Celebrate Our Visionary Alumni

Watch the Arch Awards broadcast, which aired on Sept. 10 as part of Alumni Month!

Celebrate alumni who are changing the world with vision and purpose

The UCalgary Alumni Association is excited to present the 2020 Arch Award recipients, six bold alumni who inspire, inform and illuminate the world.

Dreamers, risk-takers, visionaries — these outstanding graduates are impacting the world by:

  • tackling challenging humanitarian issues;
  • improving and inspiring communities on campus and beyond;
  • advancing animal health and wellbeing; and
  • animating the entertainment sector and boosting the arts.

Watch the Arch Awards 2020 online broadcast to discover how curiosity, optimism and determination can — and is — building a brighter tomorrow.

Meet the 2020 Arch Award recipients:

Vicki Adams Willis, BFA’72

Vicki Adams Willis, BFA’72

Distinguished Alumni Award for Lifetime Achievement

Dr. Abdullah Saleh, BSc’05, MD

Dr. Abdullah Saleh, BSc’05, MD

International Career Achievement

Andrew Pearce, BSc’84, MSc’88

Andrew Pearce, BSc’84, MSc’88

Career Achievement Award

Dr. Ahmad Munawwar Helmi bin Salim, MD’10

Dr. Ahmad Munawwar Helmi bin Salim, MD’10

Community Commitment Award

Jeff LaFrenz, BSc (Eng)’85, MSc (Eng)’88

Jeff LaFrenz, BSc (Eng)’85, MSc (Eng)’88

Alumni Service Award

Daria Venkova, BSc’18, MBT’19

Daria Venkova, BSc’18, MBT’19

Early Career Achievement

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