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MESSAGES FROM DONORS
Undergrad years at U of T, English major/ French minor, I learned WHAT I needed to write about/shoot (my 'beat') then in graduate studies in journalism at Ryerson, I was prepared to refine the HOW.
Hart House was and continues to be an important part of my university experience
Fond memories now making fresh and new ones as both of my children will be proudly sharing alumni.
We met at U of T while both studying ECE. Now we've been married and have two lovely kids. We will always treasure the great memories at our alma mater.
Rowing for U of T was one of the peak experiences of my son's life.
I have learned and benefitted a lot whilst working at UT.
U of T let me get my degrees part-time while I worked. Got my BA at age 30 and BEd at 50. Retired as a school principal.
I had my first faculty position in Medicine, able to advance to full prof in 10 years
I attended from 1997-2001 and it was one of my favourite life experiences. Though I'm registered at St. Mike's, my true U of T home will always be Innis College and my family there at Cinema Studies.
David Booth was the embodiment of everything one would want an educator to be! He was a great professor whose influence has had a profound and lasting impact on my own career in education.
David Booth's book "Improvisation" (with Charles Lundy) was my ''go-to" reference whenever I needed inspiration. It was on my desk for 26 years.
Dr. David Booth changed my teaching of reading with his series of readers. His stories were a hit with my reading challenged students at all levels. They were humorous, informative and accessible.
My degrees Biochemistry/Human Biology and minor in Chemistry (U of T);Master of Educational Administration (OISE-UT) taught me to deconstruct life and create visions for a better future.
As a member of the U of T Sports Hall of Fame, I feel that the coaching and support that I received played a key role in my personal and academic development.
UT track was a central and vital part of my life as a young adult. Both the club and the varsity team provided me with a fantastic athletic experience. Andy was a central person in my experience there
I am very proud to have graduated from the University of Toronto. With my degree I was able to secure a great job in London Ontario and send my children to another fine university- Western.
David Booth was wonderful.
My education in and degree from the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering allowed me to have a tremendous career as well as wonderful volunteer opportunities at the University and other Boards.
This gift is in the memory of my beloved friend, Dr. Babak Farzad.
PhD in 1999. My wife Abhilasha and I would like to be part of the historic Landmark project. U of T experiences have broadened my life and taught me how to live a balanced and meaningful life.
I served as faculty representative on the HH Art Committee for 10 years, and learned to appreciate Judi.
Thanks to my Doctoral Supervisor Andrew Clement and many other dedicated professors and students at the Faculty of Information, I received an education not just training. Thank you!
I met my husband and my best friend in the same week at U of T. 30 years later both relationships are still going strong. (My graduate degree served me pretty well too... it's been a great career!)
I so loved my time at U of T. I'm happy to help make the program more accessible to others.
I have donated in support of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography. It's an unparalleled resource for Canadian history, a history richly connected to many other parts of the world. It's a treasure.
I am continually amazed by the fantastic students that choose Rotman. Happy to help!
Thanks for everything
Coming from a small northern Ontario town, I hoped that studying and graduating from the University of Toronto, would open doors and build lifelong connections with people who share my dreams.
In the memory of a friend who smiled till the last second ...
In memory of Babak Farzad, of a life so beautiful he lived!
In memory of Babak Farzad, a wonderful friend. He is sorely missed!
Rotman Commerce program helped develop foundational skills that you need in business and life
University of Toronto Share Your Story 2019 How has U of T changed your life? When I entered OISE in September 1971, I was intending to teach Physical Education and History upon graduation...
In Memory of Jasmine Quigley
I learned a great deal, most of it good ...
I really enjoy wandering through the UofT campus every day - it's such a special place in the heart of the city
I would like to acknowledge the department (faculty) of endodontics at UofT for their continuous committed effort and hard work in support of the residents, contributing to instill values and skills
UofT provided me a PhD in Economics. I have worked in two great international organisations to teach and develop research in world regions and now I am a Professor in a Canadian university.
Inspired by all at U of T and especially the strong confident women of the Varsity Blues Women's Volleyball Program
Incredible man. Blessed and Grateful for having had him in my life!
From age 15 years my goal was to be an occupational therapist. U of T provided that opportunity and I worked in my chosen profession for 40 years. I was and am most fortunate.
rugby hab been berry berry good to me. :)
If playing for the UofT Varsity Blues has changed your life, I encourage you to contribute a small monthly gift to support UofT offering the same support and experiences to others like us!
David Booth changed my life, my way of teaching and my way of thinking about teaching.Forever grateful.
I have always felt that with every course I took there was a unique learning experience to be treasured. I love UofT for always welcoming me back to pursue studies.
Studied Physics at U of T which launched my career path to apply my Physics in a high tech environment. Looking forward to possibly mentoring students on opportunities with applying their physics.
No act of kindness is ever wasted. It's a great pleasure and honor to give back to my training campuses at UofT.
I have worked in the MacIntosh Clinic for 29 years and the Varsity and student athletes I treat inspire me every day.
U of T gave me very good memories, thank you