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May 2011 University of Toronto Scarborough

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UTSC Alumni

Greetings from your Development & Alumni Relations Office!

Working closely with our alumni, friends and volunteer leaders, the Development and Alumni Relations Office (DARO) coordinates the alumni relations, fundraising and stewardship efforts for the University of Toronto Scarborough. Through our work, we aim to improve communication to foster a greater sense of community, commitment and common purpose among our stakeholders -- especially our alumni. More than anything, we want to encourage you to stay connected. Whether you choose to attend an event, mentor a student or give back in some other capacity, remember to come back and network, celebrate, laugh, learn, reminisce, and grow with us. Keep reading to find out what we've been up to...



‘Leader 2 Leader’ celebrates past student successes

Generations of UTSC leadership assembled on March 2, 2011 for the first ever 'Leader 2 Leader' recognition event.  more

NEW Alumni Services

DARO is hard at work establishing new ways to improve the UTSC alumni experience with the introduction of two NEW alumni services...  more



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Spring Reunion Weekend!

The annual Spring Reunion Weekend is back, with honoured years ending in a 6 or a 1 (1971, 76, 81, 86, 91, 96, 2001 and 06).

‘Meet, Greet and Network’ - WEST COAST Style

This May, DARO will be hitting the West Coast to visit with our alumni in Calgary and Vancouver...



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Alumna wins highest honour at Microsoft

Seven years after joining software giant Microsoft, UTSC alumna Diana Brown has won the most prestigious honour an employee at the company can win...  more

17 UTSC students win Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Awards

UTSC had the largest number of Cressy Award recipients this year, showcasing the extraordinary leadership abilities of our students...  more

Giving back

New Relph admission scholarships

Professor Emeritus Ted Relph has always been a tremendous supporter of UTSC...  more

Alumnus supports the student experience through Annual Fund

Ron Paquette had a 'clear view' of how he wanted to support the University of Toronto Scarborough's Annual Fund.  more


‘Community Spirit Award’ supports volunteerism

Rick Bain created a community-focused scholarship with the aim of helping students fulfill their dreams and aspirations.  more

CUPE 3902 gives back

Special thanks to CUPE 3902 for creating one of the largest endowments in recent UTSC history in support of admission scholarships.  more


What I do

Vijaya Selvaraju (BBA 2008) is an On-Camera Presenter and Producer from Toronto, Canada. She made her mark in Canadian television at age 8 making guest appearances on Video and Arcade Top 10, and TVO Kids. Her vibrant personality and spark on camera at a young age was a sign of what was to come in later years. Today, Vijaya is the first international, on-camera Presenter for; an award-winning travel series for children. She was recently on-location in Mexico hosting a series of 25 travel videos covering everything from traditional arts in Oaxaca, to archaeological sites in Mexico City. Vijaya will be on production in Thailand during March/April 2011 hosting's next travel series.

For more about this well-travelled alumna, check out her UTSC story or visit her website at


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