished Service Award

2017
Sophie Quigley
FOS

 

Ryersonian of the Year Information

The Ryersonian of the Year Award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the Ryerson Community in the previous academic year. The contribution(s) may include, but are not restricted to: something that will benefit the Ryerson Community overtime, volunteer commitment within Ryerson or the broader community that demonstrates an admirable balance of career and good citizenship, or exemplary handling of duties associated with any office held. For more details see the criteria form below.

Please return completed nomination package to the RFA Office, KHS-46 by 4:00p.m., Monday, April 1, 2019.

Criteria Nomination Form

Distinguished Service Award Information

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes outstanding service to the Ryerson Faculty Association including, but not limited to: volunteer commitments, sustained contributions over time, exemplary handling of duties associated with an office held, or contributions over and above those expected of office held. For more details see the criteria and nomination form below.

Please return completed nomination package to the RFA Office, KHS-46 by 4:00p.m., Monday, April 1, 2019.

Criteria and Nomination Form

Career Achievement Award Information

The Career Achievement Award recognizes the candidate’s service to their profession. This may include contributions to their discipline, students, or the community. For more details see the criteria and nomination form below.

Please return completed nomination package to the RFA Office, KHS-46 by 4:00p.m., Monday, April 1, 2019.

Criteria and Nomination Form

 

Ryersonian of the Year Award Past Recipients

2014
Akua Benjamin
FCS

2013
Nancy Walton
Nursing

2009
Jean Golden
Arts

2008
David Checkland
Arts

2006
Jean-Paul Boudreau
Arts

2005
Michael Guerriere
Chair, Board of Governors

2004
Stephanie Blake
OPSEU

2003
John Cook
Arts

2002
Kenise Murphy Kilbride
Community Services

2001
Sandra Radchenko
Eng. & Applied Science

2000
Ron Goldsmith
Arts

1999
Bradley Fortner
Rogers Comm Centrr

1998
Gerda Kaegi
Arts

1997
Jean Kennedy
Ryerson Athletic Centre

1996
Wendy Cukier
Business

1995
John Thorpe
Student Development

1995
Terence W. Grier
President

1994
June Pollard
Community Services

1993
Darryl Williams
Applied Arts

1992
Arnice Cadieux
Community Relations

1991
Marie Dowler
Arts

1990
Sydney Perlmutter
Applied Arts

1989
Donald Barr
Student Services

1988
Brian Segal
President

1987
Rheta Rosen
Community Services

1986
Margaret Norquay
Open College

1985
Caroline Wheeler
Arts

1985
Greta Riddell-Dixon
Continuing Education

1984
Roy Horney
Engineering

1983
Colin Graham
Ryerson Board of Gov

1981
Robin Cruickshank
Information Services

1980
Walter Pitman
President

1979
Laurence Gray
Arts

1979
Ben Celliers
Business

1978
Robert Greenberg
Engineering

1977
Jennifer Brunzell
Registrar

1977
Peter Kerr
Engineering

1976
Dorothy Brown
Human Resources

1975
Raymond Kao
Business

1975
Murray Paulin
Arts

Distinguished Service Award Past Recipients

2015
Anver Saloojee
Arts

2013
David Checkland
Arts

2012
Dave Mason
FEAS

2011
Ian Baitz
Comm & Design

2010
Eric Harley
Engineering

2009
Ian Sakinofsky
TRSM

2008
Michelle Dionne
Arts

2007
Neil Thomlinson
Arts

2005
Diane Granfield
Library

2004
John Morgan
Library

2003
Willliam Whelan
Engineering

2003
Michael Doucet
Arts

2002
Kit Jones
Community Services

2001
Vivienne Scott-Smietana
RFA

2001
David Cape
Arts

2000
Terry Gillin
Arts

1999
Anita Krumins
Applied Arts

1999
William Glassman
Arts

1998
John Sakeris
Sociology

1997
Joseph Springer
Community Services

1996
Jean Golden
Arts

1995
Elizabeth Bishop
Library

1994
Gerda Kaegi
Arts

1993
Teri Pristupa
Business

1992
Tamara Penrod
Community Services

1990
Arie Reedyk
Engineering

1990
Terry Byram
Arts

1988
Ron Shirtliff
Arts

1987
Fred N. Hainsworth
Engineering

1986
Alison Acker
Arts

1985
Sawan Sahota
Engineering

1984
Linda Cooper
Community Services

1983
Murray Paulin
Business

Career Achievement Award Previous Recipients

2017
Brain Damude
Image Arts

2016
Mustafa Koc
Politics

2016
Rosemarie Volpe
Counselling

2016
Sahri Woods-Baum
Counselling

2015
Linda Cooper
Nursing

2014
Judy Rogers
FCS

2012
Don Syner
Image Arts

2007
Cathy Matthews
Library

2006
Jennifer Welsh
Community Services