University of Saskatchewan International Engagement Service Award

ASPA member Le Li, Senior International Specialist, International Office, is the 2021 recipient of the University of Saskatchewan International Engagement Service Award. This award recognizes the exceptional contributions of a USask staff member to strengthen the global profile of the University of Saskatchewan. Along with a certificate, she will receive a $1,500 prize. Congratulations to Le for her outstanding contributions to the university community.

The Provost’s Outstanding Support of Teaching and Learning Award – Teaching Award for ASPA Members

The Provost’s Outstanding Support of Teaching and Learning Award annually recognizes excellence in the support of course design, delivery, advising and instruction. All staff members who support course design and delivery, instruction, and student advising who are not faculty, term or sessional instructors. Nominations may come from outside the unit or department in which the nominee is employed.  ASPA members who support teaching and learning are eligible for this award. If you have a colleague who provides outstanding support to teaching and learning on our campus, consider nominating them for this award by March 1.

More information, including award criteria and submission instructions, are listed here: https://teaching.usask.ca/teaching-support/awards-grants/support-of-teaching-and-learning-award.php#Criteria


Contact Wenona Partridge if you have any questions at w.p@usask.ca

12 Days of Holidays Give Away!

We would like to announce the winners of our ASPA 12 Days of Holidays contest:

  • Tracey Baliski
  • Stryker Calvez
  • Darcie Earle
  • Tamara Hominuke
  • Daryl Janzen
  • Angela Ko
  • Lauryn Kronick
  • Sean Polreis
  • Daryl Pshyk
  • Heather Ross
  • Travis Rotenburger
  • Brent Usselman

Congratulation to our lucky winners. Our Administrative Assistant will be mailing out the prizes.

We would like to take the opportunity to wish all our ASPA members Happy Holidays and all the best in 2021! May you have a safe and relaxing holiday.

ASPA Communications & Public Relations Committee

2020 University of Saskatchewan Staff Excellence Award

ASPA member Nicole Benning, Research Support Specialist, Research Services and Ethics Office, is the 2020 recipient of the University Staff Excellence Award winner. This award recognizes staff members who have achieved excellence while demonstrating dedication and commitment to the university’s Mission, Vision and Values and support of the University Plan 2025. Along with a certificate, she will receive a $1,000 prize. Congratulations to Nicole for her outstanding contributions to the university community.

Reference site: https://www.usask.ca/facultystaff/articles/usask-staff-excellence-award-2020.php?utm_source=paws&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=yousask

Door Prize Winners

Congratulations to Our Winners!

A big thank you to everyone that took the time to attend our ASPA Brown Bag lunches. The winners of our door prizes are as follows:

Ergonomic Brown Bag – September 28, 2020

  • Jacqueline Chometa Keele
  • Della Toews
  • Colleen Cochran

Sun Life Brown Bag – October 29, 2020

  • Kira Penny
  • Dawn Giesbrecht
  • Erin Akins

Angeline Hainstock will mail out the prizes to the winners. Stay tuned for future ASPA Brown Bag luncheons and more opportunities to win door prizes.

The ASPA Communications Committee

ASPA Service Awards

Since 2016 ASPA has been recognizing members for their years of service within ASPA.  ASPA recognizes those members who have reached a milestone year of as of December 31 each year.  This year ASPA will be recognizing 141 members who have been on campus for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 years.  We would like to thank you for all of your work.  If you would like to see a complete list of names, please continue reading.

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Safety Awards

Written by Karen E. Mosier

We are pleased to announce that Mark Boyd, Vicki Keeler, Heather Neufeld, Chris O’Grady and Angela Selo were the co-winners of the 2020 University of Saskatchewan’s annual Safety Recognition Award. This recognition was given to these Health Sciences Lab Managers for their outstanding work over the past year. They were recognized as influencers who affect all levels of research and help exemplify that research can be both productive and safe.

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ASPA Member Awards

We are pleased to announce that Lana Elias, Director of Science Outreach in the College of Arts and Science, and Darrell Solie, a Mechanical Engineer with Infrastructure, Planning and Land Development, are the 2019 recipients of the University Staff Excellence Award. This award honours staff members who have provided extraordinary service and who clearly demonstrate the University of Saskatchewan’s principles and values. Along with a certificate, they will receive a $1,000 prize.

Congratulations to our ASPA members for their outstanding contributions to the university community.

https://news.usask.ca/articles/people/2019/science-outreach-director-recognized-for-service.php

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ASPA Member Awards

Written by Karen E. Mosier

We are pleased to announce that LaVina Watts, Interdisciplinary Programs and Study Dean's awardAbroad Coordinator, Office of the Vice-Dean Academic, College of Arts and Science was one of the co-winners of the College of Arts and Science’s 2019 Dean’s Distinguished Staff Award. The winners were announced at the Faculty Council on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

 

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ASPA Service Awards

Since 2016 ASPA has been recognizing members for their years of service within ASPA.  ASPA recognizes those members who have reached a milestone year of as of December 31 each year.    This year ASPA will be recognizing 137 members who have been on campus for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 years.  We would like to thank you for all of your work.  To see a complete list of names continue reading.

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