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Faculty Awards

Recognizing excellence in graduate student mentorship

Graduate education is a complex process that demands exceptional commitment and attention to developing the skills graduate students need to excel in today’s world. To recognize excellence in this capacity at Ryerson University, the Yeates School of Graduate Studies established The YSGS Outstanding Contribution to Graduate Education Awards.

Each year, six awards are available for deserving candidates; one is allocated to a faculty member in each of Ryerson’s faculties. The award consists of a certificate and $2,000 which are presented to recipients at the annual Ryerson Awards Night, typically hosted in April of each year.

Nominations

For detailed information about the award, nomination and selection process, please visit external,Ryerson's Award and Recognition website.

Completed nomination packages are due Nov. 8, 2017.

Past recipients

Future Smart

The Future Smart program is designed to equip graduate students with the skills needed to transition into successful careers.

GRADTalks Lecture Series

The GRADTalks lecture series presents speakers from a range of fields to discuss the importance of graduate education in their professional experiences.