Athabasca University Wins Marketing Award

Erin Stevenson, Manager, Marketing and Social Media accepting the award on behalf of the university.

Athabasca University is the recipient of the 2015 Marketer of the Year award, presented by the Athabasca District Chamber of Commerce.  The university attended the Business Award Gala held Thursday, October 22nd. Vice-president, Advancement, Dr. Pamela Walsh and Erin Stevenson, Manager of Marketing and Social Media, accepted the award on behalf of the university. A video about … [Read more...]

Double distinction for members of AU community receiving Alberta’s top honour

Fil Fraser, AU adjunct communications professor and one of the 2015 members of the Alberta Order of Excellence.

Former AU President Dr. Frits Pannekoek and adjunct Professor of Communications Fil Fraser are among eight Albertans to be honoured with the Alberta Order of Excellence — the highest accolade bestowed upon citizens in the province. Dr. Pannekoek was president of Athabasca University from 2005 through 2014 and is a scholar and tutor in Western Canadian history. He has also served … [Read more...]

GCAP Chair Wins Prestigious Teaching Award


Several of Dr. Paul Jerry’s students can be credited for their associate professor’s win of this year’s Psychologists' Association of Alberta (PAA) Excellence in Teaching Psychology award. As chair and program director, as well as a registered psychologist and associate professor at AU’s Graduate Centre for Applied Psychology (Faculty of Health Disciplines), Paul will officially … [Read more...]

Deadlines for scholarships May 15th


May 15th is the upcoming deadline to apply for some Athabasca University Student Awards, including a few new awards that are targeted to Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Nursing students and a bursary for single parents. The following scholarships have a May 15th application deadline: Albert & Pirkko Karvonen Environment Award Albert & Pirkko Karvonen … [Read more...]

Colin Reichle (MBA, 1997) receives AU Volunteer Service Award

Athabasca University Colin Reichle

Colin Reichle is a man who steps forward when a job needs to be done. This trait, which inspired him to give decades of service to his community and country, has earned him widespread respect and now also the 2014 AU Volunteer Service Award, presented to him in Edmonton on June 11. Learning, leading and volunteering The first person to enrol in AU’s MBA program, Reichle took … [Read more...]