media release

Honouring four outstanding alumni Feb. 26

February 20, 2014

Caitlin Dawson, PAMR, 778.782.9543,


Simon Fraser University will honour four distinguished individuals at the Outstanding Alumni Awards’ 30th anniversary event on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver.

The annual awards were first introduced in 1983 and have become one of SFU’s most celebrated traditions. Those being recognized include:

  • Krista Guloien, BA ’04 (Criminology)—Athletic Achievement (Vancouver), Olympic Medallist, Women’s rowing;
  • Tim Martin, MA ’84 (Geography)—Public Service (Bogota, Colombia) Canadian Ambassador to Republic of Colombia;
  • Howard Sapers, BA ’80 (Criminology)—Public Service (Ottawa) Correctional Investigator, Federal Office of the Correctional Investigator;
  • Lance Uggla, BBA ’85—Professional Achievement (London, England)
    Co-Founder and CEO, Markit.

For recipients’ background and more on these awards see:

Simon Fraser University is consistently ranked among Canada's top comprehensive universities and is one of the top 50 universities in the world under 50 years old. With campuses in Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey, B.C., SFU engages actively with the community in its research and teaching, delivers almost 150 programs to more than 30,000 students, and has more than 125,000 alumni in 130 countries.


Simon Fraser University: Engaging Students. Engaging Research. Engaging Communities

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