Nov. 5, 2019

Nursing staffer honoured with University of Waterloo alumni award

Marc Hall received the 2019 University of Waterloo Faculty of Arts Young Alumni Achievement Award
Marc Hall University of Waterloo Award 2019
Marc Hall University of Waterloo Award 2019

Congratulations to Marc Hall, research associate in the Nursing Research Office, who recently received The Faculty of Arts Young Alumni Award from the University of Waterloo. He was presented with the award on Oct. 26 at UWaterloo's Fall 2019 convocation ceremony. 

From left, Dr. Sheila Ager, Dean of Arts; Dr. Ori Friedman, Professor; Hall and Dr. Heather Henderson, Professor and Psychology Chair at a dinner reception at University of Waterloo on Oct. 25.

The award recognizes Waterloo alumni who have made outstanding contributions in their professional field, in the community, and in public service within 10 years of graduation. Hall completed his Bachelor of Arts in psychology at the University of Waterloo in 2008.

Hall was awarded for his achievements in academia, volunteer leadership, fighting for LGBTQ+ rights, and sharing messages of inclusion and acceptance through the telling of his story with the documentary Prom Fight: The Marc Hall Story (2002), the made-for-TV movie Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story (2004) and recently with the new musical,The Louder We Get, that will premiere at Theatre Calgary in early 2020.

For more on the award, visit

Marc Hall UWaterloo Convocation

Hall and Dr. Feridun Hamdullahpur, University of Waterloo President and Vice-Chancellor on Oct. 26.