Awards

Awards

Applied Research Award of Excellence

Working with industry and the community in applied research and innovation, Saskatchewan Polytechnic owes its successes to the individual and collective efforts of its faculty and researchers. Our award program recognizes excellence in applied research and innovation as a significant component to making our institution a key contributor to Saskatchewan's economic and social development.

The 2022 award recipient is Michelle Pavloff, research chair for Rural Health.

Faculty Award for Excellence

Teaching as a recognized leader in the development and delivery of skills and technical training, Saskatchewan Polytechnic owes its success to the individual and collective efforts of its faculty and staff. Our faculty award program recognizes excellence in service and innovation as a significant component to making our institution a key contributor to Saskatchewan's economic and social development. The Faculty Awards for Excellence: Teaching are intended to recognize, acknowledge, and reward Sask Polytech faculty for outstanding teaching. Up to five awards for recognition of excellence in teaching are presented each year.

The 2022 award recipients are:

  • Brett Shiers, Business Information Systems (Moose Jaw campus)
  • Brett Watson, Civil Engineering Technologies (Moose Jaw campus)
  • Susan Howell, Psychiatric Nursing and Perioperative Nursing (Regina campus)
  • Wendy Doell, Business (Saskatoon campus)

Governor General's Academic Medals

The Governor General’s Academic Medal was first awarded in 1873 by the Earl of Dufferin and has since become one of the most prestigious awards that a student in a Canadian educational institution can receive. The Governor General of Canada continues this tradition of encouraging scholarship across the nation and recognizing outstanding students. The medals are awarded only for academic excellence as follows:  

Bronze at the secondary school level  

The 2022 award recipients are:

  • Adrienne Skelly (Prince Albert campus)
  • Aida Laaouina (Saskatoon campus)
  • Jaime Parks (Regina campus)
  • Jusselle Waselenko (Moose Jaw campus) 

Collegiate Bronze at the post-secondary diploma level

The 2022 award recipients are:

  • Alyssa Giesbrecht, a graduate of the Dental Hygiene program (Regina campus)
  • Benjamin Boyko, a graduate of the Interactive Design & Technology program (Saskatoon campus)
  • Cody Ager, a graduate of the Integrated Resource Management program (Prince Albert campus)
  • Starlene Hermanson, a graduate of the Business Information Systems program (Moose Jaw campus)

Student Innovation Award

A Student Innovation Award is presented each year to a Saskatchewan Polytechnic student or team. This award recognizes a student, or team of students, who has/have achieved a high standard of excellence on an innovative project or demonstrated innovative methods within their program of study.

Not awarded in 2022.

Student Outstanding Citizenship Award 

A Student Outstanding Citizenship Award may be presented each year to one Saskatchewan Polytechnic student at each campus. This award recognizes a student who has inspired and encouraged others to make positive changes. Nominated by Sask Polytech faculty, the student’s outstanding work demonstrates benefits to the campus community and others. 

The 2022 award recipient is Jesse White, Bachelor of Applied Management degree graduate and Sask Polytech Students’ Association outgoing president.

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