On October 17, 2015, we will recognize five remarkable alumni at our 2015 Gala of Excellence. Our alumni make outstanding contributions to the world of business, the community and their alma mater. Each year we celebrate these contributions and create valuable connections with our alumni, their business associates, family and friends. The Trudeau Medals, the Young Achiever's Award and the Dean's Philos Award will be presented at the Shaw Centre.
The selection committee for the Trudeau Medals and the Young Achiever’s Award is comprised of representatives from the Telfer Alumni Association and the MBA, Executive MBA and MHA alumni chapters. The recipient of the Dean’s Philos Award is selected by the Dean.
Established in honour of Reverend Father Roland Trudeau, OMI, former director of the University's Commerce department from 1950 to 1965, the Trudeau Medal is the highest honour that we give to our alumni. It recognizes leadership, initiative and contributions to the business world, the community and their alma mater. This year's recipients are:
The Young Achiever's Award
The Young Achiever's award was created to honour the individuals (under 40) who have been able to achieve greatness in their lives within an exceptional period of time. This year's recipient is:
Greg Matthews, EMBA 2012
The Dean's Philos Award
The Dean’s Philos Award recognized individuals who have demonstrated outstanding philanthropic achievement and social commitment. This award was established in 2004 on our 35th Anniversary. This year's recipient is:
Geneviève Bonin, MBA 1996