Principal Wisdom Tettey's message in solidarity with U of T's Black community

Monday, June 1 - 2020
I am writing to share with you President Gertler’s message expressing UofT’s solidarity with, and support for, Black members of our community in light of recent events in the US and in our city.

The New Normal with Maydianne Andrade (Ep. 4): Checking in

Tuesday, May 26 - 2020
As the pandemic evolves, so does the nature of our online connections – and “checking in” with students and family takes on a deeper significance. “Knowing whether they walk the dog, knowing whether…

These three members of the U of T Scarborough community won’t let a pandemic stop them from their good work 

Friday, May 22 - 2020
While we are encouraged to stay home as much as we can during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are many situations in which volunteers can make a difference. U of T Scarborough is no stranger…

U of T Scarborough hosts drive-in "Feed the Six" event

Wednesday, May 20 - 2020
The parking lots at U of T Scarborough have not seen much use in recent weeks, but last Saturday three of them were bustling. In Parking Lots G and H on Military Trail, a line of vehicles driven by…

The New Normal with Maydianne Andrade (Ep.3): Social Solidarity

Wednesday, May 13 - 2020
We hear this phrase a lot: We’re all in this together. But will we still have a sense of community once the pandemic ends? “Social solidarity speaks to our need to work together to get through this…

U of T Scarborough partners to help local food banks receive much needed donations

Tuesday, May 12 - 2020
To Juanita Muise, volunteering for the new CARES project at U of T Scarborough was a no-brainer. “There was a time when I needed help – I know what it’s like,” says UTSC’s Indigenous Engagement…

UTSC start-up configures tech to help connect health providers to donations of critical supplies

Friday, May 8 - 2020
A U of T Scarborough start-up that was forced to put their launch on hold due to COVID-19 has pivoted to help hospitals and health service providers find critical supplies.  

The New Normal with Maydianne Andrade (Ep. 2): There will be music

Thursday, May 7 - 2020
From professional singers serenading passers-by from their balconies to the cacophony of neighbours banging pots every evening to celebrate essential workers, music is bringing people together…

Virtual ceremony, true recognition for participants in the IMANI Mentorship Program comes together for virtual recognition ceremony

Wednesday, May 6 - 2020
While the COVID-19 pandemic led the IMANI Academic Mentorship Program to wrap up early, that didn’t stop community members from virtually celebrating a successful 14th year. IMANI connects Black…

Here are some summer job and grant programs aimed at helping students financially during COVID

Tuesday, May 5 - 2020
If there’s one piece of advice that career development professional Jen Davies has for students given the current economic circumstances, it’s to take advantage of programs designed to help. “There…

The New Normal with Maydianne Andrade (Ep. 1): The corona shuffle

Wednesday, April 29 - 2020
Grocery shopping is different in a global pandemic – how often we venture out, what we can buy, how we navigate the aisles. “No one was talking to each other,” observes Maydianne Andrade, a…

Professor Maydianne Andrade named member of American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Friday, April 24 - 2020
Professor Maydianne Andrade is joining an elite group of artists, scholars and scientists as a new member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.    “I am honoured and humbled,”…