|Lisa "official" UCQ photo from Public Affairs|
The Dean also gave out the 2013 U Make A Difference awards. These are a big deal at the main campus of University of Calgary in Canada. This is the first year that UCQ has done their own awards.
Here is the Dean's summary of what Lisa's co-workers said in their nomination:
Lisa is often the course lead and is extremely busy but she is always extremely supportive throughout the term as a mentor and role model. She really helped me increase my skill and confidence in a critical time: my first semester. She is willing to face difficult situations and assumes responsibility for making difficult decisions. Lisa was able to give constructive criticism without being too critical. She is a pleasure to work with, being quick to joke, smile and laugh. For her students she does extensive prep work and creative supplementary materials to assist learning. Her dedication to her craft is admirable and I am always amazed at the efforts she gives to creating an excellent learning environment for her students. Lisa is an outstanding role model, mentor, and teacher who contributes to a better teaching and learning environment at UCQ.