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Distinguished Alumni Awards Night

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to the winter storm conditions that are bringing heavy snow to our area, Distinguished Alumni Awards Night has been postponed.

Join us for a very special evening honouring our 2017 Distinguished Alumni

Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m. Registration and seating  |  8:00 p.m. Award presentations
Location: Songhees Wellness Centre | 1100 Admirals Road

Transportation information
There is limited parking in the venue parking lot and nearby streets.
Bus: The Songhees Wellness Centre is on bus route #24 or #25. For transit information and schedules, visit Victoria Regional Transit System.
Taxi: Blue Bird Cabs and Yellow Cab of Victoria are recommended and they also honour BC Transit Taxi Saver coupons.

This event is proudly sponsored by TD Insurance Meloche Monnex.

Please register by February 2, 2017

2017 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients:

Lenora Lee, BCom '02 - Business
Denise Blackwell, Cert '94 - Continuing Studies
Andrea Minter, BA '04 - Education
Maher Fahmi, MASc (Electrical) ‘94 - Engineering
Althea Thauberger, MFA '02 - Fine Arts
Simon Hall, MSc '10 (Health Information Science) - Human and Social Development
Bev Sellars, BA '97 (History) - Humanities
Herman Van Ommen, LLB '84 - Law
Martin Segger, BA '69 (History in  Art); Faculty of Fine Arts - Library
Dr. Murray Fyfe, BSc '81 (Biology) - Medical Sciences
Dr. Roberto Racca, PhD '90 (Physics), MSc '85, BSc '82 and David Hannay, MSc '95 (Physics), BSc '88 - Science
Bob Cummings, BA '89 (Economics) - Social Sciences

Full bios for all recipients can be found here.


Thank you for your interest in this event. If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact UVic Alumni Relations at or (250) 721-6000.