Congratulations to member Jo-ann Archibald Q'um Q'um Xiiem and UBC Emeritus Bob Hindmarch for receiving the Order of Canada appointment.
On December 27, 2018, UBC Emeriti Jo-ann Archibald Q'um Q'um Xiiem and Robert Hindmarch were appointed as Member of the Order of Canada.
Jo-ann Archibald Q'um Q'um Xiiem (Professor Emerita of Educational Studies) was appointed for her leadership in advancing Indigenous educational programs in Canadian elementary and university curricula.
Statement by Principal-elect, Don Fisher, about the establishment of the UBC Emeritus College
As the masthead makes clear, we now have our Emeritus College. The proposal to establish a college was approved by Senate last May and subsequently by the Board of Governors. The College became a formal entity on October 17th with the announcement by President Santa Ono at (......).
Submission for President's Award for Distinguished Service by UBC Emeriti NOW open
This will be the second year the President's Award for Distinguished Service will be offered to UBC Emeriti who have, since attaining UBC Emeritus status, displayed exceptional leadership in volunteer community service that benefits others in Canada or abroad.
The nomination form is now available. The submission deadline is: February 1, 2019.
Newsletter November 2018
The next newsletter will appear at the beginning of February 2019.