2014 AAU Regional Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Educational Leadership

HALIFAX, NS – The Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU) has announced the recipients of the AAU’s regional awards for excellence in teaching and educational leadership.

The three AAU Teaching Award recipients for 2014 are: Dr. Ann Braithwaite, Department of Diversity and Social Justice, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PE; Dr. Martin Kutnowski, Department of Fine Arts, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB; and Dr. Peter MacIntyre, Department of Psychology, Cape Breton University, Sydney, NS.

AAU member universities are invited to submit nominations for the Teaching Awards program. The recipients are selected by the AAU's Coordinating Committee on Faculty Development.

Dr. Martin Kutnowski and Dr. Peter MacIntyre, each receive the Distinguished Teaching Award recognizing outstanding teaching over a number of years.

Dr. Ann Braithwaite receives the  Anne Marie MacKinnon Educational Leadership Award for a demonstrated commitment to the improvement of university teaching.

The AAU (www.atlanticuniversities.ca) represents the 16 universities in Atlantic Canada and the University of the West Indies. The AAU is an advocate for the important role Atlantic universities play in preparing future leaders of our communities, in path-breaking research and innovation and in contributing to the economic prosperity and quality of life of the Atlantic region.

(From Left to Right)
Dr. Gary Kachanoski, President, Memorial University; Dr. Peter MacIntyre, Cape Breton University; Dr. Martín Kutnowski, St. Thomas University; Dr. Ann Braithwaite, University of Prince Edward Island; Dr. Ramona Lumpkin, President, Mount Saint Vincent University, and Chair, Association of Atlantic Universities.

For further information, contact:
Corina Kent (902) 425-4230