Item F 536.16.83 - Alberindo (Al) Sauro and Eric Palin

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Alberindo (Al) Sauro and Eric Palin

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F 536.16.83

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  • 1960s (Creation)
    Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

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1 slide : colour ; 35mm

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Roy Horney started at Ryerson in 1952 to teach math and Physics. During his time at Ryerson he was the departmental head for Instrument Technology, 1960-1962; departmental head for Gas and Instrument Technology, 1962-1965; instructor supervisor for Gas and Instrument Technology, 1965-1967; Assistant chairman for Chemical and Metallurgical Technology, 1967-1971; co-ordinator of the Technology Division, 1971-1972; and Registrar, 1974-1978. During his time as Registrar he helped implement RISIS II - the second version of the Ryerson created student information system. Roy was also the coach of the Ryerson Zebras, the early men's soccer team. Roy Horney retired from Ryerson in 1983 and was subsequently voted Ryersonian of the Year for 1984.

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Colour image of Al Sauro and Eric Palin standing side by side.

Alberindo (Al) Sauro started in Ryerson's Department of English in 1949. In 1956 he was the acting Director of English. From 1959 - 1968 he was Ryerson's Registrar and in 1968 became the Dean of Arts, then Applied Arts and finally acting Dean of Community Services. Al Sauro was also wrote Ryerson's song and conducted Ryerson's orchestra. Al Sauro retired from Ryerson in 1979 and became the Executive Director of COSTI service agency for new immigrants and unemployment. From 1987 - 1992 he served as a citizenship judge.
Eric Leese Palin joined the newly established Training and Re-establishment Institute opened by the RCAF. He joined the staff of Ryerson Polytechnical Institute upon its incorporation on September 16, 1948. Eric Palin was the Director of the Electrical & Electronic Technology program and the later Radio & Television Arts Program. In 1959 Eric Palin became the Executive Assistant to the Principal H. H. Kerr where he worked until 1961 when he transferred to the Ontario Department of Education. In 1963 he was appointed the Assistant Superintendent of Technology and Trades Training, and then in 1966 he became the Associate Director of Applied Arts and Technology. Eric Pallin retired in 1967 and was appointed the Executive Secretary to the Advisory Council for Sir Sanford Fleming College. He passed away in 1971.

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