Tag: 1970s

Oral History with Chris Ambidge

Chris Ambidge is a member of the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry at the St. George campus of the University of Toronto. In this oral history, he discusses his experience immigrating to Scarborough, Ontario from the UK with his family in the 1960s and his educational journey, having

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“You Must Remember 712055719”

Chris Ambidge, a Scarborough College alum and current member of the Department Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry at the university’s St. George campus, here speaks about his experience at the College in the institution’s early years, including the original layout of the campus and the course enrolment process.

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Oral History with Devon and Sandra Muhic

Devon Muhic and Sandra Baxter Muhic, a mother-daughter pair, share their experiences as students at UTSC in the 1970s and 1990s and delve into the differences in demographics and the socio-cultural environment that have remained or changed over the years. They both go over how they experienced student-professor interaction, student-student

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Working Your Way Through

Devon Muhic and Sandra Baxter Muhic, a mother-daughter duo who attended UTSC in the 1990s and 1970s, respectively, describe the work ethic that characterizes the UTSC student body and the effects of this ethic on the nature of student life at the university.

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Oral History with Sylvia Mittler

Professor Sylvia Mittler speaks about her French courses at UTSC and how language intertwines with history and culture. Speaking about diversity and language, Professor Mittler goes on to share how the campus has incorporated French culture in its events and how campus cultural activities have changed over time. Researcher: Martha

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The Curious Case of Lucy Doyle and the Triangle of Land

UTSC is currently undergoing a phase of unprecedented growth. This can largely be attributed to the various pressures exerted by the school’s ever-expanding student body: more students mean a need for more faculty, more programs, and, crucially, more space. On this last point, the university is making substantial progress, with

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Television Studio to Theatre

Kevin Wright, former Production Manager of the Leigha Leigh Browne Theatre on campus, talks about the challenges associated with the original television studio and its eventual evolution into the theatre we know today.

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Oral History with David Onley

As an alumnus of and lecturer at UTSC, former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario David Onley recounts his time at Scarborough College in the 70s and its ongoing legacy. He talks about the seamless accessibility of the campus and the sense of community at UTSC. He also covers some of the

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Oral History with Gudrun Curri

Dr. Gudrun Curri, the first non-academic Registrar at UTSC, reflects upon her time at UTSC from the early 1970s to the late 1980s. Having first worked at UTSG, Gudrun discusses the impression of Scarborough and UTSC from the St. George perspective, mentioning the nickname of “Scarberia” and the misconception that

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Connecting Campuses

Jennifer, who attended Scarborough College in the 1970s, talks about the transportation options to and from the College in its early years, including the university-operated shuttle bus that transported students to the different campuses from the 1970s to the 90s.

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