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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Celebrate Teaching Awards

The Celebrate Teaching! Awards program highlights excellence in teaching, teaching innovation, and educational leadership at the university. The program acknowledges the impact instructors of all kinds have on our campus and our community.  

Updated November 27, 2020

The 2020-2021 Celebrate Teaching Awards will look a little different this year!

Due to various circumstances associated with COVID-19, we will be offering two (2) categories of teaching awards: Student Choice Award for Teaching and the Student Choice Award for Teaching Assistants. And, we'll be awarding one of each award per Faculty.

We'll post more information and deadlines mid-January 2021.

Stay safe!