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Award of Excellence presented to Dr. Amal Madibbo

The French-Canadian association of Alberta offered its 2014 Award of excellence on immigration to Dr. Amal Madibbo in recognition of her significant contributions to the understanding of diversity and the impacts of immigration on the Francophone communities of Alberta.

The French-Canadian association of Calgary nominated Dr. Madibbo for the award, and the French Newcomer Centre of Calgary and Francophone Association of Brooks seconded the nomination. In her award-reception speech at the Alberta Royal Museum in Edmonton, Dr. Madibbo conveyed her appreciation for the  Francophone communities and associations of Alberta as well as the University of Calgary for the significance it gives to the partnership between the university and the community.