SGPS Awards

The SGPS gives awards annually in order to recognize the exceptional work of its membership and the Queen’s University community. Check out the tabs below for all the information you need.

Past Winners

SGPS Student Contribution Award

2017 – 2018
Emma Esselink, School of Policy Studies

2016 – 2017
Piriya Yoganathan, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine

2015 – 2016
Raynold Wonder-Alorse, Department of Political Studies

2014 – 2015 (three way tie)
Rebecca Pero, Department of Geography and Planning
Erica Baker, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Tabitha Renaud, Department of History

2013 – 2014 (tie)
Sharday Mosurinjohn, Cultural Studies Program
Alison Fraser, School of Policy Studies

2012 – 2013 (tie)
Terry Bridges, Faculty of Education
Max Ma, Faculty of Law

SGPS Teaching Assistant/Teaching Fellow Excellence Award

2017 – 2018
Breah Talan, Department of Geography and Planning

2016 – 2017
Jeffrey Rice, Department of Political Studies

2015 – 2016
Maseeh Haseeb, Faculty of Law

2014 – 2015
Amirreza Rouhi, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

2013 – 2014
Jeremy Durelle, Department of Chemistry

2012 – 2013
Gwendolyn Eadie, Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

SGPS Staff Excellence Award

2017 – 2018
Cheryl Wright, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

SGPS John G. Freeman Faculty Excellence Award

2017 – 2018
Kyra Pyke, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies

SGPS Staff/Faculty Excellence Award (pre-2018)

2016 – 2017 (tie)
Dr. John Smol, Department of Biology
Wendy Cumpson, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences

2015 – 2016
Dr. Sarita Srivastava, Department of Sociology / Department of Gender Studies

2014 – 2015 (tie)
Dr. Laura Cameron, Department of Geography and Planning
Michelle Ellis, Department of Sociology

2013 – 2014 (tie)
Dr. Allison Sherman, Department of Art History
Yvonne Place, Department of History

2012 – 2013 (tie)
Dr. Lucie Levesque, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Danielle Gugler, Cultural Studies Program

The SGPS has opened a call for nominations to recognize the exceptional work of its membership and the Queen’s University community.

This year the SGPS will be giving out four awards: the SGPS Student Contribution Award; the SGPS Staff Excellence Award; the SGPS John G. Freeman Faculty Excellence Award; and the SGPS Teaching Assistant/Teaching Fellow Excellence Award.

The deadline for nominations will be on Sunday, April 8th 2018 at 11:59 pm. Applications are submitted online at the SGPS website.  Below are the eligibility criteria for the awards.

Eligibility for the SGPS Student Contribution Awards

  1. Must be an SGPS member
  2. Must have made a significant contribution to the SGPS membership and/or Queen’s Community

Eligibility for the SGPS Staff Excellence Award:

  1. Must be a Queen’s University faculty member
  2. Must have made a significant contribution to the SGPS membership outside of the classroom.

Eligibility for the SGPS John G. Freeman Faculty Excellence Award:

  1. Must be a Queen’s University faculty member
  2. Must have made a significant contribution to the SGPS membership in the realm of teaching, supervision, and/or mentorship.

Eligibility for the SGPS Teaching Assistant/Teaching Fellow Excellence Award:

  1. Must be a Teaching Assistant or Teaching Fellow AND an SGPS member for some interval of time during the 12 months preceding the nomination period
  2. Must have made a significant contribution to the SGPS membership and/or Queen’s Community.

The nomination period for the 2017 - 2018 Awards closed on Sunday, April 8th 2018 at 11:59 pm.