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Pamela Hitchcock fonds
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- Hitchcock, Pamela
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1.5 cm of textual records
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Pamela Hitchcock earned her BA at the University of Massachusetts and her Master of Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
She becam a a faculty member in the Department of Architectural Science (1970-1974) and in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning (1974-1994) at Ryerson University.Her areas of research focused on educational opportunities for seniors, Housing for seniors and Pre-Retirement Planning. Pam Hitchcock main research projects examined preserving the fundamental rights of individuals especially seniors. Projects such as ‘Housing Choices for Rural Elderly’ and ‘The needs of seniors in Continuing Their Education’ pertained to her research interest. The main focus behind both reports examined ways to provide viable options for independent housing for seniors. In addition the report also outlined a need to investigate the needs of seniors who want to further their education, to identify the demographic characteristics of these seniors and to evaluate the kind of environment which will best facilitate. Throughout her career Pam Hitchcock was a strong advocate for the seniors.
Pam is a founding member and coordinator of the Seniors Educational program at Ryerson and helped develop Act II Studio, a theatre studio and creative drama centre for adults over 50.
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Fonds consists of a paper and a report authored by Pamela Hitchcock.
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Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.