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Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.
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Charles Roy Horney was born March 19, 1923. He served in the Royal Air Force and the Royal Canadian Air Force between 1942-1945 He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics in 1949 from the University of Toronto and obtained his Masters of Science from U of T in 1968.
He began his career at Ryerson in 1952 teaching 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. He passed away July 1, 2013.