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Alumni Association Awards

Awards of Excellence 2023

Every year, we gather as a uOttawa community to celebrate our outstanding alumni. With awards recognizing alumni achievement, our alumnus or alumna of the year, commitment to the University, an exceptional young alumni and community service, our annual awards ceremony is an inspiring affair.
The call for nominations for the annual Alumni Association Awards of Excellence is now closed.
Meet our past recipients

You’re in good company

University of Ottawa students do great work every day, so it’s no surprise that our alumni have gone on to make a tremendous difference in Canada and around the world.
Marta Keller

Mental health and resilience

Read and listen to the stories of exceptional individuals from the uOttawa community leading the way in mental health and resilience.
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uOttawa alumni

2022 Alex Trebek Lecture sheds light on conflict-related sexual violence

Conflict-related sexual violence—is an invisible, cheap, and effective weapon of war that is rampant across ages, gender identities, and geographies.…
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uOttawa alumni

Harley Finkelstein and Lindsay Taub: Entrepreneurship, family, and curiosity

The husband and wife duo met at uOttawa and have achieved so much together and individually.
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uOttawa alumni

Beyond box checking

Homecoming panel discussion offers meaningful guidance on equity, diversity, and inclusion.
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Ama Ouattara
uOttawa alumni

Francophone community: A lifetime commitment

Ama Ouattara (BA ’18) is a Bernard Grandmaître award recipient and was named young leader of the year.
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Hoda Ahmed
uOttawa alumni

Trailblazers x uOttawa: Hoda Ahmed

As a teacher to first-grade students, Hoda Ahmed, BEd '20, fields a lot of curious questions prompted by her being both visibly Black and Muslim.
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Eric Agyemang
uOttawa alumni

Eric Agyemang (BCom '15), Award for Community Service

Focused on social impact, alumnus gives best of himself
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Alumni voice

“Sitting on the Alumni Association board allows me stay connected in a meaningful way with the institution that helped to propel my career and shape the person that I am today.”

Sarah Dion-Marquis

— MA ’16 and MBA ’21


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Your degree, your alumni association

Once a Gee-Gee, always a Gee-Gee. You become a lifetime member of the uOttawa Alumni Association as soon as you walk across the stage on convocation day (even virtually!). The association is your ongoing link to uOttawa, and oversees everything from securing alumni perks to enhancing the student experience.
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Homecoming: Gee-Gee pride lives here

Every October the uOttawa community comes together to celebrate its grads, relive memories and make new ones. Homecoming events are open to all uOttawa students, alumni and staff, as well as friends, family members and the general public. 

Thank you for participating in Homecoming 2022! It was amazing to see so many alumni, students and friends taking part in the festivities. Many of you from all over the world joined in the virtual or in-person activities.

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Congratulations to the class of 2022!

We are certain that you will accomplish great things as you begin this new chapter of your professional journey!
Take advantage of being a uOttawa alumni!
Wellness Week
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Wellness Week
Jan 16 to Jan 20

Wellness Week 2023

To start the new year off on the right foot, take time to reflect and reIMAGINE what you need to be your best.
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uOttaKnow Podcast

Make uOttaKnow your go-to podcast for conversations with our uOttawa community around the globe that illuminate, inspire and entertain.

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Alumni relations office

157 Séraphin-Marion Private
Ottawa ON Canada
K1N 6N5

Tel: 613-562-5857 or 1-800-465-1888 
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