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UTSC AccessAbility Awards

The Office of Student Affairs and Services in support of our UTSC AccessAbility Services are pleased to announce the creation of the AccessAbility Awards to celebrate members of the UTSC Campus Community who have demonstrated commitment and dedication to issues of accessibility on our campus.

We are currently inviting nominations for the following awards; Student Award; Faculty Award; Staff Award; Group Award (e.g., committee, club, campus group)

Contributions to increasing accessibility on campus may include, but are not limited to:

·    addressing attitudinal or policy barriers;

·    raising awareness about disability issues;

·    fostering accessible learning environments;

·    creating physically accessible spaces on campus.

Nominees may have made contributions in either the academic or co-curricular areas of campus life.

To complete a nomination, AccessAbility Awards 2007

The nature, extent, quality and impact of their contributions will be considered.  It is recommended that the nominee be notified of the nomination.

Each nomination package must include:

·    A completed nomination form (attached)

·    A cover letter from the nominator, outlining the ways in which the nominee has met the above criteria

·    2 letters of support from other members of the U of T community

·    For individuals: CV or resume of the nominee

·    For groups:  vision statement, mandate or brief history of the group

Nomination packages can be submitted electronically or in hard copy.  The preferred format for electronic submissions is Word.  For ease of reproduction, please submit hard copies on 8 ½ x 11 paper. 

Nomination packages can be submitted to: stuaff@utsc.utoronto.ca

Submission deadline is Monday, March 5, 2007 at 5 P.M. 

The Awards will be presented during the week of April 16-20, with more details to follow.

If you have any questions, please contact Student Affairs & Services at 416-208-4760 or

stuaff@utsc.utoronto.ca

Electronic copies of this form will soon be available as a button on the Current Students homepage off the UTSC page AccessAbility Awards 2007




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