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Spring alumni events include Chancellor's visit

U of T Chancellor David Peterson will co-host a reception for alumni. (Photo by Ken Jones.)

Spring has sprung at the University of Toronto Scarborough, and a variety of events are being organized for alumni and friends.

University of Toronto chancellor David Peterson will be visiting the Scarborough campus on Wednesday, May 21 for an alumni reception. All alumni are invited to the reception, co-hosted by Peterson and U of T Scarborough principal Franco Vaccarino. The event will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. at Bluff’s Restaurant in the lower level of the Student Centre. It is free of charge to all alumni and friends. See registration details below.

“We invite all alumni to come back to the campus for this and other upcoming events,” says Kim Tull, manager of alumni relations at U of T Scarborough. “If you haven’t seen the campus lately, you’ll be amazed at the recent developments and new buildings. More important though are the people. We invite you to come out and meet with faculty, classmates, and other alumni. Many opportunities for networking and reconnecting with the campus exist, and we would love to see you here.”

To attend the May 21 reception, please RSVP (acceptances only) with the names of alumni and guests by emailing or call 416-287-7080 by Friday, May 16. Business attire is suggested. Please advise of any special requirements. For further information, please contact (416) 287-5631 or email

Other upcoming events are as follows:

Professional Development Workshop: Meeting and Networking Essentials, Tuesday, May 13, 6:30 p.m. (Refreshments will be served.) The Faculty Club, University of Toronto, Upper Dining Room, 41 Willcocks Street, Toronto. RSVP: For more information, contact Meera Rai at (416) 978-1235 or email: or

REDISCOVER: Principal’s Spring Celebration. Sunday, June 1 from 2 to 5 p.m., at Miller Lash House, (the former principal’s residence), hosted by Principal Franco Vaccarino as part of U of T’s Spring Reunion. Honoured years end in a 3 or an 8 (1968, ’73,’78, ’83, ’88, ’93, ’98 and 2003), but all alumni are welcome. Remarks begin at approximately 3 p.m. For more information, email:

RE-VISIT: Walking tours enable you to revisit the one of the most beautiful campuses in Ontario, nestled on the Highland Creek Valley. Sunday, June 1 from 1 to 5 p.m. Tours are scheduled to take place on the hour. Starting location TBA.

RECONNECT: Hook up with fellow classmates and their families at Spring Reunion. If you are interested being a class rep and would like to contact someone for more information, please email or call Kim Tull at (416) 287-5631.

Celebration of the life of former principal Ralph Campbell: Memorial service, Thursday, June 5, from 2 to 3 p.m., Ralph Campbell Lounge, Academic Resource Centre.

Spring convocation reception: Tuesday, June 10, from 7 to 9:30 p.m., University of Toronto Scarborough. Location TBA. Info:

Spring convocation ceremony: Wednesday, June 11, Convocation Hall, St. George campus. Sciences at 9:30 a.m.; Arts at 2 p.m.; and Management at 5 p.m. Visit for details.

For these and other events, visit and click on “alumni”.


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