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G. Raymond Chang Outstanding Volunteer Awards

We celebrated 36 alumni and friends at The G. Raymond Chang Outstanding Volunteer Awards on May 19, 2022. The event recognized the exemplary generosity and contribution of alumni and friends to the university. The awards are named in honour of G. Raymond Chang, the late chancellor emeritus of Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) and Officer of the Order of Canada, for his deep belief in the importance of volunteering.

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About the awards

The G. Raymond Chang Outstanding Volunteer Awards celebrate the exemplary generosity and contribution of alumni and friends to Toronto Metropolitan University. The awards are named in honour of G. Raymond Chang, the late chancellor emeritus of Toronto Metropolitan University and Officer of the Order of Canada, for his deep belief in the importance of volunteering. The business leader and philanthropist participated in 95 convocations and awarded nearly 30,000 degrees and diplomas. It was one of his favourite things and expressed the way he embraced his role as "the students' chancellor".

At Toronto Metropolitan University, our volunteers are integral members of the university's community and play a vital role in the quality of the university experience for students, faculty and staff, and alumni. From mentors to advisors, fundraisers, ambassadors, organizers, ticket sellers, greeters and guest speakers, and more — their work and service contributes to the spirit of community at Toronto Metropolitan University. Our volunteers help bolster the university’s reputation as a top destination for learning, innovation, entrepreneurism and so much more.

Outstanding volunteers will be recognized for their contribution to specific academic units, such as faculties or institutes, to non-academic units, or to the university at large. 

Tribute to G. Raymond Chang

Friends and family members remember G. Raymond Chang, Toronto Metropolitan University’s third chancellor, on the occasion of the 2021 G. Raymond Chang Volunteer Awards. 

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Samantha Kailas
samantha.kailas@torontomu.ca