One of the things I love most about being the President of Sheridan is the opportunity I’m afforded to celebrate our learning community locally, nationally and internationally. My role as ‘cheerleader’ had me in Los Angeles twice last… Read More
Some of you will have been attuned to my recent travels, much of which have been focused on cementing and celebrating our global reputation in the field of Animation. Specifically, I was in Ireland two weeks ago celebrating… Read More
Last week was a really busy one for me. First and foremost, Sheridan launched 1,990 new graduates into the world as part of our Fall Convocation. It was, as always, my privilege to shake each hand, thank them… Read More
I had the opportunity to attend all three of the Climate Rallies held at Sheridan on Friday, September 27 – the first at Trafalgar by the Medicine Garden, the second at HMC in our Creativity Commons, and the… Read More
On Saturday, July 20, 2019 — in the blistering heat — my son Bennett and I joined Sheridan alumni at Wonderland for a day of fun. Though there was little opportunity to interact with grads and their guests,… Read More
I had the tremendous opportunity to travel to India last month with Carol Altilia, Sheridan’s new Vice-President, Student Experience & Enrolment Management. Notwithstanding some bumps (more on that below!), I loved it and plan on going back soon.
After 30 years as a learner and leader in higher education, I can honestly say that Convocation is still my very favourite time in the academic calendar.
It’s a new calendar year and — as you’d expect — I heard lots of talk last week about resolutions.
My two kids are athletes who take tremendous pride in their performance. As it did for me, athletics has cultivated their goal setting and time management skills; it has also fostered resilience and perseverance. I admire Bennett and Olive… Read More
Photo Credit: Matthew Mioduszewski When I got the job of Vice-Provost, Students at York, my son Bennett boasted to all of his friends that I would soon be responsible for all the sports fields on campus. As a… Read More