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YorkU Summer 2011

The alumni magazine of York University

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Class Notes: working in Ghana with Africa 2000 Network on a livelihoods project supporting districts and communi- ties throughout the country. 2009 Vidot, James (BA Hons. ’06, MA ’07, BA Hons. Vanier) recently completed teachers’ college in the junior/inter- mediate level at OISE, University of Toronto. He hopes to be teaching in the public school board this fall. 2010 2009: James Vidot named a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar in 2010. Tan de Bibiana, Marcus (BA Hons. McLaughlin) spent six months Corlito, Cristina (BSc Hons. Bethune) is pursuing regulatory affairs certification at Humber Col- lege. She was a contributing author to the article “The Year 2020: What Will Regulatory Affairs Look Like in Canada?”, published by the Cana- dian Association of Professional Regulatory Affairs. Mellow, Glendon (BFA Spec. Hons. Winters) is a graduate of York’s Fine Arts Visual Arts studio program. He married Michelle Follett, a primary teacher for the TDSB, and they recently had their first child, Calvin. He is a speaker on the intersection of art and science on several radio programs. In Memoriam McCormack, Delmar, a York pro- fessor emeritus of administrative studies and former dean of Atkinson College, died Feb. 21 at age 88. Morris, Peter, a York film professor emeritus and author known for his commitment to championing Canadian film studies, died Feb. 2. He was 73. Noble, David, an outspoken York professor and prominent critical his- torian who taught in the Social & Political Thought Program, died Dec. 27. He was 65. Storr, Richard, a history professor emeritus and author who was briefly York’s acting president, died in March at age 95. He was named interim president in January 1973 but resigned almost immediately due to illness. Tesolin, Alex (BA ’89, BA ’90 Stong), husband of Kim (nee Peel) (BA Hons. ’92, BEd ’92), was on the committee for the Stong 25 reunion in 1994. Remem- bered as a happy, loyal, positive man, he died from complications following surgery to repair a broken leg. Vari, George (Hon. LLD ’92), engi- neer and York benefactor, died Dec. 9 at age 87. With his wife Helen (Hon. LLD ’03), he created an out- standing record of philanthropic activity, including major support for York. Vari Hall, opened in 1991, is named for them. 36 YorkU Summer 2011

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