Centre for Teaching and Learning

Centre for Teaching and Learning
Centre for Teaching and Learning

Annual Teaching Awards Reception

Each year, the Provost's Office hosts a reception to honor teaching award winners at Queen's University (both internal awards and external non-discipline specific awards). This is an informal and celebratory occasion for teachers to chat with their colleagues.

2015/2016 Teaching Awards Reception

  • People standing around a tall round table
  • Benoit-Antoine Bacon, Alice Hovorka and Peter Wolf
  • Jill Atkinson giving a brief  presentation
  • Cello player at Reception
  • Attendees of the Teaching Awards Reception
  • CTL Staff standing around the cake for the reception

On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, John Pierce, Acting Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning) held an informal celebration honouring our 2015-16 Queen’s University Teaching Award recipeints at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre. An invitation was extended to all the outstanding recipients of the over 80 teaching awards at Queen’s, who were recognized for the deep commitment to their own teaching and to the learning of their students. The evening was highlighted with: a Pecha Kucha from Jill Atkinson, 2016 Chancellor A. Charles Baillie Teaching Award recipient; remarks from Principal Daniel Woolf and his presentation of the Principal’s Teaching and Learning Awards; and the sharing of chocolate ganache cake honouring the Centre for Teaching and Learning’s 25th year at Queen’s.

2014/2015 Teaching Awards Reception

On Wednesday, January 27, 2016, Jill Scott, Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning) held an informal celebration honouring our 2014-15 Queen’s University Teaching Award winners at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre. An invitation was extended to all the outstanding recipients of the over 80 teaching awards at Queen’s, who were recognized for the deep commitment to their own teaching and to the learning of their students. The evening was highlighted with remarks from Principal Daniel Woolf, and Peter Wolf, Associate Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning).

 

 

 

 

2013/2014 Teaching Awards Reception
image of faculty, staff and students at the 2013/14 teaching awards receptionOn Monday, January 26, 2015, Jill Scott, Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning) held an informal celebration honouring our 2013-14 Queen’s University Teaching Award winners at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre. An invitation was extended to the 95 outstanding recipients of the 74 teaching awards at Queen’s, who were recognized for the deep commitment to their own teaching and to the learning of their students. The evening was highlighted with remarks from Principal Daniel Woolf, Peter Wolf, Associate Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning) and Colin Zarzour, Academic Affairs Commissioners of the Alma Mater Society.
2012/2013 Teaching Awards Reception

On Monday, November 25, 2013 Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning) Jill Scott, in collaboration from the Centre for Teaching and Learning, hosted the Teaching Awards Reception for winners of all Queen's University teaching awards in 2012-2013. It was a wonderful evening, where outstanding professors and TAs were honoured for their deep commitment to improving the quality of teaching and learning at Queen's.

Cory Laverty, Head, Education Library and winner of the 2012-13 OCUFA Teaching and Academic Librarianship Award spoke to the other award winners about her passion for teaching. A transcript of her speech will be available shortly.

Corinne Laverty's Speech (PDF, 320kB)

Teaching Awards Reception Program (PDF, 480kB)

2011/2012 Teaching Awards Reception

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012, Dr. Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) in collaboration with the Centre for Teaching and Learning, hosted this year's Teaching Awards Reception for winners of all Queen's University teaching awards in the 2011/2012 academic year.

Guest Speaker Alan Ableson spoke about the idea of having an empty chair in our classrooms, used as an invitation to colleagues to come and observe teaching.  Dr. Ableson has learned from many of his colleagues in this way and encourages more of us to open our classrooms to another level of learning about teaching.

Alan Ableson's Speech (PDF, 863kB)

Teaching Awards Reception Program (PDF, 305kB)

2010/2011 Teaching Awards Reception

On Monday, January 16, 2012, the Provost’s Office hosted the Teaching Awards Reception for winners of all Queen's University teaching awards in the 2010-11 academic year.

With talks from Provost Alan Harrison, Principal Daniel Woolf and Guest Speaker Anne Godlewska, each speaker invited all winners to communicate about their teaching with others. This includes sharing strategies and teaching philosophies with colleagues and encouraging the development of the teaching community at Queen’s.

Anne Godlewska's Speech (PDF, 201kB)

Teaching Awards Reception Program (PDF, 321kB)

2009/2010 Teaching Awards Reception
On Wednesday, November 17, 2010, Deputy-Provost, Susan Cole hosted the Teaching Awards Reception for winners of all Queen's University teaching awards in the 2009-10 academic year. She congratulated recipients and spoke about the importance of teaching at Queen's. Dr. Cole encouraged the award winners to talk about their teaching and to share strategies and teaching philosophies with colleagues. This can then inoculate the university culture with the scholarship of teaching and learning, creating more of a balance between teaching and research.
2010 Guest Program (PDF, 584kB)