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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.

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.

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 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

David A. Worton fonds

  • F 700
  • Fonds
  • 1957

David A. Worton was an instructor in the Department of Business from 1953 to 1962. From 1961 to 1962, Worton was the Director of the Department of Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Management.

Fonds consists of a thesis submitted by Worton to the Societ of Industrial and Cost Accountants of Ontario.

Worton, David A.

Ronald Pearce fonds

  • F 696
  • Fonds
  • 1955

Ronald Graham Pearce (1935 - 1997) was born in Saint John, New Brunswick. Pearce graduated from Ryerson with a Diploma in Electronic Technology in 1955. While attending Ryerson, he was a member of the Ryeham Radio Club and an associate member of the Institute of Radio Engineers. After graduation, Pearce completed a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the University of New Brunswick. Following completion of this degree, he worked for Sinclair Labs, then Bell Telephone in Montreal, before spending the majority of his career as a Network Planner with NB Tel.

Fonds consists of photographs taken while Pearce was a student at Ryerson.

Pearce, Ronald

Vladimir Spivak fonds

  • F 693
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1955

Vladimir Spivak graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering from Ryerson circa 1999. While at Ryerson, Spivak was active with the Ryerson Students' Administrative Council, acting as the organization's event commissioner and as a student faculty director on the organization's board.

Fonds consists of one piece of land surveying equipment donated by Spivak.

Spivak, Vladimir

Larry Johnston fonds

  • F 692
  • Fonds
  • 1988, 1996

Larry Johnston has been a legislative researcher in Toronto since 1998. Johnston has taught courses in political science at Ryerson University, the University of Toronto, and McMaster University and is a former Adjunct Professor in political science at Scarborough College, University of Toronto. Johnston was an academic consultant to the Ontario Citizens' Assembly on Electoral Reform in 2006 and is the author of a number of books, including: Politics: An Introduction to Democratic Government; Ideologies: An Analytic and Conceptual Approach (1996); and Between Transcendence and Nihilism (1995).

Fonds consists of one book and two dust jackets for books authored by Johnston.

Johnston, Larry

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Ron Goldsmith fonds

  • F 638
  • Fonds
  • 1987

Ron M. Goldsmith is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Geographic Analysis at Ryerson University. Goldsmith earned his BSc from the University of Saskatchewan and his MA from York University, Toronto. He taught at Ryerson from 1971 to 2004. In 1991, Goldsmith served on the university executive committee, placed in charge of curriculum and academic standards. In 2000, Goldsmith was named Ryersonian of the Year in recognition of outstanding service to the University.

Fonds consists of a paper authored by Goldsmith.

Goldsmith, Ron

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

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.

Department of Philosophy and Music

  • RG 653
  • Fonds
  • 1970 - ?

The Department of Philosophy and Music at Ryerson University offers courses in all programs of study, including Philosophy, Psychology, Business, Education, Law, Political Science, and Media Studies. The courses that it offers are generally concerned with morality and ethics. The Department of Philosophy and Music includes a Musicology Section which offers courses in Music History.

This fonds includes 1.5 cm of textual records, including memos, course outlines, symposium information, lectures and talk notices. It also includes 1 poster (27 x 35 cm to 28 x 36cm).

David Checkland fonds

  • F 655
  • Fonds
  • 1995-2002

David Checkland is an Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Music at Ryerson University and a faculty member in the Ryerson and York Joint Graduate Program in Communication & Culture.
Fonds consists of articles and correspondence authored by Checkland.

Checkland, David

Don Gibb fonds

  • F 659
  • Fonds
  • 1996

Don Gibb is a Professor Emeritus in the School of Journalism at Ryerson University. Gibb retired from Ryerson in August 2008.

Fonds consists of two handbooks authored by Gibb.

Gibb, Don

Susannah Wilson fonds

  • F 665
  • Fonds
  • 1991-1997

Susannah Wilson was a professor in the School of Nutrition at Ryerson University from 1994 to 2009. Wilson earned her BA from the University of Quebec, her MA from the University of Western Ontario, her MBA from York University and her PhD from the University of Toronto. From 2003 to 2006, Wilson was the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Community Services. Wilson passed away in 2009.

Fonds consists of books authored or co-authored by Wilson.

Wilson, Susannah

Mike Burke fonds

  • F 666
  • Fonds
  • 1995-2006

Mike Burke is an Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and School of Public Administration at Ryerson. Burke earned his BA and MA from the University of Windsor and his PhD in Political Science from York University. Before coming to Ryerson in 1994, he worked as a union organizer and held sessional appointments at the University of Victoria, Simon Fraser University and York University. He is active in a number of associations, including the Institute for Social Research, the Canadian Political Science Association, the Society for Socialist Studies and the Ryerson Health Research Network. His research and teaching interests include research methods; political economy of communications; culture and identity; and discourse theory.

Fonds consists of articles, conference papers, and correspondence authored by Mike Burke.

Burke, Mike

Jacek Kryt fonds

  • F 667
  • Fonds
  • 1972 - ?

Jacek Kryt is a retired Ryerson professor who taught Management Information Systems full time from 1967 to 1984, and then taught in Continuing Education from 1985-1993. Previous to this, he had 22 years in business experience in Europe and in Canada. He has published on the topics of Datamation, Canadian Data Systems, and Pigulki.He has presented papers at conferences of the Society for Information Management, ACM SIG CPR, Association for Systems Management, Canadian Information Processing Society, and Ontario Universities Computing Conferences.

This fonds contains the following files:

F 667.1 - Papers, 1996.
Records are under review. Contact the Archives for information on access.

F 667.2 - Course: Current Concerns In Information Systems*, 1983-93.
Records are under review. Contact the Archives for information on access.

F 667.3 - Seniors' Studies Advisory Council:Survey,Chair'sReprt*, 1988-1991.
Records are under review. Contact the Archives for information on access.

F 667.4 - CBIS Co-Ordinated Summer Job Program*, 1978-82.
Records are under review. Contact the Archives for information on access.

F 667.5 - Constitution Committee/Business Administration Dept.*, 1977-80.
Records are under review. Contact the Archives for information on access.

F 667.6 - Why We Need New Approaches To Business Systems*, 1976.
Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.

F 667.7 - Letters To The Editor: Miscellaneous*, 1972.
Records are under review. Contact the Archives for information on access.

Greg Turko fonds

  • F 671
  • Fonds
  • 1996

Greg Turko is a part-time instructor of Professional Communications at the Chang School for Continuing Education at Ryerson University. Turko earned a BA, BA (Hons), and MA from the University of Saskatchewan and a PhD in International History and Government from The London School of Economics and Political Science. Within the Chang Shool, Turko has developed and taught face-to-face and online courses and corporate training sessions, for which he has received the CESAR Teaching Award and the GREET Teaching Award. In addition to teaching at Ryerson,Turko has worked in both the public and private sector, and has held a position with the Ontario Government for the past 20 years.

Fonds consists of a conference paper authored by Turko.

Turko, Greg

Leo Michelis fonds

  • F 672
  • Fonds
  • 1996-1999

Leo Michelis is a Professor of Economics at Ryerson University. Michelis earned his BA and MA from York University and his PhD in Economics from Queen's University. He was a lecturer at York University from 1988 to 1995. In 1995, Michelis joined the faculty at Ryerson University as an Assistant Professor, becoming an Associate Professor in 1999, and a full professor in 2005. He was the founding director of the graduate MA program in International Economics and Finance from 2005 to 2008. His research interests include applied econometrics, theoretical econometrics, and macro-monetary economics. Michelis has published in the Canadian Journal of Economics, Economics Letters, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Econometrics, and others. He is the author of two books: Macroeconomics (McGraw-Hill, 2004) and Exchange Rates, Integration and the International Economy (APF Press, 2004).

Fonds consists of articles and papers authored by Michelis.

Michelis, Leo

Suanne Kelman fonds

  • F 673
  • Fonds
  • 1995-2004

Suanne Kelman is an author, broadcaster, and Professor Emeritus in the School of Journalism at Ryerson University. Kelman earned her BA and MA in English from the University of Toronto. She is a former arts producer on the CBC radio show Sunday Morning and has produced several documentaries for CBC's Ideas. From 1984 to 1988, she worked for The Journal and has written for Toronto Life, Toronto, Destinations, R.O.B. Magazine, Chatelaine, Shape and other magazines and newspapers. Her book, All in the Family: A Cultural History of Family Life, was published by Viking Press in 1998. She contributes regularly to the Literary Review of Canada. As a faculty member of the School of Journalism, Kelman served as both its interim and associate chair.

Fonds consists of articles, reviews, and one book authored by Kelman.

Kelman, Suanne

Don Hunter fonds

  • F 674
  • Fonds
  • 1995

Don S. Hunter is a former instructor in the Child and Youth Care Program at Ryerson. Hunter graduated from Centennial College in 1973 and later earned his BA in Psychology and his Master's degree in Health Sciences. He operates a private practice in Toronto, Ontario, and has worked in residential, day treatment, and hospital settings with children, youth and families. He is former director of Research and Publication for the Ontario Association of Child and Youth counsellors.

Fonds consists of one article authored by Hunter.

Hunter, Don

Jane O'Hara fonds

  • F 676
  • Fonds
  • 1997

Jane O'Hara (b. July 24, 1951) is a former professional tennis player and instructor in the School of Journalism at Ryerson University. O'Hara was born in Toronto and began playing tennis as a child, winning a number of regional and national competitions at the youth level. At the height of her career, she competed at Wimbledon (1968-1971), the US Open (1968-1974), the European Women's Championship (1972), and the Fed Cup (1969-1971, 1973-1975). She was inducted into the Canadian Tennis Hall of Fame in 2002. For her work as a journalist, O'Hara has been awarded the Sun Media Dunlop Award, two National Magazine Awards, and the Sports Media Canada Achievement Award. O'Hara has published three books, including Mark My Words: Memoirs of A Very Political Reporter, which she co-authored with journalist Marjorie Nichols.

Fonds consists of articles authored by O'Hara.

O'Hara, Jane

Bob Kurys fonds

  • F 683
  • Fonds
  • 1997

S. Robert Kurys is a Professor Emeritus of Business Management at Ryerson University. Kurys earned his Bachelor of Educaton at McGill University, his Master in the Teaching of Mathematics (MTM) at Concordia University, his MSc at Clark University, and his MBA from the University of Toronto. He became a faculty member in 1978 and acted as the Department's Associate Dean from 1990 to 1995. Kurys retired in 2003.

Fonds consists of presentation notes authored by Kurys.

Kurys, Bob

Jerry Good fonds

  • F 684
  • Fonds
  • 1987, 1996-1998

Jerry Good is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Radio and Television Arts at Ryerson University. Good began teaching part-time at Ryerson in 1975, moving to full-time in 1985 and joining the faculty as a professor in 1986. In his early days at Ryerson, Good was the station manager for classical music station CFMX-FM in Cobourg, Ontario. He was involved with the Ryerson International Development Centre and provided training to radio and television professionals in Thailand, Malaysia, and Tanzania. Good was a visiting professor at the International Academy of Broadcasting, Montreux, Switzerland (1995-1997), and at the Cultural Foundation of the United Daily News Group, Chinese Culture University (1996). He began a radio consulting business in 1985 and has acted as a consultant for Radio One Corporation and for the Belarusian Soros Foundation, Minsk. In 2001, Good became administrator of the Ryerson-sponsored Bell Globemedia/APTN Aboriginal Communications Professional Development Fund. He retired from Ryerson that same year.

Fonds consists of columns authored by Good as well as photographs of Ryerson construction.

Good, Jerry

Neil Thomlinson fonds

  • F 686
  • Fonds
  • 1997-2006

Neil Thomlinson is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University. Thomlinson joined the facutly in 1995 as a sessional instructor, earned an Assistant Professorship in 2000, and was transferred to tenure and promoted to Associate Professor in 2005. He served as Department Chair from 2006 to 2011. Thomlinson holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Toronto, an MA in Political Studies from the University of Saskatchewan, and a BA in Political Science from the University of Calgary. Before joining the faculty at Ryerson, Thomlinson was a municipal councillor, Mayor, and Chair of a Regional Planning Commission in Northern Alberta, and a board member, Treasurer, and President of AIDS Calgary. In recognition of that volunteer service, he was awarded the Canada Volunteer Award by Health and Welfare Canada in 1991. He is an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Political Science Association (2013-15), and has served on the Editorial Board of The Hinge since 2007. Within Ryerson, Thomlinson has held numerous committee and executive positions, including his roles as a member of the Senate (2013-2015), the Senate Review (2007-2008) and Restructuring (2008-2009) Committees, the Executive of the Ryerson Faculty Association (2004-2006) and its Chairs/Directors’ Council (2007-2011), the Faculty of Arts Teaching Standards Committee (2009-2011), and as chair of the Provost's Committee on Timetabling (2006-2011).

His teaching and research interests include local and urban governance, Canadian government and politics, public policy, and the politics of sexual diversity and identity. He was named a "popular prof" in Maclean’s Guide to Canadian Universities from 2003 until Ryerson withdrew from participation in the Guide. A member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies, Thomlinson is affiliated with the MA program in Public Policy and Administration, and the interdisciplinary PhD program in Policy Studies.

Fonds consists of articles, correspondence, reports, and book chapters authored by or pertaining to Thomlinson.

Thomlinson, Neil

Andrew Molloy fonds

  • F 687
  • Fonds
  • 1997

Andrew Molloy is a former instructor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University. Molloy's research interests include Canadian government public sector renewal, Montreal municipal party politics, Toronto municipal environmental politics, tax reform, the effects of globalization on labour market policies, local coal industries in a global market, Quebec nationalism, the Reform Party of Canada, and Art and Culture. He served on the Nova Scotia Electoral Boundaries Commission in 2002 and is currently a professor in the Department of Political Science and a member of the teaching faculty in the MBA.CED program at Cape Breton University.

Fonds consists of one book chapter authored by Molloy.

Molloy, Andrew

Carole Lusby fonds

  • F 689
  • Fonds
  • 1997

Carole D. Lusby is a former professor in the faculty of Administration and Information Management at Ryerson University. Lusby earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and joined the faculty (previously the Department of Secretarial Science) as an instructor in 1967. She retired from Ryerson in 1999.

Fonds consists of one report co-authored by Lusby.

Lusby, Carole

Bronwyn Drainie fonds

  • F 690
  • Fonds
  • 1997

Fonds consists of one article authored by Drainie.

Drainie, Bronwyn

Health Research Network

  • RG 820
  • Fonds
  • 2002 - 2003

The Ryerson Health Research Network was initiated in Fall 2001-Winter 2002 as a way to unite health care researchers.

This fonds contains 1 cm textual records, inlcuding correspondence and meeting minutes and agendas.

Centre for Immigration and Settlement

  • RG 838
  • Fonds
  • 1997-

The Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement (RCIS) was established by Ryerson Senate in March 2011 and has been in operation since July of the same year. The overall goal of RCIS is to advance policy-related research and scholarship in the areas of immigration and settlement studies, both nationally and internationally.
This fonds contains 2 cm of textual records, including emails about daily operations and a job posting, and one poster.

Accessibility Planning Committee

  • RG 846
  • Fonds
  • 2003 - ?

The Accessibility Planning Committee met several times over 2003-2004 with the purpose of soliciting extensive feedback regarding accessibility from the Ryerson community, preparing the 2003-2004 Accessibility Plan, and making this plan public as per the Ontarians with Disabilities Act requirements for universities. Members were drawn from across Ryerson. It was recommended that the committee continue to meet.
This fonds contains 2 cm of textual records that include a copy of an accessibility survey, the 2003-2004 Accessibility Report, and correspondence.

School of Health Services Management

  • RG 860
  • Fonds
  • 1986 - ?

The School of Health Services Management was under the Faculty of Community Services from its inception as a part-time degree. Effective July 1, 2011 HSM moved faculties and is a part of the Ted Rogers School of Management.

This fonds contains 69 cm textual records and one book.

Department of Computer Science

  • RG 880
  • Fonds
  • 1989-

The growing use of and interest in computers resulted in the addition of Computer Science to the Mathematics and Physics department in the early 1980s to create the Math, Physics and Computer Science (MPCS) department. In 1985, the program converted from a diploma to a degree program. By 1988, the department offered a Bachelor of Technology in Applied Computer Science and was part of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The department received approval in May 1996 to offer a five-year co-operative program in addition to its regular four-year option. In the late 1990s, the Bachelor of Technology was changed to a Bachelor of Science. Computer Science became a department of its own in July 2005 as part of the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Science. The program was granted full accreditation status in 2007. The Department began offering graduate programs in Fall 2011. The three-year PhD program and the four-year MSc program both contain the fields "Intelligence and Robotics" and "Computer Communication Networks." The Department of Computer Science is part of the Faculty of Science.

Information retrieved from: http://www.ryerson.ca/science/ http://www.ryerson.ca/science/programs/graduate/computerscience/
"This is Ryerson" publication
Clippings files

Record group contains textual records and graphic materials by the Department of Computer Science beginning in 1989 that relate to human resources, promotional materials, publications, and departmental seminars, colloquia, and research talks.

Department of Physics

  • RG 881
  • Fonds

The Mathematics and Physics Department at Ryerson began offering service courses in 1966. By the early 1970s, the department had developed two programs, and a study was conducted to reorganize the department due to this transition. The growing use of computers resulted in the creation of the Math, Physics and Computer Science (MPCS) department in the early 1980s. In 1985, the program converted from a diploma to a degree program. By 1988, the department offered a Bachelor of Technology in Applied Computer Science and was part of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The department received approval in May 1996 to offer a five-year co-operative program in addition to its regular four-year option. In the late 1990s, the Bachelor of Technology was changed to a Bachelor of Science. Physics became a department of its own in July 2005 as part of the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Science. The following year, the Department began offering an undergraduate program in Medical Physics and a graduate program in Biomedical Physics. The first Bachelor of Science degrees in Medical Physics were awarded in 2009. The doctoral program in Biomedical Physics began in Fall 2011. That November, a Physics minor was approved. As of 2013, the MSc and PhD programs offer a CAMPEP-accredited option in Medical Physics. The Department of Physics is part of the Faculty of Science.

Information retrieved from: http://www.physics.ryerson.ca/ http://www.ryerson.ca/science/
"This is Ryerson" publication
Clippings files

Record group contains textual records by the Department of Physics beginning in 2005 that relate to human resources and departmental seminars, colloquia, and guest lectures.

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

  • RG 894
  • Fonds
  • 2003 - ?

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering offers (as of Jan. 2014) four-year accredited programs leading to Bachelor of Engineering degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering. There is also an optional industrial internship program. The Department offers graduate programs leading to an M.A.Sc., M.Eng. or Ph.D. degree.

The fonds contains e-mails about departmental events, competitions, job postings, newsletters, conference documents on cd-rom and dvds featuring student work.

Vehicle Safety Research Centre

  • RG 705
  • Fonds
  • 1997

Ryerson's Vehicle Safety Research Centre was established in 1988. It was funded by Ryerson and Transport Canada. Ryerson's team of research scientists investigated automobile crashes and advised Transport Canada on strategies to reduce personal injuries.
This fonds contains 1 book (531p.)

Women's Centre

  • RG 706
  • Fonds
  • 1978 - ?

Operated by the Ryerson Student Union, The Women’s Centre is the RSU’s oldest community service. It's goal is to improve, through education and action, the status and condition of all women at Ryerson.
This fonds contains 1 cm of graphic materials, 11 posters, and one artifact, a sculpture.

Janet Lum fonds

  • F 707
  • Fonds
  • 1997, 2004

Janet Lum is Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Arts, as well as Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, and a member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies, at Ryerson University. Lum received her PhD in Social and Political Thought from York University. She also holds a Master of Arts in Sociology and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sociology and Philosophy, both from the University of Toronto. From 2005 until 2012, she was co-Director of the graduate (MA) program in Public Policy and Administration, for which she (with Dr. John Shields) won the Yeates School of Graduate Studies Award for Outstanding Contribution to Graduate Education. She teaches courses in women, power and politics; comparative public policy; and issues in equity and human rights; and has received the Teaching Award of the Continuing Education Students Association at Ryerson (CESAR). She was a member of the Council of Ontario Universities Standing Committee on Human Rights, has served as Ryerson’s Ethnoracial Issues Coordinator, and was the founding Coordinator of Ryerson University's Certificate Program in Race and Ethnocultural Relations. She is a former member of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and Co-Chair of the Canadian Research Network for Care in the Community (CRNCC). Among other projects, she was the lead researcher on a United Way funded project that explored models of aging in place by comparing the relative health and well-being of seniors living in supportive versus un-supported, social housing.

Fonds consists of articles authored by Lum.

Lum, Janet

Colin Mooers fonds

  • F 709
  • Fonds
  • 1995-1997

Colin Mooers is Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration and member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies at Ryerson University. Mooers earned BA (Hons. in Philosophy from the University of Ottaw, an MA in Philosophy from the University of Toronto, and a PhD in Social and Political Thought from York University. He served as Chair of the Department of Politics and Public Administration from 2001 to 2006 and Interim Chair in 2011/2012. He is affiliated with the York-Ryerson Graduate Programme in Communication and Culture, and served as Graduate Director for the Ryerson MA and PhD programs from 2006 to 2011. Mooers' areas of undergraduate teaching are in political theory, theories of the state, organization theory, globalization and governance. His graduate teaching is in core theories in cultural studies. His areas of research and publishing include: the political economy of capitalism, political theory, social movements, theories of citizenship, and the public sphere.

Fonds consists of articles, papers, and reviews authored by Mooers.

Mooers, Colin

Audrey Loeb fonds

  • F 714
  • Fonds
  • 1997-1998

Audrey Loeb, LSM, B.A., LL.B., LL.M. is a practicing lawyer and Professor Emeritus of Law at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson university. Loeb specializes in conveyancing and condominium law, advising buyers and sellers on conveyancing matters, developers on condominium development, and condominium corporations on issues of corporate governance and operations. She is a member of the Canadian Condominium Institute. In 2008, she was awarded the Law Society Medal for her significant contributions to the profession and to the community, and the Ontario Bar Association’s Real Property Section Award of Excellence. She has been recognized as a leading practitioner in her field by both Lexpert and Best Lawyers in Canada for several years. Loeb is the author of the two leading texts on condominium law and is a frequent lecturer for the Toronto Real Estate Board, the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Ontario Bar Association. She has served as Co-chair of the Ontario Bar Association, Real
Property Section Condominium Committee, and has been a member of the Ministry of Consumer and
Business Services Real Property Registration Committee, the Ontario New Home Warranty Program
Consumer Advisory Committee, the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Council of Ontario and National
Board of Directors of the Canadian Condominium Institute. She is a member of the Expert Panel created
by the Government of Ontario to review and advise on proposed amendments to the Condominium Act,

  1. She was a co-founder of the Condominium Dispute Resolution Centre.

    Fonds consists of clippings from a column authored by Loeb.

Dr. Maurice Yeates fonds

  • F 716
  • Fonds
  • 1971-2006

Maurice Yeates has been a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for the Study of Commercial Activity, Ryerson University in the Ted Rogers School of Management since 1996. Yeates earned his BA from Reading University (UK) in 1960 and his PhD from Northwestern University in 1963. He served as Dean, School of Graduate Studies, Ryerson University, 2002-10; and was appointed Dean Emeritus in 2010. Previously, he was a faculty member at the University of Florida (1963-1965) and Queen's University (1965-1996), where he also served as Head of the Department of Geography (1973-8), Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research (1979/84), and Founding Executive Director of the Bader Centre for International Studies at Herstmonceux Castle, UK (1993/95). From 1986 to 1994, he was seconded from Queen's to the Council of Ontario Universities to serve as Executive Director of the Ontario Council on Graduate Studies. His research and consulting has focused on urban and regional development, and spatial location/allocation in the consumer service sector. He is author, co-author, or editor of 19 books, 60 articles in refereed journals and edited books, and over 100 reports. He has been a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada since 1980; and received the 1982 Award for Scholarly Distinction in Geography from the Canadian Association of Geographers.

Fonds consists of articles, books, and reports authored by Yeates.

Yeates, Maurice, Dr.

Greg Inwood fonds

  • F 717
  • Fonds
  • 1997-2006

Greg Inwood is a Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration and a member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies at Ryerson University. Inwood earned his BA (Hons.) in History and his MA in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario and his PhD in Political Science from the University of Toronto. Inwood was appointed to a full-time faculty position in 1998 and achieved the rank of full Professor in 2007. He teaches courses on Canadian federalism and intergovernmental relations, the political economy of Canadian-American relations, and public administration. His research interests include Canadian federalism, the Canadian political economy, public administration and trade policy. In 2006, Inwood was awarded the Canadian Political Science Association's Don Smiley Prize for his book "Continentalizing Canada: The Politics and Legacy of the Macdonald Royal Commission" (University of Toronto Press, 2005). Inwood is a member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Parliamentary and Political Law, a past Member of the Board of the Canadian Political Science Association, and is a past Director of the Ontario Legislature Internship Programme.

Fonds consists of papers and articles authored by Inwood.

Ryerson Opera Workshop

  • RG 718
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1976

The fonds consists of records pertaining to the operetta, Ryerson Opera Workshop, otherwise dubbed ROW, including programmes, notices and advertisements, newspaper articles and reviews, and a 1967 audio tape from The Wizard of Oz.

Established in 1951 by Jack McAllister, at the time faculty in the English Department, and in the continuing role of director-in-chief, the Workshop was an institute-wide, student endeavour from production crew to cast members.

Financial upsets were occasionally felt, with no Workshop performed usually because the Student Administrative Council felt it could not support the show.

The productions were as follows:

1952, March – Down in the Valley and The Devil and Daniel Webster (at Riverdale Collegiate)
1953, March – Beggar's Opera (at Riverdale Collegiat)e
1953, November – Brigadoon (at Bloor Collegiate)
1954 – Madamoiselle Angot (at Bloor Collegiate)
1955 / ‘56 – Trial By Jury and HMS Pinafore, (at Ryerson Hall Theatre)
1956 / ’57 – no production
1958, March – The Gondaliers (at Hart House)
1958 / ’59 - – no production, no funding from Student Admisitrative Council
1960, March – Finian’s Rainbow (at Hart House)
1961, March – The Boys from Syracuse (at Hart House)
1962 – Beggar’s Opera (at Ryerson Hall Theatre)
1963 – Once Upon A Mattress(last musical at Ryerson Hall Theatre)
1964 – Brigadoon (first ROW performance in newly constructed Ryerson Theatre)
1965 – no production
1966, March – Kiss Me Kate / November – Bye Bye Birdie
1967, November – The Wizard of Oz
1968, November – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
1969, November – Peter Pan
1970, November – Alice in Wonderland
1971, Nov / Dec – Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
1972, November – Sinbad and the Mermaid
1973, November – Red Riding Hood
1974, November – George, Gertie and the Garbage Grabbers
1975 – no production
1976, November – Stick With Molasses

Beth Kaplan fonds

  • F 720
  • Fonds
  • 1998-2005

Beth Kaplan has taught memoir and personal essay writing at Ryerson University since 1994, and at the University of Toronto since 2007. Kaplan graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art at 22. After a decade as a professional actor, she left the profession to earn an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. Kaplan has been a regular contributor to the Globe and Mail and CBC radio. She is the author of four books, including "Finding the Jewish Shakespeare: the Life and Legacy of Jacob Gordin" (Syracuse University Press, 2007), " All My Loving: Coming of Age with Paul McCartney in Paris" (BPS Books, 2014), and "True to Life: 50 Steps to Help You Tell Your Story" (BPS Books, 2014).

Fonds consists of articles authored by Kaplan.

Kaplan, Beth

George Sanders fonds

  • F 722
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1985

George Sanders was a member of the faculty of Interior Design at Ryerson University from 1961 until his retirement in 1993. Sanders earned his BFA from Mount Allan Unviersity, his MFA from the Universidad De Guanajuato, and his Master of Museology from the University of Toronto. During his tenure at Ryerson, Sanders acted as Faculty Supervisor in the Department of Interior Design from 1968 to 1975.

Fonds consists of course materials created or completed by George Sanders, as well as an invitation to an exhibition featuring Sanders' work.

Sanders, George

Business Alumni Association

  • RG 723
  • Fonds
  • 1972 - ?

The Business Alumni Associatio) is an initiative of Ryerson Business Graduates that seeks to build networks among highly motivated professionals and fosters peer cooperation to support the development and promotion of The Ted Rogers School of Business Management. It does so through events, correspondence, and a mentoring program.

This fonds contains 3 cm of textual records that include newsletters, event details, and promotional materials.

Alice Chu fonds

  • F 730
  • Fonds
  • 1998-2003

Alice I-fang Chu is a colour designer specializing in colour pedagogy and colour/design trend forecast and a professor of Colour and Design in the Department of Fashion at Ryerson University.
Fonds consists of one article and one conference paper authored by Chu.

Chu, Alice

Gillian Mothersill fonds

  • F 731
  • Fonds
  • 1998-1999

Gillian Mothersill (B.Tech., MBA) is an Associate Professor in the School of Graphic Communications Management (GCM) at Ryerson University in Toronto. Mothersill is a graduate of the GCM program and earned her MBA from Queen's University. She spent six years as Associate Dean of the Faculty of Communication & Design at Ryerson. In 2014, Mothersill was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Canadian Printing Industries Sector Council (CPISC) after several years' involvement with the organization. Her research interests include typographic history, the economic costs of scholarly electronic publishing, and experiential learning.

Fonds consists of six magazines containing articles authored by Mothersill.

Mothersill, Gillian

Dave Heath fonds

  • F 733
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1979

Noted professional fine art photographer Dave Heath was born in Philadelphia in 1931. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, George Eastman House, and the Heliography Gallery. His work has been published in Photography Annual, Popular Photography, Modern Photography, Camera 35, Infinity, Contemporary Photographer and Contact. He was the recipient of two Guggenheim Fellowships (1963. 1964). Heath taught at Ryerson as an instructor in the Image Arts program between 1970 and 1997.

[biographical information taken from "Dialogue with Solitude".]

This fonds contains the book "Dialogue with Solitude" by Dave Heath, and a photocopy of a review of the book titled "A Dialogue with Solitude David Heath" from Journal vol. 34, no. 5, October 1979.

Heath, Dave

Matthew Fraser fonds

  • F 735
  • Fonds
  • 1998-2006

Matthew Fraser is a former professor of communications at Ryerson University. Fraser holds a doctorate in political science from the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris. He is a frequent commentator and public speaker on issues related to the media industries and has written for such publications as the the Montreal Gazette, the Globe & Mail, and the National Post. Fraser was Editor-in-Chief of the latter newspaper from 2003 to 2005 and was a former co-host of the CBC Newsworld show, Inside Media. He is currently a professor at the American University of Paris and the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris and lectures at the Université de Paris IV (Sorbonne), Panthéon-Assas University, and Université de Paris-Dauphine. His research interests include: political economy of communications; globalization of media & entertainment industries; communications policy; converging technologies; new media; market trends; media and international relations.

Fonds consists of one book and several articles authored by Fraser.

Fraser, Matthew

Tammy Landau fonds

  • F 738
  • Fonds
  • 1998-2000

Tammy Landau is an associate professor in the Department of Criminology at Ryerson University. Landau received her PhD in criminology from the Centre of Criminology at the University of Toronto. Her doctoral thesis examined the emergence of First Nations Policing in remote Aboriginal communities in the James Bay/Hudson Bay region of Northern Ontario. Dr. Landau was a Senior Research and Policy Advisor to the Commission of Inquiry into Events at the Prison for Women in Kingston (Arbour Commission), and has been a consultant to federal, provincial and local governments on a range of justice issues. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto. In August 2004, Landau was appointed to the Ontario Civilian Commission on Police Services where she served until May, 2012. Her research interests include police accountability, Aboriginal justice issues and critical victimology.

Fonds consists of papers authored by Landau.

Landau, Tammy

Mark Lovewell fonds

  • F 739
  • Fonds
  • 1998-2001

Mark Lovewell is a Professor in the Department of Economics at Ryerson University. Lovewell began teaching economics at Ryerson in 1981, joining the faculty in 2002. He received his BA (Hons.) from the University of Alberta and his MA from the University of Toronto. Lovewell has held numerous executive positions during his tenure at Ryerson, including: Director of the Arts and Contemporary Studies program (2003-2007); Interim Chair of the Department of English; Interim Director of the School of Occupational and Public Health (2010); Interim Dean of the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University (2010-2011); Senior Advisor, Office of the Provost (2011-2012); and Interim Secretary of Senate (2012-present). In addition to his economics-related undertakings, Lovewell has worked as a journalist and broadcaster. He is co-publisher of the Literary Review of Canada (the LRC), to which he has contributed numerous articles.

Fonds consists of economic textbooks and memorial articles authored by Mark Lovewell.

Lovewell, Mark

David Ho fonds

  • F 740
  • Fonds
  • 1998

David C. Ho was a professor in the Department of Administration and Information Management (later the School of Information Technology Management) at Ryerson University from 1994 to 2009. Ho was the Director of the Department from 1994 to 1999. He earned his BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Hong Kong (1967), his MSc Systems Analysis from the University of London (1968), and his PhD in Operations Research from the University of Waterloo (1971). His research interests include economic modelling, decision support systems, and business application of artificial intelligence.

Fonds includes papers authored by Ho.

Ho, David

Qi Tu Zhang fonds

  • F 741
  • Fonds
  • 1995-1998

Qi Tu Zhang (a.k.a Keith Zhang) was a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ryerson University from 1994 to 2003. Zhang became a full professor in the faculty in 1999. He earned his B.Eng. from Tsinghua University, Beijing, his M.Eng. from the South China
University of Technology, China -- both in radio communications -- and his PhD in electrical engineering from McMaster University. Before joining the faculty at Ryerson, he worked as a Senior Member of the Technical Staff in the Satellite and Communication Systems Division of Spar Aerospace Ltd., Montreal. a Following his tenure at Ryerson, Zhang became a Professor at the City University of Hong Kong. His research interest include transmission and reception over fading channels with current focus on wireless MIMO and cross-layer design/optimization. He is presently an Associate Editor for the IEEE
Communications Letters.

Fonds consists of papers authored by Zhang.

Zhang, Qi Tu

David Day fonds

  • F 744
  • Fonds
  • 1997-2000

David M. Day is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University.
Fonds consists of articles authored or co-authored by Day.

Day, David

Kent Campbell fonds

  • F 746
  • Fonds
  • 1998

Kent Campbell was an instructor in the Faculty of Psychology and Social Justice Studies at Ryerson University. Campbell earned his BSc in Psychology from the University of Toronto and his PhD in Experimental Psychology from McMaster University. In 1995 and 1999, Campbell was awarded the Continuing Education Students' Association of Ryerson (CESAR) teaching award. After leaving Ryerson, Cambell became an Adjunct Lecturer at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto.

Fonds consists of an abstrace of a paper delivered by Campbell.

Campbell, Kent

Christopher Evans fonds

  • F 748
  • Fonds
  • 1999-2000

Christopher Evans is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biology at Ryerson University and has been the University's Vice Provost Academic since 2010.
Fonds consists of journal articles authored or co-authored by Evans.

Evans, Christopher

Frances Henry fonds

  • F 760
  • Fonds
  • 1999

Frances Henry is the former Chair of Diversity in the School of Journalism at Ryerson University. Henry is one of Canada's leading experts in the study of racism and anti-racism. Since the mid seventies, when she published the first study of attitudes towards people of colour, she has consistently pioneered research in this field. Her authored or co-authored books include: the fourth edition of "The Colour of Democracy: Racism in Canadian Society" (Thomson, Nelson, 2009); "Racism in the Canadian University" (U. of T Press, 2009); "Racial Profiling: Challenging the Myth of a Few Bad Apples" (U. of T. press, 2006); "Discourses of Domination: Racist in Canada's English Language Press" (2002); and "Challenging Racism in the Arts" (University of Toronto Press,1998). As part of her specialization in Caribbean anthropology she has published the only book on Caribbean communities in Canada, entitled "The Caribbean Diaspora in Toronto: Learning to Live with Racism" (University of Toronto Press, 1994), "Reclaiming African Religion in Trinidad: The Sociopolitcal Legitimation of the Orisha and Spiritual Baptists Faiths" (University of the West Indies Press, 2004), and others.

Henry is currently a Professor Emerita of York University in Toronto, and continues an active research and writing career. She has been awarded several research grants, including Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada grants to write a biography of a famous Orisha elder, the late Ebenezer Elliott (Pa Nezer), and to continue studies of racism in the university. She has published several articles and reviews on racism in the justice system and other institutions of Canadian society and has been a member of the prestigious Royal Society of Canada since 1989.

Fonds consists of one unpublished research student authored by Henry.

Manfred Breede fonds

  • F 761
  • Fonds
  • 1999, 2006

Manfred H. Breede was born in Hamburg, Germany, where he worked as an apprentice pressman. Breede emigrated to Montreal in 1967 and taught printing for many years in the Quebec High School System. In 1987, Breede began teaching printing technology at Ryerson University, eventually becoming a professor in the School of Graphic Communications Management. He is the author of the first and second editions of Handbook of Graphic Arts Equations and contributed a chapter to The Future of the Book in the Digital Age. Breede consults widely on printing quality and efficiency, as well as the development of software related to printing. In 2002, he was recognized by the readers of the Canadian journal PRINTACTION as one of the 50 most influential people in the Graphic Arts in Canada.

Fonds consists of one book and one article authored by Breede.

Breede, Manfred

Stephen Law fonds

  • F 765
  • Fonds
  • 1999-2002

Stephen Law is a former professor in the Department of Economics at Ryerson University. He completed his PhD at the University Toronto with a dissertation entitled "Economic Policy Interactions: Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Policy; Exclusive Licensing and Rate Regulation." Law’s work centres on health economics, intellectual property rights, and health policy in Canada. After leaving Ryerson, Law went on to become an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Mount Allison University.

Fonds consists of journal articles authored or co-authored by Law.

Khaled Sennah fonds

  • F 767
  • Fonds
  • 1998-1999

Khaled M. Sennah is a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Ryerson University. Sennah has been a faculty member since 1998. He earned his BSC (1985) and MSC (1990) from Alexandria University, Egypt, and his PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Windsor (1998). He is a member of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers and the Egyptian Engineering Society. His research interests include bridge design, construction, and inspection, vehicle safety issues and transportation-related infrastructures, codes and standards of bridges, numerical and experimental simulation of material failure mechanisms (concrete, steel), and ultimate strength and vibration of cold-formed steel members.

Fonds consists of articles written by and about Sennah, as well as records pertaining to his receipt of an award from the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Sennah, Khaled

Home Economics Alumni Association

  • RG 768
  • Fonds
  • 1977-1990

The Ryerson Polytechnical Institute Home Economics Alumni Association was formed in the late 1970's to promote the advancement of the interests of RPI and to promote closer fellowship among the graduates and former students of RPI Home Economics program. This Record group contains textual documentation about the adminstration of this association, and one published cook book generated and sold to the alumni membership as part of a fund raising initiative.

Michael Twiss fonds

  • F 770
  • Fonds
  • 2000

Michael R. Twiss is a limnologist (fresh water scientist) with expertise in the microbial plankton ecology of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River system and interactions of plankton with elements in the water column. Twiss was a member of the Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Biology at Ryerson University from 1999 to 2002. He holds an honours Bachelor of Science degree in biology and environmental science from Trent University, a Master’s degree in botany and environmental studies from the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. in science de l’eau (limnology) from the Université du Québec, where his thesis was awarded the Governor General of Canada Gold Medal for Academic Excellence. Twiss conducted a post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution from 1996-1998. His research has been funded by such agencies as the National Science Foundation, the St. Lawrence River Research and Education Fund of the New York Power Authority, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, New York Sea Grant, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada, and others. Twiss is a member of the St. Lawrence River at Massena Area of Concern Remedial Action Committee, a panel reviewer for granting agencies (NSF, NSERC), and an editor. He was associate editor of the Journal of Phycology from 2005 to 2012, and is on the editorial board of Frontiers in Aquatic Microbiology. Since 2002, Twiss has been a professor of Biology in the School of Arts & Sciences at Clarkson University.

Fonds consists of one article authored by Twiss.

Twiss, Michael

Leslie Hall fonds

  • F 773
  • Fonds
  • 1999-2000

Leslie Hall is a classically trained musician and singer and an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy and Music at Ryerson University. Hall received her MA in Musicology and her PhD in Ethnomusicology from the University of Toronto. Her research interests include: European Classical and Folk Music; Film Music; World Music; Middle Eastern Music; Latin Dance and Dance Music; and the potential use of music by people with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease).

Fonds consists of two articles authored by Hall.

Hall, Leslie

Linda Hart fonds

  • F 775
  • Fonds
  • 2000

Linda Hart graduated with a BA from Ryerson and has been a teacher/preceptor in the University's Early Learning Centre for more than twenty years. Hart's areas of professional interest include: writing early childhood curriculum, integration in childcare, and implementing the emergent, project-based curriculum. Her most recent interest lies in developing and implementing the outdoor curriculum. She recently won the Ryerson Field Educator Award and participates with colleagues in leading and conducting presentations and workshops on a variety of topics related to early childhood education.

Fonds consists of one magazine containing and article authored by Hart.

Hart, Linda

Robin Rowland fonds

  • F 776
  • Fonds
  • 1992

Robin Rowland is an independent author, journalist and visual journalist, based in Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada. From 1995 until 2001, Rowland taught Computer-Assisted Reporting and Investigative Techniques at the Ryerson School of Journalism. Until March 2010, she worked for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s news division as the Photo Editor for CBC News and as a producer for the news website CBCnews.ca. From 1988 to 1994, Rowland worked for CTV News. From 1982 to 1984, she worked for the CBC’s pioneering new media experiment, Project Iris, which involved sending to news out through the then primitive teletext system. She is the author of five books, including the first book on how to do research on the Internet.

Fonds consists of one book authored by Rowland.

Rowland, Robin

Noel George fonds

  • F 777
  • Fonds
  • 2000

Noel A. George is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry & Biology at Ryerson University.
Fonds consists of lecture notes authored by George.

George, Noel

Lynn Cunningham fonds

  • F 778
  • Fonds
  • 2001

Lynn Cunningham is an associate professor in the School of Journalism at Ryerson University. Cunningham joined the faculty full time in 1997. She has held senior editorial positions at such magazines as Canadian Business, Quest and Toronto Life and has been active in the magazine industry as a volunteer board member of industry organizations, a judge, a consultant and a leader of professional development programs. Cunningham served as a member of the 1993-94 Tasse-O'Callaghan federal task force on magazines and is a freelance book and magazine editor. In 1999, she won the National Magazine Awards' Lifetime Achievement award. Her 2001 master's thesis, entitled "Culture Wars: How Canada Lost the Battle to Protect Its Magazines," explored the federal government's failed attempts to construct cultural measures to foster Canadian magazines.

Fonds consists of one magazine containing an article authored by Cunningham.

Cunningham, Lynn

Ken and Joyce Hack fonds

  • F 779
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1955, 1995

Barbara Joyce Hack (née Shepherd) graduated with a three-year diploma in Fashion from Ryerson in 1955. While at Ryerson, Hack did promotional work for Simpson's and created costumes for RIOT and ROW. She also sat as a representative on the SAC and on the Health Committee and was a member of the intramural volleyball and basketball teams.

Kenneth B. Hack graduated with a two-year diploma in Retail Merchandising from Ryerson in 1953. Hack was born in 1932 and attended Long Branch High School in Toronto, Ontario. As a high school student, Hack acted as Eaton's Junior Executive and as the advertising manager of the school yearbook. While at Ryerson, Hack took on the role of 1953 RIOT choreographer and sat as a representative on the SAC.

Fonds consists of memoribilia accumulated while Ken and Joyce Hack were students at Ryerson.

Hack, Ken and Joyce

Mrs. Steeles fonds

  • F 31
  • Fonds
  • 1880

This fonds contains one book in two volumes: " The Loyalists of America and Their Times (Vol. I & II)" written by Egerton Ryerson, D.D., LL.D. Published in 1880 by William Briggs, James Campbell & Son, and Willing & Williamson in Toronto and by Dawson Brothers in Montreal.

Ryerson, Egerton

John Carew fonds

  • F 781
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1950 [reproductions made later]

John Carew was born in Lindsay, Ontario. He graduated with a diploma in Food Technology as part of the first graduating class of Ryerson in 1950. While at Ryerson, Carew was the goalie of the senior hockey team and was awarded a bursary for outstanding achievement in his faculty.

Fonds conists of photographs and textual records created while Carew was a student at Ryerson.

Carew, John

Ronald Poole fonds

  • F 783
  • Fonds
  • 1959

Ronald Leslie Poole was a student at Ryerson from 1959 to 1964 and graduated with a diploma in Radio and Television Arts. During this time, Poole worked part-time at both the CFRA Radio Station in Ottawa and at CBC Toronto. After graduation from Ryerson, Poole completed a Bachelor of Arts and Master's degree of Social Work. In 1974, Poole returned to Ryerson as a professor in the Department of Social Services (later the Department of Social Work). Poole held this position until 1982, acting as the department's Assistant Chairman for 4 of the 8 years during which he was a faculty member.

Fonds consists of memoribilia Poole collected while a student at Ryerson.

Poole, Ronald

Terry Maley fonds

  • F 785
  • Fonds
  • 2000

Terry Maley is a former faculty member in the Department of Politics and the School of Public Administration at Ryerson University. Maley received his MA in Social and Political Thought from York University and his PhD in Political Science from the University of Toronto. His research interests include modern political/democratic theory, History of Political Thought, Canadian political economy and public policy in a global context, public sector budgeting and alternative, community-based budget processes. After leaving Ryerson, Maley became an associate professor in Political Science at York University.

Fonds consists of one letter to the editor authored by Maley.

Maley, Terry

Said Easa fonds

  • F 786
  • Fonds
  • 2000-2002

Said Easa is a professor of Civil Engineering at Ryerson University.
Fonds consists of papers and articles authored by Easa.

Easa, Said

Robert G. Ward fonds

  • F 788
  • Fonds
  • 1951

Robert George Ward graduated from Ryerson in 1954 with a diploma in Photographic Arts. Ward was born in Hamilton, Ontario, where he attended Central Secondary School. While at Ryerson, Ward was a member of the camera club and the rifle team.

Fonds consists of photographic negatives taken of Ryerson campus while Ward was a student.

Ward, Robert G.

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