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Betty Jane Hegerat, MSW’73, was awarded the Writers Guild of Alberta Golden Pen Award at the 2015 Alberta Book Awards. The WGA Golden Pen Award acknowledges the lifetime achievements of an outstanding Alberta writer.
Blake Brooker, BA’78, received the Order of Canada for his creative contributions to theatre in Alberta, notably as a co-founder of the One Yellow Rabbit theatre company.
Mary Rozsa de Coquet, BEd’79, DipED’88, LLD’06-Honourary, chairman and president of the Rozsa Foundation, received the Order of Canada on May 7, 2015, for promoting capacity-building and good management among arts organizations in Alberta.
Chris Roberts, MEDES’79, received the Faculty of Environmental Design’s inaugural Distinguished Contribution Award. The award recognizes individuals who are role models for future architects and who demonstrate leadership and commitment to the architecture program.
Peter Johnson, PhD’79, has published a new novel under his pen name, Peter Richard, titled The Vampire in Vancouver.