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UBC Okanagan Global | April 21, 2022

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2022 UBC Okanagan Teaching Excellence and Innovation Awards recipients

Dear colleagues,


UBC Okanagan is proud to celebrate outstanding and innovative teaching. Each year, we recognize exemplary role models who make a significant impact on the culture of teaching and learning on our campus with the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence and Innovation. This year, we are pleased to expand our award category to recognize the contributions of instructors holding limited-term appointments at UBC Okanagan.


Please join us in congratulating the 2022 award recipients:


2022 Teaching Excellence and Innovation Awards Recipients



Ayman Elnaggar, Associate Professor of Teaching, School of Engineering
Bowen Hui, Associate Professor of Teaching, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science
Firas Moosvi, Lecturer, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science
Mehran Shirazi, Lecturer, School of Engineering


Read more about our 2022 recipients.


We are also pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of the Provost’s Award for Teaching Assistants and Tutors, which recognizes exceptional undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants and tutors for their contributions to academic life at UBC Okanagan.


2022 recipients of the Provost Award for Teaching Assistants and Tutors


Cara Johnston, Student Learning Hub
Jesse Ghashti, Student Learning Hub
Megan Schroeder, Student Learning Hub
Mahmoud Sakr, School of Engineering
Negin Jalili, School of Engineering
Jacqueline Barnett, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science


Teaching Excellence Celebration


The campus community is invited to join us to recognize the achievements of UBC Okanagan teachers and mentors and celebrate our community of teaching excellence.


Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Time: 4:30 to 6 pm | Celebration followed by award presentations
Location: UBC Ballroom | UNC 200
RSVP: Register to attend the celebration


Congratulations to the 2022 teaching award recipients.




Rehan Sadiq
Provost and Vice-President, Academic pro tem
UBC Okanagan


Brad Wuetherick
Associate Provost, Academic Programs, Teaching and Learning
UBC Okanagan

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