2016 Innis Awards Ceremony
Innis College extends its deepest gratitude to our alumni and friends community, whose continued support has made these awards possible. Visit https://donate.utoronto.ca/give/show/22 to learn about ways to foster Innis’s proud legacy of dynamic, innovative, and community-oriented leadership and education. Your contribution goes a long way toward bolstering the local College community. Through your generosity, Innis College was able to present 376 deserving students with a variety of academic and leadership awards on the evening of November 22, 2016.
We’d like to thank the talented Graham Coulter and Calder Morton-Ferguson for helping us celebrate the achievements of their fellow Innis students with beautiful musical performances. Finally, we’d like to thank our guest of honor, Innis alumnus Kofi Hope.
Upon graduating from Innis College in 2006, Kofi Hope was awarded the Rhodes Scholarship for his outstanding academic achievement and social justice advocacy. He completed a MSc in African Studies and a DPhil in Politics from Oxford University. Kofi has led a remarkable career as a community activist, youth advocate, and public speaker. He is currently Executive Director of the Careers Education Empowerment Centre for Young Black Professionals, an organization that seeks to increase economic opportunities and support for Black youth in Toronto’s priority neighborhoods. View Kofi’s entire speech below or read the transcript here.
Leadership Award Recipients
Audrey Perry Student Life Award
Dean Garry Spencer Award
Thomas Edward Hayes
Edward Moss Davidson and Hilda Ruth Rous Davidson OSOTF Award
Edward Moss Davidson and Hilda Ruth Rous Davidson Scholarship
Harold Innis Foundation Prize
Innis College Alumni Scholarship
Innis College GRADitude OSOTF Award
Innis Emerging Leader Award
Stephanie Marlaina Kroone
Innis Residence Leadership
Taddle Creek Residence Life Award
Wasser Achievement Award
Hei Lam Kwok
This evening would not have been possible without the generosity of our alumni and friends community. Your contributions to Innis College have funded the 67 different awards and scholarships that were presented to our students, aiding them in their pursuit of higher education.