The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE) are seeking nominations for 1999 Canadian Professors of the Year.
Established in 1981, the award recognizes faculty for their achievements as teachers, particularly their dedication to undergraduate teaching.
Each award recipient will receive $5,000, a citation and national recognition.
Past winners of the award include Commerce Prof. Peter Frost.
Deadline for nominations is May 24. To receive copies of the nomination form contact Susie MacDonnell, CCAE National Office at (416) 410-2248 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the award, visit www.case.org/awards or www.stmarys.ca/partners/ccae/ccae.htm.
UBC's long-term commitment to energy and environmental efficiency has been recognized by B.C. Hydro. The university has been given a Power Smart Excellence Award for the creation of the UBC Sustainability Office and for the training of sustainability co-ordinators in each department on campus.
The mission of the office is broad and aimed at developing an economically viable and environmentally responsible campus through consideration of ecological, economic and social issues in strategic planning and development and operations.
For more information, including campus consumption meters, check the office's Web site at http://www.sustain.ubc.ca.