Nominations now open for the Atlantic Veterinary College's 2022 Green Hat Award

The Atlantic Veterinary College is seeking nominations for the 2022 Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award.
| Atlantic Veterinary College
Rachel Cutcliffe
Donald and Reg MacDonald, recipients of AVC's 2019 Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award.
Donald and Reg MacDonald, recipients of AVC's 2019 Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award.

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award.  

Established in 2000, the award recognizes individuals who have played a direct role in the growth of the AVC and who have supported the College’s vision, reputation, and continued success. It is the greatest honour bestowed by the AVC.

The award is named for the Honourable Eugene F. Whelan, Minister of Agriculture for Canada (1972-79 and 1980-84), who played a central role in the development and establishment of the Atlantic Veterinary College.  

Anyone may submit a nomination. This award primarily acknowledges external stakeholders; however, retired faculty and staff members of AVC may be eligible for this award. Active faculty and staff members are not considered eligible. Completed nominations must be received by October 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

If you are interested in learning more about this award, past award winners, and the terms of reference, or downloading a nomination form, please visit: https://www.upei.ca/avc/about/awards-and-honours.

The nomination form and letter of support (nomination package) can be mailed to:

Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award
c/o Dean’s Office
Atlantic Veterinary College
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PEI
C1A 4P3

Or send the full nomination package to:

avcspecialevents@upei.ca

Media Contact

Rachel Cutcliffe
External Engagement Officer
Atlantic Veterinary College
902-566-6786

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