UVic Torch -- Spring 2009
Spring 2009,
Volume 30, Number 1

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The second annual Alumni Week, a tribute to UVic grads everywhere, brought together nearly 800 participants for 14 events including a Teaching Awards Celebration, Distinguished Alumni Awards, Alumni-on-Campus Breakfast, and a special career/team-building workshop for young alumni. Several sponsors helped out, led by the Clearsight Investment Program from Wellington West, an official partner of the UVic Alumni Association.

 One of the campus history displays at the library.

Alumni-on-Campus Breakfast customers.

Jonathan Willcocks, BSc ’96, of Pinnacle Pursuits interactive team-building consultants, led recent
grads on a fun approach to career advancement.

School of Social Work director
Pam Miller, BSW '81, and alumna
Ann Allen, VC '51, at the Social
Work reunion breakfast.

Emeritus Gerry Poulton, a past
Derek Wong, BSc ’08, mugs for the
camera at the alumni breakfast.

Alumni Award for Excellence
in Teaching winner Barb Currie
with Chemistry Professor
Emeritus Gerry Poulton, a past
recipient of the award.

Clearsight Investment Program President Michael Burns, Faculty of Business alumni award winner Jeff Harris, MBA ’95, Distinguished Alumni Tamara Vrooman, MA ’94, and Bob de Faye, MPA ’85, at the Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Visitors tour the new Mearns Centre for Learning at the McPherson Library.

Maryanne Trofimuk, MEd ’04, and Anne Forester, MA ’75, Distinguished
Alumni Awards night.

Teaching assistants Melanie
Siebert (Writing)
and James Biggar
(Environmental Studies)
, at the
Teaching Awards Celebration.

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