UC Writing Centre Instructor Vikki Visvis Wins ASSU’s Excellence in Teaching Award

Congratulations to Vikki Visvis, who has been chosen as the 2012-13 recipient of ASSU’s Ranjini (Rini) Ghosh Excellence in Teaching Award. Vikki has taught in the University College Writing Centre since 2004. She also works at the New College and Innis Writing Centres. She has taught courses in the English Department since 2004, and in the Writing and Rhetoric Program since 2009. She was recently appointed as a member of University College in the category of Other Academic Appointee.

Canadian Studies Student Jessica Ng Wins U of T Student Engagement in the Arts Award

Congratulations to  Jessica Ng, who was recently honoured with a University of Toronto Student Engagement in the Arts Award. Jessica, who is pursuing a specialist in Canadian Studies and a minor in Sexual Diversity Studies, is the Assistant Artistic Director of the Hart House Players. She also reviews and selects student productions for honours as an Awards Representative for the U of T Drama Coalition. She has written award-winning plays that have been performed at the U of T Drama Festival and is passionate about developing challenging, socially-significant theatre.