Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching

In recognition of the primary importance of teaching excellence at Queen's University, the Alumni Association and the Centre for Teaching and Learning presents the Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching to a Queen’s teacher who shows outstanding knowledge, teaching ability, and accessibility to students.

Award Eligibility & Criteria

The recipient of the award will receive $5,000 presented at the Queen’s University Alumni Association’s annual Alumni Awards Gala, and the Teaching Award statuette presented at a University-Wide Teaching Award Reception.

Candidates should be:

  • A teacher at Queen's University who has the primary responsibility for a course offered to registered Queen's students (i.e. organization and presentation)
  • For this purpose, classrooms are not limited to lecture halls but include other teaching environments such as laboratories, seminars and tutorials

2020 Recipient

Anne Petitjean

Dr. Anne Petitjean

Dr. Petitjean is both a leader and advocate for science education in the Queen's community. She goes above and beyond to ensure her classroom is inclusive for all students and is a valued mentor within the Department of Chemistry.