Opening Convocation and Awards Ceremony officially kicks off the school year

  • Professional Staff Award: Tim McLaughlin and Catherine Shornick
    Professional Staff Award: Tim McLaughlin and Catherine Shornick
  • The crowd enjoys an early breakfast
    The crowd enjoys an early breakfast
  • Bagpipers welcome the crowd to the PAC
    Bagpipers welcome the crowd to the PAC
  • Faculty Senate President Jeff Young (Biology) welcomes the audience
    Faculty Senate President Jeff Young (Biology) welcomes the audience
  • Karen Stout (Morse Institute for Leadership) receives the Outstanding Faculty Leadership Award
    Karen Stout (Morse Institute for Leadership) receives the Outstanding Faculty Leadership Award
  • Outstanding Classified Staff Award: Clarissa Mansfield
    Outstanding Classified Staff Award: Clarissa Mansfield
  • Diversity Achievement Award: Glenn Tsunokai (Sociology)
    Diversity Achievement Award: Glenn Tsunokai (Sociology)
  • Carl H. Simpson Bridging Award: Jessica Cohen (Mathematics)
    Carl H. Simpson Bridging Award: Jessica Cohen (Mathematics)
  • Philip E. Sharpe Jr. Community Engagement Award: June Fraser Thistle
    Philip E. Sharpe Jr. Community Engagement Award: June Fraser Thistle
  • Team Recognition Award: The MABEL Team
    Team Recognition Award: The MABEL Team
  • Sabah addresses the audience on goals for the coming year
    Sabah addresses the audience on goals for the coming year
  • Victor E. Viking strikes a pose on the PAC Plaza
    Victor E. Viking strikes a pose on the PAC Plaza

The traditional breakfast in the VU this morning was followed by the presentation of the annual Awards for Excellence and President Randhawa's Opening Convocation remarks.

This year's award winners are:

  • Outstanding Faculty Leadership Award: Karen Rohrbauck Stout
  • Outstanding Classified Staff Award: Clarissa Mansfield
  • Diversity Achievement Award: Glenn Tsunokai
  • Professional Staff Award: Tim McLaughlin and Catherine Shornick
  • Carl H. Simpson Bridging Award: Jessica Cohen
  • Philip E. Sharpe Jr. Community Engagement Award: June Fraser Thistle
  • Team Recognition Award: The MABEL Team

Congratulations to all the award winners and a huge thank you to all who worked so hard on the event! 

WWU photos by Faith Haney

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 11:26am

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