Hilary Rourke,Linda Dennison (wife of John D. Dennison)Alisa Webb

2016 Program

The 2016 BCCAT Transfer Award Winners were celebrated at the 2016 Joint Annual Meeting. Thank you to all those who participated and to all our champions of the BC Transfer System!



Rising Star


Alisa Webb

Alisa Webb, Associate Dean of Students, College of the Arts, UFV

Dr. Webb has significantly improved approaches to articulation at UFV and...ensures maximum recognition of student learning, focuses on clear language, and ensures a multilevel approach.

- Jacqueline Nolte, Dean of Arts, UFV



Transfer & Articulation Community Award


Hilary Rourke

Hilary Rourke, nstructor, Adult Basic Education & Articulation Steering Committee, Douglas College

Hilary Rourke has been an integral part of the articulation process since its inception. Her diligence and enthusiasm for the committee was always felt, and it meant the whole committee worked hard for the betterment of ABE in the province.

- Mary Shier, Instructor, ABE, College of the Rockies


Leadership Award


Lesley Andres

Lesley Andres, Professor, Educational Studies, UBC

She is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge that supports the continued development of the post-secondary system in BC and Canada.<

- Katherine Sutherland, Special Advisor to the Provost, TRU



Frank Gelin Lifetime Achievement Award


John D. Dennison

John D. Dennison, (1929-2016), BCCAT Co-Chair (1993-1999), and Professor Emeritus, Administrative, Higher Education, UBC

BCCAT and the extended network of professional colleagues that facilitate the BC Transfer System have lost an historic figure. Dr. Dennison made extraordinary contributions to the development of the BC post-secondary system throughout his career. He played a key role in the development of BC's articulation committee network, transfer credit practices and policy, and transfer student performance research. Learn more.

- Robert Fleming, Executive Director, BCCAT