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Alumni achievement awards

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Environment alumni are shaping our sustainable future

The Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo is extremely proud of our exceptional alumni who, through their public service, environmental impact, professional accomplishments and/or academic excellence, are making the world a better place. Each year, we are honoured to recognize the accomplishments of some our our most illustrious graduates through our annual awards program. 

Kevin O'ReillyDistinguished Alumni Award

Awarded annually to an alumnus who graduated 10 or more years ago and who has demonstrated outstanding professional and/or academic achievement, proven community impact and significant contributions to the natural or built environment. 

Meet the 2018 recipient, Kevin O'Reilly 

Dominique Souris

Young Alumni Award

Created in 2012 to recognize the efforts and accomplishments of inspiring graduates who finished their studies within the last 10 years yet, while early in their careers, have created positive change through their work and/or volunteer activities. 

Meet the 2018 recipient, Dominique Souris

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Friend of the Faculty Award

Introduced in 2019, this award will recognize an individual, company, organization, group or foundation who has supported the Faculty of Environment through volunteerism, promotion, financial assistance, collaboration, and/or participation.

This award has not yet been conferred


Do you know an exceptional friend or alumnus?

We would love to consider them for one of our awards. Please complete click the link below to nominate them today. It only takes 5 minutes and you could be helping us discover our next award recipient!