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Alumni: Giving U of T more reasons to be proud


Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award 2012 recipients

Accardo, Angela

Angela repeatedly displayed her willingness to “go beyond the call of duty” during her tenure at St. Michael’s College. As a Loretto College Don, she...

Acquaye, Jessica

Jessica has facilitated student leadership events and has represented the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education with such organizations as th...

Aguiar, Valerie

Valerie’s extracurricular activity has been key to her personal growth, helping more than 200 first year Management students at U of T Scarborough, b...

Al-Abdul-Wahid, Sameer

Sameer has won many academic awards on this path to a PhD program in Chemistry but has found time for extensive volunteer work on councils and commit...

Alfonsi, Jeffrey

From organizing Faculty of Medicine orientation events to creating Neurology Apps for iPhones to volunteering as a production manager for Toronto Not...

Alim, Ishraq

Through the Muslim Students’ Association, Ishraq has encouraged multi-faith leadership on issues of poverty and international development and has hel...

Allana, Amir

As President of Engineers Without Borders at U of T, Amir has been involved in key issues such as international development and poverty, and played a...

Anderson, Conor

Conor is a selfless volunteer, and a friend and mentor to many U of T Scarborough students. He played a cornerstone role in the co-ordination of Inte...

Arrigo, Nicholas

An accomplished musician, Nick is President of the Music Committee at Hart House and also represents the Committee on the Board of Stewards. As an e...

Aryee, Edna

In addition to launching the Touch Africa Book Project, Edna has been the president of the International Students’ Association at OISE where she orga...

Atri, Sima

In addition to serving on several key student organizations, Sima has also driven new initiatives, including a chapter of Students Offering Support. ...

Austin, Renatta

Since beginning law school in 2009, Renatta has dedicated herself to “Law in Action Within Schools,” an outreach program for high school students who...

Aversa, Theresa

Theresa is working full-time while pursuing her degree at Woodsworth College, where she has a strong influence on student life. She is a mentor in th...

Azzarello, Stephanie

Through her work on the Hart House Art Acquisition Subcommittee, Stephanie distinguished herself as a passionate and extraordinarily focused student....

Bagheri, Banafsheh

Banni has been deeply involved with the UC community. As Orientation Leader and My Definition Leader, she has helped to make first year students feel...

Bang, Elizabeth

An Environmental Education Coordinator as well as residence Don at U of T Mississauga, Elizabeth has promoted green living in residence as well as he...

Banh, Jennifer

Jennifer’s enthusiasm for Victoria College is infectious. An active member of the Orientation Executive, she organized social events, conducted tours...

Baranow, Victoria

As President of the Master of Information Student Council, Victoria has collaborated on a major fundraising and awareness campaign for mental health,...

Basinger, Justin

JUSTIN BASINGER Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Indigenous Law Journal, Justin is a member of the Aboriginal Law Students’ Association, as well as a lead...

Baskaran, Aiswarya

Aiswarya has discovered you can change the world one person at a time, and has demonstrated this through her passion for conservation, volunteering a...

Bearor, Margaret

As President of the New College Student Council, Meg has demonstrated great leadership and innovation in her interaction with the College’s students ...

Biasutti, Nickolaus

NICKOLAUS BIASUTTI A life sciences major, Nick volunteered as a Peer Health Educator and channelled his personal enthusiasm for running into a lear...

Bruce-Lockhart, Katherine

Katherine is an exemplary student whose interest in social justice extends across U of T campus and beyond. Her articles have appeared in mainstream ...

Campbell, James

As President of the Physical Therapy Student Council, James has demonstrated leadership and dedication to his peers. He also organized several charit...

Chen, Chris

Chris’s volunteer performance is both musical and mystical. He’s a co-ordinator of the New Frontier Series hosted by the Graduate Student Association...

Chen, Dong-Ling

President of the Student Teachers’ Union at OISE, Dong-Ling has established a reputation as a bridge builder, committed to working with marginalized ...

Chen, Michelle

As founder and chair of the Social Change and Youth Challenge, Michelle organized a two-day conference to educate young people about the complexities...

Chen, Simon

Simon has been immersed in university life since his first year at Trinity College. He was a first-year representative in the Chemistry Students Unio...

Cheng, Janice

Janice piloted the EWB Volunteer Program, which recruited more than 60 students to commit to a minimum of 10 hours of volunteer work with Engineers W...

Cheung, David

As President of the Engineering Society David represents 4,800 students and helps administer a budget of more than $1 million. He spearheaded the dev...

Chouhan, Kishan

Kishan serves on the U of T Students’ Union as the Faculty of Music Liaison. She is also Co-President of the South Asian Alliance and the choreograph...

Chow, Jennifer Grace

Jennifer’s contributions to New College are numerous and significant. As an Orientation Co-ordinator, Jennifer graciously welcomed more than 600 new ...

Chow, Stephanie

As Chair of the Industrial Engineering Club, Stephanie oversees all academic, social and professional events run by the club. As a volunteer she help...

Colasanto, Marlena

Marlena has devoted her time and talent to an array of activities and initiatives that benefit U of T and the broader Toronto community. She has demo...

Cusimano, Salvator

Salvator co-edits the Attaché Journal of International Affairs and co-chairs the Mosaic Institute working group on cultural diversity at U of T. Pres...

Dahme, Harrison

Whether serving as Woodsworth College Student Association Director for part-time students, mentoring first-year students, writing and editing for The...

Davy, Kenneth

After 25 years in industry Ken returned to school at U of T to study history. He has been a mentor for Woodsworth College students and a member of th...

Dejnicka, Karolina

Karolina has engaged in a diverse range of activities during her time at Victoria College. She took an active role in student government, directed th...

Dickinson, Adam

As a student of international development at U of T Scarborough, Adam has found that his most important lessons have been learned through community e...

Dugani, Sagar

Sagar’s commitment to student life and his concern for Toronto’s marginalized populations is both remarkable and inspirational. As MD/PhD class co-p...

Duncan, Markus

Mark works to promote healthy active living on campus through developing a student-run health club and through his participation with the Victoria Co...

Dunn, Adanya

A Voice Performance student and award-winning vocalist, Adanya has performed at nursing homes, hospitals, veterans’ wards and benefits since 2008. A ...

Dunstan, Jane

Jane is known for her strong leadership and enthusiasm for issues related to student life and the LGBT community. Her advocacy led to curriculum refo...

Durlik, Damian

Damian’s motto of “getting involved, taking risks and being committed” is exemplified by his many activities, including Ombudsman for the Engineering...

Ebejer, Joanna

Joanna is passionate about “making a difference” and during her time at U of T she has made outstanding contributions to St. Michael’s College and th...

Eggenberger, Martha

President of the Graduate Business Council, Martha has helped enrich the learning experience at Rotman. A member of several student clubs, she is a D...

Ekhtiari, Sepehr

Co-President of the Physical & Health Education Athletic Association, Seper facilitates intramural participation, organizes an annual sports tourname...

El Masri, Noor

This Trinity College student has a long history of giving back. Her leadership was key to the success of the Rotman Commerce Consulting Association’s...

El-Houni, Aliah

Aliah champions a diverse range of social issues and motivates fellow students to similarly engage in outreach and awareness initiatives. As co-Chair...

Erhiawarien, Beulah

Beulah has actively encouraged social and academic skills through the IMANI Mentorship program at U of T Scarborough and initiated Art of Change, an ...

Etarsky, Daniel

As the Vice-President of Financial Affairs for the Woodsworth College Student Association, a peer mentor in the First Year Learning Communities and t...

Eugene, Nadine

A part-time Master of Finance student with a full-time job, Nadine has found time for outstanding volunteer service. As Class Representative, she has...

Falcioni, Bryan

Vice-President of the Undergraduate Pharmacy Society, Bryan co-founded the Ontario Pharmacy Students’ Integrative Summit, a collaborative learning in...

Fernick, Jennifer Katherine

Jennifer serves as Internal Liaison for the Computer Science Students’ Union, and is the Co-Founder and V-P Social of the Undergraduate Women in Comp...

Ferrari, Manuela

During her graduate training at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Manuela has made significant contributions to scholarship and to community li...

Foalea, Ina

Ina has worked as a Residence Don at the U of T Mississauga and chaired the Be the Change Diversity Task Committee. In the latter capacity she partic...

Gallimore, Gillian

Gillian is leading others to make a difference in the world by participating in a range of extra-curricular activities, including being president of ...

Garden-Smith, Shannon

In addition to her work as curator and organizer of the Trinity College Art Show, Shannon has been president of the Fine Arts Student Union, a member...

Gardhouse, Sarah

Founder of the Nursing Mentorship Program, Sarah has put second year students in touch with 85 incoming students. She is also the second-year represe...

Gavrilov, Zoya

As founder and leader of the Undergraduate Artificial Intelligence Group, Zoya coordinated with professors to organize U of T’s first-ever Artificial...

Goldberg, David Alan

David Goldberg developed Doc-Talk at OISE, a program of informal addresses to graduate students by a professor concerning a specific methodology. Thi...

Goldy-Bazos, Faith

A Trinity College student, Faith is equally committed to the wider U of T community. She has been co-editor-in-chief of the Political Science Journal...

Gopaul, Bryan

Bryan Gopaul has developed orientation programming for new students at OISE while pursuing a PhD on the socialization of doctoral students. He has se...

Goyal, Divya

Divya has served as president of the Global Business Association and on the Recruitment and Admissions Student Advisory Group. This accomplished Boll...

Grewal, Dilpreet

Engaging commuter students in campus life is an ongoing challenge; however, it is one that Dilpreet tackled head on. As Commuter Director for the New...

Guha, Daipayan

Daipayan has applied his keen editorial skills to Neurosurgery Toronto Notes and the U of T Medical Journal. He has also displayed remarkable leaders...

Guo, Ming Hao

A biology specialist at U of T Mississauga, Ming Hao has worked as a Peer Academic Leader for Life Sciences students and volunteered at the Princess ...

Gupta, Pranay

Pranay has taken a number of voluntary roles at the Rotman School of Management. As the President of Engineers in Management Club he introduced and o...

Gupta, Tanya

Tanya’s volunteer work at U of T Scarborough includes mentorship of new students, guiding them on campus tours and assisting fellow students through ...

Gupta, Tulika

Tulika has organized Women in Science & Engineering workshops dealing with scholarships and, working with Engineers without Borders, she has educated...

Guthrie, Avery

A Master of Architecture who also holds an MA in History from U of T, Avery Guthrie is head TA for two introductory architecture courses at the Facul...

Hajiha, Mohammad

Mohammad co-founded the highly-regarded Saturday Tutoring Program at UTM. He recruited Medical Academy of Mississauga students to volunteer their tim...

Hakak, Tanzeel

Tanzeel has served as a volunteer research assistant at the Munk School of Global Affairs and has worked with Oxfam at U of T as communications direc...

Harjono, Johan

Johan serves as a computer science ambassador at many outreach events. He has founded a student organization at U of T to collaborate with the digita...

Hau, Athena Hiu Ying

As an Innis College student, Athena has been a leader and organizer for local and international community outreach programs. She has been instrumenta...

Hoving, Darryl

At Innis College and in the Faculty of Arts and Science, Darryl has served as a peer tutor and a program adviser. He also volunteers for a church lun...

Hua, Mengdi

Mengdi is the founder of the Victoria International Student Association, where she introduced mentorship for international students. She has been a m...

Huynh, Sandra Bao Linh

Sandra has participated in numerous leadership and teamwork activities at New College. She has served as Frosh leader, Chair of the New College Stude...

Igor, Efeoghene

Effie has been involved in the Victoria community in a number of initiatives focusing on social justice. She has been chair of the WUSC Student Refug...

Iraqi, Amjad

Amjad is a leader in Jewish-Arab dialogue, working with NGOs and mentoring his Arab-Israeli peers. This year, he is Executive Director for the annual...

Istanboulian, Laura

Laura has travelled to Chiapas to interact with the Zapatistas rebel group and later gave school presentations on indigenous peoples in Mexico. A Nur...

Jacobs, Melinda

Melinda has excelled in all aspects of university life. In addition to being an outstanding student, she initiated Trinity’s first Earth Week, founde...

Johal, Navdeep

Active at Woodsworth College and Hart House, Navdeep has served as vice-president of the anti-genocide youth group STAND Canada. As STAND’s National ...

Joseph, Kathleen

Kathleeen has served as a representative on the MSW Studies Committee, the 2011 Orientation Committee and the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work...

Jutzi, Katelyn

As Co-President of the Student Council, Katelyn has shown a deep commitment to fellows students. She organized a Young Professionals Networking event...

Kabir, Moontasir

Moontasir considers Innis College his home-away-from-home. He was elected to the Residence council as Senior House Representative, then as Vice Presi...

Kaludjerovic, Jovana

As VP and Co-President of the Nutritional Sciences Graduate Student Association, Jovana organized multiple functions and helped to restructure depart...

Kelly, Christopher

Christopher has served the European Studies Students’ Association as communications officer and has edited The Future of History, a student journal. ...

Kerr, Shannon

Shannon is a dynamic leader who has engaged in an impressive number of volunteer activities during her time at U of T, including organizing a class c...

Khan, Imran

Imran has ignited U of T Scarborough’s charitable spirit through events such as the Climb for the Cure, which combined sport and fundraising. As a Ca...

Khan, Sami

Sami has created a real sense of community as Chair of the Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Council by participating in the leaders of tomorrow pro...

Kumar, Sachin

Sachin is a Trinity role model who personifies a well-rounded and compassionate leader. As chair of Frosh Week, Sachin managed an exceptionally innov...

Ladha, Zamin

President of the Nursing Undergraduate Society, Zamin Ladha has advocated for affordable tuberculosis testing for U of T students and organized both ...

Le Blanc, Melanie

A committed member of the Social Work Graduate Student Association and Social Justice Committee, Melanie has organized numerous events advocating for...

Lee, Sara

Sara’s leadership and scholarship are deeply intertwined. An exceptional student, Sara bridged medicine with peace and conflict studies through her i...

Leonardi, Mathew

Mathew’s exemplary dedication to the well-being and advancement of his peers has been exhibited throughout his four years as Co-Class President. He h...

Lewis, Atrisha

Atrisha demonstrated great leadership and initiative in developing the Litigation Association at the Faculty of Law, which has organized substantive ...

Li, Lucy Dong Xuan

Lucy single-handedly organized the Biology Students Association’s first career panel where professionals talked to U of T Scarborough students about ...

Lin, Wayne Yuan

Wayne created a non-profit group called Nspire Innovation Network which held a national business and technology conference where inspirational leader...

Lu, Tom Ziming

Tom’s initiative and leadership skills have been put to good use in his role as founder of “Physiology Day” and an organizer for “Let’s Talk Science”...

Lubin, Richelle

Richelle has spent summers with the World University Service of Canada in Sri Lanka and the United Nations Governance Program in Barbados and given t...

Lutfy, Caroline

Caroline is an outstanding student, volunteer and advocate. As co-president of the Social Work Graduate Student Association, she has been integral in...

MacInnes, Shannon

From House Birthday Representative in her first year at New College to Residence Don and President of the Student Council in her final year, Shannon ...

Madhavji, Aly

Named to the Top 100 Student Leaders by the CampusPerks organizations, Aly organized a referendum that raised more than $37,000 for the Food Bank and...

Mahmood, Rameez

Rameez has been president of the Muslim Students’ Association and has contributed to U of T Relief Works’ Feed the Hungry campaign, the G8/G20 Resear...

Medeiros, Christina Sophia

Christina has shown exemplary leadership as a Frosh Week leader and Student Ambassador for the Faculty of Physical Education and Health. She also vol...

Mehta, Rhea

Rhea has distinguished herself as an emerging leader through her involvement in health and wellness activities on and off campus. As Chair-Elect for...

Miceli, Antonio

This St. Michael’s student is a leader in the Computer Science community, where he has participated in programs like the Computer Science Open House....

Morse, Graham

Graham is an innovative volunteer and organizer for the Chemical Engineering Graduate Students Association. He was a key contributor to the success o...

Mullaithilaga, Nisa

Nisa raised funds for tsunami relief in Sri Lanka and has mentored her peers in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology. As vice-president of U of T’s T...

Murray, Patrick

As a music conductor and arts leader, Patrick has made outstanding contributions to the artistic community at the University of Toronto. He has serve...

Mustafa, Zeeshaan

As a student leader, Zeeshaan has enhanced the profile of Rotman’s part- time MBA program through activities and events designed to promote community...

Nagesan, Ramon

Ramon’s work as a President of the U of T Palaeontology Club created opportunities for undergraduates to interact with graduates and faculty in the f...

Nasseri, Justin

Justin is deeply committed to initiatives that benefit students and contribute to the community. As a member of U of T’s Downtown Legal Services, he ...

Ng, Olivia Gayan

Since her first year as a Pharmacy student, Olivia has taken every opportunity to put her leadership and organizational skills to good use. She has h...

Nguyen, Quang Michael

Michael plays a prominent role in charitable events at the Faculty of Dentistry. He has organized numerous blood donation drives and was involved in ...

Nighswander, Rebekkah

Rebekkah showed tremendous leadership as the founder “WOLF Week”—the Woodsworth Orientation for Life after Frosh Week. She initiated and organized th...

Oldham, Andrew

Andrew’s extracurricular activity is as diverse as it is extraordinary. He’s head of the U of T chapter of World Vision; musical director of the Engi...

Omar, Sara

Whether mentoring chronically ill patients, organizing a successful conference or serving as a roving reporter at Princess Margaret Hospital, Sara is...

Onuora, Adwoa Ntozake

During her time at OISE, Adwoa has been very involved in student government and student led initiatives. As student chair of her department, she ser...

Park, Jae Soo (Brian)

Brian has spearheaded many projects as president of the Canadian Blood Services at U of T. He is an orientation leader and peer counsellor at Trinity...

Patel, Aditya

Aditya is well on his way to making a difference in the field of dentistry. As class President and Treasurer, he has participated in numerous charity...

Paterson, Kerry

Kerry has been a stellar member the Peace and Conflict Society Executive, serving as class representative and co-president as well as on the steering...

Peel, Ben

Ben has contributed to student life at U of T in myriad ways. An enthusiastic student ambassador, he has served as secretary of the Hart House Debate...

Persad, Natalia

Natalia has been involved in many facets of student life at the Faculty of Pharmacy. As the director of External Affairs she served as a liaison betw...

Petro, Anda

Anda’s campaign to protect water as a human right included helping launch a ban on the sale and distribution of bottled water on campus. She is an in...

Pilon, Marc

Marc has made the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering a more inclusive place. He chaired a national conference on women in engineering and as ...

Price, Sheri

As a doctoral student and a practicing nurse, Sheri serves on numerous academic boards and associations, including Curriculum Committees, Graduate St...

Prouse, Victoria

In her four years at the University of Toronto, Victoria has demonstrated great passion for U of T and Hart House. Always looking to create new oppor...

Pytlik, Kasia

Kasia is an active and inspirational leader both on and off campus. She has engaged in student life through her current role as Treasurer of the Soci...

Quail, Stephanie

Stephanie is co-Chair of the Special Libraries Association—Toronto Student Group, which involves scheduling and chairing executive meetings and organ...

Quan, Ashley

Ashley’s dedication to promoting environmental sustainability is truly inspiring. As the very first Sustainability Commissioner on VUSAC, she helped ...

Rambihar, Vanessa

Vanessa’s spirit and passion for improving campus life through advocacy and leadership has inspired other students to volunteer their time to valuabl...

Rankin, Aaron

Aaron has made a remarkable contribution to the law school community. As current President of the Student Law Society and co-Chair of the Peer Mentor...

Rasmussen, Leanne

As co-founder of the Public Water Initiative and now a Trinity College grad, Leanne spoke to thousands of students over three years to help persuade ...

Raviendren, Nirshanthika

Nirshanthika has worked as publicity director for the Biology Students’ Association and UNICEF secretary at U of T Scarborough as well as a Nutrition...

Redick, Stacey

As co-organizer of the 2012 iSchool Student Conference and as Secretary of the Hart House Literary and Library Committee, Stacey has demonstrated tre...

Roy, Trisha

Trisha created the first and only Canadian Vascular Surgery Interest Group, within the Faculty of Medicine. She essentially developed this program si...

Sakthivel, Gukan

As a Peer Health Educator and a volunteer with the U of T Mental Health Awareness Club’s Green Ribbon Campaign, Gukan has helped to raise awareness o...

Schiller, Lara

Lara demonstrated outstanding leadership skills while serving on the executive board of the Nursing Student Undergraduate Society and in that capacit...

Schwonik, Karl

Karl has made a tremendous impact during his short time at the Faculty of Music. When a spot opened up on the Music Graduate Students’ Association, h...

Scott, Michael

Active at Trinity College and beyond, Michael has been a member of the Faculty of Arts and Science Student Council, the Academic Appeals Board, the S...

Shafiq, Seher

Last year as part of UNICEF’s Youth Engagement Program, Seher delivered lessons on children’s rights to inner-city youth at Harbourfront Community Ce...

Shammas, Christophe

Christophe has received several leadership awards for his contributions to Innis life. Not only does he play on several athletic teams, he gets invol...

Shanmugam, Jothi

An extraordinary student and a leader in her community, Jothi is a remarkable ambassador for the Trudeau Centre. She co-founded the NGO BuildChange a...

Shiller, Jennifer Ann

Passionate about environmental issues, Jennifer has helped to educate university students, school children and the broader community about the econom...

Shoucri, Rami

Rami’s contributions to the Faculty and University, including Massey College, are numerous. He is has served as President of the Medical Society, a b...

Siddiqui, Sara

Sara has dedicated herself to helping other students at U of T Scarborough by organizing career-related seminars and helping first-year students make...

Sigal, Alison

During her time at the Faculty of Dentistry, Alison founded Oral Health, Total Health, a federal non-profit organization with a mission to advocate, ...

Siu, Maggie Man-Yam

Maggie’s leadership and initiative as the co-president of the Human Biology Student Union have made her the go-to person when the department requires...

Song, Wen

Wen led the design team for Tetra, a volunteer organization that develops assistive devices for the disabled and in her role as director of seminars ...

Song, Belle

Belle’s leadership and devotion to issues of health and social justice benefit Victoria, U of T and the larger community. She has helped refugee stud...

Sri Renganathan, Sri Dushyaanthan

Dushyaan has demonstrated outstanding leadership at U of T. Last fall, he organized the My Definition two-day program for 50 incoming UC students and...

St. John-Smith, Logan

Logan is a founder and current President of the Munk School of Global Affairs Student Association. One of the top students in the program, he also vo...

Steer, Shalia

A former chair and organizer of the Black History Month Showcase, Shalia has served on the Undergraduate Council of U of T Scarborough and worked as ...

Stergiopoulos, Erene

Already an award-winning journalist, Erene has been both the Science Editor and Features Editor for the Varsity – U of T’s student newspaper. In addi...

Suddaby, Jessica Sachiko

On a mission to promote collegiality among her fellow HMB students, Jessica has used her role as President of the Human Biology Students’ Union to or...

Sun, Jonathan

As the director of Skule Nite, Jonathan led a team of more than 100 students and helped nurture their creative contributions. He was the writer and c...

Surani, Zenah Alisha

Zenah has been actively involved in the Undergraduate Pharmacy Society, served as co-editor-in-chief of Monograph, the student newspaper and is curre...

Sutcliffe, Richard Ian

As the Head of Arts at Trinity College, Ian was perhaps its most visible student leader. College events were in his skilled hands, as was his work wi...

Tang, Kathryn

Kathryn has been a student ambassador for the mechanical engineering program and the only female don at New College. She has been involved with the P...

Tang, Sabrina Kun

Sabrina co-founded the Curriculum Enhancement program at Engineers Without Borders, which reached 2,100 students to promote critical thinking and des...

To, Angel

A student in the Bachelor of Business Administration program, Angel To was co-chair of the 2011 LIVE Conference, an annual competition that attracts ...

Truong, Jimmy

Jimmy, a University College student, worked tirelessly for a year to bring more prominence to the Hart House Farm. In collaboration with other groups...

Tse, Alice Hoi Ning

Alice has been instrumental in helping to create a strong and supportive community at University College. She has worn many hats at UC, as residence ...

Vaccaro, Angelo D.

As Vice-President of Innis College Student Society, Angelo has been central to the success of Innis College’s Orientation week activities. Believing ...

Van Chee, Axel

Axel has worked hard to strengthen community spirit at the Daniel’s Faculty. As Vice-President of the Graduate Student Union, he established a popula...

VanBerkum, Emily Johanna

Emily is President of the Rabanus Project, a Christianity and Culture group at St. Michael’s College. She is also editor-in-chief of Saeculum, the Co...

Varahidis, Leonidas Anthony

As President of the Faculty of Music Undergraduate Association, Leonidas initiated a book exchange program and student mentorship program. He also he...

Vassallo, Sarah Jane

Sarah Jane has been an enthusiastic and dedicated don at the Loretto residence of St. Michael’s College. She has been a compassionate mediator and st...

Vockeroth, Dan

Over the past four years, Dan has demonstrated great leadership around student issues. As Vice-President of the Dental Student’s Society, he was inv...

Walkling, Laura

Laura has worked in the Leading Toward Inclusion Mentorship Program at the Accessibility Resource Centre of U of T Mississauga and as a Peer Mentor i...

Wang, Zexi

Zexi’s participation in campus life is motivated by her conviction that it is critical to give back to her fellow students and the broader university...

Witte, Zach

While President of the Rotman Commerce Pride Alliance, Zach helped launch the first undergraduate LGBTQ case competition in Ontario, as well as a Pos...

Wong, Andrea Shui-Lam

Andrea has immersed herself in a host of extra-curricular activities at Woodsworth College. As the Logistics Chair in the College’s Student Leadershi...

Wong, Joanne Yuen-Ah

Joanne has worked tirelessly in support of her fellow students since she entered the Concurrent Teacher Preparation Program at the Faculty of Physica...

Wong, Elizabeth

Elizabeth has served the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education in a variety of capacities over the past three years, including class represen...

Yang, Michael

Michael has been a leader, collaborator and role model at Victoria College, assuming executive positions in the Athletic Association, Health Club, Pa...

Yao, Cynthia

Few people embody the student experience as much as Cynthia, whether it is co-hosting a student life radio show, leading workshops on improving stude...

Young, Alisia

Twice named Peer of the Month by her teammates at the Health & Wellness Centre, Alisia has organized events and workshops on Mental Wellness and Sexu...

Zhang, Hannah

While V-P External for the Rotman Commerce Students’ Association, Hannah found new corporate partnerships and managed sponsorship funding which suppo...

Zhou, Aileen

As President of the Canadian Association of Dental Research-Student Research Group, Aileen has increased membership from a handful of students to mor...

Zou, Xin Qing (Maria)

As Secretary of the U of T Actuarial Science Club, Maria organizes initiatives which help actuarial students succeed in the industry. As Vice-Preside...

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