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UM President Dr. Michael Benarroch with the 2022 Indigenous Awards of Excellence honourees.

Honouring our Indigenous Campus Community: Call for Nominations

Nominations for 'Honouring Our Indigenous Campus Community' (formerly the Indigenous Awards of Excellence) are now open

The Indigenous Awards of Excellence have evolved to better represent the diverse gifts of the Indigenous students, staff and faculty on UM campuses. In place of award categories, criteria have been expanded to ensure that anyone deserving of recognition can be nominated; and the recognition ceremony has been renamed Honouring Our Indigenous Campus Community. Learn more about the call for nominations.

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