Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching

In recognition of the primary importance of teaching excellence at Queen's University, the Alumni Association and the Senate 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 Convocation.

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

Holly Ogden

  • MEd
  • PhD

Holly Ogden

Dr. Ogden is a vibrant and passionate educator who strives to model equitable, inclusive, and student-centered pedagogy. Her ability to make connections, both within and beyond the classroom, has had a lasting impact on her students. She is a valued member of the Faculty of Education.