This award is presented annually to recognize the initiative, including events or activities, that most successfully contributes to the life and work of the QUAA.
A prize of free tuition to the annual Alumni Volunteer Summit is awarded to the lead individual for the initiative (i.e. Branch President, Director, Reunion Coordinator, etc) or designate.
The Kingston Branch will be presented with the Initiative of the Year Award at the QUAA Gala Awards Dinner on Saturday, April 2, 2016.
|2014||Ottawa Branch - Shakers and Stirrers Event|
|2013||Calgary Branch - Student Outreach Program|
|2012||Regina Branch - Regina Queen's Alumni MiniU|
|2011||Toronto Branch - Tournament of Gaels Curling Bonspiel|
|2010||Vancouver Branch - Art, Wine, and Sustainable Futures|
|2009||Ottawa Branch - Discovery Day at the Queen's University Biological Station|
||New York City Branch - Alfie's Style "Smoker"|
|2007||Arizona Branch - Afternoon at the Desert Botanical Garden|
|2006||Toronto Branch - Participation in the John Orr Dinner & Dance|
|2005||Ottawa Branch - Participation in the Dragon Boat Festival|
|2004||Victoria Branch - Alumni Picnic
Honourable mention also went to France Branch - for the "Queen's in Paris" Luncheon
|2003||Ottawa Branch - Garden Party at Kingsmere|
|2002||Kingston Branch - Tri-University Dinner|
|2001||Colorado Branch - Participation in the Colorado Highland Games Festival|
|2000||Niagara Branch - September, 1999 "From Vine to Wine"
Honourable mention also went to Northern California ranch - for their "Day at the Races"