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Jim Burke fonds

  • F 643
  • Fonds
  • 1995

Jim Burke is a former professor in the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Managment at Ryerson University. Burke earned his BA from Dartmouth College (1970), his MEd from Temple University (1975), his MS from Utah State (1977), and his PhD from the University of Minnesota (1986). He was a member of the faculty at Ryerson from 1993 to 1998, acting as its Director from 1993 to 1996. After leaving Ryerson, Burke took a position as Director of the Tourism Destination Management Program and the Accelerated Masters of Tourism Administration at George Washington University and as the Dean of The Collins College of Hospitality Management at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (1998 - 2004). He has worked in the advertising industry on hospitality accounts and as a consultant. The second edition of his book, Marketing and Selling the Travel Product (Delmar Publishers), co-authored with Barry Resnick, was released in 1999. He was awarded lifetime achievement awards by the Society of Travel and Tourism Educators (1997) and the International Travel and Tourism Research Association (2010).

Fonds consists of presentation slides authored by Burke.

Sean Cleary fonds

  • F 639
  • Fonds
  • 1995

Sean Cleary was a lecturer of Investment Finance in the Department of Business Managment at Ryerson Unviersity from 1994 to 1997. Cleary earned his BA in Economics from Acadia University (1983), his BEd from Saint Francis Xavier University (1984), his MBA in Finance from Saint Mary's University (1989), and his PhD in Finance from the University of Toronto (1998). While teaching at Ryerson, Cleary also taught Finance part-time at the University of Toronto. After leaving Ryerson, he took positions as an Assistant Professor at the University of Lethbridge (1997-1998) and at York University (2001-2002). In 2002, Cleary became an Associate Professor at Saint Mary's University, becoming a full professor in 2006. In 2008, he took a position as the BMO Professor of Finance and the Academic Director of the Master of Management in Finance at Queen's University. His research focuses on empirical studies in corporate finance and investments.

Fonds consists of a paper co-authored by Cleary.

Cleary, Sean

Tim Sly fonds

  • F 637
  • Fonds
  • 1996

Timothy Sly is a Professor Emeritus and former Director of the School of Occupational and Public Health at Ryerson University. Sly earned his Diploma in Public Health from the Royal Society of Health, UK (1968), his MSc in Epidemiology from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Western Ontario (1982), and his PhD in Risk Studies from Teesside University, UK (1996). He joined the faculty at Ryerson in 1982, teaching as a professor until his retirement in 2013. He has lectured and consulted widely in the field of epidemiology and public health, including acting as a consultant to the Ontario Ministry of Health, the Canadian Auditor-General, and the Philippines Government.

Fonds consists of an article authored by Sly.

Sly, Tim

Patrick Robins fonds

  • F 634
  • Fonds
  • 1995

Patrick J. Robins, PhD, was an instructor in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University from 1983 to 1997. Robins received his PhD in Social/Industrial Psychology from the University of Manitoba in 1983. From 1988 to 1997, he was a researcher, then Senior Collision Investigator, at Ryerson’s Vehicle Safety Research Centre, one of eight multi-disciplinary university- based teams contracted by Transport Canada to provide national motor vehicle accident and defect investigations. In 1997, Robins left Ryerson to give full attention to his company, Virtual Crash Animation and Reconstruction, specializing in collision reconstruction and 3-D computer-generated forensic animations. He has taught courses in crash reconstruction involving human factors at the University of North Florida’s Institute of Police Technology and Management, the Canadian Police College, and the Ontario Provincial Police College. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Technical Accident Investigators and Reconstructionists (CATAIR) and the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES).

Fonds consists of a paper authored by Robins.

Robins, Patrick

Susan Silver fonds

  • F 633
  • Fonds
  • 1996

Susan Silver is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Ryerson University. Silver earned her BA and MSW from the University of Toronto and her PhD in Social Work from Bryn Mawr College, Philadelphia. From 1998 to 2003, she was the Director of the School of Social Work and, from 2009 to 2011, was the Program Director for the MSW program. Her teaching interests include Social Work Research, Program Evaluation, Social Welfare Policy and Critical Social Work Practice. She has conducted a number of research studies exploring issues of access and inclusion in relation to health care, employment and income security. She has a strong commitment to community-university research collaborations and has completed a national study to develop an evaluation framework for family support programs.

Fonds consists of a paper authored by Silver.

Silver, Susan

Rick Csiernik fonds

  • F 632
  • Fonds
  • 1993-1997

Rick Csiernik

Csiernik earned his BA, BSW, and BSc in Psychology from McMaster University, his MSW from the University of Toronto, his Graduate Diploma in Social Administration from Wilfred Laurier University, and his PhD in Social Work from the University of Toronto. His research interests include addiction, Employee Assistance Programming and workplace wellness, social work field practice, spirituality, mental health, housing and homeless, poverty and social inclusion, school-based social work, and social worker retention. Ciernik is the author of over 140 peer-reviewed articles and 8 books, including "Substance Use and Abuse: Everything Matters," "Responding to the Oppression of Addiction: Canadian Social Work Approaches," and "Wellness and Work: EAP in Canada." After leaving Ryerson, Csiernik taught for over 25 years at McMaster University, where he co-developed the McMaster University Addiction Studies Program and was the inaugural recipient of the McMaster University Instructor Appreciation award. Csiernik is currently a professor in the School of Social Work at King's University College at Western University, Canada.

Michael Stefanovic fonds

  • F 618
  • Fonds
  • 1995

Michael Stefanovic is a former instructor of Project Management at Ryerson University. Stefanovic hold a degree in Engineering and a Master of Business Administration and has been a designated Project Management Professional since 1995. He has spent most of his career in industry, working as the project lead on the retrofit of the SunLife building in Montreal, as Project Controls Manager on the SNC Billiton tungsten ore refining plant, and on other real estate and resource extraction projects. He currently works as a project management consultant to clients in various industries and leads seminars in project management to diverse audiences, both in English and in French.

Fonds consists of one article authored by Stefanovic.

Stefanovic, Michael

Kirsten Cowan fonds

  • F 616
  • Fonds
  • 1995

Kirsten Cowan is a Toronto-based fashion designer and former part-time instructor of knitwear design in the School of Fashion at Ryerson University. Cowan is the designer of a line of hand-knits marketed under her own name and her work is often featured in Vogue Knitting, Family Circle Easy Knitting, and other national magazines. She has created hand-knitting designs for many major yarn companies and was briefly the chief designer at Canada's largest ready-to-wear fashion knitwear manufacturer.

Fonds consists of one published booklet authored by Cowan.

Cowan, Kirsten

John Caicco fonds

  • F 613
  • Fonds
  • 1953

John Roland Caicco graduated from Ryerson with a Diploma in Electrical Technology in 1955. Caicco was born in North Bay, Ontario. While at Ryerson, he was a member of the Ryerson Rams hockey and volleyball teams. After graduation, Caicco went on to have a successful career in the electrical industry, acting as President of the Quality Management Insitute (a division of the Canadian Standards Association), and as an executive with General Electric. In 1995, Caicco received the George Burwash Langford Memorial Award in recognition of his outstanding career achievements in management within the electrical/electronics industry.

Fonds consists of a hockey jacket acquired by Caicco while a student at Ryerson.

Caicco, John

Harley Jackson fonds

  • F 608
  • Fonds
  • 1995

Harley B. Jackson is a surface designer and former sessional instructor in the School of Fashion at Ryerson Polytechnical (circa 1987-1990). While at the Institute, he taught textile design and printing. He also taught courses at the Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology and was the owner of Tapio, a freeland surface design company.

Fonds consists of an article written about a course taught by Jackson.

Jackson, Harley

Dr. Ronald Swirsky fonds

  • F 21
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1985

Dr. Ronald Swirsky taught at Ryerson in the Electrical & Electronic Technology department and during his career he also served as the head of Ryerson's University Planning Office. Swirsky reitred from this post in August 1999.

This fonds contains articles and reports written or co-written by Swirsky, and a collection of textual records related to the Electrical Technology department and degree proposal.

Swirsky, Ronald Dr.

Joanne Harack Hayne fonds

  • F 20
  • Fonds
  • 1985

Joanne Harack Hayne was afiliated with the Centre for Advanced Technology Education (CATE) at Ryerson. This fonds contains the report 'managing the education/industry interface' written By Harack Hayne and Michael G. Kahan.

The Phototeria

  • 2015.24
  • Collection
  • 1925-2007

Collection consists of an automatic photobooth, and material related to its original function. Designed by David McCowan and patented on May 21, 1929. The collection includes vintage articles and advertisements, photographs of the booth and members of the McCowan family, the booth itself, along with related accessories.

McCowan, David A.

Department of Community Relations

  • RG 122
  • Fonds

In 1986, Information Services was incorporated into the Department of Community Relations. In 1990, the Department of Development and Alumni Affairs was integrated with the Department of Community Relations to form the Department of Development, Alumni and Community Relations.

Art history and history of photography slides

  • 2013.010
  • Collection

Fonds contains published teaching slides for art history courses, with a focus on the history of photography. Series include Janson's History of Art, 5th Ed., Gardner's Art Through the Ages, Early Canadian Photography, and the National Gallery of Canada.

National Gallery of Canada

Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre

  • RG 933
  • Fonds
  • 2007-2012

The Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre was established in 2005. Its mandate is to research the literary and cultural production in the modernist era (from 1880 to 1940), to preserve and advance modernist women’s heritage and to promote modern Canadian heritage within an international context. This fonds contains a collection of posters and brochures related to the activities of the MLCRC.

Ryerson Catholic Chaplaincy Centre

  • RG 932
  • Fonds
  • 2007-

Ryerson Catholic Chaplaincy Centre (RCCC) was located at 64 McGill Street. The Centre had a website in 2009 but the URL was not functioning as of Jan. 2014, by which time the Ryerson Catholic Campus Ministry relocated to St. Michael's Cathedral, 200 Church Street.
The fonds contains printed promotional bookmarks and newsletters.

First-Year and Common Engineering Office

  • RG 927
  • Fonds
  • 2008-2012

The First-Year and Common Engineering Office was created to help make students' transitions from secondary school to university smooth and successful. The team included an academic advisor, a counsellor and program co-ordinators.

The fonds consists of job vacancy advertisements posted between 7 July 2003 and 27 July 2010.

Student Information and Advisement Centre

  • RG 924
  • Fonds
  • 2008-

The Student Information and Advising Centre (SIAC) was created as a pilot project and opened in the fall of 2008 in POD144 adjacent to the Jorgenson Hall main entrance. The Centre was created as a one-stop information destination. The centre grew out of concerns raised in the President's Commission on Student Engagement and Experience. The centre morphed into the AskMeRU InfoDesk housed in POD-61 that provides quality information in regards to all things Ryerson. Its goal is to direct and connect students to the appropriate service or department for their needs.

The fonds contains job vacancy notices and promotional material.

Ryerson Taskforce on Anti-Racism

  • RG 920
  • Fonds

The Taskforce on Anti-Racism at Ryerson was established in the April of 2008. It was co-chaired by Eileen Antone from OISE-UT and Grace-Edward Galabuzi from Ryerson and membership included nine community members representing equally students, staff, and faculty. It issued a final report in January 2010.

The fonds contains backgroud e-mails, posters and publicity material and copies of the Final Report and the resonse by President Sheldon Levy.

Leniniana Collection

  • F 2008.005
  • Collection
  • 1917-2003; predominant 1980-1990

The collection consists of more than 800 items featuring the image of Vladimir Ilych Lenin, the founder of the Soviet Union. There is a variety of media, including paper, textile, bronze, alloy, gold, clay, wood, porcelain, stone as well as books, posters, postcards, and 35mm black and white film. The collection was assembled between 1989 and 2003 in Moscow, Leningrad, Kiev, Vilnius and Kaliningrad. The items in the collection have been arranged in the following series: Documentary Films, Posters, Postcards, Books and Periodicals, Records, Pins, Bookplates, Paintings, Rugs and Embroidery, Postage Stamps, Notes, Coins and Commemorative Medals, Sculptures, Reliefs, Flags.

Department of Arts and Contemporary Studies

  • RG 919
  • Fonds
  • 2007 - ?

The Department of Arts and Contemporary Studies is a department in the faculty of Arts. Arts and Contemporary Studies combines an education in the humanities with theoretical approaches and practical skills, preparing graduates to deal successfully with contemporary social issues. It
This fonds contains < 0.5 cm of textual records, various brochues and pamphlets, 6 posters, 2 programs, 2 magazines (5 and 12 copies of each) and 7 CDs.

Office of the Vice Provost Student

  • RG 914
  • Fonds
  • 2006 - ?

The Office of the Vice-Provost Students (VPS) was created in 2007 in response to students' feedback as communicated in the final report of the President's Commission on Student Engagement and Experience, 2006. In particular, the VPS has oversight of the Registrariat and Student Services.

The fonds contain communications from the office including e-mails and poster(s) as well as job vacancy notices.

Office of Co-operative Education and Internship

  • RG 913
  • Fonds
  • 1997 - ?

Co-operative Education at Ryerson began in 1976 when Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry & Biology 4th year students were assigned to unpaid technical projects in government & industry two days a week. A formal co-op program and office was established in 1991. In 1997, the Office of Co-operative Education was established in its location at 101 Gerrard St. East under the direction of Dr. Easton to coordinate the expanding co-op activities in a number of departments at Ryerson. By 2011 when the Office celebrated its 20th anniversary, the program had been rebranded as Ryerson Co-operative Education.

The fonds contains job vacancy notices, newsletters and related textual material.

Office of Co-operative Education and Internship

Ryerson Student Nutrition Action Committee

  • RG 912
  • Fonds
  • 2006 - ?

Ryerson Student Nutrition Action Committee (RSNAC) was established as a peer education group by students for students, staff and faculty around 2006. Initially RSNAC developed a healthy eating tutorial and worked with Food Services to distribute educational newsletters. While the acronym RSNAC was in use in newsletters since March 2007, a newsletter from Nov. 2006 used the variant name: Ryerson Nutrition Action Committee.

The fonds contains newsletters and a printout from the committee's website as created in 2006.

OneCard Office

  • RG 907
  • Fonds
  • 2006 - ?

The Ryerson One Card Office was created in December 2002. The One Card was introduced as the university's official ID card for students, staff and faculty; it also served as a library card. The card has magnetic strips that track funds for food contracts, vending machines, and photocopying/printing services. In December 2005, the new Ryerson One Card replaced old Ryerson Photo ID cards and the Intercon Security Access Cards.

By the fall of 2008 the card has been referred to as the Ryerson OneCard. The Office has as its main location in the lower ground level of Jorgenson Hall in JOR02.

The fonds includes job vacancy notices, forms and publicity records related to the OneCard, meal plan, membership and related e-mails.

Ryerson Women's Association

  • RG 906
  • Fonds
  • 1977 - 1980

Ryerson Women's Association was created in the spring of 1977 with a broad goal of providing women with opportunities for personal growth and development. Membership was open to students, staff and faculty.

The fonds contains minutes, membership lists, correspondence and related textual materials.

Archives newspaper clipping files

  • C 001
  • Fonds

The Archives Documentation files are a collection of secondary source clippings from Ryerson and external publications. They are divided into 594 series with all series relating to Ryerson University and its departments, faculty, students, or graduates.

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