To: PDAD&C; Professional & Managerial Staff
From: Angela Hildyard, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity
Date: November 1, 2013
Re: Call for student, staff and faculty nominations for the Jus Memorial Human Rights Prize Award: Deadline is January 24.
Nomination forms are now available for the Ludwik and Estelle Jus Memorial Human Rights Prize Award.
The deadline for nomination submissions is Friday, January 24, 2014 at 4 p.m.
Submissions are to be sent to the attention of Rosalyn Figov, Director, Operations and Finance, Office of the Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity.
Information on application procedures and selection criteria is available here. Should you have any questions about the award, or the submission process, please contact your HR Divisional Office. Please note that support in preparing nominations is available to Division Heads.
About the Award
The Ludwik and Estelle (Stella) Jus Memorial Human Rights Prize was established in 1995 in memory of two Polish educators who risked their lives during the Holocaust to rescue Jewish people. They believed deeply in the moral value of human beings, irrespective of race, nationality, class or religion. The award is presented to a faculty, staff or student member of the University who has made a positive and lasting contribution to education and action against discrimination. Prize winners have included a wide variety individuals who have been recognized for their scholarship, personal service to others, or activities in support of the University’s commitment to the values of equal opportunity, equity and justice.
The award recipient will receive a prize of up to $1500 and will be honoured at the Awards of Excellence ceremony held in the spring of 2014.