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Alumni: Giving U of T more reasons to be proud


Arbor Award 2009 recipients

Atkins, Ann

Ann Atkins, together with fellow Arbor Award winner Jim Dunn, is a longstanding member of Later Life Learning (LLL), a non-profit organization run al...

Barnett-Cowan, Bruce

For almost 20 years, Bruce Barnett-Cowan has provided thoughtful contributions and leadership to almost every aspect of Trinity College. Bruce was a ...

Barnicke, Joseph J.

For more than two decades, Joseph J. Barnicke has served on the finance committee at the University of St. Michael’s College. He has played a pivotal...

Barron, J. Christoper

J. Christopher Barron has been an exemplary volunteer for the University of Toronto. For many years, Christopher was chair of the President's investm...

Bellows, Byron

Byron Bellows has served as an important volunteer and friend of the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing for many years. In his volunteer role,...

Blackstein, Bernard (Bernie)

A member of the Senior Alumni Association since 2003, Bernie Blackstein is known for his enthusiasm, persistence and success in applying his professi...

Brownrigg, Michelle

Michelle Brownrigg has been involved with the Varsity Blues volleyball program for 20 years, first as a player and then as the team's sport psycholog...

Christie, Glenn

Glenn Christie is an enthusiastic and passionate volunteer for Woodsworth College. Each year, he demonstrates his commitment to Woodsworth by partici...

Clewes, Peter

Since 2001, Peter Clewes has served as an important friend and advisor to the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design. Peter a...

Colangelo, Joseph

Joseph Colangelo has been a committed volunteer at the Faculty of Law. As a past president of the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto, he worked with Pro...

Connelly, Gerry

Gerry Connelly has committed her time, experience and leadership ability to the Dean’s Advisory Board at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Educati...

Cowan, Dr. Donald

Dr. Donald Cowan personifies volunteerism. He has participated in more than 60 committees at the Faculty of Medicine and its partner hospitals. Donal...

Dale, Anne

Anne Dale studied at U of T’s Faculty of Dentistry at a time when there were few women studying in this field. She became a role model for women in d...

Dale, Jack

Retired dentistry professor Jack Dale was a favourite of the many students he taught and mentored. Jack has carried on that dedication since his reti...

Davies, Anton

Anton Davies is a triple graduate of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering’s mechanical and industrial engineering department. A founding me...

Ducharme, The Honourable Mr. Justice J. Todd

The Honourable Mr. Justice J. Todd Ducharme has served in a variety of volunteer roles at the Faculty of Law. He was a key organizer of his class reu...

Dunn, Jim

Jim Dunn, together with fellow Arbor Award winner Ann Atkins, is a longstanding member of Later Life Learning (LLL), a non-profit organization run al...

Egoyan, Atom

Atom Egoyan dedicates countless hours of mentorship and guidance to the students of Innis College. A guest lecturer in Innis’ Cinema Studies courses,...

Elliott, Tobin

For the past two years, Tobin Elliott has dedicated his time at events for the University of Toronto Scarborough’s co-op management program. He helpe...

Fehr, Kevin

Kevin Fehr, a 1970 graduate of St. Michael’s College, is an active cheerleader of the Master of Biotechnology Program at the University of Toronto at...

Feraday, M. Daniel

Dan Feraday is one of the most successful quarterbacks in Varsity Blues football history. Named to the All Century Team and a member of U of T’s Spor...

Ferguson , Michele

Michele Ferguson has been an enthusiastic participant in a variety of events at Woodsworth College. She has volunteered for the Woodsworth College C...

Giffen, J. Ian

Ian Giffen's commitment to the students of the Transitional Year Programme is exemplary, based in a strong desire to help these students achieve the...

Gillies, Donald

Donald Gillies plays a key leadership role for the Emmanuel College Class of 1959. He has organized regular reunion celebrations for his classmates ...

Goldring, Blake

Blake Goldring’s volunteerism has had a lasting impact across the university. Together with his family, Blake helped to establish the Goldring Centre...

Goodfellow, Byron (Ike)

Byron (Ike) Goodfellow is a model of leadership, volunteerism and generosity. His involvement with the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering goe...

Higgins, Andy

Andy Higgins' passion for coaching and mentoring is palpable, as is his commitment to track and field at the University of Toronto. Andy left an inde...

Hill, Betty

One of the first women to graduate from the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering’s chemical engineering department, Betty Hill has been a mento...

Honderich, John

John Honderich has been instrumental in the development of a special internship program at New College. The program provides emerging journalists fro...

Jeffrey, Cynthia

Cynthia Jeffrey has volunteered with the Senior Alumni Association’s volunteer program (SAV) since 1991. She has been a tremendous resource, helping ...

Kaufman, Miriam

For over ten years, Miriam Kaufman has been a member of the advisory board of the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at University Co...

Kearns, Carolyn

Carolyn Kearns has been an active volunteer at Trinity College for several years. She has been the parent representative on the college's development...

Kwan, Garry

Garry Kwan has been a dedicated and loyal volunteer for the University of Toronto Mississauga. He has held several positions on the University of Tor...

Lane, Dennis

Dennis Lane has shown unwavering volunteer commitment to Victoria College for over 50 years. Dennis was a member of the Board of Regents of Victoria ...

Levine, Michael

Michael Levine is an important advisor to the University of Toronto. A graduate of University College and the Faculty of Law, Michael has provided in...

Lisi, Nick

For the past five years, Nick Lisi has been an enthusiastic participant in the Woodsworth College Career Mentorship Luncheon Series. Each year, he ho...

Little, Derek J.W.

Derek J.W. Little was an original member of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering’s Class of 1953 executive committee—and he’s still going ...

Luty, Diane

Diane Luty has been a valuable member of the Alumni Association of Woodsworth College, elected as Vice-President and then President. While holding th...

Lysnes, Claire

Since graduating from the Faculty of Information five years ago, Claire Lysnes has been an active alumna. She was the first president of the faculty...

Mackinnon, Moyra

Moyra Mackinnon has volunteered through the Senior Alumni Association’s volunteer program (SAV) since 1994. For 13 years, she volunteered regularly a...

Martini, Orlando

For more than 50 years, Orlando Martini has been an active and dedicated volunteer with the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering’s civil engine...

McPherson , Pamela (Matthews)

Pamela (Matthews) McPherson is a loyal graduate of Victoria College—she rarely misses an opportunity to attend a college event. Pamela just finished ...

Monro, H. Alexander (Alec)

For fifty years, H. Alexander (Alec) Monro has been a passionate volunteer in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. He has been the glue th...

Moore, Roger

For more than 20 years, Roger Moore has been a committed ambassador for the Faculty of Music, attending countless performances and helping promote ...

Morneau, Frank

Frank Morneau is one of the University of St. Michael’s College’s most respected volunteers. Frank’s initial involvement as a member of the college’s...

Ng, Chris

For more than six years, Chris Ng has worked with New College’s administration and faculty on establishing a profile for Buddhist studies at the Univ...

Norman IBVM, Sister Marion

A member of one of the religious congregations that created St. Michael's College, Sister Marion Norman dedicated more than seven decades of her life...

Oxtoby, David

For more than seven years, David Oxtoby has given his time as a member of the Governing Council's Audit Committee and Business Board. He has contri...

Peers, Frank

Writer and faculty member Frank Peers has dedicated his life has to educating students and fellow Canadians about Canadian public affairs. In 1966, F...

Pollitt, Donovan

In just five years since he graduated from the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, Donovan Pollitt has devoted countless hours of volunteer t...

Posarac, Lilly

Lilly Posarac has provided countless undergraduate computer science students with career advice, offering a candid look at life after university. Pro...

Ragwen, Devin

Devin Ragwen has been a valuable addition to the Executive Committee of the University of Toronto Scarborough Alumni Association (UTSAA) since 2003. ...

Russell, Peter

University Professor Emeritus Peter Russell, a graduate of the Faculty of Arts and Science, has been an advocate for retired U of T faculty and libra...

Sauriol, Mary

Mary Sauriol has dedicated countless hours as a volunteer for the Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy. Mar...

Simpson, Maureen

Maureen Simpson has been a committed and energetic volunteer whose work has had a direct impact on U of T’s Governing Council. She served for four y...

Sisam, David

David Sisam has served as a tremendous resource to the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design over many years. As an alumnus,...

Smith, Al

Al Smith has attended a variety of University of Toronto Mississauga events for many years. Recently, he decided to make a meaningful difference by b...

Sullivan, Michael

Since graduating from the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Michael Sullivan has shown tremendous leadership and dedication through his volunt...

Sutherland, Nancy (Caldecott)

For over 25 years, Nancy (Caldecott) Sutherland has loyally served Victoria College. Her most recent volunteer role has been as one of Victoria’s rep...

Szeto, Mathew

Mathew Szeto’s volunteer commitment to the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering is reflected in the time and guidance he has provided potential...

Taylor, Lin

Lin Taylor’s deep affection for Victoria College developed in her undergraduate years in residence at Annesley Hall and Margaret Addison Hall, where ...

Taylor, Steven

As a student at the University of Toronto Mississauga, Steven Taylor was a dedicated volunteer and he has continued that commitment as an alumnus. He...

Thompson, Ed

Ed Thompson has contributed his time and energy to the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) Alumni Association. Ed joined the executive ...

van Monsjou , Johan J. (Hans)

Hans van Monsjou is one of those alumni who graduated, but never strayed far from the University of Toronto Mississauga campus. Hans helped establish...

Waugh, Stuart

Stuart Waugh is a double graduate of the University of Toronto. He obtained a BA from Trinity College in 1989 and a law degree in 1992. For the past ...

West, Rob

Rob West has turned a passion for the performing arts into countless hours of volunteerism for the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. For 36...

Williams, Steven

Since his student days at the University of St. Michael’s College, Steven Williams has shown leadership and dedication. He joined the University of S...

Wojcinski, Helen

Since graduating from the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering’s civil engineering department, Helen Wojcinski has given back to students in a ...

Wojtak, Anne

Since graduating from the Faculty of Medicine in 1994, Anne has provided tremendous and transformative support and leadership to the Department of ...

Please note that the Alumni website does not include a comprehensive list of names, photographs, and/or citations for all Arbor Award, Award of Excellence, and Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award recipients. We are in the process of digitizing our historic award data and appreciate your patience during this process. Although we strive to ensure the information on the website is accurate, errors may occasionally occur. Please inform us of any inaccuracies by emailing us at support@alumni.utoronto.ca.