EAA Honours and Awards
Engineering Alumni MedalFirst awarded in 1939, the Engineering Alumni Medal is the highest honour awarded by the Engineering Alumni Association. High achievement is the common thread that links past recipients of this Medal. In their diverse careers, these individuals have demonstrated superior accomplishments and have responded with flair and excellence to the challenges they have faced. They are outstanding role models for Engineering students.
Hall of DistinctionThe Hall of Distinction is an assembly of extraordinary alumni, selected for membership by their peers for their lifelong accomplishments. These are graduates whose performances have ultimately defined what is most exemplary in our graduates and in our profession. The careers of the members stand as examples and add a sense of reality to the aspirations of successive generations of Engineering students. Located in the Sandford Fleming Building, the Hall is a familiar daily presence in the lives of students and is often visited by alumni and their families.
2T5 Mid-Career Achievement AwardSince 1975, the Class of 2T5 annually presents the 2T5 Mid-Career Achievement Award to a member of the Engineering class celebrating 25 years since graduation. This Award recognizes a graduate who has earned respect within the profession as well as the broader Canadian community and who has already attained significant achievement and exhibits promise of further contributions.
The 7T6 Early Career AwardThe Class of 7T6 annually presents the 7T6 Early Career Award to a member of a class celebrating 10 years since graduation. The Award is presented to an individual who is distinguished in their profession, community, university and other related fields. This year, the Class of 9T8 was called upon to select one of its members to receive this award.
The Malcolm F. McGrath Alumni Achievement AwardNamed in honour of Malcolm McGrath on his retirement as Assistant Dean - Alumni Liaison, this Award recognizes contributions of personal service to the Faculty, the University or to the community. Malcolm McGrath was the first Assistant Dean responsible for alumni affairs and development in the Faculty. Among his many accomplishments are the growth of the Annual Fund, the Engineering Open House, the introduction of the Skule™ Stage Band and the establishment of the GRADitude Campaign.
The L.E. (Ted) Jones Award of DistinctionThis Award was established to acknowledge the contributions of Professor Emeritus L.E. (Ted) Jones and is in recognition of the contributions over his long and distinguised career, to students, alumni and the Faculty. It also pays tribute to his continuing support and dedication to the Engineering Society and the Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) of the University of Toronto. The Award endorses Ted's great appreciation of the arts and his love of music.