Community Congrats: April 2023

Recapping the recent achievements of our talented community across our campuses.


A recap of some of the recent accolades and achievements received by our campus community members.

Congratulations to the following:




College of Natural and Applied Sciences

  • Janet Elliott, professor — Named a 2023 Pioneers in Interfacial Chemistry 
  • Rojine McVea, student/recent graduate — 2023 McCall MacBain Scholarship winner

College of Social Sciences and Humanities

  •   Karim Jamal, professor — Inducted into the Canadian Accounting Hall of Fame

Office of the Vice-President (University Services & Finance)

  • Michael Spaling, team lead — Named Top 10 Under 40 by Canada Security Magazine

If you know of a U of A colleague who has recently won an award, or received or any other honours, and you would like to see their achievement celebrated in the next edition of "Community Congrats!" please send their info to