The University of Alberta Alumni Association recognizes the many accomplishments of U of A alumni through its Alumni Recognition Awards program, which includes four distinct awards:
Distinguished Alumni Award
The Distinguished Alumni Award — the Alumni Association's most prestigious award - recognizes living University of Alberta graduates whose truly outstanding achievements have earned them national or international prominence.
Faculty of Law Alumni Recipients
- The Hon. Marguerite Trussler '70 LL.B. and Sir Francis Price '75 LLM
- Frank T. MacInnis. '71 LL.B.
- Gordon E. Arnell, ’56 BA, ’57 LL.B.
- Donna Jean Martinson, ’71 BA, ’72 LL.B.
Grant Strate, ’49 BA, ’50 LL.B.
- Louis Desrochers, '52 LL.B., '78 LL.D. (Honorary)
- Eldon Foote, '45 BSc, '48 LL.B., '96 LL.D. (Honorary)
- Thomas Walsh, '49 BA, '53 LL.B., '89 LL.D. (Honorary)
- J. Wilton Littlechild ’67 BPE, ’75 MSc, ’76 LL.B.
- Catherine Fraser '70 LL.B.
Tevie Miller '49 BA, '50 LL.B., '91 LL.D. (Honorary)
- Marjorie Bowker, '38 BA, '39 LL.B., '91 LL.D. (Honorary)
Joseph Shoctor, '45 BA, '48 LL.B., '81 LL.D. (Honorary)
- Peter Lougheed '51 BA, '52 LL.B., '86 LL.D. (Honorary)
Beverley McLachlin '65 BA, '68 LL.B., '68 MA, '91 LL.D. (Honorary)
David McLean '59 BA, '62 LL.B.
Award of Excellence
The Award of Excellence recognizes specific, recent accomplishments of University of Alberta graduates.
The Alumni Horizon Award recognizes the outstanding achievements of University of Alberta alumni early in their careers.
The Alumni Honour Award recognizes the significant contributions made over a number of years by University of Alberta alumni in their local communities and beyond.
In 2008, the Alumni Association announced the creation of a new award to recognize alumni who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment, dedication, and service to the University of Alberta.
The 2009 Alumni Recognition Awards were presented during a gala awards ceremony on Thursday, October 1 at the Francis Winspear Centre for Music in Edmonton.
To learn more about the University of Alberta Alumni Recognition Awards, please click here.