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In honour of Narcisse (Tatsikiistamik “Middle Bull”) Blood

In honour of Narcisse (Tatsikiistamik “Middle Bull”) Blood

A highly respected member of the Blackfoot community and the Elder to the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Chapter of the University of Lethbridge Alumni Association, prominent Blackfoot filmmaker and former sessional instructor, Narcisse (Tatsikiistamik “Middle Bull”)...

In memory of Alan W. Bell

In memory of Alan W. Bell

Mr. Alan. W. Bell was a practicing chartered accountant who enjoyed a long association with the Board of the University of Lethbridge during its formative years and made a unique contribution ot the financial phase of the Universitys development. Mr. Bell was...

In memory of Alex Close

In memory of Alex Close

Alex Close served as a system support specialist at the University of Lethbridge. He will always be remembered as a dedicated and loyal member of the University Family. His love of people shaped his life and motivated others. Alex passed away on April 18, 2005.

In memory of Andrea Block

In memory of Andrea Block

This award was established through a bequest from Dorothy Lundstad in memory of her mother Andrea Block.

In memory of Anna Elgby

In memory of Anna Elgby

This award is in memory of Anna Elgby, a third year nursing student who lived life with great passion. Anna was the embodiment of what a nurse should be; thoughtful, compassionate and a true humanitarian caring for all those who entered her life.

In memory of Deb Steacy

In memory of Deb Steacy

Deb Steacy was a long-time booster club member and volunteer coordinator for Operation Red Nose. She passed away suddenly in April 2014 at the age of 58. Having been a successful CIAU varsity athlete herself, Steacy understood the value of being a student-athlete....

In memory of Donna Vreeken

In memory of Donna Vreeken

This award is established in memory of Donna Vreeken who passed away suddenly in 1995. Donna was committed to the nursing profession and had a compassion for her patients and a dedication to quality care-giving. She was a devoted mother, wife, sister, daughter and...

In memory of Doug Thompson

In memory of Doug Thompson

This award was set up by Constance Sheriff and Dr. John Sheriff and honours the memory of Doug Thompson, Constance’s father, who dedicated his life to teaching. George Douglas Thompson spent 33 years teaching history at the only high school in Wallaceburg, Ont as a...

In memory of Dr. Dieter Mueller

In memory of Dr. Dieter Mueller

In 1977 this award was established by the Department of History in memory of their late colleague, Dr. Dieter Mueller.

In memory of Dr. Johan Dormaar

In memory of Dr. Johan Dormaar

Dr. Johan Dormaar, B.S.A., PhD., received an Honourary Doctorate of Science from the University of Lethbridge in 1991. In 2011, when he passed away, Judi Dormaar and her brothers established a Scholarship in his name for the University of Lethbridge Geography...

In memory of Dr. Wilma Winter

In memory of Dr. Wilma Winter

Established in honour of Dr. Winter, a founding member of the University of Lethbridge and professor emeritus. Winter obtained a Bachelor of Education at the University of Alberta and a Master of Education and a Doctorate of Education at the University of Oregon...

In memory of Eli de Guzman

In memory of Eli de Guzman

Created in loving memory of Eli de Guzman, a graduate of the U of L and a proud founding member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity who passed away tragically in July, 2009. Elijah ‘Eli’ de Guzman passed away at the age of 27 years in Lethbridge. He had been at the Old Man...

In memory of Florence Ruff

In memory of Florence Ruff

The Ruff family are dedicating this award in memory of Florence Ruff who passed away in 1998.

In memory of George and Alice (Anderson) Hummel

In memory of George and Alice (Anderson) Hummel

Established by Ruth Hummel, Eleanor (Hummel) Smith and Bernie Hummel, to honor the memory of their parents, lifelong Albertans, George and Alice (Anderson) Hummel, who had a longstanding interest in the CCBN research at the UofL. The release of the first award was in...

In memory of Jan Tait

In memory of Jan Tait

Jan Tait, with her husband Logan, were the first chairs of the Festival of Art and Song at the University of Lethbridge. Jan’s commitment to fulfilling her duties as chair and promoting this cultural event were epitomized by her unfailing support, even as she...

In memory of Kalen Brown

In memory of Kalen Brown

Kalen Brown was a bright and beautiful boy, confident, optimistic and full of promise. In June of 1994, when he was 14 years old, Kalen was diagnosed with a form of bone cancer called Ewings Sarcoma. He fought a brave and uncomplaining fight, never losing his...

In memory of Karyn Yamagishi.

In memory of Karyn Yamagishi.

Endowed by the Yamagishi Family, in loving memory of Karyn Yamagishi. Karyn attended the French Immersion program at Agnes Davidson Elementary School, Gilbert Paterson Junior High, Lethbridge Collegiate Institute, and the University of Lethbridge. Her first public...

In memory of Lenna Greer

In memory of Lenna Greer

Lenna, beloved spouse of Linda Rawbon, of Lethbridge, passed away on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at the age of 64 years. Lenna enjoyed a full career working in the health industry. She owned her own business as a Massage Therapist. Following this, Lenna was the...

In memory of Mat Hanrahan

In memory of Mat Hanrahan

Mat Hanrahan, a thoughtful and soft-spoken man, is remembered for his wisdom and dedication to the well-being and education of children, particularly First Nations and Métis youth.

In memory of Morley Tanner

In memory of Morley Tanner

Mr. Morley Tanner, as a practicing chartered accountant, was privileged to be the Lethbridge and District Charman of the Three Alberta Universities Capital Fund Committee and during the year 1969 organized the campaign in Lethbridge and District area of the province...

In memory of Richard Martin Howell

In memory of Richard Martin Howell

This award has been set up by the family of Richard Martin Howell, in memory of Mr. Howell and to acknowledge that many of his descendants have chosen the University of Lethbridge and its management program for their post-secondary education.

In memory of Ryan Imbach

In memory of Ryan Imbach

This award was established in 1986 to honour the memory of Ryan Imbach who passed away in October 1985 at the age of 7.

In memory of Shane Gartshore

In memory of Shane Gartshore

Shane Gartshore was a smart, funny, interesting guy who loved computer science, sci-fi, cats, and sometimes people. Shane graduated with honors from Brooks Composite High School, and went on to receive a Bachelor degree in computer sciences from the University of...

In memory of Tom Lavers

In memory of Tom Lavers

Leslie, Alyson and Daphne Lavers would like to honor their father Tom Lavers who had a life-long love of music. Tom Lavers was a talented classical pianist and operatic vocalist. He was a past conductor of the Lethbridge Symphony Chorus.

Jim Miller

Jim Miller

Jim Miller is a retired soil scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Lethbridge, and has a Ph.D. in Soil Science from the University of Alberta. Although not an alumni of the University of Lethbridge, he is a strong supporter of the U of L. Jim joined...

John Hamilton

John Hamilton

John Hamilton was a dear friend and colleague from the beginning of the University. This award was established at John’s request, following his death in 1975.

Kathy Pierzchala

Kathy Pierzchala

Kathy Pierzchala, retired nurse and long-time Lethbridge resident, established this bursary to encourage students to pursue the rewarding profession of nursing.

Kevin and Kathy Nugent

Kevin and Kathy Nugent

This award is established by Kevin and Kathy Nugent and their family in order to support Aboriginal students in achieving their educational goals.

Larissa Featherstone

Larissa Featherstone

Larissa Featherstone, a UofL Management alumnus, established this award with her family to reward emerging leaders and to encourage those who plan to use their leadership skills to make a difference for others.

Lloyd Simpson and Robert Simpson

Lloyd Simpson and Robert Simpson

Lloyd Simpson was born in Cardston and Robert Simpson was born in Boundary Creek in the mid 1920’s. The Simpson Markinch Ranch has been in operation in southern Alberta since about 1913.