September Faculty Awards and Accolades

    Congratulations to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation faculty, staff, students and alumni being recognized this month!

    September 27, 2018

    Congratulations to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation faculty, staff, students and alumni being recognized this month!


    Faculty Recognition

    Kerry Courneya: Dr. Courneya was awarded the Canadian Cancer Society’s O. Harold Warwock Prize for his outstanding achievements in exercise oncology. READ MORE

    Craig Steinback: Dr. Steinback was named a Heart and Stroke Foundation National New Investigator for his research looking at the neural control of blood pressure in healthy and complex pregnancies. READ MORE

    Faculty Awards: 2017/2018

    Returning this Fall are the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation Faculty Awards! Congratulations to the following 2017/2018 recipients:

    • Sessional Teaching Award: Michael Chizewski
    • Early Career Undergraduate Teaching Award: Zac Robinson
    • Undergraduate Teaching Award: Judy Davidson
    • Graduate Teaching Award: Danielle Peers
    • Early Career Research Award: Margie Davenport
    • Research Award: Val Carson
    • APO and FSO Recognition Award: Christine Ma
    • Support Staff Recognition Award: Anna Minarchi
    • Clare Drake University of Alberta Coach of the Year Award: Laurie Eisler


    Student Recognition

    Julienne Cancio: Best Poster Presentation at ReCon VIII. Topic: “Association between sleep quantity, physical activity, and depression among US adults: Analysis of the NHANES 2015-2016.”

    Erin Ratelle: Best Short Oral Presentation at ReCon VIII. Topic: "Self-Presentation of Select Female Athletes on Instagram and Public Responses"

    Chen Chen: Best Long Oral Presentation at ReCon VIII. Topic: “1968-2018: A Homage to the Black Power Salute.” 

    Julienne Cancio: Profiling Alberta’s Graduate Student Award. This award is intended to financially support graduate students who wish to travel in the interests of disseminating/presenting their research results or developing their research by attending recognized conferences held in either Alberta, Canada or Internationally.

    Xiaoxu Liu: China Scholarship Council Joint PhD Student Scholarship. China Scholarship Council (CSC) is a non-profit institution affiliated with the Ministry of Education of the P.R.China.It is entrusted by the Chinese Government with the responsibilities of managing the State Scholarship Fund and other related affairs.It sponsors Chinese citizens to pursue study abroad and international students to study in China. READ MORE


    Athletics Recognition

    Len Vickery, Golden Bears Soccer Head Coach: Vickery became the first soccer coach in University of Alberta history to earn 300 career wins. In 34 seasons coaching the Bears, Vickery owns a 302-136-94 record as of September 24, 2018. READ MORE

    Ajeej Sarkaria, third-year Golden Bears Soccer forward: Sakaria set new Golden Bears record for career goals and points on September 4th. He also set the new Canada West record for career game-winning goals. READ MORE


    2018 Alumni Awards

    Congratulations to the newest University of Alberta Sports Wall of Fame inductees!

    Doug Baker (BPE, ’80) READ MORE

    Rob Daum (BPE, ’82; BEd, ’84) READ MORE

    David Breakwell (BCom, ’79) READ MORE

    Pandas Rugby (1999-2003) READ MORE