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Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Distinguished Alumni Awards recognize graduates who have achieved outstanding accomplishments in their professional and personal lives, and who have been an inspiration to fellow alumni, current students and the community, both close to home and around the globe.

Celebration of Excellence a Sold Out Success

On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017, close to 300 people packed The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre in downtown Winnipeg for the biggest celebration of University of Manitoba alumni to date. From the opening musical and dance number to the grand finale that comprised of more than 50 performers on stage, the audience was riveted to the live show and the inspiring stories of the six recipients. 

The 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients are:

To honour these Distinguished Alumni Award winners, a video was created for each one to help illuminate their impact on the people, places and spaces in our world. Check out their videos and photo galleries of the evening by visiting the links below (coming soon).

Recent Distinguished Alumni Awards Stories

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